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Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 9th 18, 04:29 PM Posted to comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 183
Views: 676
Posted By chrisv
No. 1 paid utility in Mac App Store steals browser history, sends it to Chinese server

Frank Slootweg wrote:

True, but just watch what happens when laptops become a niche. They're
well on the way.

Not here (The Netherlands) they aren't. What we do see is a trend to
have...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 8th 18, 09:23 PM Posted to comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 183
Views: 676
Posted By chrisv
No. 1 paid utility in Mac App Store steals browser history, sends it to Chinese server

Wolf K wrote:

About 5 years ago I argued that a handy size for a (smart) phone would
about that of a paperback. I was ridiculed. But the Samsung S9 is about
as tall as a paperback, but narrower...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 8th 18, 06:56 PM Posted to comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 183
Views: 676
Posted By chrisv
No. 1 paid utility in Mac App Store steals browser history, sends it to Chinese server

nospam wrote:

there are also ****loads of vertical market apps for tablets,
particularly health care, but also education, restaurants and much
more.

I'm wondering about the market shares,...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum November 7th 18, 07:41 PM Posted to comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 183
Views: 676
Posted By chrisv
No. 1 paid utility in Mac App Store steals browser history, sends it to Chinese server

nospam wrote:

win 3.x was only slightly better than dos

But it ran the new GUI-based software, which is what mattered. 95
being "better" didn't matter that much.

--
'Actually printing and audio...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum August 2nd 18, 07:17 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.os.linux,comp.os.linux.misc,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By chrisv
Linux Hacked Again. "Hide and Seek" Becomes First IoT Botnet Capable of Surviving Device Reboots

Peter Köhlmann wrote:

Nomen Nescio wrote:

Security researchers have discovered the first IoT botnet
malware strain that can survive device reboots and remain on
infected devices after...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 8th 18, 04:38 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 139
Views: 669
Posted By chrisv
Consumers' privacy concerns not backed by their actions

SilverSlimer wrote:

chrisv wrote:

Frank Slootweg wrote:

Snit wrote:

*plonk*
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 8th 18, 01:30 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy
Replies: 16
Views: 172
Posted By chrisv
Microsoft to purchase Github

Chris Ahlstrom wrote:

Big Al wrote:

oOze wrote:
A major coup if it happens.

...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 8th 18, 01:22 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 139
Views: 669
Posted By chrisv
Consumers' privacy concerns not backed by their actions

Roger Blake wrote:

On 2018-06-02, Snit wrote:

*plonk*
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 8th 18, 01:21 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 139
Views: 669
Posted By chrisv
Consumers' privacy concerns not backed by their actions

nospam wrote:

In article , Snit
wrote:

*plonk*
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 8th 18, 01:21 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 139
Views: 669
Posted By chrisv
Consumers' privacy concerns not backed by their actions

Ant wrote:

In alt.comp.os.windows-10 Snit wrote:

*plonk*
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 8th 18, 01:20 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 139
Views: 669
Posted By chrisv
Consumers' privacy concerns not backed by their actions

Frank Slootweg wrote:

Snit wrote:

*plonk*
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum June 1st 18, 02:23 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 139
Views: 669
Posted By chrisv
Consumers' privacy concerns not backed by their actions

Doomsdrzej wrote:

Linux, to me, is basically like a used Pontiac which might actually
get you from point A to point B, but requires to be fixed on a monthly
basis.

As regular as the moon...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum April 24th 18, 01:27 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.cellular-phone-tech
Replies: 19
Views: 207
Posted By chrisv
Apple's iPhone X will be killed off this year, analyst says

Jolly Roger wrote:

And lying to manipulate people is exactly what is illegal when it
manipulates the market everyone depends on. I understand in the Trump
era that's not seen a morally corrupt,...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum March 1st 18, 09:26 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.advocacy
Replies: 16
Views: 114
Posted By chrisv
Man sues Microsoft for $600M after a forced Windows upgrade destroyed his PC

Frank Slootweg wrote:

BTW, what *is* this 'Windows 10' thingy you guys keep talking about!? :-)

Why, it's the latest spyware from the monopolists in Redmond, of
course. Didn't you always wish...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum February 23rd 18, 05:46 PM Posted to alt.test,alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.advocacy
Replies: 1
Views: 27
Posted By chrisv
If you aren't smart enough to use Windows 10 as it evolves, stick with your POS Mac or Linux box

Hassan wrote:

(nothing)

*plonk*

--
'No wonder there's 100's and 100's of different distros. If you
"advocates" would actually care about using your computer and the
software instead of playing...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 10th 18, 02:22 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Tim Streater wrote:

If the Japanese panicked and made a mess of the unnecessary evacuation
that's hardly the fault of nuclear power. The problem is that people
have been lied to about the scale...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 10th 18, 02:08 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Char Jackson wrote:

(Scott Dorsey) wrote:

Char Jackson wrote:

After the Berlin wall came down in '89, I used to regularly see...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 9th 18, 02:02 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Scott Dorsey wrote:

Efficiency of the motors is very close to 100%.

No it's not. Don't confuse motors with heaters.

--
"The massive amount of rampant piracy in the Android Linux ecosystem
shows...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 8th 18, 09:05 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Jan-Erik Soderholm wrote:

Think about this.* That waste heat wasn't free.* It's unused energy. That
means you've had to put much more potential into the gasoline engine to
get what you...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 8th 18, 07:18 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

DaveFroble wrote:

chrisv wrote:

for a gas powered vehicle, the engine must be running.

not true for an electric vehicle.

Very interesting to know, thanks.
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 8th 18, 07:05 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Doomsdrzej wrote:

Bob F wrote:

Doomsdrzej wrote:

I'm not a science denier, but I do deny results which come from a
hand-picked set of scientists. If 1,000...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 8th 18, 04:08 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

nospam wrote:

chrisv wrote:

the batteries are heated and shortly before leaving, you can preheat
the cabin via a smartphone app.

_How_ are...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 8th 18, 02:21 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Scott Dorsey wrote:

Hell, I remember when gasoline engines were effectively useless at -25C....
they got a lot better..

Just using synthetic oil helps a LOT.

--
"Microsoft is an obvious vendor...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 8th 18, 02:13 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Doomsdrzej, AKA "Slimer", wrote:

nospam wrote:


the batteries are heated and shortly before leaving, you can preheat
the cabin via a smartphone app.

_How_ are they...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 8th 18, 02:05 PM Posted to alt.privacy.anon-server,alt.comp.os.windows-10,comp.os.linux.advocacy,comp.sys.mac.system,comp.os.vms
Replies: 355
Views: 800
Posted By chrisv
Intel junk...Kernel-memory-leaking Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

Scott Dorsey wrote:

These days it's not unusual at all for houses to have 200A service

200A service is *not* usual. 100A is usual.

and putting a 100A 240V outlet in
the garage for a charger...
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