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Comment Re:Wrong aspect ratio... (Score 1) 115

you use the lenses in vr displays to stretch the 16:9 to fill the fov.

like, this screen in a rift v1 would make it usable for almost anything.

but this screen on a friggin phone? fairly useless. the 1600 x 2560 pixels on the note4/edge is enough to not see the pixels on the huge display 20 cm away..

Comment Re:We're still stuck with Big Buck Bunny as a demo (Score 1) 31

the start is boring and the rest makes little sense at all, especially the new place for the sheep being a tiny being in a laundromat. lucky for him that he is in the center of it as it's spinning pretty violently.

it's not a pilot, it's a tech trailer.

Comment Re:It's no ARMv8 (Score 3, Informative) 54

so what you're saying is that intel loses in every other metric except being faster? ok I might be able to see why people are sticking with x86 besides program compatibility.

besides, I certainly hope that you're not trying to suggest that octacore arm is faster than an intel octacore when all cores are running calculation...

arm loses on everything except watts, for certain things, and price. but even a chip for a cheap laptop would beat an arm chip priced for a laptop.

I got a quad core 2.7ghz phone(and it's not a cheap phone! I could buy a decent laptop for the price) and my aging intel 2.5ghz laptop still beats it night and day, on a common web bench the slower by mhz intel being 2-8 times better than the arm chip..

Comment Re:To be expected (Score 1) 244

Imagine a situation where some of your sw doesn't run on win10.

the pushing of the upgrade is nothing but ridculous and they know it. every time after opening desktop (from sleep or power on) it pops up.

it says limited time but the time is 1 year.

it does not have a "don't show again checkbox". it's not meant as a free choice but as something normal users think they do not have a choice about.

Comment Re:Limited unlimited (Score 0) 229

well, if you reasonable is paying your normal + 30 bucks when some countries have(non gov. subsidized too mind you ) unlimited 512kbit/s for 10 bucks/ month and 2 meg for 20.. wait a minute, comcast is a wired internet provider? I was talking about wireless because who the fuck has limits on wired connections???

wired connections with limits? what the fuck is that?!?!?!!??!?!?!!??! why do you think it's REASONABLE to pay extra for what you should already get?!? I mean in Finland you could get 100mbit/s cablemodem connection (where you have cable) for that 30 bucks easily. (150mbit/s in some places, and the mentioned wireless connections 'in the sticks')

Comment Re:No government role? (Score 1) 145

well, a well run state has separation of the part that makes the laws and the part that executes the laws.

however, turkey is right now far from being a good state.

it's entirely possible that it's their common procedure to charge anyone(and anyone who was with) they caught with encryption as a terrorist, it just happens that the reporter is the only one.

still, in case of Turkey, it's fucking ridiculous to say that the government has no role in bogus charges against people who were reporting about kurds.

erdogan is a fuckwit and the government has had a role in turkey in prosecuting and interfering with frigging police officers ffs. erdogan doesn't give a fuck about ISIS he is only worried about the kurds.

case in point first they were saying that they're being prosecuted due to association with pkk and now they've changed it to due to having a computer encrypted with same software as isis has had some computers encrypted with. wanna bet what the SW is? (it's entirely possible it's just bitlocker too, they have a proven track record into being clueless)

Comment Re:iPhone competitor ?! (Score 1) 137

well he tries to sell them as upmarket.

they're not. pirate copies of samsung phones are more upmarket(no shit really, they have better specs, despite being pirate clones! 100 bucks for octacore nowadays. and yes they put octacore socs in phones they try to make look like samsungs! the business logic is baffling but thats what they do).

also the guy does not understand dual sim. he thinks it will help people call internationally to home. that's really baffling.

Comment Re:An MMC/SD/SDIO bus? (Score 1) 111

yeah connect your gpu with that, sure.

they're thinking it the wrong way.

it should only have one 'main' module that had the soc and a keepalive battery, then a case module that had screen and battery and maybe storage. then perhaps maybe camera module or rather have that be part of the case module. drop same main module into different size cases as you want during the week.

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