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Occhio a RedTube!
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Ho flashato la factory image del Nexus 9 sul Nexus 5 e ora non parte più. HELLP PLESAE!

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Dear Interwebs, can we please all just admit that #Destiny  is absolutely freaking brilliant?

Everytime I read anything about Destiny the message is basically, "OMG this game is so messed up, let me splain why... blah, blah, blah ... I hope they fix all of these terrible mistakes soon, because... I can't stop playing it!"

I think... that actually means it's great. 

Not a just a little bit great. Rather, a whole lot, iconoclastic, break the boundaries and mess with your expectations and soon to set a new bar, kind of great.

What we casually describe as "freaking awesome".

You see it all the time, over and over again. Films as varied as Alien and Vertigo were panned in early reviews, but over time they garner huge followings. Closer to my world you see a new product comes out and experts predict their demise because it lacks this feature of thing they were used to in the past, or how the new thing is too different. Then two years later it's the status quo - people couldn't stop using it.

Destiny is not perfect, there are deep objective flaws that have nothing to do with breaking the mold (cough voice acting and story, cough).

I think the problem is that we equate brilliance and greatness with perfection. Perfection is measured in terms of today's expectations, creating what we can call a 'local maxima' (love me some jargon!). 

Any great new thing is never perfect - it's awesome despite it's flaws.





HT Harry Bringnull and Joshua Porter for an nice illustration of local maxima:
http://www.90percentofeverything.com/2011/01/06/local-maxima-and-the-perils-of-data-driven-design/
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Imparate a diffidare.
For the lolz, from our beloved Dr. Raymond M. Soneira aka +DisplayMate 

iPhone 6:

Absolute color accuracy: Very Good
Overall Display Calibration: Very Good Calibration
White point: Slightly too blue 7241K

Very good display

iPhone 6 Plus:

Absolute color accuracy: Very Good
Overall Display Calibration: Very Good Calibration
White point: Slightly too blue 7348K

Excellent Display
The Best Performing LCD that we have ever tested

For context, not having the right white point disqualifies any display in terms of color accuracy.
When a display calibration target is something like 7400K, what happens is that every single of the 16M colors will be affected and rendered with too much green and a far too much blue.

7400K is a one dimension value named the temperature but is calculated from three values named XYZ. Taking the display itself as reference, it means that the amount of light emitted on red, green and blue channels is uneven.

+DisplayMate misses the point here because they consider several kind of evaluation separately, while color accuracy is a whole.
Some of the errors in Dr. Soneira are explicable by this methodology error, some are not.
In no way a white point measured at 7348K can lead to a rating of Very Good with a global rating ending up at Excellent
It simply doesn't make any sense.

Every single time, +DisplayMate publication are disarming by the sheer amount of methodology errors and contradictory conclusions.

At this point, I urge any online publication to simply ignore this source: IMO it's better to not say anything instead of spreading nonsense.

Don't let yourself be impressed by all those numbers and graphs and please start researching that yourself.
Displays are the most important piece of hardware on a smartphone or tablet. As a professional reviewer, you should take that seriously.

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Woah, wasn't expecting this but the #iPhone6Plus totally stutters and drops frames! Can it not handle the new resolution!? I thought it just struggled with apps. Actually, no, I see it stuttering pretty noticeably inside the Launcher UI!!!!

That is just not ok. Apple is renowned for having a smooth UI and it's just not smooth on the 6 Plus! Not good. 

I might be switching to a regular iPhone 6 after looking at this device if I don't see improvement fast. 

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