Re: The problem with Chrome
Is Iron the answer?
24 posts • joined 21 Mar 2011
Is Iron the answer?
I had really high hopes then i saw that aspect ratio, how can a laptop with a 16:9 display be an alternative to Surface!?
So much for Honor Among Thieves...
Didn't Nikola Tesla have this all figured out 100 years ago?
I'd been using that for ages, though iirc it came back and wanted more permissions, like it wanted to access to everything. Looked really sus so i removed it and found something else. Not sure it was too late though as it must have been fairly dodgy from the start.
Also how noisy they are would be useful information.
If it is the group in question vs all the others or any of the others, shouldn't we only be voting for one overall?
A better way would be to have a random draw 1 v 1 and have a series of rounds on a knockout basis.
It was often used where i used to work 10+ years ago
at least they didn't choose €
Popcorn I fucking hate
worst thing about the keyboard is those stupid tiddly half height arrow keys
BTW i like the keyboard... hasnt got those silly half height arrow keys.
Yes that vertical res looks awesome, its annoying how rare laptops are that have decent vertical resolution. I don't care about how many there are going across. 1680x1050 would be a nice compromise, especially on a 14" (train-friendly) screen.
Instead, why not have say the top 5% of students awarded an A, the next 10% B, the next 20% C and so on. Or even like that then down to say 50% mark for a D no matter how many there are.
That would still give a definite mark to aim for to avoid failure but avoids the success-rate creep problem that we have.
@JetSetJim, Completely agree - for A level maths i took in 92, we went back to about 1980. The questions back then were so hard in comparison, i'd never have even passed if i was given a paper from back then. IThe paper i took was appreciably the easiest i'd ever seen and that was 20 years ago. I got a C which i believe would have been more than 50%. I wonder what you have to get now for each grade, and I'd like to see past papers from then till now.
Considering the eBuyer £1 sale fail i'm somewhat surprised
i remember some documentary a couple of years ago that showed experiments with ambient light in a pub/restaurant. it seemed that blue encourages us to be more active, telling our body clocks to wake up basically. so probably the same affect going on here.
i also remember another one where blue light made time seem to pass more quickly!
You never know, they may have been broadcasting for the last 600-odd years anyway i.e. we might not have to wait
Wouldnt it make more sense to be able to download a copy to watch *now* (without having to navigate Tesco's), then they post you the dvd version later?
Can't see why you'd download a (presumably) compressed / lower quality version when you have a superior blu-ray version to hand.
Anyone with any sense could have said all that will happen is they will kill their own site.
And as others have said, also lose regular trade, and generally piss people off.
What they should have done (if it isn't still available) is have the £5 lucky dip as a regular stock item. Far better way of getting rid of tat they don't want.
@JC Sky+ UI is excellent?
Compared to Tivo it's bordering on unuseable
I thought the rule was "if your data isn't in three places then it doesn't exist"
That model kind of breaks down after version 12 as MS folk appear to be fairly suspicious....
I noticed you were on new.thelounge.com instead of www.thelounge.com, what a vast improvement. About time too, the old one was/is basically unuseable.