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Forum: Software Yesterday, 09:38
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I don't use BitTorrent often, but when I do I...

I don't use BitTorrent often, but when I do I find the open-source Transmission works pretty well. Granted, I use it just because it's what's already installed with my OS and I'm too lazy to change -...
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Apr 2015, 07:07
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Razer launches BlackWidow Tournament Edition Chroma

Tenkeyless design loses a few features.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/04/17/blackwidow-tournament-edition/1
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Apr 2015, 07:05
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Google extends Windows XP support for Chrome

Pushes deadline to year end.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2015/04/17/google-chrome-xp/1
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Apr 2015, 07:04
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft pulls Lumia-bricking Windows 10 beta build

Roll-back at your peril.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/04/17/windows-10-beta-lumia-bricking/1
Forum: Software 16th Apr 2015, 17:45
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Try it...

Try it (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-gb/downloads.aspx) - you can get a free 180-day trial key, as with most Windows releases. I have no first-hand experience of it, but as far as I'm...
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Apr 2015, 06:42
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Project CARS promises 12K resolution rendering

Anyone for triple-4K displays?
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2015/04/16/project-cars-12k/1
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Apr 2015, 06:41
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
EA shutting down four free-to-play games

Battlefield, Need for Speed both hit.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2015/04/16/ea-shuts-down-f2p-games/1
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Apr 2015, 06:40
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
EC hits Google with Statement of Objections

Asks for explanations on antitrust issues.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2015/04/16/ec-google-objections/1
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2015, 11:17
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Bah - the former. Fixed, ta!

Bah - the former. Fixed, ta!
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2015, 11:15
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Be Quiet! launches Shadow Rock LP with contest

Low-profile design for 130W TDP.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/04/15/be-quiet-shadow-rock-lp/1
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2015, 10:34
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Hah! s/million/billion/, aye. I'll go fix, ta!

Hah! s/million/billion/, aye. I'll go fix, ta!
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2015, 10:33
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for 11.2 billion

Bell Labs and its patents, too.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/04/15/nokia-buys-alcatel-lucent/1
Forum: bit-tech Folding Team 15th Apr 2015, 10:18
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
What does the command lspci say? That will list...

What does the command lspci say? That will list all PCI (and PCIe) devices that the system can detect, whether or not it has a driver for it. The graphics hardware should appear in the list, as so:...
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2015, 10:13
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Intel's growth halted by PC sales slump

Data centre, IoT boosts help matters.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/04/15/intel-q1-2015/1
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Apr 2015, 09:13
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Twice. (Which, I'll grant you, is one more time...

Twice. (Which, I'll grant you, is one more time than it should have been - at least it wasn't "however," which is by far my most overused word!)
Forum: General 14th Apr 2015, 14:44
Replies: 28,172
Views: 3,287,131
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Cheers for the tips. I think I've got the hang of...

Cheers for the tips. I think I've got the hang of it now: just tried the Leatherman again, and got a lovely sharp edge. Finished it off on a ceramic sharpener, and it's push-cut sharp now. Nowhere...
Forum: General 14th Apr 2015, 13:29
Replies: 28,172
Views: 3,287,131
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Mine arrived at lunch. Watched a few videos, then...

Mine arrived at lunch. Watched a few videos, then had a go. Think I'll need a bit of practice, tho' - I still can't seem to get a decent edge on the Leatherman Charge Ti!

Something the videos (and...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Apr 2015, 11:11
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Kaspersky finds CoinVault ransomware key cache

Free decryption for some victims.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2015/04/14/kaspersky-coinvault-keys/1
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Apr 2015, 10:57
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Windows hit by zero-day Redirect to SMB attack

Flaw reported to Microsoft in 1997...
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2015/04/14/windows-redirect-to-smb/1
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Apr 2015, 10:39
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
GTAV launch marred by username bug

Game crashing? Create a new user.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2015/04/14/gtav-username-bug/1
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Apr 2015, 11:24
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Neither: they're trying to get the European Court...

Neither: they're trying to get the European Court of Human Rights to rule that the UK's spying programme is in contravention of European law, which would then make it illegal - meaning that the...
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Apr 2015, 11:20
Replies: 22
Views: 499
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft cuts Xbox One RRP to under 300

Slashes price yet again to beat PS4.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2015/04/13/microsoft-cuts-xbox-one-rrp/1
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Apr 2015, 10:37
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
32-thread AMD Zen APU leaks ahead of launch

Beast of a chip for HPC work.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2015/04/13/32-thread-amd-zen-apu/1
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Apr 2015, 10:17
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Amnesty International sues the UK over spying

Liberty and Privacy International join too.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2015/04/13/amnesty-international-sues-uk/1
Forum: General 13th Apr 2015, 07:54
Replies: 55
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
It almost certainly died somewhere else, slowly...

It almost certainly died somewhere else, slowly and painfully. Never, ever fire at an animal's hindquarters. An air rifle (or rifle-rifle), used properly, is an extremely humane method of pest...
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