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Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 19:16
Replies: 19
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Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Welcome to the internet! Out of curiosity,...

Welcome to the internet!

Out of curiosity, what word would you have chosen instead of unique to describe those 90,000 devices?
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 09:32
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
You're arguing semantics. If I buy 100 Dell...

You're arguing semantics. If I buy 100 Dell Inspiron 300 laptops for an office building, I have not bought 100 unique laptops. Yes, there are differences - each has an individual UUID, MAC, they're...
Forum: Article Discussion 28th Aug 2015, 13:45
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
They did...

They did (http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/06/30/valve-sells-out-first-batch/1). Those who ordered for early delivery get theirs on the 16th of October; the 10th of November is the day of...
Forum: Article Discussion 28th Aug 2015, 12:30
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Valve adds free games to Steam Link, Controller orders

Rocket League and Portal 2.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/28/valve-free-games/1
Forum: Article Discussion 28th Aug 2015, 12:15
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Valve pushes HTC Vive launch to 2016

Limited quantities available early.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/28/valve-htc-vive-2016/1
Forum: Article Discussion 28th Aug 2015, 12:03
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Acer buyout would be 'welcome,' says founder

Spare change, anyone?
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/28/acer-buyout-welcome/1
Forum: Hardware 27th Aug 2015, 15:31
Replies: 10
Build Advice Selling Self-Build PCs
Views: 332
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
That won't be possible. A buyer's warranty would...

That won't be possible. A buyer's warranty would be with you, not the manufacturer of individual components. If I bought a Dell and the hard drive died, I wouldn't be contacting Western Digital. If...
Forum: Article Discussion 27th Aug 2015, 12:21
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
CliffyB's Boss Key announces LawBreakers

Breaks the moon to do it, too.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2015/08/27/boss-key-lawbreakers/1
Forum: Article Discussion 27th Aug 2015, 12:04
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Mehdi's talking about unique devices. Let's say I...

Mehdi's talking about unique devices. Let's say I install Windows 10 on my Linx 7 (which I've done): that counts as one in the 'installs' column and one in the 'unique devices' column. You install...
Forum: Article Discussion 27th Aug 2015, 12:00
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Divinity: Original Sin 2 Kickstarter campaign opens

Beats funding goal on day one.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2015/08/27/divinity-original-sin-2/1
Forum: Article Discussion 27th Aug 2015, 11:40
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Windows 10 hits 75 million installs in its first month

No word on number of rollbacks.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2015/08/27/win10-75m-installs/1
Forum: General 27th Aug 2015, 08:25
Replies: 29,121
Views: 3,506,126
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ec/Aer...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ec/Aeron_chair_JN.jpg

Herman Miller Aeron chair. I'm outfitting a new office, and was umming and aahing about spending the sharp end of 500 on one;...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Aug 2015, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sensel Morph looks to redefine touch input

Smashes Kickstarter goal.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/26/sensel-morph/1
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Aug 2015, 12:30
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Razer announces custom NZXT S340 case

Lots of green, naturally.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/26/razer-nzxt-s340/1
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Aug 2015, 12:07
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Google launching YouTube Gaming today

Looks to take on Amazon's Twitch.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2015/08/26/google-youtube-gaming/1
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Aug 2015, 14:38
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
An Arduino Mega or Due with Wi-Fi connectivity to...

An Arduino Mega or Due with Wi-Fi connectivity to automatically upload the tracking data to CSIRO so people don't have to go and bother the bees every few hours would have a considerably bigger...
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Aug 2015, 11:57
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
CSIRO picks Intel's Edison for bee-tracking project

Glues tiny RFID tags to their backs.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2015/08/25/csiro-intel-edison/1
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Aug 2015, 11:28
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
We have that already; it's called 'LCD.' You want...

We have that already; it's called 'LCD.' You want a high refresh rate and full colour? You need lots of power. You want low power? You ain't going to get a high refresh rate and colour. The closest...
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Aug 2015, 11:27
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
CastAR gets funding, approval from Android's Andy Rubin

Simplicity the attraction, says Rubin.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/25/castar-rubin-investment/1
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Aug 2015, 11:08
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft unveils Surface DisplayCover prototype

Smart e-ink screen for tablet use.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/25/microsoft-displaycover/1
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Aug 2015, 10:47
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Good find - that's a tick in the plus column,...

Good find - that's a tick in the plus column, then: having a shipping product based on the same technology. (Shame the official website doesn't make that clear!)
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Aug 2015, 09:46
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Thanks for getting in touch. I have a couple of...

Thanks for getting in touch. I have a couple of follow-up questions:

You say that your medical refrigeration products are currently shipping via a distributor. Do you have a link to the...
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Aug 2015, 12:27
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Fixed, ta!

Fixed, ta!
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Aug 2015, 12:25
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Apple recalls faulty iPhone 6 Plus iSight cameras

Claims a 'small percentage' affected.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/24/apple-faulty-isight/1
Forum: Article Discussion 24th Aug 2015, 12:10
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Phononic crowd-funds Peltier-based Hex heatsink

A few red flags, though.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/08/24/phononic-hex/1
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