742 posts • joined 22 Apr 2008
New story for old shite
The media missed out several generations of Bendgates, but the 'biggy' phone gave the cowards a get out clause to report it without repercussions.
One wonders if they have to act en-mass so as not to suffer the wrath of Apple withdrawing advertising.
They are Fishy Sheep
Apple announcement Fun
Yes, they are a source of entertainment.
We should have Chubby singing the Apple announcement theme tune "Come on, let's twist again like we did last summer"
they are being asked to promote low ranking crap from many of their complainants.
The idea being to make Google crap like the rest to ensure 'fair competition'.
Oh, and DuckDuckGo is just a Bing powered 'shoot the Google duck' engine.
But he dismissed such dissenting voices today.
""..there are more problems with Google than there were with Microsoft," Almunia was quoted as saying."
Yet Microsoft were still allowed a 99% monopoly through so called 'competition'.
" Incredible web browsing battery life" .....
...........in that it is just below/matches the humble sub £100 Moto G .
By association the Moto G obviously becomes "super incredible" in that carry 5, keep the change and you have Monday to Friday sorted.
A load of bo**ocks !
Weekend sales include 3rd party shop stock !
Apart from 'direct from Apple'', Apple sales are not to the public so best ignored.
accusations and accusers
The main problem here is that the accusers are the competition.
And with the original monopolist Microsoft being well in the mix, everyone looks super corrupt.
"A little eBay shopping and you can find 128GB Micro SD cards for under a tenner"
Come on Simon, at least learn to rock man.
Those cards are all fakes.
All their own work
"“we have never worked with any government agency from any country to create a backdoor in any of our products or services."
Indeed, Apple do it all themselves.
Learn their jobs !
It does sound more like a clever redundancy program.
Get someone to learn you job by pretending you are on training.
Long term it is obvious that so called in-house training hints of the old factory systems where they found ways to charge staff.
Maybe IBM could charge a mandatory seat fee for non home workers?
So which IOS gadget got to have a cardiac arrest OS ?
Legend has it that one device becomes only semi-fir for purpose after Apple's infamous 'no goimg back upgrade ?
So has he legendary cull continued ?
A sabotaged WebGL !
Whilst the Rip Van Winkle OS has finally made WebGL work, it is artificially limited to be near useless for many.
Maybe it is that old chestnut, IOS memory problems that limit any sensible multi tasking. They also parameter constrain WebGL like it is a iPod touch 5th gen.
Obviously holding the door wrong
But they were a bit unhinged.
In sympathy to the other posts...
Yes, look at all the money we are making.
Buy one suckers.
Hell buy two !
you just canna make it up
Likely the press just made it up, they near enough invent every myth about the iPhone.
And I thought it was Freemium...
....in that they could have made a mint charging third party snoopers who want to see your illegal big assets.
Did they boob?
Microsoft, 'we care about privacy'...
.........only when we see others taking the market share.
A bit of a contrast to the Google chief, in defence saying "our search engine was 'built for users, not websites'", not?
'Sucker marketing' the norm ?
Seems to me that this servile attitude to US prices 'laughs at the people'.
It is not 99 cents, so why does everyone in the media turn a marketing headline into a full out and out lie.
Fans are already confessing their love for the ugly shit.
So when the real shit arrives the love volume dial will go all the way to 11.
the USPTO will have sanctioned an AMD/Nvidia GPU Duopoly.
That is how the bullshit USPTO patent system works.
Well, it ain't as it was but the demands are much about US control, 'all in the name of competition' will be the blurb from the most protectionist nation on earth.
So will normal service resume from the wIntel cartel?
Who is going to mark their X, designer style ?
So you get to design your own smartphone.
Well as we know, the Le Crunch fact is that thinking makes life go tits up if you do and tits up if you don't.
No thinking buyers then.
A load of kidding around anyway ?
I read somewhere that gender bias means few women study computing.
What is worse is that the whole school system is Neanderthal biased.
If parents and teachers can't code so what hope is there for the kids if we rely on clubs for the bare essentials?
Re: Phones with a 7"+ screen???
"I can see a larger screen being more useful"
People are too afraid of being called a black sheep. When the white phablet arrives sheepies will rejoice.
re - willingness to use a whopping big phone is an Asian thing not seen elsewhere.
There are exceptions to the self conscious sheepish westerners who are slaves to emotional marketing.
We seem far too used to being told what to do.
Re: An accountancy error?
Well, you can easily test a battery for quality. Degradation in any batch will be fairly linear.
An accountancy error?
At £60+ a pop maybe there was an accountants reliability calculation error?
Apples rather over-captive clientel certainly did not get a proper enough go before the lucrative noose is tightened.
Holding it wrong
If you don't let everyone see the logo when making a phone call you really don't deserve to own an iPhone.
Follow them rules, not the dropped calls Troopers.
An untaxing offering
Obviously B & N needed to offer something to the public that does not tax away all its profits.
This does the trick for those who read, blog and Facebook gossip. People want an open marketplace, one that B & N failed at owning. There is now really only one 'owning everything' sole trader left stuck in that dark closet.
Microsoft is moving their HQ and 1800 jobs to Munich.
Work it out folks.
"Haters can hate on Apple all they want"
So why do fanboys insist on being a remote Island unto itself.
Is George Bush now president ?
Same as a PC
Because it is a PC !
So use simple wipe software, like a PC.
This is very old PC news dressed up as if it is something new.
China is searching every corner
And quite obviously, no round corner will be left unturned.
Full of bull bloat then?
IOS was OK when it simply had to play music in the iPod but now it seems just a big fat Willie Wurst.
The higher crash rate certainly seems to show it is more bloated than the rest.
Crash bang Oops !
Don't be a stupid early adopter, this means that the resulting mix of 32 bit and 64 bit apps will both bloat memory and crash more too !
Sp, little to no gain and lots of pain
Dell + Microsoft = cozy cartel
So, what on earth was the point of the " A quick look at the Dell UK and US websites "?
We know Dells dally with Linux was a charade where even finding the Linux devices on the web site was a battle and a half.
Waving their flag, Dell serves Microsoft and Microsoft serves Dell.
Atom did great back in the Netbook Boom days.
But obviously Boom and Bust was actually part of that 'cripple them' plan.
Why sell low cost when people can pay really good money and also get to say 'Core' ?
WebGL is coming to Safari in IOS 8
... well sort of.
It is restricted so in theory only a subset of Open GL web sites will work.
I'm assuming that covers Nokia Here whi might just reinstate their web app ?
confused = FUD.
Its getting that way, more and more FUD stuff as opposed to clear info with clear fixes.
That is if there was any real problem in the first place !
and if you think that means people like AVG , Avira etc etc you are well mistaken.
I imagine it makes for lucrative consulting though Accuvant did tend tend to work for the high bidder before joining .
re WIndows Phone
er Accuvant have their Microsoft SDL Pro Network membership to think of !
But who got there first, China or the US ?
The US bans a massive range of Chinese made goods.
That Symantec security hole was interesting as they were seemingly already banned in China.
So who is iving in the past, the US banning Chinese tech for made up security concerns, or China banning US NSA ware ?
As to Russia, well Putin pulled the walls right back up, he is just Nixon except for being here to stay.
Who jumped first ?
The US is happy buying cheap and selling expensive to the world, they draw the line at others using China to sell cheap to US consumers/businesses.
Mobile not Desktop - I dont use mobile !
Using desktop mode because my screen is not a low res device and because Desktop Mode is not banned like Safari I doubt my browsing counts.
Likely Safari iPad counts as mobile too cos on that users have to be thankful for what they get.
Tax cuts next election then?
A 600% hike in mobile spectrum fees will help Cameron there.
Taxing the masses indirectly is a very good way to reduce the top rate of tax.
Over supply ?
By all accounts sapphire prices have dropped of recent.
Obviously the sapphire ones will be marked up another $100 ++++
Any shortage, however contrived comes in very very hand
err it does the crashing on ypour behalf.
Try using multi tabs with the darn things reloading on you !
This makes the iPad useless much of the time.
We know full well IOS 7 needed 2GB to do any semblence of multi-tasking without KILL.
Nothing to see.
Apple stuff is all about the US corporation monopoly.
They want you roubles, not your country.
Yes, that Y300 is essentially close to the iPhone 5/5s/5c/ or Galaxy Ace.
Apple realise people can make do with low resolution small phones so that is what they give.
Not everyone wants or even needs those high end high resolution Note type phablets.
Security risk will create need for removal.
Burglars will love these, using them to find when you are not at home.
Obviously when the security risk becomes too large its another £10 billion we have to pay to reverse the catastrophe.
Also, we are likely need another new power station just to run the damn things !
- SMASH the Bash bug! Red Hat, Apple scramble for patch batches
- A BENDY iPhone 6, you say? Pah, warp claims are bent out of shape: Consumer Reports
- eXpat Files 'Could we please not have naked developers running around the office BEFORE 10pm?'
- CoTW Emma Watson should SHUT UP, all this abuse is HER OWN FAULT
- Vulture at the Wheel Renault Twingo: Small, sporty(ish), safe ... and it's a BACK-ENDER