* Posts by Zmodem

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Data-thirsty mobile owners burn through 5GB a month

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i burned 20gb or more last month on EE, but it downloads at 5-700kbs, so a 10gb evil within patch seemed fair

it probably gave them a new advert for being stable too

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BT and EE, O2 and Three: Are we in for a year of Euro telco mega-mergers?

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Re: Talk about special pleading...bought Huawei exchange kit which really pissed off HMG

its more likely all in the small print when the government sold the network to BT in the 80s, at worst the government could probably just revoke the sell at anytime, all of the government war lines that are not connected to any other network still need to be operational

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O2 and three, its more like

£10.20bn = three

£00.05bn = O2

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Ten years in, ultra-high-def gets a standard

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theres me turning the saturation down lower and lower on every tv i buy to make the picture look realisitic

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Seagate's new drives are so shiny, we should call them ... bling buffers

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if its 10gpbs usb 3, they should just make a SAS wrapper driver, and bring their enterprise SSD`s to the public, and quit making SSHD drives

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Got a pricey gaming desktop from PC World for Xmas? Check the graphics specs

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but then, you can just get 3dmark demo on steam and run the firestrike benchmark, if the box does`nt shutdown at full load, your all good for standard games

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Re: Rails

amps ^ volts are normally in the spec`s for the rail, which will give you the total watts, so 53 * 12 = 632 watts

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depends if the PSU is single rail and a platinum or gold rated PSU, a bronze PSU probably won`t do the job, your only getting 400watts -the 20% for efficiency, so as soon as your heat sink and card needs more power, + any other system fan you have plugged into the board, the box will shutdown

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2016 in mobile: Visit a components mall in China... 30 min later, you're a manufacturer

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no point going all the way to china when you can buy it all on ebay and get free post

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Samsung Gear VR is good. So good 2016 could be year virtual reality finally makes it

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samsung VR, complete with only the on/off switch

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How to build a real lightsabre

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it would be more of a controlled reflected arc wielder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTDx3sN2dhU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTDx3sN2dhU

use some magic to make electric go in a straight line with a prism or something

find a real stupid hz and you can probably control the laser length with atmosphere pressure sensor

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Rounded corners on Android phones cost Samsung $548m: It will pay up to Apple after all

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Re: The difference between Apple and Samsung

and for 30 years apple did nothing, they would probably be bankrupt if it was for the ipod, the ipod is nothing special

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it would be easier if samsung quit the USA and stopped selling all products in the USA, if someone is tarded enough to patent round corners in the first place

the USA can`t make nothing, they just have microsoft, the rest of the economy is all internal

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Alert after Intel Skylake chips, mobo sockets 'warp under coolers'

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Re: why would you have a massive 50lb heatsink

if you had a single heat sink that was 24kg, the rest of the PC would be atleast 6kg which would put it over the health & safety limit of 25kg for men, and you would have you get a trolly if you don`t do weights and can lift 25kg in 1 hand

office workers are soft and get footrest etc all paid for under health & safety in the office level 1

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Re: why would you have a massive 50lb heatsink

if you drop your box you would be expecting everything to be broke, so a bent socket means nothing, most cases would be broke, and half of your PC would fall out, you have to buy a rack mount case or spend £200 on a sturdy ATX

if a socket could handle 24kg, the motherboard would need case mounts on all 4 corners first

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it depends on where you buy CPU`s too, PC World etc will have retail CPU`s which come with heatsinks, overclocking shops will have OEM CPU`s which don`t come with heatsinks

having retail CPU`s in a overclocking shop would just be pointless and a waste of alloy

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why would you have a massive 50lb heatsink, when a corsair hydro is £30 more

anyone with intelligence would`nt trust something that weigh`s 24Kg ontop of a CPU

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Facebook's UK wing paid just £4k in corporation tax last year

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Re: HMRC - struggling to leave the dark ages

they should sort out housing benefit too, if you have a part time job, they keep taking your wages away making you pay more and more rent so you never more then £40 a month better off then you are when your on job seekers allowance, but if your middleclass and have a full time job, you can have £10,000 savings, tax credits and housing benefit

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PHP 7.0 arrives, so go forth and upgrade if you dare

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you should all learn to code clean code, i`ll update null nuke with a 8 pack of beers, 99% of php functions are used in 2 files, inside my own functions for the php function

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Joining the illuminati? Just how bright can a smart bulb really be?

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light bulbs are useless, you can control your whole hous for £170 :

http://swarmautomation.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=96

beon need smart light bulbs to connect to common smart house boxes that have been on the market for 10 years, then you can turn your lights on using your phone

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Why Microsoft's .NET Core is the future of its development platform

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it will take 10 years to optimize the framework so programs run as fast as c++ and file size are 3 times smaller before anyone cares

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How to build a city fit for 50℃ heatwaves

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im still good with a topless woman waving a big fan my direction

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TPP: 'Scary' US-Pacific trade deal published – you're going to freak out when you read it

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"To summarise then, as it stands, Cameron has engaged us in a race to the bottom!"

briton is the atlantic rim

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UK's internet spy law: £250m in costs could balloon to £2 BILLION

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Re: Err...

its enough to get a back door added to PGP etc

its a waste of money, and its better spent on bringing back crisis loans to cover people`s first month of work if they have to sign off when they get their first full wage

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Re: Err...

the FBI pays every company a $1million to add backdoors to everything

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who exactly cares about what people brought at argos and your supermarket, the rest of the internets is rubbish and why most people just use tablets

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waste of money, when you can just force microsoft, and other browsers into sending your history, or sysncing it with a remote server, then let everyone patch the dll

echelon is suppose to look for keywords and take your number

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Google engineer names and shames dodgy USB Type-C cable makers

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3A on a usb 2.0 device would just be like a constant spike, and not a massive concern anyway, only apple would come with only usb 3.0 type c and no other usb ports

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most devices have capacitors in, so they are globally usable, more so if they are mains powered, and run on all countries power AC/DC 110-240v, then they have to comply with EU`s ErP which is more strict then USA energy star rating power usage thing

so production lines take the best out of both ErP and engery star, and make a single globally usable production line to keep the cost down

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Facebook's laser-powered internet drone preps for take off

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only facebook are sad enough to want to make a trampoline fly

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Cops' IT too complex for quick and dirty revamp – Police ICT boss

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the central database for the national ID card base has to still exist with all those billions IBM or HP took for it over the years

all of the forces should still be able to have a central database, and then all stations would just need a new computer

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Cash injection fuels SABRE spaceplane engine

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meh,, its would be cheaper and alot faster to to make electro magnetic pulse propulstion drive, and have a 1Mw perpetual generator on, so you can super charge your thrusters in space and accelerate at near light speed, and have a single pulse every 100 light years

shoot off like 2 rubbish magnets on earth retracting when you push them up to one another and you let go of 1 of them

all the hardware has already been made, except a 1Mw generator, all the sensors and computer software are already in use on maglev trains

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Fancy flying to Mars? NASA's hiring

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meh, i`ll fart, scratch, smoke and take a ride on skylon the british won`t take the british out of flying around space

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Brit boffins build 'tractor beam' out of sound

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a real rubbish video of a ping pong ball going back and forth with a standard rubbsih domestic hifi speaker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xDLZ7qiTQk

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word, normally happen when some like this is happening

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/UserFiles/content/emergencymanagementandresponse/commtracking/commtrackingtutorial1/Fig1_Waveb.jpg

get a free sonic visualizer, you don`t need any bass tubes to move ping pong balls etc, hardcore is the best music to use, other music is made by nerds, who just talk the talk, then end up using samples because they star in mixmag : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WtpAnzlmaE

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it can make false eyes pop out as well https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1B-mQlQGFk

you just need a ultra low frequency, and a mid range tone to move objects, having 20,000 watts and 20hz helps, domestic drivers only go down to 20hz, some go to 6hz but they cost £8000

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New Horizons: Pluto? Been there, done that – now for something 6.4 billion km away

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not so bad if you had a rail gun in orbit or electro magnetic pulse propulsion drive

640000000 km = ( ( 397677563.032 miles / 100.000 MPH ) / 60 mins or seconds ) = 66 something

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Laid-off IT workers: You want free on-demand service for what now?

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at least you get to wear whatever you like, and drink what you like, and the job centre will see it as voluntry work so wont force you into another job for 6 months that you have no hope in thinking about keeping. which you would be doing if you work at wherever for more then 5 years and can`t get a reference

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Oh dear, Microsoft: UK.gov signs deal with LibreOffice

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the nerd in the photo is only lifting about 8kg in the world of vinyl weights, health and safety is 25kg for men

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Lotus F1: 38°C? Sand in your Vblocks? Must be building a data center in Bahrain again

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Re: It's a tough grind

its what all engineering simulators are like, theres even 1 for the browser https://simscale.com/_en/

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Re: It's a tough grind

depends if your simulator is just a static cad import with thermal overlays, a 5 year old computer could process prediction

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Re: It's a tough grind

not really, you just need 3 or 4 developers with a phd in computer science to make a simulator that is`nt rubbsih from a live data source and have prediction coded into all the data

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Re: Stress?

you can match your skills to a job at williams on https://www.randstad.co.uk/about-us/our-sponsorships/williams-racing-career-match/

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Re: Sorry to be pedantic...

most teams have extra big logo`s on hardware, because it is donated, and not a real sponsor

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Re: Whatever.

rubbish

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Re: says:

most things todo with steering wheels

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look out for lotus

tv only keeps tracks of the first 10

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Students, graduates, amateurs: Win £10,000 in Cyber 10K challenge

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if you don`t backup your registry and boot files, and have windows 7 or above, sysprep will probably work, if you don`t mind entering all of your product keys again

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/cc721940%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

good for updating motherboards too, it resets windows back to first time install

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cloud security - mount a ftp drive into explorer

cyber incident response and clean-up - backup your registry https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/322756 - better tools to backup registry and boot files etc

IoT and mobile security - use a proper telecom and root company mobiles for your companies proxy in the office, for EE you need a socks 5 proxy for ftp etc

consumer and user awareness, training and support - make a desktop wall paper saying you will probably be hacked soon

cyber security on small budgets - get zonealarm

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UK's Lloyds Banking Group scrambles to patch account-snooping security hole

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Re: Translation

people who can`t spell are then ones who find 90% of exploits of those who can spell, every bit of software that is not opensource, probably has a thousand exploits in

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