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Comment Yahoo bought to bolster AOL (Score 1) 206

Read that again. read it good. That is insane to purchase the mammoth company that is yahoo to increase the activity of AMERICAN ONLINE. Jesus Tap Dancing christ M. Myers should never get into a management position ever again if the best hope for your company is to be a feeder into AOL...

Comment Docker: Windows or Linux images? (Score 2) 135

Does this docker image allow for micro instances of both linux and windows or strictly windows?

This matters to me as I have a ridiculously overpowered workstation (Thank you MS/FB for selling all your 2011 v2s for pennies) that would be able to run Docker machines without breaking a sweat. I wouldn't bother with Windows Images, but Linux images would be awesome.

Comment Yes (Score -1) 982

Upgrading from Windows 7/8/XP/Vista to 10 is a no brainer. More features, better security, greater cloud integration to save all those files online instead of on some USB you'll end up losing.

Yes the HARDCORE FOLKS will cry "SECURITY! MALWARE! INVASION OF PRIVACY!!11!" and more nonsense. The average person who asks me if they should upgrade I say yes.


For the gamer person the addition of integrated video recording of games, nice slick update process, and Xbox syncronization are a win/win. If you are a die hard Playstation person who loves Windows 7, no reason to switch.

Comment End of Life systems prone to New Attacks= (Score 4, Insightful) 85

No Shit sherlock.

Windows XP and Windows 2003 systems are prone to all sorts of horrible security flaws. Reading the Fucking Article I see that the newer, non EOL, equipment isn't prone to any of these problems.

I wonder how many vulnerabilities are in older Cisco routers that haven't been patched since 2007?

Comment Re:Does this give me native CLI tools or not (Score 1, Funny) 492

Have you even used Windows 10? Is the hatred of M$ still that strong on here after all these years that the mouth breathing haters trot out this line ?

Windows 10 an amazing OS that has many of the enterprise features that I need for my day to day tasks with integrated applications that the business requires. The system is rock stable and have yet to see a problem even deployed on some of the worst 'power users' I have that frequently do stupid things.

OSX has most of these tools I need with the addition of *NIX shell applications. Once those shell applications are tied into the baseline OS, Windows 10 100%.

Comment Does this give me native CLI tools or not (Score 3, Interesting) 492

The only thing keeping me on my mac is the heavy integration of native *NIX tools for the command line.

Yes I could install cygwin (it's a mess), I could use putty (has limitations) for ssh, or other apps that mirror the functionality of *NIX CLI tools, but none work as good as having everything built into the core of the OS.

If this allows me to open up a cmd.exe and ssh to systems right off the bat, I'm scrapping the macbook and getting a surface pro.

Comment Re: Apple Sucks (Score 1) 551

<quote><p>Not to defend the other guys but they have razor thin margins on most of their products. Apple could double the wages of the Chinese workers and still make tons of money.</p></quote>

Apple doesn't set the wages of the companies that make it's products. They don't OWN foxconn or Samsung, they contract out all the manufacturing and rake in the profits.

The last thing I want to see is Apple demanding the companies they hire to make their products increase their wages because it's the Right Thing (TM). The precedent that would set would cause a fallout beyond belief in the manufacturing sector.

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