Starlight5's Recent Activity

  1. Starlight5 liked Jarhead's post in the thread What’s your favorite laptop bag?.

    I usually use my work backpack (some Orgo model) or, if I don’t need to carry much anything else, my old school backpack (some Timbuk2...

    May 22, 2018 at 4:55 PM
  2. Starlight5 replied to the thread Upgrade Thinkpad L540 or buy a new laptop.

    @D0_do very low screen resolution negatively affects your productivity, HD is simply atrocious by today's standards - I suggest getting...

    May 22, 2018 at 4:54 PM
  3. Starlight5 replied to the thread External SSD options....

    @pukemon best option would be an enclosure / docking station that supports TRIM. Not sure you'll find one for 2x drives, though. If you...

    May 22, 2018 at 12:23 PM
  4. Starlight5 liked cj_miranda23's post in the thread Expected release of next gen of Nvidia GPUs.

    I wish gpu's life cycle the same as console so it means by 2020:D

    May 22, 2018 at 8:19 AM
  5. Starlight5 liked t456's post in the thread Remove stripped screw.

    Seems like the PQ28 is missing? It's a power mosfet and the choke nearby plus the wide tracings would indicate this is all fairly...

    May 22, 2018 at 12:42 AM
  6. Starlight5 liked jaybee83's post in the thread Community Wide Red Alert Intel 8th Gen 6 Core CPU.

    its the end its never about becoming obsolete. its ALWAYS about the owner of the particular hardware FEELING obsolete just because...

    May 20, 2018 at 11:47 PM
  7. Starlight5 liked Raidriar's post in the thread Community Wide Red Alert Intel 8th Gen 6 Core CPU.

    Your tech is obsolete (from a technology POV) as soon as it comes out. Nothing made this more clear to me then finally getting my hands...

    May 20, 2018 at 11:47 PM
  8. Starlight5 replied to the thread What’s your favorite laptop bag?.

    I put mine in a sleeve first (the generic neoprene black-red), then a backpack - have a few of those, mostly use Swiss Gear for the purpose.

    May 19, 2018 at 9:10 AM
  9. Starlight5 liked OverTallman's post in the thread Intel silently launches 10NM/Cannon Lake cpus.

    Wait what, no integrated graphics? That's very unusual for Intel. IIRC most i3/i5/i7 processors have one except the "enthusiast" chips....

    May 19, 2018 at 7:56 AM
  10. Starlight5 liked John Ratsey's post in the thread Powered USB type C hubs and backfeeding?.

    I don't know for sure but would expect that standard USB circuit design would include blocking diodes to prevent damage due to power...

    May 18, 2018 at 2:37 PM
  11. Starlight5 liked Jarip's post in the thread Google Camera HDR+ port.

    No, you can do it without root too. Read here: To use Google Camera, 1st we need to enable Camera2 api support, easier way is to flash...

    May 18, 2018 at 12:04 AM
  12. Starlight5 liked TheReciever's post in the thread The Pentagon bans Huawei and ZTE phones from retail stores on military bases.

    Unlocked hardware is I guess one thing but that doesnt mean squat for the bootloader/root/3rd party recovery like TWRP. As long as I...

    May 17, 2018 at 10:12 PM
  13. Starlight5 liked TheReciever's post in the thread The Pentagon bans Huawei and ZTE phones from retail stores on military bases.

    Its usually based on the chipset and if the source is available. Which basically determines my purchasing decision. So the likes of...

    May 17, 2018 at 10:11 PM
  14. Starlight5 liked hmscott's post in the thread The Pentagon bans Huawei and ZTE phones from retail stores on military bases.

    If you can't trust the software, what makes you think you can trust the hardware? :) As that Bruce Schneier article briefly covers,...

    May 17, 2018 at 10:10 PM
  15. Starlight5 replied to the thread Which Chipset is the best and fast?.

    Only Snapdragon-based phones generally have adequate custom ROM support, so they're the only choice for people who require it....

    May 17, 2018 at 9:59 PM