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Love maps 1,602 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm in Oz and maps loads so much quicker, vector based rendering is so much better, it's stored when you search and co-location is very accurate.

Hardly use Google maps at all any more as a...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Apr 17, 2013 at 05:52 AM, in Tech News
To paraphrase Balmer, 'Nobody wants a smartphone... 269 Views / 10 Replies  
To paraphrase Balmer, 'Nobody wants a smartphone without a keyboard' and 'nobody wants a touchscreen without a stylus' to name 2 blunders.

Using focus groups to create products results in massive...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Nov 28, 2012 at 03:53 PM, in Tech News
It's a patent company. that's it. That's the... 390 Views / 5 Replies  
It's a patent company. that's it.

That's the reason everyone hates software patent suits, just because you have an idea and have no ability to realize it, is no reason that someone else -...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Oct 28, 2012 at 01:20 AM, in Tech News
As opposed to a 72 ppi 6bit monitor, or an 8bit... 913 Views / 18 Replies  
As opposed to a 72 ppi 6bit monitor, or an 8bit or a 10 bit? The difference is huge and people who deal with images for a living do notice the difference in colour reproduction and specifically in...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Oct 23, 2012 at 12:26 AM, in Tech News
Thanks for clearing that up, as a resident of Oz... 210 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for clearing that up, as a resident of Oz (the country), I find it truly bizarre that someone writing an article can't be bothered to do some simple fact checking beyond what they think they...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Sep 21, 2012 at 03:46 AM, in Tech News
@ freudling, the first tiny fragment of a flaw in... 1,670 Views / 26 Replies  
@ freudling, the first tiny fragment of a flaw in your argument must be that the best legal minds spanning the globe couldn't find and divulge this information in so compelling a manner as to make...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Aug 8, 2012 at 02:06 AM, in Tech News
The suit is about Samsung copying Apple's design... 1,670 Views / 26 Replies  
The suit is about Samsung copying Apple's design (and therefore significant R&D because it became a successfull 'look') and the very best examples of this are the before and after photos.

Just go...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:10 PM, in Tech News
I'm forced to enable Java when I do my online tax... 280 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm forced to enable Java when I do my online tax and it's a major pain. 4 days spent sorting out issues, the tech team don't understand why java was ever chosen or is still maintained and used.
Posted by baggy_pants, on Jul 12, 2012 at 01:24 AM, in Tech News
Oh man, I left that in my other pants. 226 Views / 3 Replies  
Oh man, I left that in my other pants.
Posted by baggy_pants, on Jul 10, 2012 at 03:13 AM, in Tech News
Can someone confirm for me that the FW400 & FW800... 3,530 Views / 44 Replies  
Can someone confirm for me that the FW400 & FW800 share the same bus or not? This can cause the same conflicts as far as I am aware. I believe it's a bus issue, not FW itself that can cause problems....
Posted by baggy_pants, on Jan 3, 2008 at 09:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For your purposes, that gear sounds pretty... 3,530 Views / 44 Replies  
For your purposes, that gear sounds pretty optimal.

Didn't mean to scare you with the lossy compression statement. I don't mean to contradict jogi but 25mb/s is at the very bottom end of video...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just thought of 2 more things to help you out.... 3,530 Views / 44 Replies  
Just thought of 2 more things to help you out. First is to make absolutely sure that you have everything that is connected to your computer (power for computer, external drives, monitors, camera...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Jan 1, 2008 at 12:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I should have added also, if there is a firewire... 3,530 Views / 44 Replies  
I should have added also, if there is a firewire conflict and you're getting dropped frames or the like when you're importing your footage, just import the footage directly to your system hard drive,...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Jan 1, 2008 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can hang off on the esata express card, I've... 3,530 Views / 44 Replies  
You can hang off on the esata express card, I've used firewire drives with cameras and not had problems, I just know that the problem can exist. Test the workflow out and see if you need the card.
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Posted by baggy_pants, on Dec 31, 2007 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To be honest, I haven't had to buy portable... 3,530 Views / 44 Replies  
To be honest, I haven't had to buy portable storage for a few years now, but I hear good things about the WD My Book Studio (in Australia you can get a 500GB for around $280, which is cheap as chips,...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Dec 31, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi there, I edit for a living and doing a... 3,530 Views / 44 Replies  
Hi there,

I edit for a living and doing a lot of this is just overkill. 3 hours of DV at PAL or NTSC resolution is about 40GB in total data. I would be extremely surprised if you ended up with...
Posted by baggy_pants, on Dec 30, 2007 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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