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Sun Nov 15


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HaltCatchFire replied to the Apple board. 10:56 PM

Re: Just how fast is iPad Pro?

The entire x86 computer architecture is living on borrowed time. It’s a dead platform walking. The future belongs to ARM, and Apple’s A-series SoC’s are leading the way.

Alternate view: the A9X's performance gains are not due to ARM [more]


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HaltCatchFire posted to the TEOTWAWKI board. 10:11 PM

large CMEs more common than we thought?

An article on Slate suggests that anomalous radioactive data in ice cores may be explained by large solar coronal mass ejections.

When the Sun Went Medieval on Our Planet

In the years 774 and 993, the Earth was attacked


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HaltCatchFire replied to the Apple board. 7:54 PM

Re: Frequent locartion data in iOS...

I get the feeling that switching this off will do nothing to enhance my privacy, but it will negatively impact the user experience.

I agree.

I checked on my own iPhone's location history. It correctly noted that I [more]

Sun Nov 8


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HaltCatchFire replied to the An Open Letter board. 6:13 PM

Re: An Open Letter

Oh. And those Halloween decorations I looked at on Amazon? Yeah. It's November. You can stop now.

feels your pain on this one

Sun Oct 25


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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 5:42 PM

Re: Malware

As noted in the article, the bigger concern is the lax security on the devices out of the box.

We are moving towards more and more connected devices, the "Internet of Things". Most of these devices have little to no security on [more]

Thu Sep 10


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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 11:06 PM

Re: It would be better if...

I've seen this before. It's a demo unit for a company that sells these big underground bunkers. So, yeah, you'd want to hide your entrance better, but that's not the goal for this particular installation.

If you were going to get something [more]

Wed Sep 2


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HaltCatchFire replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:46 PM

Re: Texas Secession..don't tease me

It'll never happen. Texans' interest in secession will stop once they realize it means they will need a visa to visit New Orleans, Las Vegas, or Disney World.



Mon Jun 15


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HaltCatchFire replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 7:07 PM

Re: Emergency Kits

Going to try again and reply.

I don't carry anywhere near this much stuff in my car. I also don't expect to have to fight my way home.

For such survival applications I use REI's 10 Essentials as my guide.

Sun Jun 14


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HaltCatchFire wrote 3:00 PM

I don't much care for the new profile page layout.

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