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Comment: Re:Praise Xena (Score 1) 353

by h3 (#36332426) Attached to: Google Incrementally Dropping Support For Older Browsers

YouTube already did this, last year...

http://news.slashdot.org/story/10/02/24/1353205/YouTube-To-Kill-IE6-Support-On-March-13

Many Google properties stopped working with Safari 3.? earlier this year (I saw gmail and calendar cease working personally, don't know how widespread it was) and boy was that a headache here at my workplace.

Anyway, we're getting there!

Comment: Re:Can MeeGo run on a PC? (Score 1) 228

by h3 (#35216336) Attached to: Intel Committed To MeeGo Despite Nokia Defection

I've been using it for about a year on my netbook and I think it's great for that platform. Boots quick, runs official Google Chrome, and it pretty much just works[1]. I use it as a netbook and not as a laptop replacement, so maybe other people will be disappointed they can't run an office suite and the latest 3D games. Meanwhile, I'm digging their panel-like interface - just feels so fresh and different.

I'm also intrigued by the under-the-hood directions they are taking with the Meego project - for example, zypp for package management (it's RPM based) rather than the atrocity that is yum and mutter as a window manager. It feels like their driving innovations in these areas more than that traditional desktops OSs with legacy hardware and users to support.

It's not perfect by any means, though, but try it out if you get a chance. Its depressing that people don't seem to know Meego is more than just a smartphone OS and that the netbook version has been shipping for a while now. I'd love to see this in a tablet, more than Android, because at the end of it all, it's Linux, and that opens up so much more.

[1] broadcom wifi driver complications notwithstanding on my HP Mini MIE

Comment: Re:Yeah ... but why? (Score 1) 224

by h3 (#35060918) Attached to: Sony Wants To Put Your Game Saves In the Cloud

Interesting - you don't get the constant barrage of trophy errors with Borderlands? I also copied a game save to another PS3 to play splitscreen co-op but it resulted in the game being gimped that way. It was playable, just annoying to get those errors constantly and annoying that we couldn't get trophies.

Maybe it wasn't the right combination of PSN ids and game saves for me.

Anyway, it would be nice if there was a database of information on this.

Comment: Re:Yeah ... but why? (Score 1) 224

by h3 (#35059124) Attached to: Sony Wants To Put Your Game Saves In the Cloud

Hmm, I'm curious which games you've been doing with this. A number of them do not work right or even flat out do not work when transferring games saves like that. In fact, I think for me the majority did not.

Off hand, I recall Arkham Asylum and Resident Evil 5 did not work at all, and Borderlands does not work right (you can no longer earn trophies and you get constant error messages about it).

Comment: Re:who will want to download blue-ray sized games? (Score 2) 218

by h3 (#35035512) Attached to: Sony Updates PS3 Firmware To 3.56 To Stop Jailbreaking

Recently, I noticed a new section under Videos in my XMB called Trailers. I was puzzled as to when that had shown up and given the number of trailers listed there, I knew I would've noticed all those HD videos downloading.

It dawned on me it came on the Gran Turismo 5 disc...

Comment: Re:I'll be sticking with FF. (Score 1) 90

by h3 (#34483434) Attached to: Download Firefox, Feed a Red Panda

I don't know what you mean by "entire rest of the market" but Mac OS never had a convention for middle-clicking insofar as it barely had conventions for right-clicking for the longest time so I don't know what you mean by "follow the conventions" since all 3 platforms had different behaviors regarding the matter.

Or do you think The Windows Way should be the only way? Is that what you meant?

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