* Posts by arran

50 posts • joined 1 Apr 2007

Mesh intros bonkers BMW-designed gaming PC

arran

Looks Like

Darth Vaders Sith Blade server and a disc array to me... but on its side......

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3D BD spec due H2 2010, says AMD

arran
Unhappy

said it before, say ti again

thats great and all, but what about us blind in one eye types? i cant see sh!t when it comes to 3D TV.. am Is till going to be able to watch movies in plain old high def on blue ray or should I just sell my TV now?

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Fanbois Apple buyers howl over crocked iMacs

arran

ordered 40...

received them two days later.

all of them worked.

cant see what the fuss is about.

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PS3 to go 3D in 2010, says Sony

arran

well that sucks

im blind in one eye and as such 3d makes no difference but some odd some colours around edges.

rubbish.

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UK.gov denies innocent will be hit by filesharing regime

arran

can we just

get on with the revolution please?

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Microsoft in Bing jingle kiddie vid outrage

arran
Troll

am I the only one

thats worried about Microsoft and their obsession with small children recently?

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Apple blueprints the iShoe

arran
Jobs Halo

Lysergic acid diethylamide

Jobs has obviously been taking it again.

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Yank slams El Reg 'zio-fruitcake' Playmobil 'crap'

arran
Alien

zionist tea cakes

I *think* its a half arsed attempt to call the reg zionists

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Sony jumps on the 3D TV gravy train

arran

err

rapid open and closing goggles?

..

so hows that going to affect my epilepsy then?

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Windows 7 versus Snow Leopard — The poison taste test

arran

why

is it always the Microsoft fanbois who go bat sh!t crazy over things like this?

nice report, I shall be duel booting this laptop on the basis the report above shows me what I need from both O/S.

thank you.

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Apple tried to quash Sunday Times' Jobs profile

arran
Troll

@ Nordick Framelhammer

Trollish name for a trollish poster? nice.

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Hackers stuff ballot box for Time Magazine's top 100 poll

arran

6 weeks

I must of been on a role, and now ive lost the game.

bastards.

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Teens reject Microsoft's Zune

arran
Jobs Halo

hmmm

"Unfortunately it suffers from the "Vista effect". All their new products seemed to be getting panned by people who've never used them these days. "

....

sounds like most of the comments about apple products by el reg readers....

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Vatican researcher claims Templars worshipped Turin Shroud

arran

I thought the templar

were evil, greedy, child abusing wankers.... and as such I would of assumed the catholics would of loved them, go figure.

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I've only shagged two blokes, insists Paris Hilton

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I can Actually believe this

I mean, have yous een the video? sack of spuds comes to mind when viewing her performance frankly.

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Asus Eee keyboard opens CES

arran

will it run

with the PS3?

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MacBook Air owners get laid

arran

try

not bloody sitting, dropping and using them as somewhere to write notes on then.

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Gates predicts 'significant' US recession

arran

he also said

the internet was a fad...

looks like the financial crisis will be over sooner then we thought.

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Scottish NHS data safeguarded by bizarre questionnaire

arran
Boffin

this is not

anything new, it may just be the first time its been reported though...

down in the south, various abandoned hospitals in the area - including psychiatric and pediatric institutes - still have photographs, files and in more then one contracts with drug suppliers laying about discarded on the floor.

you can find more by googling "urbex UK" - some even have photographs of the documents, xrays, files and contracts that have been found.

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Google takes aim at drunken messaging

arran

when will this

become available as an add on for exchanges and black berry servers.... just wondering... cos'....

I mean, its not like i spend all night in the pub p*ssed and drunk emailing clients or anything....

honest....

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Apple probes poison-pumping Mac claim

arran
Dead Vulture

"distinct hot rubber-like sugary smell "

I Love the smell of Hardware in the morning.....

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Apple condemns FileVaulters to seventh circle of Safari hell

arran
Gates Halo

just be careful

what you are cleaning so as to speak and when,

I'm willing to bet a lot of these are because of people emptying their user cache and system caches - and it happens on my machine when I do that, but not when I have not gone an insane cleaning spree using main menu or cocktail....

Get to know how the O/S works and the back bone behind it before poking it with software designed to reset the machines to as close to factory as possible and then bitching about it not being how it was before....

pillocks.

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Oz woman sold mobe with preloaded smut

arran

MUM?

cor blimey cobber!

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HP measuring up necks of global EDS staff?

arran
Dead Vulture

how did

no one see this coming? have we all forgotten Compaq/HP? HP Invent/Synstar?

HP are IT's biggest asset strippers, just a shame their are no assets in EDS worth stripping....

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Boffinry bitchslap brouhaha: Higgs and Hawking head to head

arran
Pirate

2 scientists enter

ONLY ONE CAN LEAVE - LHC TLC SHOWDOWN PPV

...

id pay to watch the two of them beat the snot out of each other... imagine the spectacle of the victor throwing the other into the LHC and...

wait,

what would happen if you put someone inside the LHC?

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Coming soon: Facebook - The Movie!

arran

I would rather

see the true story of how a couple of kids stole their mates code and blagged it this far...

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Russell Crowe to play Bill Hicks?

arran
Jobs Halo

Im wondering

if the Mac zealots are the same ones who are screaming at the idea of crowe playing hicks....

anyway Ive heard of hicks as well. but then Im not Under 20 and think comedy starts and finishes with little Britain.

steve, because Im sure he is a hicks fan.

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Apple is Fisher-Price of sound quality, says Neil Young

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Alert

I Keep all my music

on ADAT, only listen to each tape once a year and only then through my behringer mixing desk and dunlavy sc-v speakers.

this guy is a ballbag. I buy cd's and download and the difference is nominal....

most people cant afford audio systems on which you could tell the difference so I would say his point is null.

wonder if he has ties with the BPI...

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Rare Mac Trojan exploits Apple vuln

arran
Jobs Horns

still

have to download and install it though, less of a trojan and more of an exploit of un intelligent people methinks

mines the hat with the big "D" on it

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RAF strafes Next in pirated duvet copyright rumpus

arran

sounds

like revenue raising to me.

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Welcome to Las Vegas - Home of the technology superpower you've never heard of

arran

puts...

certain UK Projects to shame thats for sure

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Cops demand more time in marathon OiNK investigation

arran
Pirate

OiNK

was always seen, by alot of people I ome into contact with as stuck up, secretive and rude to non members, perhaps embracing the spirit of "the scene" would of prevented this from happening?

*certain* other sites that have open reg thursdays, invite codes that are not like gold dust and a mod team that does it job never seem to have these sorts of issues, and no I'm not talking about TPB.

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'Extreme porn' law could criminalise millions

arran
Unhappy

question

what about being involved in the... errr.... filming of such things?

and can i know claim political asylum in holland because my life style choices are being repressed and made illegal by the British government?

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Pro-smoking website redirected to 'baccy free zone

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what ever happened to

freedom of choice? do we ban drinking? fast food? cars? microwaves? all of these can kill, for instance i lost a family member ue to a drunk driver who plowed her down, do we ban alcohol because of its nock on affects? - no.

your all a bunch of righteous cretins frankly - forcing your life choices on others and when you get your own way, wanting more, more, more.

I'm sure you are all very happy about the smoking ban in mental health institutes after all it means now the mentally ill will be able to go crazy locked away in a much quicker time frame, as smoking for most is the only crutch they have, the only thing thet can rely on - forget the damage mentally that is doing to the people detained in these wards.

oh and im a non smoker by the way

nightclubs and bars now smell of stale sweat and farts, i preferred the smoke frankly..

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MySpace Music leaves creators cold

arran

could it be

that hardly anyone actually uses myspace these days and as such its not important?

or am i being far to simplistic?

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Pregnant man to hit Oprah with ultrasound

arran

see

this guy is just plain greedy.

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Critics chuck MS 'friendly worm' plan on the compost heap

arran
Pirate

another step

towards skynet methinks...

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Armed police swoop on MP3-packing mechanic

arran

bit heavy handed

for the RIAA...

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Calls to ban hoodie-busting sonic weapon

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my hearing

i swear, if it wasnt for the fact my degree is in audio engineering, id say that my serious degradation in hearing is down to these things, i think they should be banned, im amazed we as a society feel the need to ostracize children and teens in this way, one day these kids will be in charge, and we will be old, and they will remember the way we have treated them.

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Time Warner splitting up AOL

arran

ill miss...

being able to take the mick out of so called "experts" in my office who use AOL.... shame

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Video games blamed for England Euro flop

arran

perhaps...

it its a good thing that not only the strong in body, weak in mind can prosper in our society, i think greens just P*ssed off because he sucks in Pro Evo...

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Frenchman spit-roasts 550kg camel

arran

insert...

"Roast me Amadeus" comment here.

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Chernobyl to get new steel lid

arran

so...

not only are they going to build next to a really unstable structure, but they are getting the french to do it.... great,

still could be worse... they could be using polish builders.

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Boy racer cuffed for 140mph YouTube jaunt

arran

ive seen

an RS Fiesta hit 140 easily with alot of work done on it, then again ive also seen 3rd line engineers do some work once in a while so maybe im just in the right place at the right time.

fair play to the guy for managing it, but what a prick for posting the video.

on that note im going to go record myself driving home in the morning in my BMW NOT being a wanker, another video that will astound us all

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NASA: no fix needed for shuttle

arran

cant they just

park up and go for a coffee on the International Space Station thingy and wait for the AA (Astronauts Association) to send a tow shuttle out to them?

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Teachers vote to ban internet

arran

and this is a surprise because?

Teachers are constantly trying to avoid work - they are better at it then us IT professionals, not to mention teachers get paid more then most of us as well.

more excuses for them to do little or no work and get paid huge amounts for it.

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Burned by a MacBook

arran

me too

i left my macbook pro charging, in a puddle, covered in cling-film, under the sofa, with my pet rats chewing the cable, while my pet dog defecated on the keyboard and my 3 year old son hit it with a hammer he found laying about and it burnt me too!

who would of thought it....

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United grounded by computer failure

arran

typical

of united airlines really, ive had to fly with them 3 times this year and every time theres been an incident, from no food on a 10 hour flight through to loosing a wheel and having to go back to boise to get another.

useless airline is useless

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Terminator kill-bots to be run by system called 'Skynet'

arran

well

eds cant even get wserver 2003 working correctly - we have nothing to fear if the terminators are going to be engineered by them

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Bloggers mourn bald, rich Fiorina

arran

Oh how i love the month of april

but seriously, you almost had me going there ^_^ thanks for cheering me up on a working Sunday.

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