John Doukakis

Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (5 of 6)
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Birthday: 26 July


Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,831,278 - Total Helpful Votes: 5 of 6
YELLOW iPad Mini Rebound Case, Defender Silicone C&hellip by Gadget Technology
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The item is as strong as they describe it, but nearly doubles the weight of the iPad mini. They should have made the corners with air bubble(s)/foam inside, instead of a huge heavy piece of rubber-like plastic.

Finally the case comes very close to the edge of the LCD screen. It is difficult to open the notification bar and especially the control panel at the bottom, without bending the edge of the case.
Hauppauge 01274 - WINTV HVR-2200 - UK by Hauppauge
I have installed this card inside an Asus P4-P5N9300.

First of all there was no compatible driver inside the CD that came inside the box. Had to go to Hauppauge support site and download one. It made a bad initial impression...

After installing the driver, the card works fine. When I suspend the machine and try to resume back, there is a 50% chance that it will not. The computer is not the issue since I have tested without this card and with different tuners and it works fine.

I have contacted Hauppauge support (Reference Number 28054-60406) and the only answer is that the site of Asus says that the machine is for Windows XP/Vista so they would not give me… Read more
GPU Gems 3: Programming Techniques for High-Perfor&hellip by Hubert Nguyen
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
The book has great ideas inside but some of them are presented like marketing material. They give lots of information on the innovation but they do not include enough detail to reproduce the effects.

The actual code included is a very small fraction of the complete code. In some cases it makes sense only to people who are deeply involved into the specific problem.

The wording/structure resembles more the Siggraph ACM Proceedings book, where they explain techniques but not with enough detail so that you can reproduce them. It is not definitely the cookbook I imagined to be when I ordered it.

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