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Comment Obstinate Chrome, ever right, our way is best. (Score 1) 51

I can't stand Chromes "my way or the highway" attitude on stuff.
I spent over an hour last night, looking for a tool or function which will stop Chrome shrinking tabs to literally 1/4 of an inch in width if you are an extreme browser and exceed 80 or 100 tabs open.

You think I can find a simple "fix tab width" plugin? of course I found a heap of posts from people dating back through 2012, 2011, 2009 asking for a "hey, how can I stop Chrome making my tab width miniscule when I open a shitload of tabs?"
Typically (much like an apple question actually) a heap of people told the person their 'workflow was wrong'. A few actually helped, some of the solutions didn't sound perfect but they would've worked, you know if the features weren't removed from the program ..... (well the instructions I found to enable stacked tabs are no longer relevant anyhow, the option appears to be missing)

God damn I wish Firefox performed faster, I love it as my primary browser but it runs like molasses with an extreme amount of tabs open, even with 24GB of ram and 4 cores. As for Firefox mobile? Gotta hand it to Chrome mobile there, the UI was so much easier to use and more common sense that I just stopped trying eventually, It felt like a late 90's GUI for the 18 months I tried it. It is (was?) an atrocious UI for mobile browsing.

Comment So same as the iPad Pro 9.7 then? (Score 1) 196

Well ok, not under load, but when scrolling the display in any capacity. Noise comes from a chip just near the volume rocker. I've got pretty good hearing for 38 and it drives me batty if I use the thing in bed on a quiet night. I was almost tempted to return the thing to be honest, my iPad air 2, no such issue.

(It's more of a hiss / hum in one)

Comment Note 7 is a disaster (Score 1) 86

I've whined about this across multiple sites in the hopes some fuckwit from Samsung reads it, (chances 0.01%) but if they are going to up the pace on the S8 then for goodness sakes make an S8+ edition in 5.7" or larger.

Some of "Note fans" myself included, like the big phone, I couldn't give a shit about the stylus. I know some people do, great, let them keep the Note series. For me though, give me that cubic half an inch (??) more battery please or processing speed. The Pen in my Note 2 and Note 5 is effectively useless to me.

Oh and the Note 7?I would've got one, except you stubborn assholes insisted on a curved display ONLY, yeah real smart move there, aesthetrics over usability.
Light reflecting off the corners.
Accidental palm press of the corners
Image being distorted around the corners
Slightly less real estate.
More difficult to protect the screen with a glass or plastic protector
Did I mention the accidental presses?

Seriously curved is a stupid gimmick. Saved me over $500 US though. I got a used Note 5 unlocked in ridiculously good condition for about $380 US.

Bonus points: The ONE TIME Apple fans are a little disillusioned over headphone jacks, Samsung bone it up REAL bad. Honestly as a Samsung fan, good. I heard Apple is playing second fiddle to Samsung lately, I hope Apple give them a pounding so they get their idiot heads in order.

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