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Comment: Secure is now illegal (Score 4, Interesting) 199

So they are guilty for providing secure online storage. Apparently you aren't allowed to supply secure storage, you have to snoop through your users content to make sure its not illegal... Also land lords much search all apartments, banks must search safety deposit boxes, storage rental owners must search their units.

Comment: Re:Weaksauce (Score 1) 114

by oic0 (#48883857) Attached to: NVIDIA Launches New Midrange Maxwell-Based GeForce GTX 960 Graphics Card
I just swapped from a AMD to a GTX 970 (I needed HDMI 2.0 for 4k). I would not say the Nvidia drivers are better. Not by a long shot. Alt tabbing out often leaves my screen tinted a funny color until I change resolutions and back. A few of the driver options either don't work or mess things up (attempting to change color modes scrambled my screen even on compatible settings). Oh and my cursor is all sorts of messed up. Yes I uninstalled the AMD drivers and ran a cleaner. There are some features I really like, like the target frame rate option so my card doesn't work too hard playing old games, but the drivers are darn buggy and this hard power limit on overclocking sucks. 106% is the max. Since when has an overclocker ever cared about power consumption.

Comment: Weaksauce (Score 1) 114

by oic0 (#48881267) Attached to: NVIDIA Launches New Midrange Maxwell-Based GeForce GTX 960 Graphics Card
You can get a used 280X for cheaper that will wipe the floor with it. The dual fan models are very quiet. They use a bit of power, but not at idle... so unless you game 24/7 and live in a super pricy electric area OR have a garbage PSU, its the far better deal. The plain ol 280 is also better.

Comment: Re:Well DUH! (Score 1) 403

by oic0 (#48091391) Attached to: Fuel Efficiency Numbers Overstate MPG More For Cars With Small Engines
I love motorcycles because you can drive hard and still come within a couple mpg of what you would get babying it and highway / city doesn't matter much. My ZX6R gets 42 babying it highway, 40 flogging it city. My VTX1800 gets 32 babying it, 30 not My WR250X was an exception and got worse on the highway due to lack of power and poor aerodynamics but still managed 58 highway, 65 city.

Comment: Re:Reminds me of cars until the 1950s (Score 1) 207

by oic0 (#47903755) Attached to: Sapphire Glass Didn't Pass iPhone Drop Test According to Reports
Or just have easily replaceable super hard glass over a more tough glass. Glass offers better optical transmission and a better surface. I've been using a tempered glass screen protectors for the last year and mucn prefer it. In reality phones are alreadtly built this way. The front face plate is very cheap. Its just hard to remove since its glued on.

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