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    Microsoft Doesn’t Want Windows 10 Users To Switch To Chrome

    Yeah, Microsoft, I'd love to give Edge a shot. But right now it doesn't have the one feature I most desire in a browser: Adblocking. Give me that and I might even switch over permanently.
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    Minecraft Creator Is Unhappy Being A Billionaire

    Sounds like the story of the Buddha to me. Maybe he should go sit under a tree and find enlightenment.
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    Can I get 1000hz polling rate in Windows 10?

    I guess that answers my question. Thank you very much. Oh, one more thing, did you have to apply a fix or do some sort of tweak on Win10 to get the 1000hz polling rate?
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    Can I get 1000hz polling rate in Windows 10?

    I've been using a Razer Diamondback 3G mouse and managed to get 500hz polling rate for it in Windows 7 by using this USB overclocking method: http://www.ngohq.com/news/15043-how-to-increase-usb-sample-rate-in-windows-vista-7-a.html Since I upgraded to Windows 8.1 this no longer works and I...
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    3D Printing 3D Printers With 3D Printers

    A+ post, would read again.
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    C.H.I.P. - The World's First Nine Dollar Computer

    Can somebody tell me how to edit my signature? I have the specs of my 2008 PC there and would like to update them to reflect my 2014 build. Thanks.
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    C.H.I.P. - The World's First Nine Dollar Computer

    It's a nice project, sure. Personally I'd rather pay a bit more though to get more power, seems silly and out of proportion to spend 9$ for the processing and much more on input devices and display.
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    GTA V PC Patch 350.1 Notes

    It's a pretty solid port all around. Runs well after fixing stuttering issues by disabling the shader cache and increasing process priority. Oh and I needed to disable some shitty Nvidia process related to the shield tablet too. The only problem I had was the game crashing when you...
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    Woman Charged For Flashing Breasts At Street View Car

    So if she was in her 20s and hot, then it wouldn't be a crime, right? Sounds fair.
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    Windows 10 Delivers Updates Using Peer-To-Peer Technology

    I don't like this because I'm on ADSL and that means that if I upload at more than 50% capacity, it means my download speeds and latency tank hard. I'll have to find a way to disable uploading.
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    Controversial .Sucks Domain Is Almost Here

    I'm looking forward to seeing goldman.sucks
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    Federal Judge: NSA Mass Surveillance Is Legal

    Who cares whether it's legal or not, if they can do it they will. Justice is the advantage of the stronger.
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    Shell Oil: The Last Gasoline Car Will Be Built in 2070

    I highly doubt we will even be using cars in 2070, there will be some more efficient way of transporting people developed by then.
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    Studios Ask Google to Take Down Their Own Takedown Request

    A non-lethal takedown is always the most silent takedown.
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    12 Awesome Afternoon Projects for Memorial Day

    Here's a good and appropriate activity: Read this article http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/war/ If you wanted to honor the soldiers, then you would have to know that the wars in which they fought in were justified. I'm not criticizing anything in particular, just recommending some reading.
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    Foxconn Workers Killing Themselves For Money

    Just like in Klingon culture.
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    Gesture-Based Computing on the Cheap

    I sincerly hope this is true. If not for Natal 1, then Natal 2.
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    Another Death Reported at Foxconn China Plant

    In another, older thread about the Foxconn suicides, someone said that it was statistically insignificant since Foxconn employed such a huge number of people, and that the actual suicide rate was below the chinese average. Not sure if that's true though, just putting it out there.
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    Driving With a Mind-Controlled Bionic Arm

    "I'm a mechanical man"
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    Tech Demos That Went Horribly Wrong

    "1. Lost in translation?" was just so hilariously bad, do yourself a favor, watch it and enjoy ,it's good for yur health.
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    Movie Studios Threaten Strike On Pirate Bay Nuclear Bunker

    Can't the MPA just bribe ISPs to stop doing business with TPB?
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    $100 Bill Gets 3-D Treatment

    I don't like how in the constitution the US is defined as a secular nation, yet on the bill it says "In God we trust". So which one is it, theocracy or secular nation?
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    Stone Giant DirectX 11 Demo

    Indeed, why bother with new versions of DX when almost every PC game is a console port, just make a new version of DX when the the new console generation comes out.
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    Hitler Is Pissed About Parodies

    Great idea to DMCA these videos, that free advertising was so harmful and must have reduced profits so much.
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    ATI Prepping GPU Refresh for 2H 2010

    One GPU generation lasts about 18months, and theres a refresh halfway through life, so to everyone who is complaining because they just bought a card, this was to be expected and you should have expected it too.
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    H-P Executives Face Bribery Probes

    I thought bribery was standard business practice, nothing to be prosecuted.
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    Chinese CE Factories Treat Workers Like Prisoners

    Naive view: We've got all these factories churning out stuff, we've got lots of productivity, but all that stuff is being exported while a few people on the top of the chinese power hierarchy rake in the profits. There's got to be some way to redirect that productivity to benefit the chinese...
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    Chinese CE Factories Treat Workers Like Prisoners

    Well, technically they are more free than slaves, since slaves did not even have the option to kill themselves.
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    Chinese CE Factories Treat Workers Like Prisoners

    The problem is not the low pay itself, it's that these people have no choice but to work these terrible jobs. It's either that or die of starvation.
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    Chinese CE Factories Treat Workers Like Prisoners

    Nope a revolution is not possible, because communication between people is being tightly controlled. If there was free speech, the government would be overthrown.
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    Windows 95 on the iPad

    I wonder if someone has made a Win95 theme for Win7. Would be kinda cool and retro.
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    Seagate Ships Portable Drive with 21 Movies

    720p BDrips are about 4-6 GBs , so 2.5 would be pretty bad quality I think.
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    Free Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2D

    If you like this, you should check out Gang Garrison 2 which is a Team Fortress 2 8-bit demake. It has dedicated servers and all the classes of the original game.
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    Is Net Neutrality Dead?

    It's either government control or corporate control, pick your poison!
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    AMD FirePro V8800 Review

    Does it have different technical capabilities too rather than just improved build quality, additional connectors and different drivers?
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    iPad Components Cost $259

    The low-end Ipad isn't all that expensive, all things considered. It could be a lot more expensive, considering it's an Apple product.
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    eBay to Pay Damages to Duped Gold Buyer

    Sure could buy a lot of wow gold with that money. I guesstimate about 7 million.
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    HP Showing Off The Slate

    I'd still prefer a convertible, but pretty nice product there.
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    Will It Blend? – iPad

    Don't breathe this? I don't see him wearing a gasmask.
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    64% of MS Vulnerabilities Caused by Running with Admin Rights

    UAC has caused way too many problems for me to keep it enabled, it has messed up savegames and configs and caused a lot of frustration.
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