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Forum: General Yesterday, 19:05
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Posted By Gareth Halfacree
For those who have long ago lost their physical...

For those who have long ago lost their physical collections, and who have neither the room nor the patience to rebuild them, try The Internet Archive's Computer Magazine Archive...
Forum: Article Discussion 12th Sep 2014, 15:09
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
That's not clear at the moment: MSI talks about...

That's not clear at the moment: MSI talks about "upgrade," but they either mean that as in "plugging in the GamingDock is a major upgrade to the IGP in the laptop" or "you can upgrade the GPU in the...
Forum: Article Discussion 12th Sep 2014, 12:12
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Payday 2 getting Hotline Miami DLC

Payday 2 is getting a Hotline Miami themed DLC pack at the end of the month.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/09/12/payday-2-getting-hotline-miami-dlc/1
Forum: Article Discussion 12th Sep 2014, 12:11
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
MSI unveils GS30 Shadow laptop, GamingDock

Desktop GPU support in a 13.3" laptop.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/12/msi-gs30-gamingdock/1
Forum: Article Discussion 12th Sep 2014, 11:51
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Oculus Rift consumer launch rumoured for April 2015

Very limited beta run, mind you.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/12/oculus-rift-consumer-rumour/1
Forum: Article Discussion 12th Sep 2014, 11:39
Replies: 41
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Windows 9 'Threshold' UI leaked

Half-Metro, half-traditional.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/09/12/windows-9-ui/1
Forum: Hardware 12th Sep 2014, 10:30
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
If? IF? T'ch! ;)Out now for Kindle, with the...

If? IF? T'ch! ;)Out now for Kindle, with the print version following close behind (http://freelance.halfacree.co.uk/2014/09/raspberry-pi-user-guide-third-edition/). D'you know, the English version...
Forum: Article Discussion 12th Sep 2014, 10:21
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Yeah, if I make a mistake the first time I type...

Yeah, if I make a mistake the first time I type something like that I'll usually continue it through - I'm nothing if not consistent! Fixed everywhere, ta!
Forum: Article Discussion 12th Sep 2014, 10:08
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Fixed, ta!

Fixed, ta!
Forum: Hardware 11th Sep 2014, 21:41
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
If that isn't fame, I don't know what is.

If that isn't fame, I don't know what is.
Forum: Hardware 11th Sep 2014, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Pro Tip: The way to power a Raspberry Pi from a...

Pro Tip: The way to power a Raspberry Pi from a USB hub is to connect a hub port to the Pi's power input and the upstream cable to a USB port on the Pi. That satisfies the "if the USB upstream cable...
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Sep 2014, 20:35
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Well, since you asked... Raja Koduri is an...

Well, since you asked... Raja Koduri is an engineer who's forgotten more about GPUs than you or I will ever know, and used to be chief technical officer of AMD's graphics division before Apple...
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Sep 2014, 11:10
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Whoopsie - I'll go fix, ta!

Whoopsie - I'll go fix, ta!
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Sep 2014, 11:09
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Will Ferrell taking to Twitch to fight cancer

Donate for a chance to play with the comedian.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/09/11/will-ferrell-taking-to-twitch-to-fight-canc/1
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Sep 2014, 11:07
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Alien: Isolation PC specifications released

Pretty modest, all told.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/09/11/alien-isolation-specs/1
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Sep 2014, 10:52
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Google hit by leak of five million accounts

Claims only a fraction are valid.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/09/11/google-account-leak/1
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Sep 2014, 10:35
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
AMD hints at high-performance Zen x86 architecture

Admits Bulldozer misstep.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/11/amd-zen/1
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Sep 2014, 17:43
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Fun fact: in 2012, Notch posted a tongue-in-cheek...

Fun fact: in 2012, Notch posted a tongue-in-cheek message to Twitter naming his price to "endorse your crap" - in other words, sell out. The figure he named? $2 billion exactly...
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Sep 2014, 12:48
Replies: 27
Views: 488
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
The first hard drive I ever used was 4MB; the...

The first hard drive I ever used was 4MB; the first hard drive I ever owned was 20MB. I dunno, you young whippersnappers with your fancy-schmancy 'gigglebytes.' T'ch! ;)
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Sep 2014, 12:32
Replies: 27
Views: 488
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
D'you know what's crazy? When I was searching the...

D'you know what's crazy? When I was searching the CMS for related stories, up popped "Seagate hits 1.0TB" - from 2007. That was only seven years ago, and now we've (nearly) got drives ten times the...
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Sep 2014, 11:44
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Microsoft allegedly poised to buy Mojang

$2B deal could happen this week.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/09/10/microsoft-allegedly-poised-to-buy-mojang/1
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Sep 2014, 11:42
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Internet Slowdown Day hits the web

Don't worry, nothing's really any slower.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/09/10/internet-slowdown-day/1
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Sep 2014, 11:22
Replies: 27
Views: 488
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
HGST announces world's first 10TB hard drive

Helium and shingle filling.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/10/hgst-10tb/1
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Sep 2014, 11:05
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
IDF 2014: Intel pushes for mobile, embedded share

Gunning for ARM in a major way.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/09/10/idf2014-mobile-embedded/1
Forum: Article Discussion 9th Sep 2014, 13:00
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I didn't, and it does.I have no idea: I can't...

I didn't, and it does.I have no idea: I can't find the information anywhere. Intel previously used an A suffix to indicate a new chip with the same overall specifications, but they're both launching...
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