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Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 20:32
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Yeah, I've noticed that. Ran into a bigger...

Yeah, I've noticed that. Ran into a bigger problem today, though: it went from 95% to 56% while on standby. Think that there was a problem, though: the Wi-Fi had disconnected and refused to...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:19
Replies: 20
Views: 242
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
North Korea. South Korea is Nice Korea. And no,...

North Korea. South Korea is Nice Korea. And no, which is a single-word summary of this massive Pikiwedia page (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Korea%E2%80%93United_States_relations) detailing the...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:16
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
:p

:p
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:15
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Assassin's Creed patch re-downloads entire 40GB game

No idea on when this will be fixed.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/12/18/assassin-s-creed-patch-re-downloads-entire/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:14
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Lian Li launches wall-mountable O-Series cases

Tempered glass lid for the showoffs.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/12/18/lian-li-o-series/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 09:57
Replies: 20
Views: 242
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Yes, just like there's no longer an Iraq...

Yes, just like there's no longer an Iraq following the events of the 11th of September 2001. GO 'MURICA! :rolleyes:
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 09:48
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Valve acts to close Steam grey market

Cross-border gifting and trading blocked.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/12/18/valve-steam-grey-market/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 09:27
Replies: 20
Views: 242
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Sony pulls film as the US blames North Korea for attack

Caves to the demands of its attackers.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/12/18/sony-the-interview/1
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Dec 2014, 12:31
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Humble Bundles hit $50M mark raised for charity

$50M split across 50 different charities.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/12/17/humble-bundles-hit-50m-mark-raised-for-char/1
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Dec 2014, 12:30
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Saitek working on Farming Simulator peripherals

No, really. This isn't a joke.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/12/17/saitek-farming-sim/1
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Dec 2014, 12:17
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Dr. Dobb's Journal closing after 38 years

Callisthenics & Orthodontia is no more.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/12/17/dr-dobbs-closing/1
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Dec 2014, 12:05
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Cryorig teases Hive Fin H7 heatsink, QF120 fans

Delayed cooler gets new fan design.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/12/17/cryorig-h7-qf120/1
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Dec 2014, 08:59
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Our Beloved Government has issued an edict on...

Our Beloved Government has issued an edict on what types of pornography it is now illegal to produce/distribute in the UK. Newly-banned content: Spanking; Caning; Aggressive whipping; Penetration by...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 19:36
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Apparently this can help...

Apparently this can help (https://gameplay.gestureworks.com) for some games by adding on-screen virtual controllers. Haven't tried it myself.
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 17:55
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Okay, so I installed Steam to see what would...

Okay, so I installed Steam to see what would happen. Updated the Intel HD Graphics drivers to the latest version and ran Gone Home - which is pretty graphically intensive. Using the 'Fastest'...
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Dec 2014, 13:02
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Hatred kicked off Steam Greenlight

Massacre game pulled by Valve.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/12/16/hatred-kicked-off-steam-greenlight/1
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Dec 2014, 13:02
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft to open-source Project Orleans

Halo's stats server software soon free.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/12/16/microsoft-project-orleans/1
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Dec 2014, 12:50
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Areal returns as STALKER: Apocalypse

New platform raises red flags.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/12/16/areal-stalker-apocalypse/1
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Dec 2014, 12:25
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Biostar launches 'exclusive' A70M chipset FM2+ board

Most features of A68H at a lower price.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/12/16/biostar-a70m-chipset/1
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 11:37
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
In theory, you should be able to: like I say, the...

In theory, you should be able to: like I say, the option to boot from external devices is there. In practice, I haven't been able to make it work yet - although I haven't tried a Microsoft OS, like...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 10:49
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Yup: a specific variant of Windows 8.1 called...

Yup: a specific variant of Windows 8.1 called "Windows 8.1 with Bing." It's 32-bit (annoying on a 64-bit processor) and limited to devices with 1GB of RAM - but it's full-fat x86 Windows 8.1 with...
Forum: Hardware 16th Dec 2014, 10:39
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Linx 7/8/10 Owners Thread

Rather than clutter up other threads, I figured I'd post 'ere so all of us who've picked up one of those bargain-basement Linx Windows 8.1 tablets can share experiences and tips.

First things...
Forum: Software 16th Dec 2014, 10:31
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Yup, although - in typical Windows fashion -...

Yup, although - in typical Windows fashion - another five or six appeared on reboot. Must be a fairly up-to-date factory image - although, I note, the "Windows 8.1 with Bing" (which OEMs don't pay a...
Forum: Software 15th Dec 2014, 18:56
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Tell a lie: rebooted after installing all the 69...

Tell a lie: rebooted after installing all the 69 updates Windows 8.1 required, and Avira stopped working: just loaded a blank, empty window. Might just stick with Windows Defender for now!
Forum: Software 15th Dec 2014, 17:19
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
The tablet arrived (and is entirely lovely, if...

The tablet arrived (and is entirely lovely, if you were wondering). Put Avira on there, and Task Manager reckons it's chewing up about 45MB of memory all-in during on-access scanning. I reckon I can...
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