This explains A LOT. My apps are extremely laggy when using A2SD on my HTC Desire with a class 10 SD card.
I had always wondered about the storage requirements of data retention policies, on first glance to me it seems prohibitive?
I was under the impression hardly anyone could tell the difference between lossless and a v0 mp3 on even pretty decent gear....
We would, but we don't have large enough data caps
I fired up Doom3 on my current rig recently and was pretty damn impressed with how good it looked for a game released 7 years ago. It honestly looks pretty good next to modern games. Widescreen wasn't supported out of the box, but wasn't too hard to set up.
I think when it was launched no one was really able to play it on highest graphical setting due to video cards not having enough video ram. My R9700 pro only had 128mb, I think D3 needed 512mb?
I remember when N64 games used to get 'bad' reviews for being less than 10 hours long. My how times have changed.
Woah woah woah, FORCED blood tests? What happens if you refuse? What's wrong with breathalyzers?
I love Valve, they support their games and reward the gamers in brilliant ways, but this is one of the stupidest ideas I've heard of in a long time.
Is that due to the sheer number of users on a single server or perhaps bad coding causing so many perhaps unneeded requests?
I wonder what sort of specs the highly populated WoW servers are running?
ggplot2 is amazing.
If I need to make a presentation/publication worthy graphic, I'll always see if I can produce it using ggplot2.
It's the businesses problem if they no longer seem competitive.
That said I'm not sure how much of an impact it will have on Australian jobs, but brick and mortar shops and online retailers should probably be treated evenly.
Seems like the cables might be a good excuse to implement full legal media censorship.
As an Australian and a client of the Commonwealth Bank I'd say this article had me a little bit surprised. No one I know (even the technically savvy) would trust any online service such as PayPal, Neteller, Moneybookers or what have you more than one of our big banks.
My netbanking experience is great, I can pay bills, even traffic fines on the net instantly. Transferring funds domestically is also a breeze. The ability to transfer funds between savings and everyday accounts instantly is handy too.
The only is issue I have when visiting a CBA branch is that they always ask me to rate their service. Apparently anything below an 8/10 counts as a 0, which is rubbish. I'm never going to give a 10, unless they give me free money, and they certainly ruled out me giving them a 9/10 by asking such an annoying question.
That being said, I don't owe my bank anything. I don't have any loans that might cause me to be part of the many who are disgruntled by interest rate rises. When you think about it, this free service I get (at least while I'm a student) is fairly amazing. Free storage and growth of money, free electronic transactions, free cards that let me spend money remotely in person or via the internet! Amazing!