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Comment: Re:This again? (Score 1) 472

by SuperDre (#49606409) Attached to: New Test Supports NASA's Controversial EM Drive

but the simple thing is, all those 'laws of physics' are not actual facts, they are based on stuff 'we' think we know, and need to put into some laws just so we can try to understand what is going on, up to a moment when the laws don't count for something we see happening but can't understand due our self defined laws of physics... remember, the smartest people in the world also said the world was flat and if you said otherwise you were a heretic, but later we knew the world wasn't flat.........

Comment: BS (Score 1) 125

VR was at a pong level about 30 years ago.. Because those suckers don't know what VR is or how to use it doesn't mean it only started a year ago.. Yeah, maybe HE started a year ago, but VR was already on the market in 1995 for consumers, and to just dismiss consumer helmets like the Forte VFX-1 is really ignorant/snobbisch (and those were even further along than 'Pong-level')..
Let's not forget VR has been in use in the industry for a long time already, the only difference now is, you can do it on the cheap..
So I really think he's just an a**hole for dismissing all the work that has laid the ground for valve to actually be able to start doing VR.. Because they came late to the party doesn't mean the party only started when they arrived...

Comment: Re:Least common denominator (Score 1) 161

by SuperDre (#49567029) Attached to: Has the Native Vs. HTML5 Mobile Debate Changed?

I think you really have no idea which apps are actually written in a crossplatform framework and which are really 'native'.. Most crossplatform frameworks ARE native, and most mobile platforms do have the same kind of options..
To be honest, why would I need a native app if there is also a webbased version available, and in a lot of cases I think the mobile versions (of native apps of websites themselves) are crap compared to regular versions.. (Most apps are nothing more than a dataviewer)..

But I agree, I'd rather have a real native app which actually uses the hardware to it's fullest, but these days it's really hard to find an application that is actually optimized for any specific platform, that's why we need faster hardware to even run the simplest apps we already ran on older hardware native...

Comment: Own fault (Score 1) 148

Well even if it was exposed for a brief moment, it means it was exposed, so the only one he can blame is himself, he shouldn't even have talked about it 'privately' on that site..
He should just stop blaming Groupon and just stop acting like a crybaby, especially if he claims there are 30 other problems, so he can get money for those.

Comment: Re:Questionable? (Score 1) 150

No it's not, it's in-engine footage, BUT! it's a cinematic which means it can be of much higher quality because the engine only has to deal with what's shown and nothing else like during regular gameplay, it's like a 'photo-mode' which you see in some games now, which are also only available in a rerun of what you actually played. But I guess the in-engine footage is also propably shown on a very highend GPU...

Comment: uhhh.... (Score 1) 127

by SuperDre (#49281657) Attached to: Analysis: People Who Use Firefox Or Chrome Make Better Employees

How is chrome not a default-browser these days or firefox? both have their own OSses, chrome is the default browser of Android now, and both are so much as the default browser in most Linux distributions...
Also how can they absolutely make sure it's about the browser, as in some companies the browser is set for you (for instance it is set to chrome instead of IE)..
And how does one make you a better employee if you use Chrome or Firefox if IE or Safari is just as good... Also why is it that a lot of webdev's these days don't even bother to test it on the latest IE or safari just because their preference is Chrome (talk about a bad developer)...

What kind of moronic conclusion is it to say:
""I think that the fact that you took the time to install Firefox on your computer shows us something about you. It shows that you're someone who is an informed consumer," says Housman" all based on an online query where the browser is used as a base..
It's just nonsense, because maybe I have installed FireFox or Chrome, but maybe I just don't like them because of some reason.. Who's to say one of those browsers is better than IE or Safari.. If it works for you, that's great, but not all people do like those browsers... (I have installed Firefox and chrome, but still use IE most of the time)..

This is now. Later is later.