176 posts • joined 22 Feb 2008
we host our websites and email with these guys and had had several problems with ftp access and emails, although i didn't spot any probs this weekend.
the ftp stops allowing me any access, then after en email to support, it mysteriously starts working again....
the witch and now the poison dwarf gone!
excellent news, just get rid of the badger and we're nearly there....
"dogged by controversy and cockups"...just a bit
sorry but the home secretary of the uk's husband claim for a porno on her expenses must be one of the biggest disgraces and piss takes of modern times. how she can still hold her head up in public is a mystery to me.
i bet flesh tones...
still look like they've been stood too near to the BBQ!
tacky? apple?shurlee not
'one last thing' is bringing steve back from the dead? is that the tackiest idea ever? at least wheel him on in a white shiny box with pulsing 'sleep' light on the front....
apple stores empty? where do you live?
i go past 3 regularly and they're always full and i can't get to play on the macs/ipod touch's. i do admit that a lot of kids are pratting about on the ipods though.....and the staff are the smugest i've ever met.....still got to be a better experience than a microsoft store though...
yeah that's right, don't have an opinion, just follow the sheep like everyone else and keep your head down. "I personally find Football dull." - isn't that a bitchy comment?
you seem to have the most comments of anyone on the register stories over the past few months don't you? or is there more than one anonymouse cowherder?
oh, and sorry, but hugh is right, twitter is for tw@ts, give it 6 months and the next online social revolution will be here...
@ robert binning
wow, thanks, i presume this means i can watch battlestar from the US sci-fi channel website now?
would love to use hulu, can someone please give a beginners guide to using proxies.
@ whoever and dapprman
yep the standard ipod headphones are pretty poor, i opted for sony ex71 in-ear ones, not bad. you can of course alter the sound with the equalizer feature if you need more bass.
but come on, if you leave out the headphones, the file quality/compression/type rah rah rah, then most songs will sound the same on an ipod and a zune, they are just hard drives aren't they?
@dapprman - what sort of archos do you have? i've got my eyes on an archos 5 instead of ipod touch....
@ anunandmouse cowherder
"the audio is far superior to that of an Ipod"
can you expand on this? you're using the same files/bitrate/compression on an ipod and zune are you? and the standard earphones? and you can still tell a difference in sound quality? what are you - a bat?
as an apple fan...
i actually like the look of this, it has a battlestar galactica gadget vibe going on....will be interested to see the announced xbox integration and hd playing (through a dock?).
could be more of a competitor to the archos 5, rather than the ipod touch i think......
yeah nice but
my tv engineer mate tells me lots of 'cheap' sony's are coming in for repairs. seems like sony have cut their costs a bit too much.
how will they ever stop this?
if you can add some smut into the middle of your uploaded video, how are they going to stop people doing this without having to watch every single uploaded video in it's entirety?
who gives a fuck about the leaker?
he's a fucking hero and the government are trying to deflect this story as some sort of leak, they'll probably call him a terrorist next.
the sponging bastards should be hanging their heads in shame...or just hanging...anyone got a rope?
would you be able to read white text with the bright background?
let me guess, it analyses the background and changes the text colour dynamically?
having another quiet day? how many cowherds are there?
yeah well done nasa, time to scrap the bloody thing....
@ Anonymous Coward
"I'm giving up on reading comments about new products"
why don't you stop commenting on them as well then?
we're giving our opinion about a new product you prat, sorry if you don't like it.
i actually find the amazon experience pretty good, great prices and delivery, probably why they're so massive.
"Without a keyboard, how are you supposed to search or annotate (or browse the store and the web)?"
-ever heard of the ipod touch? the keyboard appears on the screen 'as if by magic' - go and have a look or are you too busy hiding from one of he many companies you have 'worked for' or have insider knowledge about? yep, that's why you're an anonymous coward isn't it? because of all your top secret insider info?
or you could some old bloke that's sat at home reading every story on the register and writing bollox opinions......
...that looks like some product design students polystyrene model of their latest killer project.....and the keyboard looks gash....and why is it so bloody thin? what is this apple inspired idea to make everything wafer thin?? we'd prefer thicker with a better battery!
stick to online retailing amazon...you are very good at that
she's not the sharpest tool in the box, just watch her and her 'straight' friend simon cowell acting like a couple of queens on american idol. she cannot even form an opinion without cowell making schoolboy faces behind her.
she still looks great for her age though, dooshbags!
to boldly go....
....where someone's got a sniffle from pedro's dodgy beach fleapit....
please wake me up when we've got a new scaremonger story....haven't the illegal immigrants done anything wrong this week?
i suspect she's had worse!
can we please now make this story the last reference to this over-hyped nonsense.
if we need to talk about illnesses i believe there are people still dying of cancer, heart disease, aids, lung cancer etc etc - things which actually effect the good folk of the uk, not some tourists who caught a sniffle after visiting pedro's beach fleapit.
line of the week?
"but suddenly thinking you are French is terrifying"
can we just shut up about this..
"A 22-year old Spanish student, who had just returned from Mexico, is being treated for fever and respiratory symptoms. His condition is not serious."
"His condition is not serious."
so can we please stop the total bollox scaremongering a la bbc/sky/the sun, it's a load of shite, we'd rather worry about our tax bills, mortgages and the price of gin.
the sun has the full gory details:
yes folks, exclusive news, their headline is 'Hell in the hospitals as swine flu hits UK'.
but fear not, read down the story and you find:
'No cases of swine flu, the new human strain of a virus usually associated with pigs, have been confirmed in Britain. '
'Six people in CANADA were confirmed as having “very mild” cases of swine flu.'
yes, very mild. and:
'In NEW ZEALAND, of 19 students, 13 of them almost certainly had the virus'
yes, almost certainly.
'in ISRAEL ..Tomer Vagim is in a hospital....showing suspicious symptoms.'
oh, and worryingly:
'four more tourists were undergoing tests in FRANCE'
it's so bad that 2 people in scotland are in hospital:
'suffering “flu-like symptoms”, yes, 2.
and that businessman from Northamptonshire has now been cleared surprisingly, it's
'very good news' he said.
thank god that:
'Our authorities are gearing into action' otherwise we'd be totally fucked!
i thought we'd all died of bird flu?
about a year ago the bbc were in full scaremonger mode with a panic about a swan in aberdeen with a slight cough.
this 'lethal' virus didn't seem to make it past hadrians wall though, so we're safe in our beds again.
have a quick look at the bbc 'have your say' forum and nobody gives a toss, we're actually more bothered about our taxes going up, so calm down bbc.
total and utter bollox
the bbc are loving the scaremonger factor for this one!
almost as if gordon clown has persuaded them to forget about the recession and panic us about getting infected from an over-spicy mexican.
"HTC's Touch Diamond 2: uses Windows Mobile, but it's well hidden"
err.... whats that icon in the top left corner?
obviously microsoft ran vigorous tests before they released this software and just happened to miss the bit about it blocking their arch rival......
drown your sorrows with a drink...
oh, that's right, now you can't afford to....
will somebody tell the badger to fuck right off......
if not, can someone please inform us how much these things cost to charge up every other night? how much is a service, how much is tax? how much is insurance? do i have to have a wire from my house to the car running across my drive for the local chav to pull out?
they all sound great in the sales blurb, but we need hard running costs please...
as a huge mac fan...
i love my 360 and the games are great. it brings "cheap" hd gaming to the masses, it's a nice little (ish) box.
i did have to take it back to toysrus when the memory card flaps broke, and it never starts up first time, and it sounds like a jet engine, and you can't play all old xbox games on it (please why?) but apart from that i enjoy playing it and xbox live (updated) is superb.
"In typical Apple-patent inclusiveness".....err you mean futureproofing for any new devices that may come along.....apple are trying to protect themselves and their own products and patents, oh how disgraceful, how DARE they!
yep bollox...try this instead..
the future is augmented my friends:
there are so many possibilities for this, search for the remote control cars demo...
nah, here's the future...
the future of mobile games is based on augmented technology, have a browse:
search for some more great examples of this on the tube...
3d xbox games?
now what the fook does that mean?
a bollox idea is still a bollox idea
even if you throw hundreds of millions of dollars at it!
which anonymous coward has seen this?
2 different opinions from the same person? eh?
oh, and the film can only be good if halle berrys in it wearing very little.
longest post ever from mr heff?
anyone done better?
and mr heff, you might as well go and crawl back into a cave with your coloured rocks to amuse you. or you could just buy an xbox and enjoy all of the activities in gta4, then you'll sleep at night.
ooh, a review of a server...
jesus christ, have you lot seen any paint drying lately?
"Laminar Wall Jet"????
@ mike richards
yep, you've summed it up perfectly.
nothing more to add.
comments now closed.
no chance of this at all, it'll be a 10" tablet.
anonymous coward - please tell me that list is a joke?
she claimed for all that stuff?
nah, come on man, please don't let it be true. i can feel the rage boiling already.......please, come on, you've made it up?
you couldn't make it up!
silly lad, maybe she's far too busy adding up her expenses rather than 'tending' to her husbands needs.....what an embarrassment....
that story about NASA's pen and the Russian's pencil is an urban myth....a pencil wasn't allowed in case the lead broke off and got stuck in an air duct or something...
could be time to ditch the old powerbook g4 for a small netbook seeing as apple can't be arsed.....
@ Gary F
you're spot on there. how this reveals 'mixed blessings' is beyond me.....
one day this will be resolved
the truth cannot be hidden by pathetic jack straw, the bloody wimp.
blair and those fools have scarred this country for a long time.
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