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Comment Re: 400Mbps speeds this one spot (Score 1) 73

I was in Reno, NV last month and got LTE everywhere with T-Mobile.

I'm Canadian, and bought a Prepaid SIM while I was down there.

I think the issue is many people's phones don't support the proper frequencies or bands to utilize LTE everywhere it exists. My phone supports all of the T-Mobile frequencies and bands they provide.

Comment Don't Sync (Score 1) 67

Most vehicles have the option to not sync your contacts, but still connect via Bluetooth for hands free driving.

If you do sync your contacts, there is normally a fairly easy way to remove the data. I would hope that the rental company would reset the system in part of their cleanup/inspection after return, however.

Comment Re: Impossible... (Score 1) 332

Brad Wall really hasn't done anything good. Peoplr prop him up like he's the second coming of Jesus.

Our province has done "okay" for the past 6-8 years, I suppose. But this year it's all gone for shit because this government doesnt understand the idea of diversifying investments.

First Brad Wall propped up Potash as our cash cow. Invested virtually everything we had into and it was okay for a year or two. Then the market bottomed out and we lost everything we'd gained.

Then then the exact thing happened with oil, and he's cutting school, healthcare, and trying to privatize our Liquor sales to make aa quick buck to help pay back his fuck up.

I personally do not believe Brad Wall is a good leader. I feel he's doing the best he can, but has the mental capacity of a 10 year old.

Why can't there be a middle ground for politicians? Its either borderline hitler, or completely incompetent. I don't get it.

Comment Re: Gamers still have interest in desktops (Score 1) 125

I am a developer also... except I use Linux and multiple workspaces. It's like having as many monitors as I like, but without the neck pain.

I typically have it configured for 8 Workspaces organized in a grid of 2 rows of 4.

XFCE allows for seamless switching by simply dragging my cursor into the next screen, or I can click on which screen I want to jump to by clicking on it in the pager.

I don't need more than one physical screen.

Comment Re: Linux is far worse than Microsoft (Score 1) 541

I've bren using Funtoo/Gentoo Linux on my personal machines for years.

I'm now trying it out for virtualized servers (OpenVZ and KVM) to perhaps provide an upgrade path from CentOS 6 when it becomes obsolete.

The benefits are there for me, as I am familiar with the environment and how the package manager works. It makes it easy to use specific packages and security updates are there.

I realize it may not be as well tested as CentOS or RHEL, but it has a sane init system and very heavily customizable in the situations you need it to be.

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