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Forum: CPUs 09-10-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By shompa
I have seen ubuntu installed on iPhones. ...

I have seen ubuntu installed on iPhones.

Here is a great guide installing ubuntu on Touchpad.
http://liliputing.com/2011/08/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-on-an-hp-touchpad.html
Forum: CPUs 09-10-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,464
Posted By shompa
ARM windows will be released "fall 2012". ...

ARM windows will be released "fall 2012".
Maybe even A15 will be ready by then. At least test silicon will exist.
...
Forum: CPUs 09-10-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 451,951
Posted By shompa
I hope bulldozer is a great product. Especially...

I hope bulldozer is a great product. Especially in the X86 server, Intel needs competition. 2006 AMD had a 40% market share, now they have about 6% of X86 servers.

Historically AMD have had help...
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 09-10-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By shompa
Margin ranges MSFT/Apple/Google

Interesting article about margin ranges last 5 years.

MSFT: 24.9% to 35.5%
APPL: 13.9% to 29.3%
IBM: 10.4% to 16.8%
Google: 17.4% to 34.3%

This clearly kills the myth of the "Apple tax" that...
Forum: CPUs 09-09-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,464
Posted By shompa
You do know that Android is Linux and iOS is...

You do know that Android is Linux and iOS is UNIX?

Cant get more real than that.

The desktop part: Android 3.2 is "windows" like. Win8 and Android shares many ideas.

Just Root the machine...
Forum: Article discussion 09-09-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,817
Posted By shompa
Thunderbolt is as proprietary as other standards....

Thunderbolt is as proprietary as other standards.

Intel license it for free. USB3 costs 3 dollar and thunderbolt 11. Apples thunderbolt solution is bi directional 20Gbps that supports all...
Forum: Article discussion 09-09-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 21,829
Posted By shompa
So... Apple won in Germany. Maybe it was not so...

So... Apple won in Germany. Maybe it was not so stupid to sue?
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 09-08-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,384
Posted By shompa
AMD is in a tough situation. X86 server share...

AMD is in a tough situation.
X86 server share is 50%. AMD has about 6% of that.

AMD is therefore focused on "value" product.

The problem is that "value" products will come under heavy ARM...
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 09-08-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,078
Posted By shompa
Two more Android vendors buys protection from MSFT

http://allthingsd.com/20110908/microsoft-adds-viewsonic-acer-to-its-do-not-sue-list/?reflink=ATD_yahoo_ticker

8 Android vendors now have license with MSFT paying 5-15 dollar per Android device.
...
Forum: Tech support 09-04-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,435
Posted By shompa
How do you control the camera? When I use...

How do you control the camera?
When I use firewire cameras I have to have drivers for the program I use to control the camera. It could be a simple driver issue?

And always: try different cable...
Forum: Tech support 09-04-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,278
Posted By shompa
If you want to do some work on your tablet: ...

If you want to do some work on your tablet:
Only the iPad works.

Why? You need 10 inch screen that is 4:3, not 16:9. Simple reason that you need to see what you are doing in landscape mode when...
Forum: Tech support 09-04-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,210
Posted By shompa
** flamebait removed** Why not just use a...

** flamebait removed**

Why not just use a virtual machine inside OSX if you want to run a special linux program?
Forum: Off topic 09-04-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,473
Posted By shompa
A good writeup: 1. Cava22. The San Francisco...

A good writeup:

1. Cava22. The San Francisco tequila lounge where the device was lost serves a mean lime-marinated shrimp ceviche. (CNET)
2. The booze. The owner of the bar told CNET: "I guess I...
Forum: Misc Technology 09-04-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,089
Posted By shompa
Have you used light peak or firewire? If you have...

Have you used light peak or firewire? If you have then you would know why these products are far superior to USB.

what do you use your USB3 port to do?

USB3 hasn't taken off because of the...
Forum: CPUs 09-03-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 451,951
Posted By shompa
Most people use more then 1 program at a time. ...

Most people use more then 1 program at a time.
= more cores are good.
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 09-02-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,449
Posted By shompa
Apple can't use Tegra 3 since it uses almost...

Apple can't use Tegra 3 since it uses almost twice of the power of A5. This is the reason why Apple is waiting for 28nm process before manufacture a quod core ARM chip.

Android will have a 3...
Forum: Finance, Legal, Policy 09-02-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By shompa
AMD slashes lobbying spending

Great to see a company that does not spend to much money buying votes.

AMD spent 110K dollar Q2. Last year 280K.

Intel spent 988120 dollar on lobbying at the same time.
...
Forum: Off topic 09-02-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,473
Posted By shompa
Funny rumor that Apple staffers posed as police...

Funny rumor that Apple staffers posed as police searching for the "lost" prototype....
Forum: Article discussion 09-02-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,581
Posted By shompa
I may misunderstand your statement. ...

I may misunderstand your statement.
Thunderbolt is bidirectional and smart (just like firewire).
There is no problem sharing gigabit ethernet/USB/drive array on just one thunderbolt cable.
Forum: Article discussion 09-02-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,581
Posted By shompa
I read today the cost for thunderbolt Vs USB3. ...

I read today the cost for thunderbolt Vs USB3.
Thunderbolt chip/port 11 dollars. Newest/cheapest USB3 3 dollars.

Cost is a big factor for USB3.

I have had USB3 for one year now. I only use...
Forum: Off topic 09-02-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,525
Posted By shompa
Anybody here who really have Aspergers? Many...

Anybody here who really have Aspergers?
Many IT gurus have it.
Forum: Off topic 09-02-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,473
Posted By shompa
The lost Iphone4 prototype generated hundred of...

The lost Iphone4 prototype generated hundred of millions of free advertising for Apple. Some experts theorize that Apple lost the iPhone just to get this free advertising.

BTW. I worked at...
Forum: Article discussion 08-28-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 21,829
Posted By shompa
Microsoft got mac prototypes and cloned windows. ...

Microsoft got mac prototypes and cloned windows.

Googles CEO sits in Apples board. Sees the iPhone. Order the Android team to stop cloning Blackberry and instead clone the iPhone. BTW. Google...
Forum: CPUs 08-28-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 451,951
Posted By shompa
It was scheduled for Q1. Later hard release...

It was scheduled for Q1.
Later hard release date in early June.

Just weeks before the release it was delayed again.

An educated guess:
A respinn.

June + 3 month = new release date.
Forum: CPUs 08-28-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 451,951
Posted By shompa
I hope it is September 19!

I hope it is September 19!
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