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Forum: Article Discussion Today, 08:14
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Hearthstone expansion to add more than 100 new cards

First major expansion on the cards.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/10/01/hearthstone-expansion-to-add-100-new-cards/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 08:13
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Google announces Drive for Education

Unlimited storage for Apps users.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/10/01/google-drive-for-education/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 08:12
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
TSMC, ARM validate big.LITTLE on FinFET silicon

First 64-bit big.LITTLE on 3D transistors.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/10/01/tsmc-arm-16ffplus/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 07:49
Replies: 18
Views: 295
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Fixed, ta!

Fixed, ta!
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 21:52
Replies: 18
Views: 295
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Have you ever noticed that the volume on the...

Have you ever noticed that the volume on the BBC's iPlayer goes to 11? I always liked that little touch.
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 21:34
Replies: 18
Views: 295
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft announces Windows 10, Insider Programme

Threshold to skip a version.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/09/30/microsoft-windows-10/1
Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 20:26
Replies: 11
Networks 100mb cabling
Views: 293
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
That's fine, but there's no indication from...

That's fine, but there's no indication from phoenixck that he's in any way dissatisfied with the Superhub. As for complexity:
Research routers
Pick one ranging in price from Ł30 to Ł150
Log in to...
Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 20:01
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Installed the Linux version this morning. Doesn't...

Installed the Linux version this morning. Doesn't appear to have made any difference to the performance of my A10-5800K APU, but it doesn't appear to have broken anything either so I'm counting this...
Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 19:44
Replies: 11
Networks 100mb cabling
Views: 293
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
That sounds like a very complicated and expensive...

That sounds like a very complicated and expensive solution, when all he really needs to do is run a single Ethernet cable from the Superhub to a switch in his room. Why buy extra hardware when the...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:10
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Pokémon card game lands on iPad

Available for free.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/09/30/pokemon-card-game-lands-on-ipad/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:09
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Adobe brings Photoshop to Chrome OS

Streaming tech promises high performance.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/09/30/adobe-photoshop-chromeos/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:57
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Researchers boost SSD read speeds

EC-Cache tech for LDPC-based drives.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/30/researchers-boost-ssd-speed/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:41
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
HP outs low-cost Stream laptops, tablets

Finally hits Microsoft's promised prices.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/30/hp-stream-family/1
Forum: Hardware 29th Sep 2014, 11:33
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Glad it was useful!

Glad it was useful!
Forum: Hardware 29th Sep 2014, 11:25
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Two things, there: when he's talking about GPUs,...

Two things, there: when he's talking about GPUs, he's talking about discrete GPUs and not IGPs. Intel doesn't make any discrete GPUs. Second: he's clearly not a writer, because that sentence is...
Forum: Article Discussion 29th Sep 2014, 11:14
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Yogventures substitute TUG delayed by investment setback

Team cut in half due to lack of funds.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/09/29/yogventures-substitute-tug-delayed-by-inves/1
Forum: Article Discussion 29th Sep 2014, 11:13
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Apple Mac Mini refresh rumoured for October

To launch alongside the iPad Air 2.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/29/apple-mac-mini-refresh/1
Forum: Article Discussion 29th Sep 2014, 10:48
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Windows 9 a free upgrade, claims Microsoft executive

Microsoft Indonesia president, no less.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/09/29/windows-9-free/1
Forum: Article Discussion 29th Sep 2014, 10:25
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sony confirms PlayStation Home closure

Second Life-alike's days numbered.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/09/29/sony-ps-home-closure/1
Forum: Article Discussion 27th Sep 2014, 10:00
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I'm on BT's top consumer Infinity package, and I...

I'm on BT's top consumer Infinity package, and I can confirm there's no obvious FUP. I've transferred more than a couple of terabytes in both directions in less than a month, and they've not once...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Sep 2014, 18:59
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Dig yourself deeper, Phil. Linux powers 485 of...

Dig yourself deeper, Phil. Linux powers 485 of the Top500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers - you reckon the majority of those users are stupid? (Windows, incidentally, powers two -...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Sep 2014, 18:07
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I call untruths. Every single time there's a...

I call untruths. Every single time there's a Linux thread on bit, you stick your oar in. Nobody seeks you out and attempts to forcibly convert you to Linux, but you actively attempt to discredit it...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Sep 2014, 15:23
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I'm starting to see why you may have encountered...

I'm starting to see why you may have encountered negative reactions from people you meet. Not from open source enthusiasts, necessarily: all people everywhere. You really are rather odious, aren't...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Sep 2014, 13:37
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Any released with G.FAST in mind? I have a BT...

Any released with G.FAST in mind? I have a BT Home Hub 5, which has a built-in VDSL modem (software-upgradeable to support the 150Mb/s+ VDSL connections BT will be rolling out next year) and has four...
Forum: Article Discussion 26th Sep 2014, 13:10
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sadly, G.FAST is very much a short-distance...

Sadly, G.FAST is very much a short-distance technology: it uses higher frequencies than existing ADSL and VDSL implementations, which makes it more susceptible to cross-talk interference.
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