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Comment: Re:SamKnows from the FCC (Score 1) 294

by stardaemon (#48109671) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: An Accurate Broadband Speed Test?
Cable? Wouldn't know about that market, since I don't watch TV.

But I do have FTTH and eight different ISP:s to chose from.
My current fiber options:
I live in stockholm, btw.

Google claims that "1 US Dollar equals 7.22 Swedish Krona", if you wish to do a price comparison.

There are plenty more ISP:s if you prefer ADSL. Don't know why you're so hung up on cable. There are plenty of other options.

Comment: Re:I'm Trent the Thief, and I approve this message (Score 1) 341

by stardaemon (#36541428) Attached to: Vint Cerf Says Fix the Net With More Pipe
How desperate are you, exactly?;)
You could get it if you moved. Of the top of my head, I know of at least one place you can get it, and I'm certain there are many more.
Umeå, in northern Sweden, it's reasonably easy to get 1 Gbps.
They upgraded from 100Mbps just recently.

Comment: Re:This is a bad list (Score 1) 226

by stardaemon (#36448638) Attached to: PC Gaming's 10 Commandments

While some things are legit, common sense UI issues, like the SF4 controller issue, most of it is latching onto conventions of the past for no other reason that they are conventions of the past. You really shouldn't need to edit the graphics settings more than like screen resolution and then "low, medium, high, ultra", at least in the game's interface. Maybe give people access to a plaintext config file if they want to do more, but there's no reason to expose more options than this through the user interface other than "PC gamers are used to it". Being "used to" something that makes for bad or confusing UI doesn't make it not a bad or confusing UI.

As long as DoF/Blur/View bob/Tripple buffering is permanently of, vsync on, FoV is locked to 110, and a few other details, I _may_ not complain to vocally...
I'd still like the option to decide whether to step back on AA,shadows or view distance on various things.
There are likely a lot more settings like this I'd like to prioritize myself;)
So I'd still complain:p

Point is, I disagree, because most of us have different preferences and prioritizations regarding settings.

+ - HTC Unlocks Android Phones->

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mukt77 writes: "There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we've listened. Today, I'm confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience," Peter Chou, CEO of HTC"
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Comment: Re:National security exception (Score 0) 518

by stardaemon (#36104200) Attached to: AP Files FOIA Request For Bin Laden Photos

I have dealt with conspiracy loons for decades. Their theories have no basis in reality with or without the photos.

We have photos of planes hitting buildings but some people think it was a controlled explosion, regardless of the solid scientific facts. We have photo of men standing on the Moon, but people still make shit up to claim we didn't get there.

Sorry, had to, it was just a bit painful to read:p

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