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by Drarok
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Technology & Hardware
Topic: Good Laptop Battery use
Replies: 8
Views: 157

Re: Good Laptop Battery use

Depends on the battery type. NiCd batteries are super old and would suffer a "memory" effect if you didn't fully discharge. NiMH ones don't have the memory problem, but can be damaged if you leave them sat around uncharged. They'll last around 500-1000 charges before they start to fail. Li-ion and L...
by Drarok
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: Trump
Replies: 201
Views: 6787

Re: Trump

Hah! I remember that interview to BoJo now, watching it back.

Fuck me, what a shambles the world is in.
by Drarok
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Music & Literature
Topic: Apple to shut iTunes for app based solution
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Apple to shut iTunes for app based solution

"Apple to Split iTunes", surely? All the services will still exist, but it just won't be the bloated atrocity that iTunes became over the years.

(I watched the developer conference keynote, seems like a positive move assuming everything works well. iTunes has been a mess for years.)
by Drarok
Fri May 31, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: PC Gaming
Topic: Xbox Game Pass for PC
Replies: 20
Views: 358

Re: GamePass for PC specifically

No word on specific games? Wake me up when there's some actual information.
by Drarok
Fri May 31, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: TV & Film
Topic: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series
Replies: 421
Views: 11310

Re: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series

And yet the accidents proved the relative safety, not relative danger, of nuclear energy. Nobody died from radiation at Three Mile Island or Fukushima, and fewer than 50 died died from Chernobyl in the 30 years since the accident. Source (Though since this was written, the first radiation-related d...
by Drarok
Fri May 31, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: TV & Film
Topic: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series
Replies: 421
Views: 11310

Re: Good TV (aka, the TV series spamthread), the second series

Achtung Englander wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 8:58 am
last night I started Chernobyl

Makes me 100% back power from natural resources.
That's… not the message you should be taking from this. Soviet-era reactors are nothing like modern ones.
by Drarok
Fri May 31, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: TV & Film
Topic: Netflix increases sub prices
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: Netflix increases sub prices

Raise the prices now, wait until people forget, and then lower them again later. Business 5D chess mode, activate!
by Drarok
Fri May 31, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Technology & Hardware
Topic: 5G
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: 5G

Alan wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 6:03 pm
You could probably do that fine, it’s 50mbps is t it? Most home broadband isn’t 50mbps. The big upgrade to 5g is in latency more than speed I think so gaming is more viable.
Laughs in 220Mbit.
by Drarok
Thu May 30, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Technology & Hardware
Topic: 5G
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Re: 5G

Sigh.

Can't they get decent coverage on one band before they start rolling out another? Waste of fuckin' money.
by Drarok
Wed May 29, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: TV & Film
Topic: I Just Watched (Films)
Replies: 213
Views: 7934

Re: I Just Watched (Films)

Never heard of it, but having read the plot description on Wiki, I'm definitely not watching it.
by Drarok
Tue May 28, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: Aaand, In Other News...
Replies: 115
Views: 4090

Re: Aaand, In Other News...

Unusually? Why do you think he got the smuggling job?
by Drarok
Tue May 28, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: General Gaming Discussion and News
Topic: VR!
Replies: 85
Views: 2036

Re: VR!

Nice review. I have a DK2 (bought boxed and unopened off eBay for £99...) that I mess around with from time to time, it might be time to retire it. I upgraded from the DK2 to the consumer release and that alone was a big difference. Found this article with pictures of the difference if you're inter...
by Drarok
Tue May 21, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: General & Real World
Topic: Celebs are still dropping off....
Replies: 147
Views: 5137

Re: Celebs are still dropping off....

So, which of your parents can't spell?
by Drarok
Tue May 21, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: TV & Film
Topic: Game of Thrones S8 (Here be spoilers)
Replies: 218
Views: 4032

Re: Game of Thrones S8 (Here be spoilers)

A face-swapping ninja, who only uses that power… twice?