* Posts by 401kill

3 posts • joined 14 May 2010

ARM vet: The CPU's future is threatened

401kill
WTF?

Heat != Power

In simplest laymans terms they may equate, but let's try some simple analysis:

Power = rate of energy conversion, ie. energy / time.

Heat = form of energy.

Over time, the energy stored in the battery is converted to heat.

The more power the processor requires, the more heat produced in a shorter period of time.

Therefore increased processor power consumption = more heat to dissapate over area of phone = hotter phone.

I really would prefer increased run time over higher performance. My phone does everything required as long as I remember to charge it every day..

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Suspects in PayPal web attack not so anonymous after all

401kill
Stop

No.

Some of us are capable of teaching ourselves things using books and this wonderful thing called 'the internet'. Different learning techniques for different folks. Self taught != incompetent.

Your script kiddie may not be self taught either.

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Yahoo! wipes! brow! of! worried! search! advertisers!

401kill
Happy

Probably not...

...but they just phoned me wanting £500 a year for a place on Yahoo Local anyway. Sounded genuinely surprised when I said that actually, I'd stick to search engines that are free, algorithmic and relevant...

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