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Comment Re:Why, does it work properly now? (Score 1) 176

I think he means OSX, which has in fact had this functionality for a number of years now.

I think you mean every email client in existence, which has had the ability to send SMS messages through the carrier's email to SMS gateways for as long as those gateways have been in existence.

I've used Forte Agent 1.93 (windows) to do this all the time. A few years back they blocked this ability (at least the the IP's I was using).

SMS Gateways: http://www.email-unlimited.com...

Comment My Moto G4 does this backwards (Score 1) 46

In my settings I can allow or deny access to what allowing Google access allows viewed, it's just universal; not as per site.

I'm sure this is available within Google itself but I don't access Google+, youtube, or other with my log in email address, just searches. This wasn't on purpose, it just worked out that way.

As a bonus, being Android 6+ I can also disallow permissions I've previously allowed downloads.

Comment Re: Why? (Score 1) 1424

Because the three regular editors are Hillary shills that won't accept what happened.

Then they'll love the news that the Emoluments clause is being talked about more seriously.
Or Trump has some major conflicts of interest, and can make him and his some big bucks being president.

Donald Trump and the Emoluments Clause, explained:
http://www.vox.com/policy-and-...

Comment Re:Not the worst that can happen (Score 1) 172

Got a late start eh, I don't think many on /. haven't worked on computers

cute :)

I get it man, you miss remembered something and now just cant let go. Its ok, its not the end of the world. I will leave you and your cognitive dissonance in peace.

If I found it to be Sram you can sure bet I'd of sent off a message, so in all fairness.

I stopped by my storage today to pick my stereo with no HDMI. I'm going digital optical connections instead - it's a much nicer receiver.

Just so happened all my Amigas were there, so I brought the 3000 home, snapped a shot of the ram and found it's not Sram and it's not Dram
it's called static column ram - which is as close to Sram as you can get (but not Sram, yet we called it that). In fact if you search for 9A9Z you get
all sorts of answers of what it is.

This ram allows the same search and grab as Sram, the bottom line being "Under some conditions, most of the data in DRAM can be recovered even if the DRAM has not been refreshed for several minutes."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/... How I got there https://groups.google.com/foru...

So shutdown, wait then reboot.

My Ram http://i66.tinypic.com/dx23uw....

Comment Re:Not the worst that can happen (Score 1) 172

so again, there never was any sram in amigas

I have an 8 Meg expansion card for the 2000, I only got as far as I needed
http://amiga.resource.cx/searc...

ps: I fix computers on a component level since nineties :/

Got a late start eh, I don't think many on /. haven't worked on computers

Comment Re:I just "bought into" Oracle yesterday (Score 1) 153

I say fu Oracle, every time I use Virtualbox. I has bugs but it does what I want. I find that VMWare molests my machine in ways that make me unhappy.

Well it would appear I was the only one who didn't know, I dropped windows, win7 are for those times windows has to be used, yet Wine seems to do just fine, Agent Ransack is the only must have program of mine that just won't even try to install,

But I'm enjoying playing around with Linux Mint (cinnamon), that's my game now, getting those applications running that just don't want to, Auth2DB at the moment.

Comment Re:I just "bought into" Oracle yesterday (Score 1) 153

Offtopic, but to answer your stupid trolling and hopefully shut you up, video drivers are handled at the host OS level, VM Hypervisors have no bearing on finding a video driver to the guest OS.

Virtualbox's video driver system is garbage compared to vmware's, and it always has been.

I sure didn't want to hear that, I spent a bit of time with wikipedia.org comparing charts of different comparisons, Virtualbox sure seemed to work for me.
I don't use windows anymore so my gaming days are over, steams ok but all I have are bad titles.

Comment Re:I just "bought into" Oracle yesterday (Score 1) 153

Offtopic, but to answer your stupid trolling and hopefully shut you up, video drivers are handled at the host OS level, VM Hypervisors have no bearing on finding a video driver to the guest OS. You must be stuck in 1993 and still be using MS-DOS where this was an actual issue.

Take it as a troll if you wish, it would be my first time, so different, video's fairly covered.

I did use it once before many years ago using VMware, and Apples snow leopard, video wasn't a problem. Playing my games was and I only had it installed a day.

Comment Re:I just "bought into" Oracle yesterday (Score 1) 153

Did the research and Virtualbox was the software I went with as it met my every need

I take it you're not expecting a video driver that works worth a damn.

Two thing here I have an old hauppauge video capture card I plan on ripping CD's with - it uses RCA jacks, this from FreeDos who has a driver for it.

I have VT-d for VM, it lets the VM'd OS have directed I/O access to the Video card, hard drives, and network

Comment Re:Not the worst that can happen (Score 1) 172

No. Amiga used DRAM just like every home computer of that period. You are confusing couple of things.
1 you can reset machine without losing ram contents, this was possible in pretty much every computer at the time.
2 ramdisk for storing files in ram.

SRAM is static, that means you dont need to refresh it = you can power down whole computer leaving only ram voltage rail. This is how storage worked on early portables like portfolio.

Don't know if you went through the "computer wars", but to purchase an Amiga was was to put ones self on the front line. I could of really gone off on this thread, a direction of nobodies real interest, or use.

The main point of my first post was that Sram is everywhere and a reboot isn't resetting ones system, it takes a full shutdown and a wait.

"SRAM is also used in personal computers, workstations, routers and peripheral equipment: CPU register files, internal CPU caches and external burst mode SRAM caches, hard disk buffers, router buffers, etc. LCD screens and printers also normally employ static RAM to hold the image displayed (or to be printed)."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Comment I just "bought into" Oracle yesterday (Score 1, Funny) 153

No troll, just the facts relating to me.

It time for me to run Win7 as a VM OS (I can fresh install my Win7 as often as I want -on this computer, and my numbers don't go over ( those added for each upgrade). This with Linux Mint (cinnamon).

Did the research and Virtualbox was the software I went with as it met my every need https://www.virtualbox.org/. While it cost nothing up front, I'm into Oracle now.

Comment Re:Not the worst that can happen (Score 1) 172

The Amiga used Sram for memory.

no it didnt

Yep sure did. I should of been more specific, the Amiga 3000 came with 2megs stock (a guess) that was just memory, opposite that memory were memory slots for Sram you purchased separately, it was the only ram that would fit. I put in 10 megs of Sram which disabled the stock memory. I ran a Cnet BBS from it, an 8 line chat board so not much else. I'd search the Sram every now and again just to see what was there.

Had a friend not sure what Amiga he had I thought a 500. It was what he did, he ripped music out of the ram. He'd load a game or whatever till he got to a point of his choosing, shut down, insert his floppy, boot back up and search the ram. I used Blood Money as an example due to it's copy protection, yet it couldn't keep. you out of the ram. He had quite the collection obtained just that way.

Comment Re:Not the worst that can happen (Score 1) 172

If you have physical access and the computer is on, you can already read the contents of RAM with some specialized hardware. That gives you access to pretty much everything.

The Amiga used Sram for memory. You could play say the game "Blood Money", turn off the system and then boot up with a disk with a program to view the memory.

You could then grab the haunting music of the game or any other sound byte
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

Sram is in just about everywhere now, even Intel CPU's use it for it's speed and ability to maintain it's contents without being refreshed. You really can't tell what's it's being using in anymore.

I always turn off my system(s) for an extended period before I consider all it's memory flushed. Not for security as much as being sure a possible memory problem that showed up is really gone.

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