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Forum: Serious 19th Aug 2016, 21:07
Replies: 37
Views: 1,061
Posted By Guinevere
IMHO if you hit someone that 'just stopped' it's...

IMHO if you hit someone that 'just stopped' it's your fault for cycling at a speed that doesn't allow you to stop in time in this situations.

You must always cycle (or drive, or walk!) with a safe...
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Jul 2016, 14:52
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Guinevere
Yeah, Finally! So for those of you looking...

Yeah, Finally!

So for those of you looking for a VR system that doesn't offer room scale tracking, Oculus can now ship you the display half of it pretty quickly.

Shame there's bugger all firm...
Forum: Serious 6th Jul 2016, 16:40
Replies: 65
Views: 2,449
Posted By Guinevere
No. Not now. He's been a war criminal for...

No. Not now.

He's been a war criminal for years.

This is using my definition of 'war criminal' in that he knowingly used a dossier full of falsehoods and exaggerations to take us into a war he...
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Jun 2016, 19:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,068
Posted By Guinevere
Nintendo are setting themselves up for being a...

Nintendo are setting themselves up for being a niche player. They're focussing more on content than hardware but so far limit their content to their own hardware. Yes, they're putting a toe in the...
Forum: General 15th Jun 2016, 14:10
Replies: 13,967
Views: 1,431,610
Posted By Guinevere
I order an old dyson turbine head on eBay for...

I order an old dyson turbine head on eBay for <20% the cost of 'the right one'. I live chat with Dyson to discuss an adaptor and they say they have two different ones, one which will work but they...
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Jun 2016, 10:31
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By Guinevere
I seriously doubt that this updated unit will be...

I seriously doubt that this updated unit will be able to render a 60fps 4K game as well as the current PS4 can render 60FPS 1080p.

1. To 'do' VR well, Sony needed for grunt - so they needed to...
Forum: General 10th Jun 2016, 14:20
Replies: 29
Other I forgot
Views: 1,412
Posted By Guinevere
I feel I've walked into the middle of an...

I feel I've walked into the middle of an interesting conversation.

The type of conversation where - when you've worked out what is actually being discussed - you wished you hadn't.

Have a great...
Forum: General 24th May 2016, 11:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Guinevere
Exactly! Our previous place had no heating and us...

Exactly! Our previous place had no heating and us and the kids survived quite nicely. It's years since I've used a seated desk and have my fair share of warm clothing. I don't need heating in the...
Forum: General 23rd May 2016, 14:26
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Guinevere
I don't feel need to insulate the walls for heat...

I don't feel need to insulate the walls for heat retention purposes. The left wall is into the neighbours, the right and back walls are onto rooms in my house.

It's a good flat roof with wooden...
Forum: General 23rd May 2016, 10:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Guinevere
A car? Hmmm... Technically my T5 camper...

A car? Hmmm...

Technically my T5 camper would fit inside, but it would take up all the space... and I'd have to rip the beds of the VW and convert it into a nano scale mobile workshop.

:idea:
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Forum: General 22nd May 2016, 17:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,379
Posted By Guinevere
Garage workshop ideas

So I've got a clay garden to dig up and drain, an earth-bag shed/summer house to build and a VR workstation to purchase and get working on...

But I've also got a disorganised single garage that...
Forum: Article Discussion 17th May 2016, 12:31
Replies: 14
Gaming DOOM Review
Views: 504
Posted By Guinevere
So are you saying there's no new opponents or...

So are you saying there's no new opponents or weapons from one third into the game? As two thirds from the end, is one third from the start.
Forum: Hardware 11th May 2016, 10:01
Replies: 35
Views: 1,369
Posted By Guinevere
Shoot video on your phone. An iPhone will shoot...

Shoot video on your phone. An iPhone will shoot at 240fps so will be more than quick enough to catch a single frame update even on a high refresh display.
Forum: Article Discussion 9th May 2016, 14:44
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Guinevere
Here on OS X these type of BT inline links are...

Here on OS X these type of BT inline links are never very visible. There just isn't the contrast differential between the link and the text it's embedded in. I can certainly see them, they're just...
Forum: Hardware 6th May 2016, 11:30
Replies: 8
Build Advice Worth an upgrade?
Views: 834
Posted By Guinevere
Might be worth exploring this a bit further. ...

Might be worth exploring this a bit further.

Is the workflow the same but the performance more sluggish? If so, why? If your issue is software, drivers or workflow related, or even due to a...
Forum: Project Logs 6th May 2016, 10:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,849
Posted By Guinevere
Knew three leaves would win before seeing the...

Knew three leaves would win before seeing the poll. Sorry to everyone else, it's a bad month to be in MOTM.
Forum: Hardware 6th May 2016, 09:16
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Guinevere
Worth upgrading i7 920?

I have an i7 920 with a modest (stock voltage) overclock on air @ 3.6, 12GB RAM and a GTX 770. The 'plan' was to keep it as is, and build a new workstation / VR rig later in the summer or when the...
Forum: Article Discussion 5th May 2016, 15:55
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By Guinevere
That was exactly my thought. Anyone fancying...

That was exactly my thought. Anyone fancying running the numbers to see how many of these games have only ever been on the Xbox 360?

Seems odd applauding a console for games that were/are...
Forum: General 3rd May 2016, 10:56
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By Guinevere
Why not use 'any' printer and just pick up a...

Why not use 'any' printer and just pick up a basic A4 laminator to laminate the pages?

I personally wouldn't use whiteboard / drywipe markers as they smudge too easily. I'd go with china pencils....
Forum: Article Discussion 18th Apr 2016, 12:32
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Guinevere
Wow. I'm totally not shocked. A bargain bucket...

Wow. I'm totally not shocked.
A bargain bucket cheapo hosting company runs into a technical issue and massive outages and uncertainties on data integrity ensue.
Forum: Software 16th Apr 2016, 21:30
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By Guinevere
Rant : iOS 9.3.? on old hardware is a joke

Rant time!

I'm okay with Apple gear. Although I'm winding it down these days I've been developing on Apple software / hardware for a few years and know my way around their systems and foibles...
Forum: Serious 12th Apr 2016, 21:59
Replies: 58
Views: 2,470
Posted By Guinevere
I'd say there is something fundamentally wrong...

I'd say there is something fundamentally wrong with being 'super-rich' if you define that as the 'gold plated lambo outside of Harrods' type.

Just remember that to have one super-rich person that...
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Apr 2016, 21:01
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Guinevere
Surely there's nothing more steampunk than matt...

Surely there's nothing more steampunk than matt black moulded plastic and shiny chrome?

But seriously, given how badly translated the rest of the page is I'm willing that 'their' definition of...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Apr 2016, 19:11
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Guinevere
Why not? It's from Amazon so if you're not happy...

Why not? It's from Amazon so if you're not happy with it then send it back.
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Mar 2016, 13:36
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Guinevere
They probably made a batch of these for some...

They probably made a batch of these for some company that needed them and once they've worked out the engineering for one it's easy enough to add another SKU to the range.
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