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Comment: Re:I disagree (Score 4, Insightful) 390 390

Part of the issue is that Verizon is a last-mile network, and does not sell symmetric bandwidth to its subscribers. So, the typical agreement between providers - where they each send about the same amount of traffic to each other and upgrade the interconnects to handle that traffic - will not work between Verizon and Level 3. Verizon (and the vast majority of other last-mile providers, including Comcast) will NEVER have a balanced interconnection with Level 3, because the home subscribers can all download far faster than they can upload.

Really, it's Verizon's customers who are causing all this bandwidth usage, so it should be Verizon ensuring that their interconnects can handle the requested bandwidth. If anything, Verizon (and Comcast) should be paying Level 3 for additional download capacity... but we all know that is never going to happen.

Comment: Re:So tablets at PCs now? (Score 2) 577 577

Use a bluetooth keyboard and mouse, and install appropriate software. Maybe even hook it up to a larger screen via whatever video output is available. Once that's complete, it's no more difficult than doing it on a traditional PC. Maybe a little slower, but totally possible.

Comment: Re:Nope, ain't happening (Score 2) 328 328

Sounds like someone's never heard of Steam Mover. Moves games between directories (even across drives) using junction points. Set your steam install directory to the large slow spinning HDD, and use Steam Mover to swap a couple games you play often to the SSD.

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