Steve Jobs: you skinny AIDS victim, stop being a douchenozzle with Apple TV

Dear Mr. Jobs,

All rental model? Seriously? FAIL.

Why the sweet fancy fuck can’t I buy the content and store it on my computer via direct download and then stream it to AppleTV or distribute the content to my other devices (like the iPhone and iPad I gave your scrawny ass a bunch of money for).

Fuck you, you skinny bag of dicks.

Sincerely,
J. Chimpo

And another thing, the iTunes store blows away other services for content availability and speed of distribution, so why the hell do you keep putting such a shitty ass device as the front end for TV and Movie content???
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Server Help. Can’t Map to WIN2003 shared folder via Windows 7

My Server: (\SERVER)
Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition (VMware on Windows XP x64)
Apache 2.2.14, PHP 5.3.1, MySQL 5.1.14

My Desktop: (\ERIC-PC)
Windows 7 Professional x64

My Laptop: (\ERIC-LAPTOP)
Windows Vista Home x86

I’ve got my Server almost configured the way I want it. It’s a application server in my networks DMZ.
- Friends can connect to it via it’s public IP on port 8080. (My ISP blocks port 80)
- I can remote in using remote desktop as well as connect to MySQL via MySQL Administrator
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Need help picking a laptop

I’ve currently moved out of country and only have my tiny Asus eeepc with me for a PC. I’ve just landed a job and it seems my stay out of country will be long term (1-2 years). As such, I’m looking to get a new system. I would prefer a laptop, as I’d like to be able to move it easily when I eventually go back home. I’m looking to spend $1000-1400.

Now, on to what I’d like to accomplish with said system. For one, I’d like to be able to game on it. I’d like to play games like TF2, Batman AA, BF:BC2, WoW, on high settings and newer titles on the high to mid range settings.
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Best way to sell old PC components.

I’ve got a Core 2 Duo overclocked to 3.0GHz, 4GB 800MHz RAM, an EVGA motherboard, an Nvidia 8800GT and an arctic cooling cpu fan that I need to sell.

Would you, in order to make the most money:

A) Sell everything separately.
B) Sell it all together.
C) Sell motherboard, cpu, ram and fan together and the card separately.
D) Other.

I also have no boxes for any of this stuff anymore.

Oh and where to sell it? Ebay, Gumtree (like craigslist for the UK), or I can take the whole lot down cash converters which is basically a pawn shop.

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so how does putting windows on a mac work (without vmware)?

bootcamp basically just partitions the drive so you can dual-boot, right? does it make you boot into osx then switch to windows? or is it legit?

are there decent options other than bootcamp?

Essentially, I’d like to never know that the computer even has OSX unless I want to boot into it for network programming in the terminal or something. 99.9999% of the time, I’d only use windows7. if there’s a foolproof way to replace osx with windows, I’m down with that unless it would void a warranty on the hardware.

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Linksys E3000 wireless-n router is fucking awesome

download speed doubled going from old netgear router to new linksys

my tv connected instantly on 5ghz n, and both of my 360s have open nat.

do you run the stock firmware or ddwrt?

i’ve been looking for a router that runs 2.4 and 5ghz, has gigabit ports, and will run ddwrt, that is relatively cheap <$100

does ddwrt even support wireless n at 300mbps, i thought i read that it will only do pre n, at 130mbps or so

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iphone 4 screen broke

was out with some friends and i pulled my phone out and saw that it was shattered. needless to say i was pretty pissed off because i didn’t drop it or anything, and the only thing i can think of is my friend pulled out his chair as i was walking behind/past him and it sort of hit me in the leg where my phone was in my pocket. it still works, just looks ugly as shit and i’m going to either fix it myself or send it in somewhere. i just haven’t done this before so i figured i’d try to get some advice from some of you who have.
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upgraded from Vista to 7 and now sound doesn’t work after sleep mode

The sound will work fine until my laptop goes into sleep mode. Then, no sound. If you look at the sound level control panel everything looks fine and they rise and fall when a song is playing. The correct sound output is selected and everything. Upgraded from Vista Home Premium 64 to Windows 7 Pro 64. I had to do the clean install. I looked on Gateways website and the audio drivers for my model ( P-6860FX ) are only for Vista 32 bit. What do I do?

Windows7 has a weird feature where it automatically adjusts the sound output based on a few factors.. you should turn that off just to rule it out as a possible source of the issue.

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Choosing a power supply

I’m looking to put together a system, but I’m not sure what kind of power supply I’ll need.

System will like something like:
CPU – i7 930
GPU – 2x GTX 460 in SLI
MoBo – GIGABYTE GA-X58-USB3
RAM – 3x Kingston HX T1 2gb
HD – 1 Kingston 30gb SSD, 1 WD 500gb drive

Then maybe 3 fans and a random DVD drive.

I’ve done some reading and apparently I’d need about 750w, but I’m not sure. Any input would be great, as well as PSU brands and things to look for etc.

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anyone using a magpul iphone case with a belt clip?

I know I’m going to get hate for using a belt clip but I don’t care. I carry too much shit in my pockets to add a phone to it and have to fight to extract it every time I need to use it. I like the magpul iphone case but I also want something that I can clip to my belt or pocket. Is there a belt clip that I can use with that case?

Just get an Otterbox Defender. Rubber outer layer, hard plastic inner layer, plus a screen protector and it has a belt clip.
I dropped my iPhone4S while trying to put it in the belt clip, some asshole honked his horn for someone else and it scared the shit out of. The phone nailed the concrete on one of the corners and rested face down. The hard plastic has a minor impact dent but the phone is perfectly fine.
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