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Comment: Remote Desktop Fullscreen bug (Score 1) 382

by dangil (#39464657) Attached to: Windows 8 and Screen Resolution: WXGA Still Most Popular
Interestinly enough, this exact resolution (1366x768) triggers a bug in remote desktop that prevents it from going fullscreen when the window is maximized... switching to 1360x768 or any other resolution makes the issue go away as a workaround, you can use CTRL+ALT+BREAK to go fullscreen Please MS. fix this! it's really annoying

Comment: I hate books. period. (Score 1) 538

by dangil (#31031112) Attached to: Murdoch Says E-Book Prices Will Kill Paper Books
I hate dead tree books.. they are heavy, awkward to hold, no backlite, no search
I hate ebooks. expensive, you don't own them, needs power
I hate books. too long, full of pointless drivel. every chapter repeating the last.
text is too low a bitrate for me... I get bored easly.
also, I have an hypothesis. People with Myopia usually like to read , because upclose they see better, with less effort. I have hypermetropia, and for me to focus on near objects requires a lot of effort giving me huge asthenopia (even with the correct glasses). And because of that I hate to read long books.
audio-books are even worse... I can't concentrate on a guy reading a dumb text in a monotone voice. and when they have actors, they usually suck
I like reading wikipedia entries for books.. it sums it up pretty nice for me. really compressed bitrate (thou lossy)

Comment: Name it, and it's no longer it (Score 1) 1397

by dangil (#26703639) Attached to: Why Do We Name Servers the Way We Do?
I think that when you name things, they gain a soul. and they behave differently than unnamed things... The anthropomorphization of objects isn't new, but I think it works in the sense of peace of mind.. your named object is your friend. Treat it well and it won't break when you need it most...

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