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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 23:21
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
Only if you as the consumer have any need/use for...

Only if you as the consumer have any need/use for said product otherwise it is truly pointless. If you had read the thread correctly or absorbed the text you would have noticed that I say these...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 23:13
Replies: 33
Views: 2,403
Posted By Faust
A decade at least is not an unreasonable...

A decade at least is not an unreasonable expectation. It might be a bit "yesterday" by then of course but that's not the question you posed.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 22:44
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
And I'll wager you wouldn't want to consign it to...

And I'll wager you wouldn't want to consign it to history in favour of some inferior mobile computing solution from "any" computer hardware manufacturer would you?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 22:41
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
Yes of course they are, the ones I mentioned at...

Yes of course they are, the ones I mentioned at the start are totally pointless - for me. You're not really keeping up with this thread are you?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 19:52
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
So why make such a ridiculous comparison in the...

So why make such a ridiculous comparison in the first place? Plus most people wouldn't want to ditch the superiority of a Desktop for a Laptop simply to save a few quid I'm sure.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 19:49
Replies: 75
Views: 3,166
Posted By Faust
I don't know why you argue the point - you lose...

I don't know why you argue the point - you lose every time. Laptops are a poor imitation of the real thing, just accept and move on, I have. :D
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 19:45
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
Far to many variables, LCD LED Plasma,...

Far to many variables, LCD LED Plasma, manufacturer, sitting distance. Again for me total waste of money which is why I dropped it.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 19:42
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
What sort of Desktop are you running? For most...

What sort of Desktop are you running? For most Desktops you can reduce that cost to about a third of what you quote.

Watts x Hours Used x Cost per kilowatt-hour = Total Cost
...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 23:41
Replies: 75
Views: 3,166
Posted By Faust
Yea right - mobile PCU mobile discrete graphics...

Yea right - mobile PCU mobile discrete graphics limited HD capacity and heat dissipation problems when driven, not to mention inferior screens etc.

Non of the above are an issue with an average...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 21:39
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
What I'm saying is I started the thread with a...

What I'm saying is I started the thread with a list of what "I" consider to be the most pointless gadgets. For me none of them have any use in my life and I couldn't imagine ever wanting to own any...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 21:35
Replies: 75
Views: 3,166
Posted By Faust
And so everyone jumps in the river so that must...

And so everyone jumps in the river so that must be the right thing to do eh? Get real please, you lot fall for the manufacturers and sales hard sell and swallow it all as gospel. Good grief this...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 21:23
Replies: 75
Views: 3,166
Posted By Faust
Probably forgotten more about computers than...

Probably forgotten more about computers than you'll ever know. I can overdrive any laptop and slow it to a crawl in no time something you won't do with a Desktop. Stick to what you know my friend -...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 17:09
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
Do you know I think that's the nicest thing...

Do you know I think that's the nicest thing anyone has said to me in a long time. I love Victor, he stood up for the common man, for common sense and for decency. :)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 17:04
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
Yes, in your opinion!!!!!!!!

Yes, in your opinion!!!!!!!!
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 17:03
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
Steady now! What I rail against is the cynicism...

Steady now! What I rail against is the cynicism of manufacturers. I probably have more disposable income now than at any other time in my life and yet our age group is ignored by these very same...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 16:40
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
They are peoples opinions of what they find to be...

They are peoples opinions of what they find to be pointless so in that respect for them they are. Why people have to see this as a personal attack on their lifestyle choices is beyond me. It...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 23:23
Replies: 80
Views: 4,173
Posted By Faust
(a) you have "sleep mode" which is what most...

(a) you have "sleep mode" which is what most users use. Mine only ever gets a complete shutdown after updates etc. 6 seconds should be quick enough for you.
(b) you have libraries and a red hot...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 23:15
Replies: 80
Views: 4,173
Posted By Faust
Had you taken a bit more time to get used to the...

Had you taken a bit more time to get used to the features you would actually have found them a real boon to your user experience. This isn't "bling" they are really good features.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 23:10
Replies: 80
Views: 4,173
Posted By Faust
What are you whinging on at, longer to load, more...

What are you whinging on at, longer to load, more complex. W7 comes out of sleep and is up and running in less than 6 seconds. As for complexity, W7 is so user friendly our dog now regularly uses...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 23:02
Replies: 75
Views: 3,166
Posted By Faust
Forget all the hype, Laptops are not and never...

Forget all the hype, Laptops are not and never will be a suitable replacement for even a mediocre Desktop PC - end of, simple as that and don't let anyone tell you any different.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 23:00
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
I know someone else has already mentioned them...

I know someone else has already mentioned them but digital photo frames should have also made it onto my list. Now what the hell are they all about and does anyone use them after the first few weeks...
Forum: Broadband Internet 28-12-2010, 22:53
Replies: 37
Views: 3,767
Posted By Faust
Universality of service wherever you live. Ofcon...

Universality of service wherever you live. Ofcon have been far to soft on BT for far to long, the arrangement is just to cozy.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 17:49
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
Don't know anything about games, never played one...

Don't know anything about games, never played one and from those I have seen the medium holds no interest for me.
Forum: Broadband Internet 28-12-2010, 17:47
Replies: 37
Views: 3,767
Posted By Faust
No but what I can and do blame BT for is that on...

No but what I can and do blame BT for is that on those exchanges where BT is the sole provider i.e. M1 they totally ignore those exchanges and only carry out their legal requirements i.e. just keep...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 17:31
Replies: 203
Views: 8,130
Posted By Faust
I'm actually surprised you can see any real...

I'm actually surprised you can see any real difference at all on such a small TV as the usual rule being the smaller the screen size the less likely you are going to need HD TV. It's only on the...
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