54 posts • joined Saturday 27th October 2007 09:53 GMT
Really, someone needs to stop apple.
People thought microsoft were evil but apple make them look like amatuers.
Seriously, they should just be shut down.
52% own iphones?
Vs. 26% android?
Well it's flawed from the start.
So basically they asked a bunch of people who already own iphones what they are more likely to buy next time.
It's not that I don't trust my neighbours.
But one of them works shifts. And has been known to take in my parcel and then never be in when I am for a whole week. The other neighbour has taken stuff in on a friday morning then gone away over the weekend.
Why can't they just come to an agreement with tesco or someone that opens 24h that you can collect the parcel from there?
Then the post office doesn't have to have multiple failed deliveries and can pass on a small part of that saving to tesco... Tesco gets people turning up at their store who will decide to do their shopping while they are there... and I can collect my stuff 24h.
Everyone is a winner!
Not happened to me
I see no evidence of this happening to me,
I'll pay £100 instead for a version without metro.
They should continue to be called phones. The meaning of telephone has simply evolved...
Re: That's it, blame the help
No amount of asking for confirmation helps if you think that the operation *is* actually what you need to do...
Come on theregister,...
Why aren't you reachable in ipv6 yet? Seems I have to use the old internet to connect to you still!
I tried hard to like it.
I installed the previous version. I tried so hard to like it, but after a few weeks I just just didn't. I found it made everything harder to do and was ugly and incomprehsible.
Eventually I installed the new Mint Linux instead and it felt like such a relief to go back to a decent user interface. I still use windows 7 on my "main" pc but after using mint linux for a while now I'm increasingly findint I can just do everything in that. And yes, it was this new interface that drove me to try it. and yes I did give it a try, but frankly it's just awful.
Come on microsoft, fix it before release... The rest of the os is good, but metro makes it such a pain to work with.
I tried in. I want to call it an incomprehensible mess. But that would be unfair to other incomprehensible messes. What that on earth are microsoft thinking. it's just an awful mess, how can they possibly be thinking of releasing this
But what's it for?
Can someone tell me what pinterest is for? I've so far been able to work out anything useful it does that you couldn't do just as well before?
It's interesting how digitial text appears to be slower and less useful than the thing it's replacing.
Is this just on these dvd or on all imports?
I buy quite a lot of cheap electronics components from ebay from china. Usually costing just a few £. If I had to pay 20% vat on them, that's one thing... but no doubt the post office will add an £8 handling fee each time too that you can't avoid making in entirely uneconomical to buy stuff in this way.
"Why don't you install this application on your phone that can be used remotely to remove small amounts of money from your bank account directly without you having to be involved in the transaction or authorize it....Or even know about it"
I thought flash memory was erased by setting it all to '1' bits, and you could store stuff on it by selectively setting bits to zero. So adding books should, if anything, reduce the weight of all those '1's.
Seems like a very good time to me to buy shares.
Not for a quick profit but to hold onto for 3-5 years.
Everything I see about amazon makes me think they actually have a strategy that's more than just "see how much money we can report for the next quarter" like so many companies.
I may well be wrong, but I intend to invest some but not all of my money in amazon as part of the "slightly risky but I have good feeling about it" part of my investments.
My fear with this isn't someone cloning the card or something like that, it's someone using a legitimate card reader to charge me without me knowing. It's the fact that you don't have to actively "make" the payment or authorize it that scares me.
I'll buy a tablet when...
They are powerful enough to run compilers and development environments. (which is what I do..)
You can develop apps for them in c++.
You can work with the onscreen keyboard, but plug in a usb keyboard for when you want to do some real work.
It's not made by apple.
Probably you can do one or more of those already.
So they have no idea what happened but "We can further confirm no financial data has been stolen, accessed or compromised. Really? If they have no idea where the email addresses came from can they really say this and be certain of it?
What about non-commercial sites?
I presume this applied equally to non-commercial websites?
Does anyone know for sure?
I confidently predict this is the last we'll hear of this.
... you just know this isn't ever going to actually be used for anything
Quite a few don't seem to know...
A few people saying that facebook doesn't do email...
Yes it does. You'll have been asked to choose a page name for your http://facebook.com/whatever pages. Then you can just email email@example.com and it works,.
So.... Lets hope that the "intruder" didn't leave some kind of trojan on their system to capture and send them all the new passwords and new credit card numbers that are now going to be send to Sony....
Amazing stuff. Not the article. We've come to expect this kind of stuff from apple.
But the reaction from some people.
I honestly think that if apple were to announce that they'd disabled everyones iphone and you should go buy a new one at full price immediately there would still be dozens of posters on here saying yes this is a perfectly reasonable thing to do
> how many other mobiles do you know that can obtain an IPV6 address?
My android (HTC desire) for one using the standard untouched software.
My network doesn't offer ipv6 so it doesn't get it on that, but on home on wifi it just picks up an ipv6 from my wifi and *just works* with it.
I was thinking of trying them but this makes me more likely to.
The reason is that all the people who wanted to backup huge amount for very little money will have gone and they'll end up with a service that is actually sustainable at a reasonable quality level.
I would get a 3dtv and sky 3d if I'd not recently bought a new reasonably large hdtv.
Next time I want a TV it will support 3d. But I can't justify buying a new one and getting rid of my old one just for that. But yeah, some day...
> Why dont we simply NOT pay interest on the deficit!
Because we're relying on people lending the government very many billions of pounds just to keep paying the biils, and if you stop paying interest who exactly would be willing to lend the goverment their money?
Yes it can connect to hotel wifi...
>> "d but if you're in a hotel that requires you to connect to the network then open your browser to authenticate then you're out of luck as the Kindle can't do that."
Yes it can! It pops up a box saying that you might need to enter a password on a web page, and automatically launches it's web browser. I was quite impressed first time it did tha
The idea was good but the implementation didn't really work very well. Plus it needed to integrate with ordinary email a lot better.
Hopefully some ideas will arise from the ashes of this and something great will happen :)
It's far better to be able to buy the data usage you want rather than have to choose "unlimited" but which is no such thing and subject to "fair use" limits and so on. It's a return to honesty and a good thing.
Hmm, well this doesn't sound completely bogus. But I'm very sceptical how much use it is.
First of all most digital recording I've seen has between a 10-14 bit D/A converter. I'm sceptical that with filtering any signal would be large enough to register at all or if it did it would be so quantized by the sampling into 1 or 2 bits that it would be difficult to get much useful information out of it. Secondly it's rare to see a system that doesn't compress to MP3 or similar these days. I would expect that artifacts from that process would so completely swamp the signal as to make it useless .
Finally if this came up in court my first question would be to ask how accurate the match to the recorded value was, and to ask if there were any other periods over the previous few months that were within 20% of being as good a match. I find it very hard to believe that there wouldn't be many. I imagine you could discredit any such evidence very easily
Good stuff google :)
This is good stuff.
All else being equal I'd much prefer a link to a speedy site than one which takes ages to load.
Well nobody is going to use Ogg while it has such a stupid name, if they call it something less stupid sounding it might have a chance but frankly I'd be embarassed to use it in case someone asked what it used.
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