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Forum: News 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 71
Views: 18,483
Posted By Stratos
Not sure whether I like this new Office or not. ...

Not sure whether I like this new Office or not. I'm all for simplicity but I can't seem to get over how overly plain it looks, almost like it's missing something. I also don't like the fonts used...
Forum: News 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,480
Posted By Stratos
I think the percentage of Mac users using Win7 is...

I think the percentage of Mac users using Win7 is higher than 5%. Bootcamp or VM (VMware Fusion, Parallels, VirtualBox). I have Win7 HP x86 installed in VM to keep the install footprint smaller...
Forum: News 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,183
Posted By Stratos
Not sure how many PC users opt to use Safari,...

Not sure how many PC users opt to use Safari, it's commonplace for a Mac though...
Forum: News 04 Jul 2012
Replies: 164
Views: 18,798
Posted By Stratos
Great find, but I think I'll remain on Win7 until...

Great find, but I think I'll remain on Win7 until the initial bugs of Win8 have been discovered and fixed.
Forum: News 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Stratos
Yup it comes to no surprise. Windows is the...

Yup it comes to no surprise. Windows is the majority platform and most common users tend to use the apps which come with their machines. IE comes with everything by default so many people use it. ...
Forum: News 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,449
Posted By Stratos
True, but the same can be said when purchasing a...

True, but the same can be said when purchasing a new car. Often, the only changes made to a Ford Explorer (example) is the bumpers change, or the exterior light fixtures change. Its the same explorer...
Forum: News 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By Stratos
Agreed. Personally I used to OC my Slot-1...

Agreed. Personally I used to OC my Slot-1 machines back when the Celeron 300A could easily hit 450Mhz (and was significantly faster than the Slot-1 PII 450Mhz due to the Celeron's full speed L2...
Forum: News 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,836
Posted By Stratos
I'm not an OS engineer but as a user I'm driven...

I'm not an OS engineer but as a user I'm driven to ask questions towards anyone seeking to roll out a newer version over the current.

1. What is the intent of Windows 8 and how does it benefit...
Forum: News 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By Stratos
Since MS primarily deals with software, it's hard...

Since MS primarily deals with software, it's hard to fathom all the different combination of hardware components that create a near endless amount of variables to track down a definitive cause of...
Forum: News 29 Jun 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,449
Posted By Stratos
Apple did some good things and a lot of...

Apple did some good things and a lot of questionable (bad) things to OSX Lion. I haven't previewed ML 10.8 yet, but my initial impressions of 10.7 Lion was not good.

Inverting the scrolling...
Forum: News 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,553
Posted By Stratos
This is the same type of person who said the iPad...

This is the same type of person who said the iPad will replace all traditional computers. The author is clearly trying to stir up emotions in order to acquire internet attention towards his article.
Forum: News 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,532
Posted By Stratos
Just because Macs don't use .NET framework...

Just because Macs don't use .NET framework packages, that doesn't mean it doesn't need external applications/plugins. They still need Java and Flash for certain apps and sites, they need external...
Forum: News 01 Jun 2012
Replies: 143
Views: 14,501
Posted By Stratos
Historically speaking, Windows releases seem to...

Historically speaking, Windows releases seem to have a pattern of being good-bad-good-bad. I can't say Win2k was bad as I thought it was a huge plus over NT4, but XP was better, Vista was too...
Forum: News 01 Jun 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,160
Posted By Stratos
Not sure where Chrome OS is at the moment, I too...

Not sure where Chrome OS is at the moment, I too lost interest not much longer after its release. I find a Chromebook useless when I don't have an internet connection, as such I share in the vision...
Forum: News 28 May 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,532
Posted By Stratos
Being proprietary isn't necessarily bad, it also...

Being proprietary isn't necessarily bad, it also simplifies a lot of purchases for the buyer. Not everyone out there's interested in shopping and checking out all the tech review sites trying to...
Forum: News 27 May 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By Stratos
A lot of Gov't unclassified systems are still on...

A lot of Gov't unclassified systems are still on the XP platform because they run so well on machines that're over 7 years old. However the move to Windows 7 has been taking effect lately.
Forum: News 23 May 2012
Replies: 66
Views: 6,995
Posted By Stratos
for it to drop so much in such a short time, the...

for it to drop so much in such a short time, the price per share was obviously overpriced.
Forum: News 17 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 10,771
Posted By Stratos
Chev65 said it earlier that WiFi isn't magic, I...

Chev65 said it earlier that WiFi isn't magic, I agree. There are several solutions out there if you do some internet hunting and with some planning and smart equipment shopping, you can create a...
Forum: News 15 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 10,771
Posted By Stratos
The router may not be an issue when it comes to...

The router may not be an issue when it comes to bandwidth throughput but it can affect your connection quality if the router's not top notch.

For example I've analyzed connection quality on top of...
Forum: General Discussion 13 May 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 26,129
Posted By Stratos
At 4GB total system RAM, there's no reason not to...

At 4GB total system RAM, there's no reason not to use the 64 bit OS. If you had only 2GB then my reply would be different.
Forum: News 10 May 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By Stratos
Not sure if I agree with that. Apple's iOS...

Not sure if I agree with that. Apple's iOS standards do accomodate the use of other browsers without jailbreaking however with jailbreaking the options expand even further to include tweaks that may...
Forum: News 08 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By Stratos
This skews off a tad but look at what could...

This skews off a tad but look at what could happen with online storage companies (cloud). There's a lot of people storing illegal content online but there's also a lot of those who store legit...
Forum: News 06 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By Stratos
Websites already pose a risk to anyone and...

Websites already pose a risk to anyone and everyone. The question is the severity of that risk and likelihood of it happening. It's very unrealistic when you expect everyone else to protect you...
Forum: News 05 May 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By Stratos
Sounds like they want arbitrary access and not...

Sounds like they want arbitrary access and not have to go through the process of obtaining a warrant to search each web companies contents.
Forum: News 12 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By Stratos
Lawsuit will likely, IMHO rule against Apple but...

Lawsuit will likely, IMHO rule against Apple but the end result of the ebook pricing changes/improvements will likely be trivial to the consumer at best.
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