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Comment: Re:Put it in a library or lobby (Score 1) 473 473

by cbreaker (#33385616) Attached to: Making Ubuntu Look Like Windows 7
No no no... There's no reason to make a Linux distribution look like a Windows. You need to give people a LITTLE bit of credit.. I mean, they can figure out how to use web sites, and they aren't all exactly like Microsoft.com, so I see no reason every desktop has to look like Windows or else somehow people can't even open a web browser.

Comment: Re:Why use a sub-standard Desktop? (Score 1) 473 473

by cbreaker (#33385566) Attached to: Making Ubuntu Look Like Windows 7
I don't think so. The Windows 7 UI is just fine. The Windows 95 UI was fine, so was the 98 through Vista UI.

There's a lot of problems with Windows, but the user interface is not one of them. It's very usable and it works. The new taskbar on Windows 7 is very usable and keeps task clutter down.

I don't have a problem with modern Gnome UI, it's a lot better than it used to be, and I keep waiting for KDE 4 to stop sucking some day because it has a lot of potential too.

Comment: Re:Interesting (Score 1) 187 187

by cbreaker (#33081520) Attached to: KDE SC 4.7 May Use OpenGL 3 For Compositing
Ohh, you need to give Gnome more credit here. I used to be very much a KDE guy and I really didn't like Gnome at all. But that's changed now - I still like KDE (and I look forward to using a more stable and supported KDE 4) but Gnome has come a long way. It's very usable, customizable, and stable.

Comment: Re:More 3-D madness. (Score 1) 199 199

by cbreaker (#32918664) Attached to: PS3 To Gain Support For 3-D Movies On Blu-Ray and YouTube
I'm guessing there will be polarized projectors available at some point (which use a polarizing wheel inside to alternate the frames, like RealD uses at a movie theater) and they will be compatible with the same 3D signal as the shudder systems use. However, polarization is only useful for projectors and RPTV's. Dual-projector setups seem overkill to me (and are difficult to set up) considering the polarization wheel scheme works so well.

If you want to have a flat panel, shudder will be the solution.

I haven't used the Sony glasses. The Samsung ones look a bit more goofy but they are as light as a feather. Lighter than my sunglasses.

Comment: Re:More 3-D madness. (Score 1) 199 199

by cbreaker (#32918596) Attached to: PS3 To Gain Support For 3-D Movies On Blu-Ray and YouTube
Yes, I can SEE 60hz on a CRT display. It's a foot from your face. It bothers me, yes, when I'm sitting in front of one all day long.

But 24hz on a movie screen doesn't.

Active-Matrix LCD screens don't "refresh" like a CRT. The Hz on those refers to how quickly the electronics can respond to a signal and how quickly the pixels can shift.

You seem to be the only one here complaining about this stuff. If 120hz (60hz per eye) isn't good enough for you, you're just being an elitist. You probably also think 320kbit MP3 just sucks next to flac, huh?

Comment: Re:More 3-D madness. (Score 1) 199 199

by cbreaker (#32906740) Attached to: PS3 To Gain Support For 3-D Movies On Blu-Ray and YouTube
And I agree with them. 3D stuff is awesome. 3D games look awesome. 3D movies look awesome.

Sorry, but I love the 3D stuff, even if you want to be all alternative and say it's no good to be different. The rest of us will enjoy the fuck out of it and you can keep watching your B&W TV because that's "pure TV" huh?

Comment: Re:More 3-D madness. (Score 1) 199 199

by cbreaker (#32906684) Attached to: PS3 To Gain Support For 3-D Movies On Blu-Ray and YouTube
I just got a Samsung 63" Plasma TV that's 3D enabled (shudder based) for $3400 at Best Buy. I can't imagine Zalman's screens being any more reasonably priced than that, and this TV is HDMI 1.3 and detected as a 3D display. No hackery required. TV Switches into 3D mode automatically.

Comment: Re:More 3-D madness. (Score 1) 199 199

by cbreaker (#32906644) Attached to: PS3 To Gain Support For 3-D Movies On Blu-Ray and YouTube
You've obviously never put on any of the new shudder glasses. They are lighter than my sunglasses. They use a 2035 or 2025 battery. They last for 50 - 80 hours on a single button cell battery.

You're making an argument here when none should exist. Shudder glasses are really good now a days. And the new 3D stuff with shudder glasses is very high refresh. It works very well!

You should just try it sometime. There's nothing wrong with shudder glasses.

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