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/spg/ - Smartphone General

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More phones edition

If you're requesting purchasing advice, please provide your country and what carrier you'll be using. Include the features you want, budget, and size. BEFORE POSTING, narrow down your options by using the links below.

>What phone has X and Y feature?
Don't ask, use these!

Good Resources:

>Frequency Checker

>Visual Phone Size Comparison

>Everything rooting and custom ROM related
>Beware carrier variants that have locked bootloaders

>Recommended Chinkphones

>Post a mini-review of your phone
>Discuss upcoming and current models
>Ask for help related to phones
>Tell us how much shekels you spent on good/bad phone

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Hidden Networks

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What even is on the i2P network? I've never actually been on it cause I don't know how the fuck fuck it works.

No.81495916 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
Why all developers in Silicon Valley use MacBooks?
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No.81499705 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
>contract was suspended indefinitely due to General Tso's Sicken
>neighbor says he'll pay me to do his son's homework
>it's 200 assignments with like 30 questions each and they're due in like 2 weeks
How much would you charge, /g/?
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>Dude just dont own a mobile phone LMAO
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audacity adds telemetry

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it's been less than a week since the Muse acquisition


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What was your breaking point with Android?

For me, it was the ever present lag even on flagship models and custom compiled ROMs. I finally realized it was a problem with the core OS and server kernel itself and there was no hope of getting rid of it.
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so i see some surge of anons using void, whats the deal?
is it just a meme?
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Are IEEE 754 floats the worst idea ever?

>infinity * 0 = NaN
>infinity - infinity = infinity
>NaN != NaN
>there are 16777216 NaNs
>terrible precision
>only fast due to special hardware
>useless after we made 64 bits CPUs
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/tpg/ - ThinkPad General

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Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™
>Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook)

Why ThinkPad?
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap
>Excellent keyboards, tactile feel and quiet
>Great durability: magnesium roll cage for structural integrity, with high quality plastic body panels
>Utilitarian design: e.g. indicator LEDs, 7 row keyboard layout on older models
>Docking stations that easily turns your laptop into a desktop
>Easy to repair (most models), upgrade & maintain thanks to readily available service manuals for every model, spare parts easy & cheap to obtain
>Excellent Linux & *BSD support

ThinkWiki - General info about ThinkPads and specs

Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap and light
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p (1080p w/mod board), Ivy Bridge support on T420 w/coreboot, quad core upgrade possible, old keyboard swap on xx30 series
>T520/530; W520/530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, 32GB RAM on quad core models
>T440s/T450(s)/T460(s)/T470(s) - ultraportables, good battery life
>T440p/540p; W540/1 - Last ThinkPads with socketed processors, easily replaceable trackpad (W541 doesn't need trackpad replacement)
>T480 - last "real" ThinkPad, battery bridge system, excellent performance/battery life, getting cheaper

Upgraded models:
>X210 - X200/X201, i5-8250U quad core
>X62/X63 - X61, i5-5250U
>T70 - T60, i7-7700HQ
IPS displays, USB 3.0, M.2 x4, MiniDP, no dock

BIOS replacement:
>Most models from xx30 series and older, X131e, X1 Carbon (1st Gen) & T440p

Additional resources:

UEFI patches:

##ibmthinkpad on freenode
#/tpg/ on rizon

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