The entry beating the A7 in many of those tests is a latest-gen desktop processing chip from Intel.
No. That Intel Bay Trail chip is part of the Atom family, intended for tablets and super-portable computers that require low power consumption.
Also, I used flare correctly.
... Dubai's great model economy of sitting on flare without matching substance
Uh, no. The word you were looking for is FLAIR.
If you're running AV then the fraction of expense committed to defense has to be at least 50% of your desktop IT spend because that's how much of a PC's capacity modern AV takes - even though it doesn't work.
Modern? If your antivirus software uses 50% of your PC's system resources, then I'm going out on a limb to guess that either your antivirus software or your PC (or both) are not exactly modern.
TFA mentions that a "classic" snowflake only occurs about once every 1000 flakes. Here in the Rockies, I have observed that many snowstorms produce no noticeable "classic" snowflakes, while in other snowstorms, nearly every flake that falls is a "classic" snowflake.
Can you, Mr. Cloud Physicist, enlighten us on this?
...there's really no way to go forward and get what we want without either a lot of North or South Korean blood on our hands. We could stop sending food aid to increase pressure, but the innocent people in NK will starve.
I don't think there's any blood on our hands if we stop feeding them. We can't own their crap. That belongs squarely on them.
Um, actually, by most accounts he IS a pedophile. RTFS. He expressed physical intimacy to the victim family's 4-year-old son. They called the cops on his pedo ass, and his continued acts were in retaliation.
I assure you it is far, far from normal for a grown man to go around planting smooches on 4-year-old boys.
That Miss USA isn't a geek just because she is a girl, or is it because she is attractive?
I haven't met her myself, but isn't it actually quite possible that she is a history geek?
If she was Miss America, THEN it would be safe to assume. Miss USA? Naaaah.
I can't believe nobody has mentioned this yet. What the heck happens when one of your [kids, douchey semi-friends, drunken evil twins, etc.] drops and breaks one of these controllers?
If you ask me, these controllers look like a VERY bad idea, if only for this reason. I'd imagine the controllers alone are going to be $100 a pop. I don't think I'll be buying this, if only to prevent assault charges on myself when I rage after one inevitably gets broken by somebody being careless.
"Today's robots are very primitive, capable of understanding only a few simple instructions such as 'go left', 'go right', and 'build car'." --John Sladek