foot

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Joined on Jul 4, 2006

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  • Replied in good question
    I bought this 'renewed' over amazon.  It arrived with major issues: - battery wouldn't keep a charge - ports were lose and sloppy, so the cables wouldn't stay. Sometimes they just fell out, ...
  • Replied in over time....
    over time....all the user tricks will disappear.  Any thing power-user friendly will disappear.  Choices and op-outs will disappear.  User choices are becoming temporary only, being reset the way ...
  • Replied in Thanks again
    Thanks again.
  • Replied in Thanks
    I'd take every 4 years, over windows constantly updating Plus I think windows is on the way out (long term) replaced by other capable, more nimble systems like Linux, Android, macOS You can tell ...
  • Created discussion thread Need to scrub my old laptop
    My new laptop arrived so I need to scrub the old laptop of everything personal so all caches, passwords, cookies, bookmarks, files It's being returned so I can't just erase the hard-drive I'm going ...
  • I think he has a right to be p*ssed off. A year of 'upgrades' doesn't mean 'stops working'. 'Insurance' doesn't mean 'subscription'.  When someone buys life insurance and then cancels it...you ...
  • windows logo key + 'x' key while pressing the power button is our friend then just power-up as usual.   This worked for me, when the Microsoft update got stuck Caution: I don't think any programs ...
  • Replied in I'm with you
    I'm with you...as much SOC images as possible, minimal PP, and wishful thinking -  any pp automatic and can run as batch Toward the Future!!! I can imagine future cameras as monochrome internally, ...
  • sorry for the bad link...maybe this time it should work. I'm not interested in gaming, Video editing is supposed to be intense, computer resources wise.  I also do some hobby coding (programming), ...
  • thanks for posting link - interesting article so when talking 'camera brand colors' the exact camera model is important...each model probably has different 'colors'. (I've heard sony colors have ...
  • who knows how long my first choice will take to actually ship and arrive? So I decided on this one, which should be delivered by may 28, 2020 .  The ram is DIY upgradeable to 64gig (or so I've read) ...
  • Sure! Sadly, due to covvy, the delivery date just got pushed back from june 1 => June 26 - July 13 I really need a laptop/computer before then, so I'll keep this 'onorder' and if I find something ...
  • if you're ok with windows... there is a new generation of laptops built around the AMD ryzen cpus, many with 8 cores/16 threads. You can get them in either AMD or NVIDIA GPU.  The GPU can help a ...
  • Canon releasing the ability to use the cameras as web-cams is *finally* expanding the use-cases to what a lot of people want - cameras as tools, and that can perform many use-cases very well. For ...
  • Replied in interesting...
    I doubt the majority of customers have the know-how, or the interest in learning techno-babble, to work around this. Do they just throw the existing gear away and buy new? As a civilization I'm ...
  • Replied in Nikon...Ouch!
    Nikon...Ouch! And this article was dated Nov 2019...before covvy 'Nikon Says Its Cameras Need to Justify Their Existence as a Business' ... 'The goal of all this? To โ€œgenerate enough profits to ...
  • ie lots of busy work, just to keep my gear working the same no notice that an update was going to happen, no documentation of what was going to change so yes, I had to figure it out. Plus the ...
  • I just went thru this myself and OMG have laptops become game changers! The new AMD ryzens are crushing intel, both on mobile and desktop Here's what I'm going with...< $1,300, 64Gig, 8 Core/16 ...
  • You might also want to check out the cameras ability to 'stream' to your computer.  Good quality video is better than webcams to video call your family, esp since the 'lockdown'. Don't take it for ...
  • AT&T universe router firmware update broke my wif!! I'm posting this in case other people might suddenly experience wifi issues This took a bit to figure out. The solution was to use a spare wifi ...
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