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by Puppy
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Microsoft buying GitHub - ThinkPads mentioned
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: Microsoft buying GitHub - ThinkPads mentioned

Callahan wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:45 am
What is wrong with Microsoft buying GitHub
Absolutely nothing. It would be wrong, if Google had bought it.
by Puppy
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo ThinkPad P52: First pictures and specs of the new Lenovo workstation have been leaked
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Lenovo ThinkPad P52: First pictures and specs of the new Lenovo workstation have been leaked

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-P52-First-pictures-and-specs-of-the-new-Lenovo-workstation-have-been-leaked.307836.0.html Other small changes include the introduction of the "ThinkShutter", the option for an Infrared camera for Windows Hello and a new status-LED for WiFi . Maybe we can...
by Puppy
Mon May 21, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Has Lenovo finally realized the keyboard layout is so crippled (.80 series)?
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Has Lenovo finally realized the keyboard layout is so crippled (.80 series)?

I found interesting comment in Reddit discussion about the cripped 6-row keyboard layout. The T480 User Guide states: Using the special keys You can configure the Fn key and function keys in the Keyboard Properties window ... Fn+Left Arrow key: The Home key Fn+Right Arrow key: The End key While it i...
by Puppy
Wed May 16, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Thinkpad AMD-Ryzen
Topic: New ThinkPad series : A series (A285 and A485)
Replies: 15
Views: 1013

Re: New ThinkPad series : A series (A285 and A485)

Be careful, Lenovo creativity to use extremely crappy displays might reach another level on this series.
by Puppy
Mon May 07, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU GDPR/DSGVO no more concert and parties pictures
Replies: 1
Views: 380

EU GDPR/DSGVO no more concert and parties pictures

The new General Data Protection Regulation in EU brings a lot of surprises . While it does not solve sensitive data privacy breach by government organisations, it brings many limitations to everyday life. For instance, at least in Germany, you can no longer publish photos of people from concerts and...
by Puppy
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Microsoft is putting Windows on the back burner
Replies: 15
Views: 952

Microsoft is putting Windows on the back burner

http://money.cnn.com/2018/03/29/news/co ... index.html

Microsoft has intentionally killed the Windows 10 Mobile OS first, now it is the PC one on its way ... :?
by Puppy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: 'Kernel memory leaking' Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign
Replies: 70
Views: 5475

Re: 'Kernel memory leaking' Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/70 ... ttack.html

BranchScope is a new side-channel attack technique that like Meltdown and Spectre attacks can be exploited by an attacker to obtain sensitive information from vulnerable processors
by Puppy
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 BIOS 1.44 (Spectre patch)
Replies: 2
Views: 1413

X220 BIOS 1.44 (Spectre patch)

https://support.lenovo.com/cz/cs/downloads/ds018807

Code: Select all

<1.4-1.24>
 UEFI: 1.44 / ECP: 1.24
- [Important] Enhancement to address CVE-2017-5715.
Any experiences?
by Puppy
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: How many people on this forum own a Galaxy S9/S9+?
Replies: 19
Views: 1153

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

No Google vulnerable crap in my home. All Android devices have terrible security update policy, updates are delayed by weeks or months (Samsung included) unlike Windows 10 Mobile or iOS that are delivered immediately on all devices. Links https://www.cvedetails.com/top-50-products.php?year=2017 http...
by Puppy
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo wants to release a new 15-inch ThinkPad without a numpad
Replies: 3
Views: 467

Lenovo wants to release a new 15-inch ThinkPad without a numpad

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-wants-to-release-a-new-15-inch-ThinkPad-without-a-numpad.291718.0.html Since 2013, all ThinkPad laptops with a 15,6-inch screen have included a dedicated numpad. As a reaction to many complaints about this state of affairs, a Lenovo employee in the companies own ...
by Puppy
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T480s keyboards reported to have cheap plastic feel
Replies: 5
Views: 1131

T480s keyboards reported to have cheap plastic feel

https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... e/dv9imx8/

Another thing, we got a lot of those machines and the keyboard is very cheap plastic feeling and the keys aren’t as clicky as my X1C6 for example
by Puppy
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: The best site for Thinkpad enthusiasts.
Replies: 21
Views: 1269

Re: The best site for Thinkpad enthusiasts.

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:00 am
Reddit belongs to Lenovo now.
Speaking of Reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... n_brother/ :D
by Puppy
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: 'Kernel memory leaking' Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign
Replies: 70
Views: 5475

Re: 'Kernel memory leaking' Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2018/03/01/update-on-spectre-and-meltdown-security-updates-for-windows-devices/ We will offer additional microcode updates from Intel as they become available to Microsoft. Good, Microsoft delivers CPU microcode updates via Windows Updates so it is not up ...
by Puppy
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?
Replies: 54
Views: 4935

Re: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?

Huawei unveils Matebook X Pro laptop with a stunning truly bezel-free display
https://mspoweruser.com/huawei-unveils- ... e-display/
by Puppy
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo started to make their own SSDs
Replies: 4
Views: 1100

Lenovo started to make their own SSDs

According this review ThinkPad E480 (i5-8250U, RX 550) Notebook Review But the result is rather disappointing, quote: As we looked for the model number of the SSD built into the E480, we found a little surprise: The SSD with the model number LENSE20256GMSP34MEAT2TA is produced by Lenovo itself. This...
by Puppy
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Things you don't get into anymore
Replies: 10
Views: 987

Re: Things you don't get into anymore

I no longer enjoy wine (and food in general) that was my hobby for past 15 years. I used to attend at least one wine tasting event per week and most of my travel activities were focused on 'wine' countries. Unfortunately I became anosmic after a flu three years ago, there is no treatment yet when th...
by Puppy
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 110
Views: 27123

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

I guess that Puppy would be familiar with these guys, I just discovered them...some incredible musicianship here. Yep :-) Check also Vladimir Misik & Flamengo (album: Kure v hodinkach - 1972) or Mikolas Chadima & MCH Band . Unfortunately my beloved music style (old school EBM, Dark electro etc.) ha...
by Puppy
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo's Fingerprint Manager Pro exposed user passwords, security update released
Replies: 4
Views: 581

Lenovo's Fingerprint Manager Pro exposed user passwords, security update released

Just another Lenovo "Pro" software https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-s-Fingerprint-Manageer-Pro-exposed-user-passwords-security-update-released.280494.0.html https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/len-15999 A vulnerability has been identified in Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro. Sensitiv...
by Puppy
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Don't want W10? Concerned about privacy? Make sure to kill/uninstall these updates...
Replies: 117
Views: 38994

Re: Don't want W10? Concerned about privacy? Make sure to kill/uninstall these updates...

shawross wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:59 am
I am speculating how long Intel and others have known about this exploit.
And it is still just a beginning, there is another brand new DRAM vulnerability waiting to get attention by clueless IT journalists :-) And yes, Google will be (mis)credited again by them.
by Puppy
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Don't want W10? Concerned about privacy? Make sure to kill/uninstall these updates...
Replies: 117
Views: 38994

Re: Don't want W10? Concerned about privacy? Make sure to kill/uninstall these updates...

If Google are so untrustworthy why did they setup Project Zero to discover Zero-Day vulnerabilities. The QA departments at Microsoft and Intel don't make me feel very secure at all. There are many other subjects that do the same, including Microsoft. It is the IT media that makes the Google one mor...

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