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by Puppy
Tue May 23, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: Windows XP users - install KB982316 immdiately
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Windows XP users - install KB982316 immdiately

Windows XP users should install KB982316 patch now https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=18770 A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. While Windows XP are not officially supported th...
by Puppy
Tue May 23, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger... My home country Ireland close to the brunt...
Replies: 194
Views: 168395

Re: EU seems to be in danger... My home country Ireland close to the brunt...

Just another ordinary day in Europe http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-40010124 :( What really makes me angry is the cynism of EU politicians and their false statements because we know they'll do absolutely nothing to prevent such terrible things again. Just waiting for another Macron's s...
by Puppy
Sat May 20, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What's the lightest laptop that you travel with? [WARNING: 2 tiny pix]
Replies: 45
Views: 3766

Re: What's the lightest laptop that you travel with? [WARNING: 2 tiny pix]

I've now replaced the Thinkpad 8 with a Microsoft Surface 3 with 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC, and LTE WWAN. What LTE module does it have ? Is it reliable in connected standby mode ? Windows 10 can no longer play sound notification when a new email arrives (unlike Windows 8.1) in connected standby mode :( T...
by Puppy
Sat May 20, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)
Replies: 1165
Views: 142024

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

It is still funny that there is such issue to make single display ... maybe we should ask Elon Musk for help. A spaceship is required to manufacture it :)
by Puppy
Fri May 19, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)
Replies: 1165
Views: 142024

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

bgx wrote:
Fri May 19, 2017 5:03 pm
Unclear about the screen. If it is the same 16:9 as a plain T470, i wont buy it.
Same here. The article is weird.
by Puppy
Fri May 19, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Android or iPhone
Replies: 41
Views: 2986

Re: Android or iPhone

Apple is Lobbying Against Right-to-Repair Legislation Across the Country
https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/2495 ... ss-country
by Puppy
Sun May 14, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: Microsoft Provides New Security Update For XP, Vista
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Re: Microsoft Provides New Security Update For XP, Vista

Windows XP already got it if you use the POS registry trick.
by Puppy
Sun May 14, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: It seems as Lenovo finally noticed and fixed the low PWM frequency issue
Replies: 2
Views: 385

Re: It seems as Lenovo finally noticed and fixed the low PWM frequency issue

With an exception :(

Lenovo ThinkPad T470s (7300U, FHD)

The display backlight flickers at 219.3 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 99 % and below.
by Puppy
Sun May 14, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Finding a new supplier of 4:3 screens.
Replies: 4
Views: 338

Re: Finding a new supplier of 4:3 screens.

You would need at least 15000 confirmed orders (Lenovo ™) :banana:
by Puppy
Fri May 05, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger... My home country Ireland close to the brunt...
Replies: 194
Views: 168395

Re: EU seems to be in danger... My home country Ireland close to the brunt...

I guess the state would have to step in to regulate, but I know that this is still a bad word in parts of Eastern Europe. Very bad word. Now it is close to wild west, no regulation nor rules, money talks. Developers already owns the city and dictates the future development. Historical centre alread...
by Puppy
Fri May 05, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger... My home country Ireland close to the brunt...
Replies: 194
Views: 168395

Re: EU seems to be in danger... My home country Ireland close to the brunt...

I can’t afford buying property in Paris, while in Germany I can, and I am planning to buy an apartment in Berlin Same here. Prices of apartments (converted to Euro) are close to Berlin with the difference of 1/4 salary level over here compared to Germany only. Most of apartments are actually bought...
by Puppy
Fri May 05, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad Edge
Topic: ThinkPad E570p
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Re: ThinkPad E570p

Ibthink wrote:
Fri May 05, 2017 6:50 am
This is the ThinkPad made for gaming
There is something wrong I guess.
by Puppy
Fri May 05, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..
Replies: 64
Views: 1658

Re: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..

Nice to have options these days ! I would actually prefer the new style if the author's box width would get fixed.
by Puppy
Fri May 05, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad Edge
Topic: ThinkPad E570p
Replies: 5
Views: 432

ThinkPad E570p

http://www3.lenovo.com/au/en/laptops/pr ... 2TP2TE570P

Also enjoy the award-winning ergonomic ThinkPad keyboard, featuring white coloured backlight when in Quiet mode, or red coloured when in Performance mode. :roll:
by Puppy
Thu May 04, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Sony MDR-XB950B1 Bluetooth headphones with ThinkPad R51 and Windows XP ?
Replies: 5
Views: 267

Re: Sony MDR-XB950B1 Bluetooth headphones with ThinkPad R51 and Windows XP ?

I still don't know whether the lack of Bluetooth 4.0 is problem or not. In the worst case I would use ThinkPad 8 tablet as music source (its terrible analog audio output is not an issue here) but I would prefer current ThinkPad R51 setup. Just asking if anyone has tried such setup by a chance.
by Puppy
Thu May 04, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Sony MDR-XB950B1 Bluetooth headphones with ThinkPad R51 and Windows XP ?
Replies: 5
Views: 267

Sony MDR-XB950B1 Bluetooth headphones with ThinkPad R51 and Windows XP ?

I use my ThinkPad R51 as "jukebox" with VLC player connected to Hi-Fi amplifier because the analog audio output quality is surprisingly good unlike X220 and many other current laptops. My almost 20 years old Sennheiser HD 265 headphones are getting old and I think about a Bluetooth headphones. Has a...
by Puppy
Thu May 04, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Remote security exploit in all 2008+ Intel platforms
Replies: 8
Views: 295

Re: Remote security exploit in all 2008+ Intel platforms

And did it respond to these ports in any way? No. I also run ACUConfig /output console status despite of I don't have the AMT software and windows services installed and got: ACUConfig 11.1.0.75 X220: Starting to retrieve machine status... Error: Host-based configuration is not currently available ...
by Puppy
Thu May 04, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Remote security exploit in all 2008+ Intel platforms
Replies: 8
Views: 295

Re: Remote security exploit in all 2008+ Intel platforms

In other words - if you don't actually use anything AMT/MEBx/LMS - you are OK? It's only that if you actually use ME features, you are vulnerable? No :twisted: The thing is enabled by default in all machines with vPro support in CPU. It is also unknown whether disabling in BIOS actually turns it of...
by Puppy
Wed May 03, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..
Replies: 64
Views: 1658

Re: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..

Cigarguy wrote:
Wed May 03, 2017 8:01 am
The nw look, looks busier and more cluttered. Having said that, the author's box on the right have a lot of empty unused space on a 1080p screen.
I second that. The style has width:22% that's too much.
by Puppy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1C
Topic: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7
Replies: 26
Views: 1127

Re: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7

I am unable to find parts list for T470s here https://support.lenovo.com/cz/cs/solutions/pd100192 We could at least know how many different panels for T470s are in the display lottery.
by Puppy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1C
Topic: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7
Replies: 26
Views: 1127

Re: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7

asterinex wrote:Oh man ,this makes it very hard to decide . :roll:
Depending on policy in your country you can return it if you "win" some terrible panel.
by Puppy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1C
Topic: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7
Replies: 26
Views: 1127

Re: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7

Yes, it is always possible issue :(
by Puppy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1C
Topic: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7
Replies: 26
Views: 1127

Re: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7

256 GB is too low these days so yes, 512 GB one makes sense.
by Puppy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo removes 'soft rim' and 'classic' trackpoint caps and only sells low profile (TrackPocalypse)
Replies: 23
Views: 1160

Re: Lenovo removes 'soft rim' and 'classic' trackpoint caps and only sells low profile (TrackPocalypse)

Anyone experienced noticeable difference between X31 and X220 trackpoint (both Rubber Dome) feel ? The X220 seems to be more "hard" to my finger when used for similar period of time.
by Puppy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1C
Topic: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7
Replies: 26
Views: 1127

Re: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7

Depends on what applications you use. Typically there is no noticeable performance gain of i7.
by Puppy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1C
Topic: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7
Replies: 26
Views: 1127

Re: X1 Carbon (5th gen, 2017) : 8gb Ram or 16gb Ram , i5 or i7

asterinex wrote:thx for your opinion and link .
Do you think the the WQHD from the t470s is same quality as the FHD from the X1 ?
Check the review, the display is very good according Lenovo standards (Contrast 1308:1, 95% sRGB, minimum brightness 3 cd/m2, no PWM). The quality is better than the X1 Carbon FHD

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