This will soon eliminate your jobs.
So what will the penalty be if you fork over the $1,500 and then decide to pass your brand new device on to someone else? The company says they can remotely turn your device into a fancy-looking forehead ornament."
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Until google fiber hits my area of the Kansas city metro area (this includes the suburb city's like Lenexa, overland park, and Olathe). It's either at&t(which i have) or Comcast(which i dropped because they kept dropping my connection every 5 minutes between 6am and 11pm.) I am in the same boat. But it could be worse. There are area's of the country where your choice is one of the following. at&t, comcast, twc, or verizon dsl.
Actually, yes it can.
"“By leaking this key and the firmware source, it is possible (and simple) for others to create malicious UEFI updates that will be validated and installed for the vendor’s products that use this Ivy Bridge firmware,” "
It will allow those with secure boot, that is on and has no user visible way of shutting it off. Because every extra option in a uefi/bios costs system builders like dell and hp money. a way of disableing it by flashing a bios,uefi image with that option or it permanently set to off.
yea, god forbid someone uses this to remove or disable the microsoft vendor lock in that is secure boot.
Nasa uses older cpu's, often hardened. up in space cosmic and solar radiation tends to affect negatively more modern and smaller electronics.
You do not want a ray to flip a bit and mess up the on board systems causing it to fail or fall.
Actually you got it half right. Right now it's okay for Companies and the government to look into your life and control it in a way he did to them, getting all your private information to make sure you're not a 'terrorist'* or to sell that information to others. It's though a high crime to do it to companies, even if they had the digital equivalent of an in plain sight open and unlocked second story window.
*exact definition of the word will be determined by the political climate, but will always be scapegoats for real problems.
Don't pay attention to what he says, but what he doesn't. Sure it will play used games, he did not say what you have to do to play them. They might require you to sign into playstation network and pay an unlock fee which may or may not equal the price of the game as new for example. or you might be limited to X amount of hours to play a game that has been linked to a different console unit.
O.o so let me get this straight, you're claiming that Linus is a united states military/nsa figurehead and made Linux because both organizations somehow knew. That some time over a decade after the first windows release, that it would be so easy to break into.
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Please do everyone a favor, step away from the keyboard.
Personally I don't think that was a bug. But a feature that was released a 'bit' too early.
If you have the money, i say stockpile some non uefi motherboards, either to sell later at many times the price you bought them when their value goes up to those who use non window's os's. or for you to use when stuff dies.
*hands him/her a hammer*
Practice what you preach, go to the east coast and rebuild it. By yourself. Without help.
They also like it because they then can exempt their own YouTube/Hulu/Netflix service from the plan. And when people complain about getting huge bills by going to such places they say. tough luck you should of used X
Disney is the prime example of abuse of copyright.
they take stories from the public domain, make them into movies that only have a little semblance to the original. then try to sue the crap out of anyone who uses the same public domain work to make their own version.
Free speech is not just speech you just like. It's any speech.
I like how things are shaping up, without the lockups of course.
But it still stands that if you want the most out of the card, the official drivers are still the only way to go.