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Location:Plaquemine, LA
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Number of Posts:11053
Registered on:11/17/2003
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re: Corrupted 3 TB hard drive - Korkstand
[quote][quote]you should stop stealing copyrighted data [/quote]Did I miss that part of the OP..?[/quote]gmrkr5 has a habit of accusing people of stealing copyrighted material. ...
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re: img button closing out my browser - Korkstand
[quote]PapaPogey[/quote] I don't know what to tell you about this problem, but I do need to suggest that you save that avy and host it on your own image hosting account. It's no skin off my back that it's linked on my account, and I don't mind at all, but you should know that I have access to that ...
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re: Forgot password to my old laptop... Need help - Korkstand
[quote]I am running this program, but for some reason I keep getting stuck at this point. It just stops here and won't continue when I press enter. [/quote] Been a while since I used that tool, but I think you have to select the partition that Windows is installed on. Make sure the one it chooses [...
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re: Google I/O 2015 - Korkstand
[quote]A testament to the maturity of mobile platforms across the board. I'm not sure if we're ever going to see another game changing Android release.[/quote] I actually think Ubuntu is onto something here. Having "an app for everything" is nice and all, but I feel like we're at a point where it's...
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re: Google I/O 2015 - Korkstand
[quote]Yeah. My wife and my wife w/glasses are two different people.[/quote] Incredibly, it recognizes my son from newborn to almost 3 years old as the same kid. It also correctly picked out other kids of very similar age and hair color as different kids. ...
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re: Google I/O 2015 - Korkstand
[quote][quote]The screen caps of the Photos app look incredibly derivative of the Photos app on iOS[/quote]go on.....[/quote] I just installed it. I find that it looks quite credibly derivative of the prior version of Google Photos. And the face detection is scary accurate, though I have foun...
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re: Can someone resize this for me please? - Korkstand
avy: [img]http://i.imgur.com/Fs608up.png[/img] sig: [img]http://i.imgur.com/ghDsu6Z.png[/img] Might be better if I remove the white. Want me to try? edit: I removed the white, but the sig pic is a little bit byte-heavy. ...
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re: Google I/O 2015 - Korkstand
[quote]They announced some things that they already announced before. Nothing huge but just a habit I saw play out several times. Not sure why. [/quote]Google doesn't keep things super secret and build huge anticipation for every single thing like Apple does. Nobody else does, really. [quote]The sc...
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re: Is Chromecast redundant if you have a smart tv? - Korkstand
Just to expand on what the others said, pretty much any streaming stick/device is going to have better and faster apps, more selection, and more frequent updates than the apps on a smart TV. The only reason I might say to stick with the smart TV apps is if he uses the TV remote for everything. If he...
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re: Google I/O 2015 - Korkstand
Now on Tap. Hold the home button in any app, and Now pulls up cards relevant to what you're looking at. Works in any app with no modifications. ...
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re: Google I/O 2015 - Korkstand
Brillo and Weave sound pretty sweet. Let's just hope it's all open enough that anybody can hack stuff together that will integrate nicely. ...
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re: Program to analyze what I need running and don't need? - Korkstand
[quote]My Win8.1 PC at home is really only ever rebooted for updates and power outages, although once in a while I reboot it. [/quote]One thing I love about Linux is I don't have to reboot for every little service that gets updated. Pretty much only kernel updates require reboots, in which case I us...
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re: Program to analyze what I need running and don't need? - Korkstand
[quote]I still have to reboot it once every few days, just like any computer. [/quote]My Linux desktop generally only reboots after power outages. :dunno:...
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re: Program to analyze what I need running and don't need? - Korkstand
[quote]Rule of thumb if a Mac user comes into a tech thread and tries to give advice on Windows, ignore every post they make in the thread. [/quote]When that advice consists of basically "buy a mac, windows sucks", and blames it on "the way they handle processes gets bogged down" along with a vague ...
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re: Program to analyze what I need running and don't need? - Korkstand
[quote]and he never responded to how old the drive was....making noises is not a good sign.[/quote]I got the impression that the sounds he's hearing are fans working overtime trying to keep things cool, and/or lots of swapping going on. ...
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re: Does anyone on this board use an HTPC? - Korkstand
[quote]Phat Phil[/quote]Goddammit. I don't care if the TV is centered between the walls, it needs to be centered with the stones....
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re: Does anyone on this board use an HTPC? - Korkstand
[quote]XBone? I guess my understanding of an HTPC is off.[/quote]The XBone was heavily marketed as an all-in-one living room entertainment box. Basically an HTPC that plays games....
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]Until you hang a number on it, it's speculation.[/quote][quote]but still speculation until you can measure it. [/quote]It was speculation based on years of experience plus basic logic. But, you're right, my earlier guess of half a second per embedded video was just speculation. So I measured ...
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]Page load speed for streaming vids is inconsequential, IMHO.[/quote]Not sure what impact your opinion has on the fact that multiple video players on a page slows it down....
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re: Embed videos and play them inside TD - Korkstand
[quote]how are other message boards able to do it without issue?[/quote]By ignoring the issues....
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