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Comment: Re:Still single-threaded, right? (Score 1) 157 157

>Sadly the homo community forced Brenden Eich* out, otherwise he was a clear leader [pcworld.com] and wanted to put e10s as the top-most priority. [twitter.com]

This is truly tragic. A multi-process firefox will make me ditch chrome so fast that google's ai bots won't know what hit 'em.

Comment: Re:i left reddit in protest of bad treatment by mo (Score 1) 356 356

Sadly, though, while /. is a shadow of its former self, it's still better than any of the alternatives.

I do agree that /. is a shadow of its former self, but I can't quite put my finger on it. What makes it less fun now than ~2-5 years ago? As long as I avoid the occasional switch to beta, the site itself seems fine. Although maybe the comments have dried up a bit. But I dunno why.

+ - New leaked build is evidence that Windows 10 will be ready by July 29->

Ammalgam writes: A new pre-released build of Microsoft’s latest Operating System Windows 10 leaked to the internet today. The build (10151) shows a more refined and significantly faster user interface than previous versions of the product. Microsoft seem to be focused on last minute refinements of the UI at this point and the product looks almost ready for prime time. A picture gallery of Windows 10 build 10151 can be found here.
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Comment: Re:Lets cut through to the chase (Score 1) 241 241

MBP never had a problem. This is about the seriously underpowered Macbook (one-port wonder, mobile grade RAM, motherboard same size as that of a phone, no fan). Since Windows 10 runs on everything from $50 phones to $10k workstations, I am not surprised that it is much better optimized than OSX.

+ - Microsoft designed a special processor to handle HoloLens data->

angry tapir writes: Microsoft shared some additional details about the components inside its augmented reality HoloLens headset during the company's Build conference. Like a traditional PC, HoloLens contains a CPU and GPU, said Alex Kipman, a technical fellow in Microsoft's operating system group, on Thursday. But the headset also uses a custom built holographic processing unit to handle data coming from the many sensors contained in the device.
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