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by Puppy
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 467
Views: 272829

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Drug gang violence in Sweden linked to 60% increase in bomb blasts
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... s-increase

Last year 257 bomb attacks were reported to police, up from 162 in 2018

And they have to accept it.
by Puppy
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: NEC introduced 4:3 Color Accurate Desktop Monitor
Replies: 3
Views: 467

NEC introduced 4:3 Color Accurate Desktop Monitor

NEC introduced a new 4:3 desktop monitor again in 2015: https://www.necdisplay.com/p/displays/p212-bk-sv

DPI is unfortunately too low (21" 1600x1200 = 95 PPI only), but still a good start :-)
by Puppy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

And still no good display options for the X1C8. The WQHD is the low-contrast one and the 4K wide-gamut one has no sRGB emulation (unlike HP or Dell) so it is useless in most of applications.
by Puppy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 467
Views: 272829

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Paris stabbing: Man ‘knifes three’ in Villejuif attack - area in lockdown
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/12 ... -des-hauts
by Puppy
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

Ibthink wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:21 pm
but also in terms of resolution & special features
Yes, no way to get a $30 cheap 55% sRGB low-res 16:10 display and use it in a $2000 laptop :D Until then, Lenovo is not interested.
by Puppy
Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

- There is no indication that the competing business lines of Dell / HP are moving to a different aspect ratio. Because these dinosaurs (including Lenovo) aren't able to change themselves. That's why "obscure" PC laptop brands like Microsoft, Huawei or even Chuwi (with all the limitations and quali...
by Puppy
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

I think your Matebook 13 has much shorter key travel (just 1 mm vs. 1.7 mm on the T490) It is 1.2 mm but it doesn't matter. Anything worse than X220 or older keyboard is sh!it anyway. CPU performance is actually very good for a Core i5 ultrabook and it has much better display provided by a single v...
by Puppy
Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

amardeep wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:39 pm
I say this every year though, and I know the probability is zero !
Of course. But there are other aspects. Those thin models like T490 have crappy trackpoint, short key travel and bad cooling.
by Puppy
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

dr_st wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:56 pm
Pretty awesome, except keyboard is sh!te, sh!te, sh!te. Like on every laptop out there.
Yes, including ThinkPads. There is no way to get proper laptop keyboard anymore.
by Puppy
Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

Also, the bulkiness issue of 16:9 laptops has been partly mitigated by having smaller bezels That's true but there is another issue, narrow keyboards. That's what I like on ThinkPad X31 or the MateBook 13, the keyboard is full width. No useless "landing stripes" on sides and "microkeyboard" in the ...
by Puppy
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

Oh yes, I would hate 14" 1920x1080 because the resolution is too low (156 PPI). Currently the 13" 3:2 2160 x 1440 (200 PPI) is perfect. I simply find the 16:9 form factor stupid, wide and bulky. I need vertical resolution.
by Puppy
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

Current ThinkPads do offer this functionality. FN + arrow left replicates the Home key, FN + arrow right replicates the End key function. No, it isn't the same. Other vendors provides all four Fn + arrow keys combinations additionally to the four (clustered) navigation keys. Currently HP Envy 13 ha...
by Puppy
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

Ironically even a 200 euro Umax "laptop" has much better keyboard layout than any ThinkPad.
by Puppy
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

dr_st wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:46 pm
It's all Fn+arrows.
Yes, but for me it is still far better than the stupid 6-row ThinkPad keyboard layout. There is even no [Fn]-ed + arrows option other brands (HP, MS Surface) have. Ergonomy last :(
by Puppy
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

16:10 is MUCH better for productivity. And 3:2 is even better. I don't expect 16:10 in ThinkPads because the 16:9 low res/gamut crap Lenovo use is still cheaper and ... I don't care either as the ThinkPad keyboard layout is garbage anyway, worse than most of other laptops on the current market. I a...
by Puppy
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

ZaZ wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:06 pm
but no stick.
Oh yes, but expect it to be removed in the future as well. That's why I no longer rely on it.
by Puppy
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

dr_st wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:05 pm
I disagree that that layout is better. It's garbage.
Compared to old ThinkPads, yes. But the 6-row ThinkPad layout is extremely stupid as the Pg Dn/Up and Home/End keys are split to opposite sides of the keyboard. This keyboard layout is still better.
by Puppy
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2042

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

Interesting. And the keyboard layout is also better than current ThinkPads have (clustered navigation keys).
by Puppy
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 467
Views: 272829

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

https://www.morgenpost.de/berlin/article227890409/Gruenes-Gewoelbe-Neue-Spuren-fuehren-ins-Berliner-Clan-Milieu.html After breaking into the Green Vault in Dresden, new traces lead into the clan milieu of the capital. The Berliner Morgenpost learned this from police circles. There were several indic...
by Puppy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

Well, you are welcome to drag your gigabit router and broadband line with you everywhere you go. Good luck. Typical scenario is that I have more computers connected to local network so it isn't about the broadband speed only. Every additional 10 ms of latency or frequent dropouts are noticeable and...
by Puppy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

You know, I kinda don't think you are correct about how it works... Wi-Fi b/g has three separate channels only, n has eight. If you can see almost 100 networks nearby, all of them have to share it. The "old" gigabit LAN has always full 1 Gbps speed and less than 1ms latency 24 hours a day. Anything...
by Puppy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

A decade ago anyone who would've suggested removing the RJ45 (LAN) port from a business laptop would've been laughed out of the room And there is no substitute. Wi-Fi is crap unless you live on a desert island with no other router 10 km away. But in typical residential area when you can see 100 net...
by Puppy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 2653

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

amardeep wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:02 pm
What major excitements await us ?
The fading light of the do-it-all business laptop
by Puppy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: How many people on this forum own a Galaxy S9/S9+?
Replies: 31
Views: 7870

Re: How many people on this forum own a Galaxy S9/S9+?

I'll *never* use an Android-based phone as a personal device. I understand it, but there is no choice as Microsoft had killed the Windows 10 Mobile :? iOS is even worse as there is no basic functionality supported - Dual SIM (two SIM cards, no eSIM) and the eco"system" is terribly limited in every ...
by Puppy
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 467
Views: 272829

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

ajkula66 wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:58 pm
And again... :banghead:
Multicultural Christmas. But we have to accept it. :twisted: And of course, there is absolutely no connection to anything. Dozen of NGOs are already working on how to explain it to us to believe it is our fault.
by Puppy
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 467
Views: 272829

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

New migrants put Germany's established crime gangs under pressure
https://www.dw.com/en/new-migrants-put- ... a-51408164
by Puppy
Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: IBM ThinkPad users wanted for BBC documentary
Replies: 0
Views: 763

IBM ThinkPad users wanted for BBC documentary

https://old.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/e26s59/ibm_thinkpad_users_wanted_for_bbc_docunentary/ TVI Vision, a TV production company based in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, is making a documentary for the BBC about Silicon Glen, the area of Scotland which once boasted many big electronics companies. One of ...

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