52 posts • joined Friday 16th March 2007 09:52 GMT
World's biggest telly
I dare them to show an episode of Embarrassing Bodies at the IFA.
Actually, make that a double dare.
NSA is 'great at some sophisticated tasks but oddly bad at the simplest'
Rain Main springs to mind.
I'd just like to quote Bordan Tkachuk...
..."Internet Service Protocol".
That is all.
I was going to make a joke about feeling a right tit but thought better of it!
Who's the dirty old git...
... that keeps putting up bikini pics for articles? It make's it difficult to read El Reg at work!!!
Stop it I say!
@Anonymous Coward 16:41
"I'm not even thirty" -- show off!
It's a good thing...
... her middle name isn't Iris (or some such) as her initials would be MILF!
Re: "A Fully Integrated RF-Powered Contact Lens With a Single Element Display'"
Actual Reality Sensory Environment!
(Thanks to ACE Magazine c.1992? for that one.)
And if you...
... lay the containers out flat they would cover an area the size of Felixstowe (or thereabouts).
I wonder if this the place where the clever chap who outsourced his own job worked?
(see article elsewhere in El Reg, I'm too lazy to include a link)
I nominate Bill Clinton
Anyone who can debate what the definition of the word "is" is deserves to be locked in a room with like minded intellectuals until all the worlds' problems are solved.
On the uses of the N688 Watch Phone...
-- "Hey, why does your voice keep fading in and out every second?"
--"What did you say?"
--"What are you doing?!"
-- "You sick freak!!!" </Click>
Pardon my ignorance...
... but if a DTMF tone is malformed/distorted then wouldn't/shouldn't it be treated as voice -- assuming the resulting distortion was in the voice range?
Sir, me Sir, I know, I know...
All Your (cellular) Base (station)s Are Belong To Us
@Author wrote "...will be known as a Windows 8-style UI going forward."
How about writing this as "...will be known as a Windows 8-style UI".
The word 'will' indicates future tense so there is no need to 'go forward' -- ever.
</GETS OFF SOAP BOX>
Question "So. How can they stop that meltdown from happening again?"
Answer: Pay the CEO more.
Re: Alcohol was a possible factor
You forgot the Sherlock icon!!!
I only got as far as...
"The adult entertainment industry is having a hard time..."
Re: Not yet confirmed:
Not to mention the unladen mass of an African boson vs a European boson.
I'd call them...
...personal computers -- because they are.
"...and one of my lecturers in computing Trevor Wood Taylor tapped me on the shoulder and said, 'What are you doing going forward?"
GOING FORWARD? Really? He really said that? Back in 1980-something?
Lucy and a monkey sitting in a tree, k - i - s - s - i - ... you know the rest.
Dear Author... make your mind up
First it's 28,000 kph, then it's 28,000 km/hr. Try using km/h.
Rope, Plastic Bag, Weights?...
Nah, forget that crap - death by bulgarian airbags! If you're gonna do something, do it right.
Also re: the ones that departed this life - good - evolution wins again!
I second that...
... we most definitely need some ding-dong!!!
They should also bring back Madame de Pompadour - maybe even to be the next incarnation of the Doctor.
For Fucks Sake
My old Casio watch from umpty-five years ago had a stopwatch / countdown timer function.
Maybe they can project the image from one of these relics onto a big wall in Trafalgar Square - it would be a whole lot cheaper to boot.
And to re-iterate my previous point from the title -- FOR FUCKS SAKE!!!
also -- Je5u5 Fucking H Christ!!!
and -- What a bunch of incompetent fucktards!!!
and -- CUPID STUNTS!!!
--END OF RANT--
P.S. Can we please have a combined WTF and FAIL icon?
<Michael Winner Voice>
Calm down dear, it's only an article.
</Michael Winner Voice>
How about engraving the home address of council staff onto the memory sticks so that helpful members of the public know where to deliver the misplaced item?
(And maybe deliver a good kicking too!)
She was too busy dealing with direct debit payments bouncing and didn't think to phone or walk to her bank - " I don't have internet banking, so can't check my balance..", boo hoo -- pull the other one love - especially the middle leg!
Where to put it?
"The Standard concludes by mentioning BlackBerry thumb ... but fails to recommend an expensive private medical cure for the problem."
I know a good place where they can stick their thumb... (hence the icon).
Can Windows Phone 7 help __Microsoft come from behind?__
come from behind?!
Paris? well it's obvious really
"...and their significance going forward..."
could be re-written as "...and their future significance...".
One less word and it conveys the same meaning.
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- Microsoft teams up with Feds, Europol in ZeroAccess botnet zombie hunt
- Storagebod Oh no, RBS has gone titsup again... but is it JUST BAD LUCK?