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Comment its specifically blocked, there are both versions (Score 1) 102

video clip in the article:
D:\_learning>youtube-dl.exe -F https://www.youtube.com/watch?... ...
266 mp4 3840x2160 DASH video 11632k , avc1.640033, 24fps, video only, 152.17MiB
313 webm 3840x2160 DASH video 16250k , vp9, 24fps, video only, 175.23MiB ...

so 4K is indeed just hidden in the YT player, but present in the manifest

Comment background apps? (Score 1) 164

What background apps? do they mean keylogging spyware^^^Customer Experience Improvement Program? ETL tracing running 24/7 and writing ~1GB to disk per day? Cortana calling home once per hour no matter what? Metro garbage?

all uninstalled/blocked/deleted


Comment Re:Good for them (Score 1) 70

Canada Post is the worst of the bunch. They absolutely REFUSE to knock or ring a doorbell, instead leaving boxes in plain sight on my front porch next to a busy road for anyone to see.

So whats the problem? Claim every package left like that as missing and collect insurance.

Comment Chinese usually dont pay (Score 1) 25

Chinese consortium Covec was supposed to build A2 highway in Poland for the Euro 2012. Then in middle of construction they quietly stopped paying subcontractors while still receiving payment form the government, and finally moved their staff back to China when whole thing started hitting papers.

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