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On a more technical level, the Afterburner is a card with a Field Programmable Gate Array (FGPA), or a programmable Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). This effectively means it is a card that has chips created for a specific task, rathe…
bobolicious said: Does anyone remember Crystal Quest...? They have it! https://archive.org/details/CrystalQuest_2_2_5M
tallest skil said: Oh, that’s right, System 7 (before 7.6.5, I think) is freely downloadable and usable. Nice piece of history here. I was going to comment on how it’s amazing that it’s possible to just emulate it like this, but then I rememb…
The current gen iPad is great. Its biggest flaw is weight. Looks like that will get improved on!
iOS uses the XNU kernel, Cocoa always supported multithreading, GCD is built in, etc... do these "analysts" know anything at all? Why do their stupid statements get republished by tech websites?
@gadgetcananda: Not sure if you are saying this as sarcasm or not, but Samsung has a very large semiconductor plant in Austin, TX (it's believed that Apple's A-series SoC is made there) and is expanding it quite a bit. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/…
The chip is not for authentication as far as anyone knows. It is for reassigning pins based on how the cable is plugged in and what is on the other side. There is a lot of engineering behind this, so that we can have such a nice small connector, m…
On MacRumors they pointed out that the "curtains" seem to be stretched iOS icons: http://www.macrumors.com/2012/09/09/yerba-buena-stretched-icon/
The article is factually wrong. It is not that "all browsers must use WebKit". In order to comply with Apple's App Store rules, all apps must use the built-in WebView API, which does use WebKit, but it uses Apple's supplied WebKit, not your own. I…
Quote: Originally Posted by 3M TA3 need hulu plus on apple tv. stat. Or at least the ability to use AirPlay to push out video from an iPod/iPad/iPhone to an Apple TV.
Nothing runs on the iPhone. No 3rd party nor 1st party service. This is AT&T telling Loopt where you are based on their cell phone tower information.