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Comment: Re:triggering below percentage is dumb (Score 4, Insightful) 96

by TFlan91 (#48523137) Attached to: Windows 10 Adds Battery Saver Feature

^ This.

So this. 100x this.

The logic behind all these battery savers is ridiculous.

"Your battery is now at 20%" - Let me warning you every 5 minutes that it's low, consuming even MORE battery. Once is enough, thanks.
"Your battery is now at 10%" - Let me tell all applications about this so they can all send their data to the "cloud" all at once, draining it EVEN FURTHER!
"Your battery is now at ... " - Phone turned off due to too many bells and whistles about your battery being low!

Comment: Oh I've seen this before... (Score 2) 172

by TFlan91 (#48509263) Attached to: Study: HIV Becoming Less Deadly, Less Infectious

Just went on a family vacation where my little brothers were playing a game on their iDevices.

The game - not giving it any specific advertisement - revolves around you "building" a disease meant to kill everyone on Earth. It gives you 3 categories on how the disease is perceived; Infectivity, Severity, and Lethality.

As Severity increases, the world becomes aware of the disease, the higher the severity the greater the focus the world has on finding a cure. So to combat this, you "devolve" traits that increase severity until the world doesn't care anymore or cares less than you want it to so infection continues.

Keeping on this fine line of severity until everyone in the world is infected, and then you "evolve" traits that kills everyone within minutes, winning you the game.

It seems HIV is taking a page out this games strategy book and sayin "Hey! Don't look at me, I won't kill you for another 20 years! Look at that guy over there first! (heuheuheuheu)".

Comment: Re:So they got their reservation using deception? (Score 1) 1007

by TFlan91 (#48242371) Attached to: Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease

If you wish to silence them, silence them using facts, logic, and argument. Do not silence them through a political process. You would ask them to do the same for your.

Because we all know that these "facts" are facts, not on-the-fly-whatever-supports-my-argument opinions, and these "facts" are the basis for their "logic" and "argument".

Comment: Re:Aero yet (Score 1) 112

by TFlan91 (#48200831) Attached to: Microsoft Introduces Build Cadence Selection With Windows 10

but that only works properly if you have just 1 monitor. If I could easily tile explorers on one monitor in a multi-mon setup, that would be far less annoying.


Windows Key + Arrow Left/Right will snap the focused window to the next "pane".

Windows Key + Arrow Up/Down will Minimize/Maximize.

Comment: That last paragraph about sums it up (Score 1) 986

The next few weeks could be very interesting indeed. According to one report at Sifferkoll, a big bank downloaded the new E-Cat report just minutes after it was made available online — and “oil futures have stayed volatile since.” And of course this morning Glasgow University announced that it would be selling its fossil fuel investments. Hmm

<sigh /> All about those Benjamin's.

Comment: Haters gunna hate but this is too funny (Score 3, Interesting) 55

by TFlan91 (#48125751) Attached to: Crowdsourced Remake "The Empire Strikes Back Uncut" Now Complete

All you guys hating for some arbitrary ideal are just buzz killers, nothing more or less.

The subtle things in the background are what kills me ahahaa

check out at 11:48. someone was smoking some MJ :'D

1 / 5 scenes having some easter egg in it

"It's what you learn after you know it all that counts." -- John Wooden