... allow me to say, good for them. They really put the screws to the PC community with Modern Warfare 2.
Infinity Ward sold their souls a long time ago. Zampella and West, I hope Bobby Kotick rapes your franchise for the next decade or two. Karma is a bitch, boys.
... and none of the articles I've read about 'Wi-Di' seem to answer them.
How about sound? Transmitting video directly to my tv sounds nice, but how does this tech account for transmitting sound to a HT receiver? Potential for audio/video de-sync? How will this be handled?
Potential for latency issues? This could be a big one, especially for gaming.
yea because the missile counter measures failed to fire because the system was doing its scheduled reboot is so much better than the missile counter measures failed to fire because of timer precision
The OP's suggestion for scheduled reboots could be solved by having redundant systems, no? System X comes up at 0 hour mark, System Y comes up at 233 hour mark. System X switches to System Y and reboots at 466 hour mark; System Y only has 233 hours uptime.
... because I love and use it daily. But isn't Firefox 'plug-in soup'? Updates frequently breaking plugins, plugins sometimes breaking the browser, etc.
Seems silly to me for them to make a comment like this.
...or jerky steering in driving/flying games.
I'll stick to wheels and joysticks in racing/flying sims, thanks. Atleast until they start using pressure-sensitive keyboards in cars and airplanes.
Rubber dome keys, keys do different things based on different pressures, extra useless features, won't be hard to type on at all.
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The snippets that I've read about the core i5 750 in TFA mention a possible TDP between 82-95W. Under load, you'd easily be over 100W.
If your main focus is green computing, you're looking in the wrong direction. There are several, very capable cpu's from AMD and Intel right now that are rated at 65W TDP (even fast Core 2 Duo and Phenom II X3 parts). With speedstepping, an energy-efficient power supply and green HD, you should be about to hit your 100W mark or atleast get very close to it.
At least part of the reason for the decline in humor is that there has been a shift in focus from quality writing to things like 3d modeling, game physics, and texture work. That's my opinion, anyway.
In the old days, you didn't have the advantage of high resolution models and fancy special effects to bowl over your audience. You had to wow your audience with great writing. I think many developers have forgotten this.