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Last time out for alkaline batteries (9v for smoke detectors), I got RayOVac, made in Malaysia. Not my favorite source, but at least long ago they had quality control (major source of Seagate HDD's when they were top dog).
For NiMH, some come from Japan (Enelope, also, some other grey thing got from Newegg).
The most important thing to know is what the application is going to be.
If you are going on a camping trip and using a flashlight a lot; I would recommend some Duracell alkaline batteries. That same flashlight just being for emergency use is getting conventional zinc-chloride batteries which will be replaced when I change batteries in my smoke detector every 6 months.
Why is this? I use an LED MagLight. The batteries do not get used up quickly, and will last and last and last. The problem is that the casings deteriorate and possible swell or leak before they go dead. I have a 10 year old one that still lights up (dimly) but I cannot get the batteries out to change.
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Due to a recent change of location, I've had to go from 100M broadband to 500K cell hotspot service. Of course, I've noticed that the streaming I get from Joker Live Stream has been spotty. I'm using Hola Video Accelerator, and it's helping, but I was wondering if there is another extension I should try.
Your question puzzles me, actually. It is like asking : "So I recently switched from a ferrari to a ford mondeo, and I wonder if there is any car shampoo that would allow me to drive 320km/h like I did before ?"
It's possible. Several years ago my cat was meandering around the rim of the tub while I was taking a shower and she fell in. Since she didn't seem to mind this, and had been kind of scruffy lately, I shampooed her, rinsed her off, and wrapper her in a towel. No blood was lost.
Of course, now that she's old and cranky, things might turn out differently...
There's am mistake in the Linux one. Linux is written in C not C++
C++ is a horrible language. It's made more horrible by the fact that a lot
of substandard programmers use it, to the point where it's much much
easier to generate total and utter crap with it. Quite frankly, even if
the choice of C were to do *nothing* but keep the C++ programmers out,
that in itself would be a huge reason to use C.