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"The deals for the Galaxy S4 were almost as restrictive as Apple's,"
"The deals for the Galaxy S4 were almost as restrictive as Apple's," one source said. "But Samsung has a range of phones, and operators had choices."---THIS TELLS EVERYTHING. It doesn't matter how many crap phones Samsung and other Android manfuacturers release. They are no sweet angels. And Apple is not the bad guy in town.
Some day soon? Powerful console? WHAT ?
And since when a bunch of more debris or a few more players on a multiplayer environment justified the "next-gen" tag to a console?
These are fake next-gen consoles!
Not talking about hardware specs it's rather silly because the games can't be any better if the hardware sucks.
And both Playstation4 and XBoxOne hardware clearly sucks. The AMD APU Jaguar it's even slower than Intel Atom CPUs. It's on average 50% of the slowest Intel Core i3 CPUs.
There won't be any improvement in the future. The consoles hardware can't run the algorithms on current 3D engines already at 1080p 60fps maximum detail settings.. in order to achieve 1080p 60fps they need to disable almost all the effects, lights, physics, use flat textures, use simplified 3D models with less polygons and so on.
And no.. none of these games looks better on a Playstation4 compared to the Playstation3. Really none.
The textures are bigger because there is more available RAM yes.. but that's it. They don't look anything better in real world usage. You can notice the textures for a few seconds and that's it.. So far for the "next-gen" thing...
There won't be any games with real next-gen graphics. Next-gen graphics should mean true photorealistic quality, like the CGI on movies .. Pacific Rim, Transformers, District9, Iron Man.. and so on..
The hardware just can't do that. These fake next-gen consoles are obsolete already. Are a farce and a joke. A real scam!
An hybrid ARM Apple A7 SoC + Intel i3 ULV CPU would make sense..
An hybrid ARM Apple A7 SoC + Intel i3 ULV CPU system (the A7 iPad motherboard it's so tiny... for a 12.9" iPad there would be plenty of space for both motherboards) would make sense.. then the issue would be the price.
It should be more expensive than an iPad Air but cheaper than a MacBook.
Such a device would run OSX and iOS and could even run Windows like a MacBook....
Then how to merge OSX and iOS seamlessly would be another issue in such an hybrid machine.. making the switching absolutely seamless between the two and giving freedom to the user to choose it as either an iPad or a Mac with touch screen or both...
Could Apple be working on such a beast ? Maybe .. who knows... although I doubt that. Surely it would be a very dangerous product able to cause troubles to standard Windows notebook manufacturers if Apple priced it cheap.
Re: As a PS3 owner
Re: As a PS3 owner
The problem with PS4 and XBone is that their playing to the technologically diminishing returns game.
We have a guy here that got a PS4 on launch night. He says that the games look clearer and sharper in 1080p but really it's like comparing Bluray to DVD. For most people, DVD is good enough. I just don't think there are *that* many people ready to give up on their PS3 and XBOX 360 just yet in just the same way that the Bluray players are nice but for most people too expensive to make it worthwhile for the difference in quality.
Large screens might make a difference for some people but if you have a standard box, the difference is more marginal."
DVDs are far from enough. If you can't see the huge quality difference between a BluRay and a DVD then you are blind or under drugs.
PS4 and XBoxOne are a scam and fraud instead. The games don't look any better than on PS3 and XBox360, actually most look either the same or worse.
The AMD APU Jaguar it's just too slow. Many games are running at only 720p 20fps on average, the APU can't run algorithms in realtime. Then they cheat increasing resolution to 1080p 60fps yes.. but only by disabling most light and physics effects, lowering texture quality (flat textures) and using lower complexity 3D models with less polygons.
There is no quality difference between these fake next-gen consoles PS4 and XBoxOne and the PS3 and XBox360. Actually the new ones are worse, cheaper quality components too.
Re: You Sony employees are beyond pathetic.
@sabroni: I don't work for Sony, Microsoft, AMD nor Nvidia. But you clearly do.
Re: Yes, they could be making only $18...
You Sony employees are beyond pathetic.
You are doing damage control in a real mafia way to avoid people from knowing the truth about your scam frauds.
More Samsung bull.. Galaxy Gear it's a flop!
"Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch falls flat, logs sales of just 50,000 units
Muhammad Zulqarnain Zulfi | New Delhi | Updated: Nov 19 2013, 12:09 IST"
"The Galaxy Gear is reportedly an epic flop, has sold under 50,000 units
BGR.com By Brad Reed 13 hours ago"
Re: Silly squabling
200GByte/s is just marketing bull. AMD APU Jaguar on both PS4 and XBoxOne don't have that memory bandwidth. The hardware is so cheap. The marketing people just lie quoting the burst rate theoretical maximum transfer rate.. which in real world usage could happen 1% of the time on average.
Expensive Core i7 and Xeon Intel workstations and servers using Quad-Channel DDR3 1600MHz and 1866MHz have real sustained 51.2GByte/s to 59.7GByte/s bandwidth. And that is true sustained bandwidth not theoretical burst rate.
The PS3 was and still is a top-notch product
The PS4 is a scam and a fraud.
The PS4 surely can't be a supercomputer. The already obsolete outdated AMD APU Jaguar at 1.6GHz it's 30% slower than the slowest Intel Core i3 CPU.
The PS4 (as well as the XBoxOne which is just the same fraud,same hardware crap,same scam) already can't even sustain 720p 30fps real-time rendered games. 1080p can be barely achieved by dropping texture quality, 3D models complexity, disabling light and physics effects or lowering quality a lot on each single algorithm.
If millions of people will be sheep and enjoy being ripped off by buying this fake next-gen consoles scam fraud then there will be no new true next-gen consoles for the next 8-10 years. By that time UHDV 8K 32MegaPixel movies, tv shows and PC gaming will have become a reality already.. but the consoles won't have been able to even deliver 4K gaming and movies playback.
Only by rejecting this fraud and not buying the outdated scam fake next-gen consoles there is a chance that then the managers thieves behind all of this will be forced to be in a hurry spending money on R&D before going bankrupt to deliver true next-gen future proof 4K and 8K capable consoles in 2-3 years from now.
Otherwise buy this scam now and forget about any true next-gen consoles being released for a long time.
Re: A bit harsh
@Brenda McViking: so you clearly did steal any IT degree you could have got. Because you just know nothing about basic CPU architecture and logic.
Re: A bit harsh
@Brenda McViking: you clearly have no clue what you are talking about. You should try studying a bit of basic CPUs design and architecture before going around writing nonsense like that, the opposite of truth.
And still Apple owns 70-80% of the whole market profits...
All the Android manufacturers combined can't even get 20-30% of the whole true market profits.
What matters is money, not the number of units sold.
Also all stats are telling that Android users don't use their tablets at all.
And what everyone knows is that whoever buys Android devices goes pirating, 90% of Android users pirate everything even $0.50 apps. They don't buy music, movies. They buy nothing.
Just more marketing b*ll
AMD is doing nothing new. Anyone knowing PCI-Express specs should be able to understand that AMD is adding nothing really here.
Such a fraud..it's so obvious. Fake numbers
So revenues dropping with claimed 330,000+ new customers happy to be ripped off paying for the crap cloud Adobe packages ?
Even a little kid would figure it out. It's just so fishy. That's beyond pathetic.
Fire the CEO and his lazy gang! Have the FBI investigate on them..
Tim Cook needs to go. He is destroying Apple.
Retarded Mac Pro design like a trash can.
Retarded new Airport Extreme design.. Jony Ive on crack.
iOS7 copying the childish Microsoft Metro/Modern UI and the crap Android UIs .. more Jony Ive on crack.
iPad Mini released .. iPad 4 released after a few months that iPad 3 was on the market.. Tim Cook focused all resources on selling the iPad Mini.. the result? Overall lower iPad units sold for the first time ever, iPad 3 customers outraged.
Now the iPhone 5C plastic nonsense. It could have been a success if and only if there was a single version 32GB at $359 or $399. Instead ? A scam and a silly joke. Priced very high with no quality anymore.
Whoever can buy a 5C now surely adding $100/100Euros more for a proper 5S wouldn't be a problem.
Posted Thursday 18th July 2013 16:02 GMT
If it turns out that they really did electrocute that poor Chinese lass, then they can expect their remaning sales volumes to plummet in the very near future.
Seriously ? You even didn't get that was an absolutely fake news ?
Of course an ugly looking girl couldn't have been electrocuted... right ? Please..
150million over 134million is a huge increase... what stall ?
And every single year the quarter before a new model gets released obviously there is a drop in number of units sold.
Now, the press trying to spin things up telling that Apple would be losing market to Google while still selling 150million iPhone over 134million the previous year... that is just kinda silly.
Also, the iPhone 5s is going to sell in the 40-50million range during first quarter.. Apple will have sold 100million units in less than 6 months.
Re: Hollywood sucks
You friends telling lies. Hollywood spread lies.
DVD/Blu-Ray disc sales are sky high nowadays. Pirated copies on the 'net are not a large percentage as they want people to believe.
Amazon, Zavvi and all other distributors keep selling hundreds of millions of DVD and Blu-Ray discs each year.
They keep spreading false info and fake science...
.. they would know when that supposed to be planet would have been created based on what ?
They know nothing!
Unless they got some really advanced alien technology... or better yet unless they got some aliens from the area or that knew the area telling them the truth based on facts.
Anything else is a lie and a silly joke.
It's not science.
8 million years age based on what? Some fantasy theory that are claimed to be official science and there is absolutely no real proof of being even partially or remotely real ?
Re: 7 and X ==> Consolidation?
Apple sales collapsed in your own dreams.
Apple own over 70% of true market profits.
Samsung with its fake claims of number of units sold just lost $12billion in a single day.
Apple sold more iPad and iPhone in each quarter of 2013 so far compared to 2012.
And Apple customers buy content, apps, music, movies... Android users go all piracy or buy nothing.
Re: How it works today
Fact is.. if customers don't buy products.. in this case the fake next-gen consoles frauds XBoxOne and PS4 (which is going to be the same DRM crap.. software houses signed a multi-million dollar agreement for that).. investors won't exist anymore...
The real money comes from customers not investors.
Any manufacturer that doesn't sell the products is doomed to go bankrupt.
And Microsoft clearly deserves to now more than ever before.
And Sony managers just have to decide if they want to go bankrupt too or not.
These rich managers thieves like bankers thing that scams and frauds along with marketing lies to sell the crap to people is the only and best way to do business.
These people are criminals. Indeed. And they are untouchables, obviously the corrupted justice system is being paid to stay silent worldwide along with politicians.
Yeah..sure.. build the Hyper-V user base for free...
...then Microsoft will step in as usual and request huge payments, locking licenses, not providing updates and so on.
Microsoft only wants to destroy VMWare to estabilish a monopoly. They can't accept VMWare to be a success just like they hate Apple.
Re: MPEG-3, .mp3 ?
.mp3 is just MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3 (although it was born as a MPEG-1 stream extension).
All the work for MPEG-3 then became MPEG-4. So MPEG-3 officially never existed.
Re: Place your bets...
That could happen IF and ONLY IF there would be a huge drop in sales.
If professional won't be buying the Adobe CS7 fraud crap, refuse being ripped off by the Adobe CEO thief and his gang, then investors might force Adobe CEO to leave and policy to change completely.
Otherwise it's not going to happen.
Look at Electronic Arts with their SimCity fraud, a real shame, the law doesn't touch them although they got $$ millions selling an absolutely faulty product. They issued a 2.0 patch that just added more bugs to paying customers.
That is the cloud fraud. That is what these managers and CEOs are using cloud for. To steal money and nothing else.
What a huge fraud! Adobe worse than Electronic Arts (SimCity fraud)...
This should be to limit piracy ?
This is going to outrage paying customers, professionals.
Having to be always-on connected just to use the "algorithms on the cloud" for filtering images and so on... it's beyond stupid.
This is a huge fraud!
Shame on Adobe managers!
Adobe deserves to go bankrupt on this shame!
All of this is just pure fantasy. It's not science!
It would be a correct simulation if and only if at the very least 30% to 50% of the whole galaxy was known down to a single atom. If and only if all unknown forces other than the known ones here on Earth were known.
Creating any simulation based on assumptions that rely on practically no data, because what is officially known about just our galaxy is a 0.000000...[0s]....0001% or less ... it's a childish fantasy. It's just wrong data.
It's just like creating any simulation in any videogame and that's it. Nothing more than that.
It's not the truth. It's not even a bad approximation of reality.
What a mess manufacturers have done with UEFI...
They don't follow the UEFI specifications. They let the firmware do crazy data rewrites in a nonsense fashion.
UEFI clearly has some serious design issues itself BUT manufacturers engineers and programmers nowadays seem a bunch of novice college students if not little kids.
Where are the real BIOS programmers ? They fired all of them with the economic crisis because they were too expensive ?
The IT sector is collapsing fast.. more and more dumb people promoting themselves as computer wizards and actually knowing very little if any at all.
Microsoft is going away sooner...
Windows8/Windows Server 2012 and WinPhone7.x and 8.x and SurfaceRT/SurfacePro with the awful useless childish unusable Metro/ModernUI have already been rejected by people worldwide.
But Microsoft keeps forcing people into using and buying the Metro/ModernUI nonsense.
So Microsoft will go bankrupt soon. And Metro/ModernUI will go away then.
NO! It doesn't make sense. It would ruin Apple!
And it would prove that Tim Cook is getting paid by the competition to kill Apple.
Only an absolute idiot otherwise would decide to release a cheap plastic iPhone version.
Apple doesn't need to and must not follow the cheap Google Android product frauds.
Who buys Apple always wants top-notch quality no matter what.
If Tim Cook starts selling crap Apple is doomed.
Re: All I need to say is
So you buy whatever fraud Sony and Microsoft managers can come up with no question asked, uh?
You must be rich and enjoy being ripped off.
Re: RE: comparison with a PC and PC performance
You are wrong.
To achieve the best performance hand written assembly language is always used.
The fact is that writing assembly is time consuming and only a few programmers can really do it.
There are less than 300,000 programmers in the world, any higher numbers is people doing basic programming. Out of those only a tiny 5% or less is able to do proper optimization in assembly on one or more platforms.
Re: Proof of the pudding
The demos look just plain lame!
Do you work for Sony and you need to sell c*ap at any cost ?
The demos just show that the PS4 can offer no better graphic quality than what an old PS3 can already achieve.
Re: What a shame! What a fraud!
The Sony PS3 Cell CPU when it was released was beyond anything Intel had to offer at an higher price.
That was innovating. That was worth paying a premium price for.
The PS3 is still far from outdated.
The first pictures and demos of beta PS4 games just show how bad the hardware really is. It's already outdated. It offers nothing better than what an old PS3 can do. And it's worse than any medium-range PC.
That is the whole point.
A cheap $100 AMD APU hardware only to rip customers off is just a shame Sony and Microsoft managers deserve paying by going bankrupt!
Unless too many people will like being sheep wasting money on cheap AMD APU PCs.
What a shame! What a fraud!
A fraud this console really is.
Cheap, slow AMD hardware. A custom AMD APU it's still going to be a slow product. The A10-5800K was released a few months ago and her it is:
AMD A10-5800K APU Average CPU Mark
Description: Socket: FM2, Clockspeed: 3.8 GHz, Turbo Speed: 4.2 GHz, No of Cores: 2 (2 logical cores per physical), Max TDP: 100 W
Other names: AMD A10-5800K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
CPU Launched: Q4 2012
CPUmark/$Price: 38.28 Overall Rank: 207
Last Price Change: $123.79 USD (2012-10-06)
4739 the benchmark score is. The new AMD custom APU for Sony might get 5500 ? 5800 ? Maybe.
And an Intel Core i7-3770 instead:
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz Average CPU Mark
Description: Socket: LGA1155, Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz, Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz, No of Cores: 4 (2 logical cores per physical), Max TDP: 77 W
Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
CPU Launched: Q1 2012
CPUmark/$Price: 33.04 Overall Rank: 31
Last Price Change: $286.99 USD (2012-04-30)
At least 2 times faster on synthetic benchmarks.
And LGA2011 Core i7 with 6-core and Quad-Channel 52GByte/s bandwidth DDR3 are even faster.
Re: The best SSD config is SAS RAID controllers with SSD as cache
You are the silly one here that clearly doesn't have a clue what he is talking about.
You clearly don't know know how RAID controllers work either.
And no, if a controller fails you don't lose all your data, changing the controller with a new one getting back all the data is not only possible but it quite rarely happens in data centers.
Re: No need for any cache - just go pure SSD
Little kid you need to grow up and learn a lot of things before ever being able of even thinking about running an IT dept.
Re: No need for any cache - just go pure SSD
And a 512GB SSD would be enough for what exactly ?
Booting the OS maybe and just that.
Nowadays a PC can't have less than 2TB.
It's quite common having 6 or more 3.5" 2TB hard drives in a mid-tower or full-tower case.
Try buying 12TB of SSD ... if you can afford that.
Re: The best SSD config is SAS RAID controllers with SSD as cache
You have no clue what you are talking about.
A single SSD is not reliable, way worse than a single hard disk.
Reliability and fast performance must be both achieved for anyone that cares about protecting data either being a business or an average user.
RAID configurations are needed to achieve that.
The best SSD config is SAS RAID controllers with SSD as cache
Expensive ? Indeed.
Needed ? Indeed.
Whoever can afford buying such configurations absolutely should for getting maximum reliability and maximum performance.
Adaptec Series 7Q with maxCache 3.0
71605Q: 16 internal ports
- caching writes to a redundant SSD cache pool (either RAID1E or RAID5)
- Supports up to 8 SSDs with up to 2TB of SSD
So a 12 SATA Enterprise class 1TB or 2TB hard disk drives in RAID-5 with 4 256MB SSD MLC as cache would give top-notch sustainted performance and good reliability with that controller. It means well above 1GByte/s both read and write with a such a config.
Eight internal SATA+SAS ports
SSD-Optimized Software included; CacheCade Pro 2.0 and Fast Path Ready
MegaRAID® CacheVault flash cache protection (included)
A $300-$400 SAS expander needs to be added for getting more than the 8 included ports. The LSI is more expensive anyway than the Adaptec but it's way faster. With a 12 SATA Enterprise class 1TB or 2TB hard disk drives in RAID-5 with 4 256MB SSD MLC as cache config the overall speed could go well beyond 1.5GByte/s
"The PS3 DOES NOT have a dedicated hardware scaler. It uses a software hacked horizontal scaler which comes at a CPU cost." -- YOU ARE ON CRACK! YOU HAVE NO CLUE WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT.
Samsung bribes to steal from Apple ...
...if the judges are corrupted then Samsung will get away with it.
That is called mafia.
Re: Competition is good.
Google Android is a fraud just like Facebook, Youtube. That is new economy bull at work.
Companies using Linux cheat on customers. Giving no real support.
Android is a huge mess. Low quality OS. Low quality hardware. No real standard so any developer to create apps properly would need to buy 30 to 100 devices just to do some beta testing.
Re: You're missing the obvious
Microsoft put the awful childish unusable Metro/ModernUI on WindowsServer2012 too!
And even VisualStudio2012 is all Metro/ModernUI nonsense style.
So what was your point?
At Microsoft they really are on crack. They must be getting seriously heavy drugs. Indeed.
All multinationals fake their accounting clearly....
15% net income drop with just a 1.2% revenues drop year-on-year ?
Something is clearly wrong with this picture. Otherwise Intel managers should be fired for not being able to ensure a proper net income.
Well, Hollywood studios/tv networks do even worse claiming to be almost bankrupt so obviously these absurd percentage drop numbers look like some little kid playing and nothing serious if compared to Hollywood.
However, it's still a fact that there are just too many lies with all businesses and accounting, both big and small fishes.
All trading bull. Microsoft,Google and Samsung behind it
Wall Street trading thieves at work.
Microsoft, Google and Samsung trying to both attack Apple and earn big bucks out of it.
What a shame they are!
Re: The Next Big Thing
" Seagate to offer 300 TB hard drive by 2010 03 January 2007 By Alex Zaharov-Reutt
-Correction- The 300 TB is actually terabits, and not terabytes. Therefore, the new Seagate drive in 2010 will store approximately 37.5 terabytes"
"Seagate says: 300Tb ain't happening in 2010 Published on 10th January 2007 by Tim Smalley Seagate research's estimates are that 50 terabit-per-square-inch density may be achievable using HAMR with perhaps a combination of Bit Patterned Media but that's moving well past the 2010 timeframe"
Re: The Next Big Thing
SSD won't replace mechancial Hard Disk drives for another 10 to 15 years at least.
Manufacturers already have technologies in lab to increase Hard Disk capacity over 300TB. It's just for a marketing reason that they aren't pushing the technology and are slowly re-using existing tech before releasing anything new.
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