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For non-savvy users: I recommend Tresorit. I really like the interface, and they seem to have security as one of their primary focuses. Everything you store on Tresorit is encrypted before it leaves your computer / device.
For more savvy users: SpiderOak. Its interface is
I think $10 is a little much for a single champion skin, but that's me. I did buy one skin so far for ~$5. So far, I've probably enjoyed 200-300 hours worth of gameplay. That's a WAAAAY better ratio of dollars spent to hours of fun than almost any other game I've ever played. If they were to stop their system of microtransactions tomorrow, then
So yes, I believe there is a "non-evil" way to do microtransactions, and I'm grateful that at least one company has found it.
Incidentally, if anyone wants to try it out, you can sign up for your own free account and help me out in the process by going to http://signup.leagueoflegends.com/?ref=4ceace9718e1b841855707
Win 7 Pro on a Phenom II X4 940 3.0 GHz with 8 GB of RAM.
Right now, I've only got 15, including my 5 pinned "App Tabs" (Four Google apps + FB). My Firefox is consuming 475 MB.
I was curious, and decided to see how much RAM Internet Explorer 9 would take with the exact same 15 tabs open. It appears to have spawned four child processes totalling approximately 1,283 MB.
My data: http://i51.tinypic.com/fualq0.jpg (Sorry, no pic of the tabs I've got going, you'll just have to believe that I really did open all the same tabs)
And yes, I should include data for Opera and Chrome, but I didn't have those installed, and want to get this posted in time for a chance at being modded up. ^_^
Personally, for how extensible, and how many great features Firefox brings to my online life, I've never considered its memory consumption unreasonable. And it certainly appears to be doing better than the competition.
I've been a fan of QuestHelper for quite awhile now, and I never saw a donation "reminder". And I didn't get it through WoWMatrix either, I downloaded it straight off WoWInterface manually, every time it was updated. I think it's a shame that Zorba is being forced to mothball that project due to this. The inability to even have the chance to pay my favorite mod authors to keep addons I like functioning is a mistake, IMO.
Another good addon that they've killed with this announcement is nUI. This is the Mazzle of 3.0, but instead of a collection of addons automatically configured, Scott has written an entire UI to replace the default. If I weren't so addicted to many of my addons that don't mesh with his, I'd use his in a heartbeat, it's very very nice. But he's been out of work for awhile as I understand it, and now that he can't have a seperate free and premium version, he's said it may not be worth his time anymore to continue development on. This one, I beleive, is truly tragic.
Last of all, I just noticed Mundocani taking down his postings of GroupCalendar and Outfitter from all the hosting websites. He doesn't even ask for donations as far as I can recall, but he's done that in protest. I don't disagree with him either, but I do regret the loss of such talent from the UI Dev pool.
Blizzard is not making any of their fans love them for this, and I sincerely hope they reverse this policy.