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Comment SubjectIsSubject (Score 1) 130

Screw you and your lazy writers, Slashdot. I was looking at doing this months ago and tons of cases are available on etsy/ebay/amazon/etc... This is as old as the Pi and even before that people have been making their own systems.
You gonna write about that kid that made a clock by buying a clock and taking the case off next time? No, because I'm pretty sure you milked that cow already.

This just in: Kid buys LEGO spaceship set, makes spaceship out of it!


Comment SubjectIsSubject (Score 1) 227

Any interest I might have had in the service had come and gone in the span of the summary. I've no time or interest in watching ads for things I neither want to buy and on principal I'll try not to buy products that are obnoxiously advertised. Everything Google touches tends to start off so well and slowly but surely degrades into crap. Youtube will be with us for a while but it's not going to get better, ever.

Netflix had it right with their service and despite the price creep it's still good bang for your buck, for now.

Comment Re:Audio (Score 2) 114

I've had this problem using my Android phone and PowerAMP to play. It turns out the problem is caused by turning the screen off and the phone trying to go to sleep. Getting an app to keep the screen on works, but then you're wasting a ton of battery.

Leaving the screen on for me stops all those problems, and I've tried it on 3-4 different affordable bluetooth speakers.

Comment SubjectIsSubject (Score 1) 322

What is the best tool right now to get right of Windows 10 "features" and telemetry? I have a tablet that dual-boots Android and Windows 10 Home and I've tried a couple different things and can't, for example, remove OneDrive from the system.

The first thing I did was set my connection to metered so that it wouldn't immediately download a ton fo updates and fill up the tablets relatively small SSD.

Comment SubjectIsSubject (Score 1) 316

Old-School USB Ports

USB 3.0 came out in 2009. Not really old-school, even if the port design is older.

Funny enough while looking that up I found this:
"Using USB 3 devices on Mac computers"

I assume they'll delete this page soon. Not like Apple cares about previous generations anyway.

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