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Comment: Re:Wait, what? Even in offline mode? (Score 4, Informative) 117

by suutar (#49539607) Attached to: iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area

It's not that a phone that's offline is still vulnerable to wifi; it's that once this attack (which is carefully designed to get this result) hits you can't get enough control to go offline. The summary's got an inaccurate paraphrase, but TFA's phrasing isn't immediately clear. The researcher's blog has a better description.

Comment: Re:uhh...warm oceans=wet land (Score 1) 173

My understanding was that a lot of the moisture that CA usually gets was from the north pacific, carried by winds that are (lately) being diverted by an unusually strong high pressure zone. It seems conceivable that a patch of warm water could make a patch of warm wet air, that would divert more overall moisture than it carries.

Of course, not being a meteorologist, my understanding is probably somewhat flawed. But I don't think it's quite as simple as "this patch has more evaporation therefore CA gets more water".

Comment: Re:Too many pixels = slooooooow (Score 1) 263

by suutar (#49418675) Attached to: LG Accidentally Leaks Apple iMac 8K Is Coming Later This Year

Thank you for finding actual evidence. However, I think one of your numbers is off. Angular resolution says ~1 arc-second per pixel; field of view says ~120 degrees horizontal that's binocular. The two together says 7200 pixels wide, not 4000 (and more if you're willing to go outside the binocular zone, up to about 12k).

However, that does imply that 8k would probably be "enough" for most purposes, because yeah, to get in close enough to see pixels you have to let some go outside the field of binocular vision.

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