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Comment: Re:Pointless (Score 1) 93

by eWarz (#48862603) Attached to: Steam Broadcasting Now Open To Everyone
They won't be competing with Twitch anyway. Alongside an average 20% drop in framerate across most games (tested with: Radeon 6970, Geforce GTX 750 ti, and others, including onboard AMD/intel graphics.) it tends to be rather buggy (friends frequently get bumped from streams), has next to no marketshare (everyone uses twitch), and no opportunity for revenue generation. In the mean time, OBS runs near flawlessly (no noticeable framerate decrease on most machines), supports several different streaming platforms, and much more.

Comment: Re:Posting from MacOS.. (Score 1) 598

by eWarz (#48743285) Attached to: Tumblr Co-Founder: Apple's Software Is In a Nosedive
huh? Not to troll MacOS (I LOVE MacOS...) but my android phone has synced contacts and stuff for YEARS. My friend recently gave apple the finger and switched to Android because it just works. He dropped his iPhone 4s in a lake and lost ALL his contacts while we were fishing. Google has been syncing contacts to the cloud for as long as I can remember. Other stuff is synced as well (like photos). Apple is actually BEHIND the curve when it comes to syncs. I can bump two android devices together and clone said devices in order to reinstall apps, etc. This is an area where Apple definitely needs to catch up. As it stands right now, I can sync an android device a hell of a lot more easier than an iDevice.

Comment: Re:Well... no. (Score 1) 126

by eWarz (#48306621) Attached to: Flaw in New Visa Cards Would Let Hackers Steal $1M Per Card
It's not as easy as you think. When i set up my merchant account I had to have a credit report pulled. When the address I was using didn't match the one on my credit report, they made me send them a copy of a utility bill. All in all i had to give them: 2 different IDs Utility bill Lots of personal information In addition, if there was a fraud alert on my credit report or anything suspicious at all, things would get a lot more complicated. That's here in the US though. I have no idea how things work elsewhere.

Comment: Re:Please describe exactly (Score 1, Informative) 392

by eWarz (#47957229) Attached to: Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
I can't resist but to feed the troll. This guy claims to pay '$12,000/year in deductibles', but the federal silver plan is about a fifth of that. Even the federal bronze plans don't have deductibles that high. Once again..another republican moron that didn't graduate high school trying to run the company... Before you mod down, educate yourself: https://www.healthcare.gov/how...

Comment: Re:Lack of ability to challenge bad debt (Score 2) 570

by eWarz (#47563079) Attached to: 35% of American Adults Have Debt 'In Collections'
If this is true, you have both a lawsuit against the original creditor (fraud or negligence), the collection agency (violation of the FDCPA), as well as TransUnion (FCRA violation). Most lawyers will take this pro bono if you can prove with any level of intelligence that you don't owe the original debt. Take advantage of this! I've known people who've easily collected 50k between the supposed original creditor, collection agency, and moronic credit reporting agencies like TransUnion...and that's after attorney's fees. Should you feed into litigious america? I'd normally say no, but fuck that, big corporation needs to learn not to mess with consumers.

Comment: Re:Last Ubisoft game I will ever buy (Score 0) 215

by eWarz (#47269551) Attached to: Was <em>Watch Dogs</em> For PC Handicapped On Purpose?
You lost me at 8 cores...the i7 960 is a quad core chip. Intel has never released octa core chips. Nvidia Geforce 660s are crap, as are most non maxwell nvidia chips. (NVidia finally sold me when they released maxwell, i've never seen such a low powered high performance graphics card). Don't blame ubisoft for shitty ass hardware from yesteryear...even if their shitty ass software can't run on it. P.S. for all the other gamers running actual decent hardware....UBISOFT WHAT THE HELL, are you TRYING to get me to not give you my money?

Comment: Re:Clueless article (Score 1) 396

by eWarz (#47239311) Attached to: One Developer's Experience With Real Life Bitrot Under HFS+
As someone who has 20 mb hard drives from decades ago...I find this whole bit rot thing a bit hard to swallow. While i'm not saying it's not possible...it's not as likely as people claim. What has more likely happened is the amount of improper power ons/offs/resets damaged the data as it was being written to disk to begin with.

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