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@iphonerulez: Apple isn't even participating in... 296 Views / 6 Replies  
@iphonerulez: Apple isn't even participating in that market. Quote from Ars: "performance is best described as "bad." Nothing really scrolls smoothly, every animation lags—the whole device is a...
Posted by Durandalus, on Oct 30, 2013 at 05:54 AM, in Tech News
ClearType, the destroyer of typography. No thanks. 634 Views / 14 Replies  
ClearType, the destroyer of typography. No thanks.
Posted by Durandalus, on Oct 17, 2012 at 02:17 AM, in Tech News
Joystick for 1942? Other FS available? 384 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi All,

I just bought BF 1942 a couple of days ago and immediately noticed that flying planes with the Mouse is a pain, so I got myself a Logitech WingMan Force 3D as well.
I'm not sure if I like...
Posted by Durandalus, on Oct 8, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in Gaming
That is great. Congratulations and have fun with... 18,137 Views / 112 Replies  
That is great. Congratulations and have fun with your machine.

If this is a working machine don't forget to cut any connection to the internet, or it won't be running very long, due to worms and...
Posted by Durandalus, on Jun 18, 2004 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Agree with you on the rest but that machine... 9,749 Views / 40 Replies  
Agree with you on the rest but that machine wouldn't be targeted at average consumers. Just look at Dual Opteron machines that are often much more expensive than a Dual G5. Or HPs dual Itanium...
Posted by Durandalus, on Feb 21, 2004 at 08:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Halo and Piracy 7,699 Views / 82 Replies  
I can tell you this: my boxed copy of Halo finally arrived today and guess what? It's snappier than the pirated copy I used before ;-)
Posted by Durandalus, on Feb 17, 2004 at 12:41 PM, in Gaming
Thanks to verisign Apache now has almost 100%... 580 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks to verisign Apache now has almost 100% market share http://www.apacheweek.com/issues/03-09-26
Posted by Durandalus, on Oct 5, 2003 at 11:46 AM, in Applications
Compression Apps compared 478 Views / 2 Replies  
I did some tests with various compression apps, this is the result of compressing an 114MB access_log on a Dual G4 1.25GHz and an Athlon 1800.

http://www.titleofsite.com/bilder/access_log.gif
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Posted by Durandalus, on Oct 5, 2003 at 11:13 AM, in Applications
Hmm. MHz-wise alone the single 2.0 GHz is 25%... 40,907 Views / 132 Replies  
Hmm. MHz-wise alone the single 2.0 GHz is 25% faster and not 10%. Plus it has a slighty faster memory system. Should be much faster than your projected numbers.
Posted by Durandalus, on Aug 27, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
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Yes!
Have you seen any recent movie promo...
Posted by Durandalus, on Jul 3, 2002 at 09:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Who invented the "Flash Intro" anyway? He should... 1,027 Views / 55 Replies  
Who invented the "Flash Intro" anyway? He should be banned from planet earth.
As to the topic: yes, Flash is slow on Macs, mainly for big moving filled vector graphics. Is Flash really that...
Posted by Durandalus, on Jul 3, 2002 at 07:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Quicktime and X 404 Views / 0 Replies  
I noticed something funny with Quicktime performance on X. I like to watch the Quicktime videos at www.U2.com, (http://www.U2.com) but they don't play properly on any Mac OS X box I've seen. Major...
Posted by Durandalus, on Jul 19, 2001 at 02:46 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Apple has published such studies before. A... 327 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple has published such studies before. A problem for Apple is the fact that their computers can be used for years (not months like Windows) and still run up-to-date software. And many people are...
Posted by Durandalus, on Jun 15, 2001 at 04:37 AM, in Mac OS X
I've tried Realbasic for MacOSX and must say it... 359 Views / 21 Replies  
I've tried Realbasic for MacOSX and must say it is simple to learn. I went from zero to a simple image viewing application in a weekend. What really helped is the simplistic event model of Realbasic...
Posted by Durandalus, on Jan 30, 2001 at 06:38 AM, in Developer Center
 
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