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Comment Re:Lol (Score 0, Troll) 140

Sure you can if you're homeless. Apparently these free internet kiosks are a magnet for homeless people, which is part of the problem. They're complaining about the porn, but really the complaint is about the homeless people suddenly being visible again. Gotta shove them back into alleyways and get them out of sight again.

Comment Re:Why doesn't Windows Update do driver updates? (Score 1) 129

It's not like Microsoft distributes nVidia drivers via Windows Update. From what I understand, their process if fairly hostile to drivers that get updated regularly and often have updates that coincide with street dates for major games. You have to go through an expensive and slow approval process before they appear in Windows Update.

Comment That's one compelling feature (Score 1) 129

three times faster and consumes 50 percent less memory than the old GeForce Experience

So it will only take an hour to start now? GeForce experience was the worst way to keep your drivers up to date. It was so horribly slow and bloated that by the time it took it to start you could have downloaded the new driver and installed it. Plus it had that weird incompatibility with Steam that would make it lock up until you shut down Steam.

Comment Re:Ooh (Score 1) 73

For a good number of people their choices are either hideously expensive satellite, landline phone modem, or cell. Cell is the only reasonable choice. The good news for you is that those people tend to live in more sparsely populated areas, so they won't be stepping on other people quite as much.

Comment Re:Lots of skepticism over this one (Score 1) 73

If that's the case, I don't see how it is any different than just claiming you own that part of the ocean. What do you do when fishing boats start operating in the area. The presence of the "research facility" doesn't change anything unless it starts launching torpedoes or something.

Comment Lots of skepticism over this one (Score 3, Informative) 73

On other parts of the internet there is a lot of skepticism about China's stated goals for this facility. It smells strongly of manganese nodule harvesting and many analysts think it has a military or intelligence purpose instead. The details that have been released are so sketchy it's hard to believe that it's a legitimate scientific facility, but I guess it's not impossible.

Comment Leakiest release ever? (Score 3, Insightful) 66

I know the rumor mill usually has most of the details down well before the official announcement, but the iPhone 7 rumors have been seemingly more frequent and more detailed than the ones in the past. Is Apple feeding the rumor mill or have they just lost grip of their supply chain?

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