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Introduction to Gaming Computers

22/12/2015 - by John Adam
Do you know what a gaming computer is? It is
a personal computer that has been created in order to process high amounts of
data which are requested when playing multiplayer online games (role-playing)
or online shooter games.

Since lots of computer games have become more
and more complex, the graphics that are included here need more memory in order
to be processed faster. All computers have a card with high-end graphics and
with a fast central processing unit that is available commercially. When the
processing unit and graphics card are fast, the time between the input of the
gamer and the time of action that is put upon the weapon or the character is
reduced. As you probably know, even a second can make the difference between
losing or winning a game of this type.

Usually, gaming computers include a bigger
RAM than what one might need for simple home apps. If a computer has a big RAM,
then the CPU can access the information which is held in storage more
frequently. This is a vital element for those who want to have a great gaming
experience. This sort of computer is equipped with lots of USB ports, where the
user can attach peripheral elements (steering wheels, aircraft yokes, game
controllers, joysticks, etc.). The ports are placed on the front part of the
computer in order to allow the peripheral elements to have faster access.

Clear audio and video are extremely important
when it comes to gaming, and the computers built for this are normally
excellent in terms of sound cards or graphics. Lately, technology has evolved
impressively, and gaming graphics have started to look more alive than ever.
Not to mention that the imaging system needs to have state-of-the art cards
that can offer the graphics that one might need in this competitive world. It
doesn't matter if we are talking about stationary units or portable laptops. A
computer that is utilized for gaming must have a better quality of the monitor
screen and excellent stereo speakers.

The peripheral devices are highly specialized
and they include input devices which are taken for granted most of the times.
An example in this case is the keyboard. Lots of gamers would rather play their
games in rooms that are low lighted or even without any light at all. This fact
lead to the development of the back-lit gaming keyboard.

This is a keyboard that is projected
especially for gaming and which has a certain type of keys that are meant to
consolidate the commands that normally go into keystrokes. The keyboard emits a
sort of blue light that is meant to highlight the keys when it's dark. This was
created for those who want to experience an effective gaming process and
develop better reflexes.

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  • 08/03/2015 - by Diogo Beirao

    Caro Rui Paulo Júnior,

    Sou o Diogo Beirão, seu vizinho no prédio em Fitares, na Rinchoa, e atualmente sou um dos Administradores do Condomínio. Peço desculpas por o contactar desta forma, mas depois de inúmeras tentativas falhadas, recorro a esta.

    A razão do meu contacto tem a ver com o facto de existirem quotas em atraso, de quase 3 anos, no valor de 894 Euros. Desde agosto de 2014 que venho contactando, falando e pedindo ao Sr. Ariovaldo Brandão, seu inquilino, no sentido de regularizar a dívida; para além de promessas e da recusa em me dar o seu contacto, acontece que o tempo foi passando e até a presente data não obtive qualquer resposta ou informação do sr. Ariovaldo Brandão. Inclusivé disse-me que tem o seu contacto de e-mail, mas não mo quis dar porque teria de, previamente pedir-lhe, a si, autorização, e isto desde agosto... sem comentários

    Neste contexto, venho por este meio solicitar que me contacte com a maior urgência possível por forma a analisar esta situação, bem como combinar de que forma a dívida acima referida será regularizada.

    Deixo aqui também o meu contacto pessoal de e-mail:

    Com os melhores cumprimentos.

    Diogo Beirão
    Administração do Condomínio Av. Fitares, 45 Rinchoa

    Message to Mr. Rui Paulo Júnior

  • 10/03/2014 - by Andreas Chrysafis

    It is possible that a “deal in principle” has already been drafted behind the scenes but no one is talking; not yet, anyway!

    The new turn of events can be attributed directly to America’s involvement: for the first time ever the Pentagon is backing the talks openly! In fact, US President Barack Obama publicly welcomed the joint declaration and in so doing gave the talks momentum. The US support changed the entire political climate; one may call this initiative the “Obama Plan”. It is also important to remember that in politics nothing is done without a reason and for nothing; there is always a price to pay!

    Most governments embraced the talks with enthusiasm but the general public is somewhat suspicious and not so convinced - not after last year’s Anastasiades-Troika mnimonio agreement that has shattered their lives and brought them misery! The government’s credibility has suffered badly and it’s now in serious question! People simply no longer trust politicians or the government; they have been betrayed by both too many times! It is also blatantly obvious that the Annan Plan has come back to haunt them again; this time on the sly and by the back door! A plan that was overwhelmingly rejected in a referendum by the nation!

    Hillary Clinton US Foreign Secretary was quite outspoken on this matter and commented: “The Annan Plan was extremely unfair for the Greek-Cypriots. The USA used improper pressure for its acceptance. This shall not be repeated.” It takes a brave and a wise person to admit one’s own error of judgment but she is also a politician; the Annan Plan is back!

    It seems that the President of Cyprus has decided - or succumbed to pressure by IMF EU/Troika and others - that the timing is perfect to settle the Cyprus issue; not tomorrow but this year! The Anastasiades-Eroglu joint statement, calls for the Republic of Cyprus to be dissolved and be replaced by a New Cyprus based on a Bi-zonal, Bi-communal Federation (BBF) – a political system that does not exist elsewhere in the world.  In fact the wording is designed to mislead and is full of political deceptions that can be unleashed at a later date – see full text.

    If the talks produce an agreement, constitutionally, it will create a new country with racial undertones reminiscent of apartheid in South Africa. It will certainly not be comparable to a Federation as prescribed in the United Nations Charter but rather a loose pseudo-confederation of sorts. There are also concerns that Mr. Eroglu (Ankara’s mouthpiece) already shows no respect for the terms of the agreement that he signed and cunningly keeps on repeating in public that: “each morning the sun rises over two peoples and two separate countries”. Where is the co-operation of unity in that?

    An esteemed Supreme Judge George Pikkis stated that the joint statement provides for: “two citizenships based on ethnicity; two self-governing component states and not answerable to the Federal government; each component state will have no jurisdiction over the other; the Federal government will not have powers over the two new states; the electorate will not be allowed to exercise their democratic right and vote for a candidate in federal elections – only the “appointed representatives” will share that privilege; the Republic of Cyprus is nowhere mentioned within the statement;  there is also no mention of the removal of the Turkish troops or the Turkish settlers; no mention of the return of all refugees (both Greek/Turkish Cypriots) back to their ancestral homes; under a typical Federation system, citizens enjoy one single citizenship and one vote but not in this case.”

    In fact, a Federation is founded upon a mutual covenant of two independent states to unite under a federal political system. The self-governing status of the component states are typically constitutionally entrenched and may not be altered by a unilateral decision of either party - a marriage without a divorce! One does not invade with military troops an independent sovereign nation - like Turkey did against Cyprus - occupies a sector of it’s territory and then “negotiates” to form a pseudo federation as a reward of its military invasion.

    The questions many citizens ask are: why such an urgency to reach a deal this year especially when the country is near bankruptcy? Answers are hard to come by but in reality, a new geopolitical game is in process across the eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus is smack in the middle of it! Events of such a magnitude do not spring out of thin air but are well planned and well hidden deep within the echelons of power.  It has come to be, that outsiders are now controlling the fate of Cyprus and the little island with its natural gas deposits has become the cherry on the icing!

    Due to the rapid political changes in the region, Ankara is beginning to feel isolated through no longer being the pampered child of western powers! Incensed Prime Minister Recet Tayyip Erdogan lashed out: “the Eastern Mediterranean will see Turkish battleships frequently” he warned with pompousness and total disregard of international laws.

    Ankara is also now threatening to start drilling for gas off the southern coast of Cyprus and within Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). If that materializes it will trigger energy-related tension in the area, which will also involve Israel to protect its Leviathan and Tamar Gas Fields. The USA will certainly act to protect the Texas Noble Energy drilling platform and others will follow suit.

    As bad as the joint statement appears, it also offers a sliver of hope that through dialogue there is a small chance to reunify the island. Citizens will ultimately have their say at the polls! Under the terms of a referendum they will choose either to adopt or reject the agreement! However, if the referendum is worded to confuse so the government can swing the vote in its favour the outcome could plague Cyprus for generations to come. Such attempts cannot be excluded – especially when it involves important constitutional changes; politics are a dirty business!

    It is therefore imperative that Greek/Turkish Cypriots are well informed to make well-informed decisions and make the right changes that will transform the nation forever. The proposed referendum should be based on social equality, on a single citizenship and without a hint of discrimination or racial undertones; a good comparison of that is Canada and Switzerland!

    The vote should certainly not be divided into two ethnic “citizenships” as proposed or two communities but be based on one single “Cypriot Vote” for either “yes” or “no” to avoid political blame games afterwards - as the Annan Plan did by blaming the “Greek side” for voting against the proposal.

    Actually, the only way forward to a long lasting solution is to introduce the same political system enjoyed by all other democratic nations: one-man–one-vote; a single citizenship; one nation based on rule of law; justice that guarantees religion, culture and ethnic diversity with equal opportunities on the basis of merit and not nepotism. Certainly not the rule of man!

    Cyprus is in desperate need of a revolution; but not just any revolution - a Revolution of the Mind!

    Andreas C Chrysafis
    Author – Writer - Painter

    Obama Plan For Cyprus.

  • 04/04/2013 - by Michael Stelikos

    Filtate Kyrie Proedre,

    shetika m'ena poly ypoulo arthro stous New York Times (2 Apriliou) gia tin Kypro (to egrapse kapoios Michael Moller prion Eidikos Antiprosopos ton OHE sti Kypro) prospatho yia meres tora na sas enimeroso! Par'olon oti esteila minimata ston Politi kai sto Filelefthero, entoutis kammia efimeritha oute kai stathmos then to ehoune anaferei akoma etho kai 3 meres! Thelo na sas steilo se email olokliro to arthro alla then eho to email address sas. To kinito mou einai 99441247 oi sto spiti 26941147. Me synagonistikous heretismous, Mihalis Stelikos (Mouttalos, Paphos)

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  • 18/03/2013 - by Ioannis Manomenidis

    Το πρόβλημα ρευστότητας της οικονομίας επιλύεται απλώς με περιορισμό της εξαγωγής κεφαλαίων, είτε άμεσα είτε με εισαγωγές προϊόντων και υπηρεσιών κι όχι των καταθέσεων (αυτό, όσοι αντιτάσσουν ότι μπορεί να αντιβαίνει στις Ευρωπαϊκές δεσμεύσεις, δεν ισχύει ως επιχείρημα όταν λαμβάνονται αποφάσεις απομείωσης της περιουσίας, που προσβάλουν τον κορμό της οικονομικής ελευθερίας και ισότητας). Η πρόταση μπορεί απλώς να εφαρμοστεί με την αφορολόγητη χρήση πλαστικού χρήματος για συναλλαγές ΕΝΤΟΣ Κύπρου και την φορολόγηση όλων των άλλων (συναλλαγές εξαγωγής κεφαλαίων, συναλλαγές με πιστωτική κάρτα για αγορές από το εξωτερικό αλλά και αναλήψεις μετρητών που δυνητικά θα μπορούν να εξαχθούν στο εξωτερικό). Παρακαλώ δείτε την πρόταση μου (Ιωάννης Μανομενίδης, "Πράσινη Κάρτα και Λογαριασμός", 4 Ιουν.2012, Ιστοσελίδα Οικονομολόγος)

    Το πρόβλημα ρευστότητας της οικονομίας...

  • 01/12/2012 - by Pat Ciesla

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