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Forum: Article Discussion Today, 13:20
Replies: 13
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Posted By Gareth Halfacree
According to the Project Ara Module Developers'...

According to the Project Ara Module Developers' Kit (http://www.projectara.com/agreement) documentation, the modules attach via electro-permanent magnets.There's then some pretty diagrams on pages 46...
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 13:05
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
How can it be gambling if you're so sure it's a...

How can it be gambling if you're so sure it's a done deal, and Bitcoin-based systems will become the number one payment processor in the world?I couldn't care less whether Bitcoin takes off. PayPal...
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 10:55
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Halo composer fired from Bungie

Apparently terminated without cause.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/2014/04/16/halo-composer-fired/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 10:52
Replies: 0
Views: 33
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Intel Q1 financials show data centre growth

The mobile story isn't so good, sadly.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/04/16/intel-q1-2014/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 10:35
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
LaCie customers hit by data breach

Passwords and credit cards filched.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/04/16/lacie-breach/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 10:10
Replies: 13
Views: 137
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Google pledges January launch for Project Ara

Modular smartphone to become a reality.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/04/16/google-project-ara/1
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 08:17
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Hah! Makes sense - so although Mazogs was the...

Hah! Makes sense - so although Mazogs was the first to feature WASD, it wasn't supposed to feature WASD. D'you know, I think there's an interview in this - might try to track down the author, see how...
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 08:13
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I'm not sure you read my proposal properly, or if...

I'm not sure you read my proposal properly, or if you did read it you didn't understand it: I'm asking Bitpay, which has already been going for two years, to beat where PayPal was after three years -...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 19:43
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Okay, let's pick a longer timescale. PayPal went...

Okay, let's pick a longer timescale. PayPal went live in 1999, and was acquired by eBay in 2002. At the time it was acquired, it had 15.4 million registered users.

So: let's shift the timescale...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 18:47
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Wanna bet? Tell you what, meet back here in a...

Wanna bet? Tell you what, meet back here in a year: if Bitcoin has become the primary means of buying and selling goods and services over t'internet, I'll donate 100 in fractions-of-a-Bitcoin to a...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 18:34
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Not on my copy it ain't: look at my fingers in...

Not on my copy it ain't: look at my fingers in the above picture. WASD all the way.
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 18:33
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Funny, 'cos I've spoken to retailers who *are*...

Funny, 'cos I've spoken to retailers who *are* stockpiling - although some have panicked and ditched their holdings in the wake of the MT Gox fiasco.
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 18:17
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I still play it: ...

I still play it:

http://gareth.halfacree.co.uk/pubimages/mazogs.jpg
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 16:41
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Arrow keys? Unclean! UNCLEAN! (Unless you're a...

Arrow keys? Unclean! UNCLEAN! (Unless you're a lefty, in which case understandable! UNDERSTANDABLE!)
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 16:39
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
No worries - thanks for helping me make the piece...

No worries - thanks for helping me make the piece read more clearly!
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 16:35
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Perhaps that sentence is badly-phrased: Heck is...

Perhaps that sentence is badly-phrased: Heck is claiming that it "is a natural-feeling control system." I'm then pointing out that it can be used - as he does in the video - to control motion without...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 16:11
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
But they *can* do that, and he demonstrates...

But they *can* do that, and he demonstrates exactly that; yes, they can be mapped to any other four activities - but so could the WASD keys. If, y'know, you want to fight thirty years of muscle...
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 15:49
Replies: 25
Views: 330
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
You need to read that part with the knowledge...

You need to read that part with the knowledge that my tongue was very firmly in my cheek as I wrote it...
Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 14:28
Replies: 19,825
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 784,075
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
It's brilliant - works like a charm. Smoked like...

It's brilliant - works like a charm. Smoked like a chimney when I first turned it on, uses an ungrounded plug and holds the tip at mains potential... Brilliant!
Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 12:51
Replies: 19,825
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 784,075
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I'll warn you now, it does come with the...

I'll warn you now, it does come with the ever-present risk of electrocution thanks to some cut-price wiring choices - but I ain't dead yet.
Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 12:20
Replies: 19,825
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 784,075
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
I use one of these puppies...

I use one of these puppies (http://www.dx.com/p/tni-u-tu-842a-2-in-1-desoldering-pump-soldering-iron-black-blue-ac-220v-us-plug-150613). Under a tenner delivered from Shenzen, and works like a charm....
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:27
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
You're quite right; I shall amend that forthwith!

You're quite right; I shall amend that forthwith!
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:24
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Attenborough working on a documentary for the Oculus Rift

Rift already expanding beyond gaming.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/04/15/attenborough-rift/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 11:19
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Quantenna promises 10Gb/s Wi-Fi in 2015

New MU-MIMO chipset due next year.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2014/04/15/quantenna-10g/1
Forum: Article Discussion Yesterday, 10:44
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Gareth Halfacree
Amazon says no to Bitcoin

Sticking with good old fiat currency.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2014/04/15/amazon-bitcoin/1
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