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Fans will note several "Easter Eggs" when re-watching this.
Buildings labelled "Stagg Industries", A busted animal cage with the sign "Grodd", etc.
Screen all calls through an answering machine...
But make the sound of a Fax machine signalling that it's "Out of Paper" as your outgoing message.
Laws agains junk faxes are more strictly enforced than phone calls.
Re: I'm baffled
It seems that you've never played the game "Whack-a-Mole"?
Similar on Radio news earlier.
Some guys in the UK have been charged with assorted Terror offenses including "On-line reconnaissance of a police station and military base", AKA using Google Earth.
Nothing is new under the sun
Re: "true dat"
"Google will be just fine with a micro sd slot."
Unlikely. Google want you to upload everything to their cloud, so they (and NSA etc) can scrape your data.
Re: 2-part security?
Wipe would be initiated when phone _cannot_ see the security token.
Old school version would be the old "If anything happens to me, the information I have goes to the papers".
Re: Google has since promised to do something similar with Android smartphones.
"Eh? Then what does the Settings -> Security -> Encrypt Device on my Android 4.1 phone do? Or the Settings -> Security -> Encrypt external SD card ?"
Nothing unless you switch it on. Which is what Google will do in Android L (default ON instead of OFF).
Since Plod will take a phone immediately as evidence, but leave jewellery until a suspect is booked, auto-wiping might be achieved by pairing with an NFC ring ( http://nfcring.com/ ) or similar device.
If NFC ring <> connected then return phone to factory settings.
Placing the phone in an RF-shielded bag would obviously break the connection between phone & NFC device.
Not a lot of people realize...
Not a lot of people realize that El Presidente is only cleared to the red level of that graphic.
I could have sworn the Doctor said "It's the baggage car, but thanks for _lying_".
Re: Time to don the old Tin Foil Chapeau
Well, it worked for Voda / EE vs Phones4U.
Books in my house are analog-only!
Re: Playing Devil's advocate
But what guarantees have MS given that this "feature" will be removed in later builds?
Mine's the one with a tinfoil hat in the pocket -->
I AM serious. And don't call me Shirley!
Re: Outcome as expected
You understood me perfectly. PCS, not so much!
Outcome as expected
This is why patches should be issued ASAP, instead of waiting for the first Tuesday of next month.
"Then there's just the safety issues to address; personally I don't think H2 as a fuel is any more dangerous than LPG or petrol overall, but irrational public fears are still fears"
I don't know. You blow up one little zeppelin...
"Probably it runs Linux, has been hacked, and is currently serving up phishing attacks and SPAM with most of it's bandwidth...."
UK.gov runs Windows, always has, always will (as long as the brown envelopes keep arriving from Redmond)
The real reason 9 was skipped.
MS Exec #1 - "Our next release will be Windows 9"
MS Exec #2 - "But MS Indonesia already announced 9 would be a free update for 8 & 8.1"
MS Exec #1 - "Bugger! We'll call it Windows 10 instead"
"Yeah, but at NASA these days it seems to all be about the ice"
That's because water ice = Oxygen to breathe & Hydrogen to burn.
Obvious reason is obvious
Bonk fares are lower than cash ones.
Android (Don't know about Apple) has a data counter built into the settings.
I suspect it'll be more accurate than anything vendor supplied.
The same applies to "Orange Mail" - Android phones have to be tied to a GMail account anyway, so why bother with that either?
BBC now reporting "30 feared dead" - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-29399306
Re: OK, So it's in Texas...
Try Isaac Asimov's "Lucky Starr, Space Ranger" series.
Virgin Galactic picked a better home base
Yes, I know this place is further south for extra free thrust, but VG's has the better name:-
"Mojave Spaceport" - (You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.)
No one asked him the important question!
Did Apple start the "charge in the microwave" story to make the gullible buy 2 each?
"Actually, if you look at it, it seems "the electronics" is basically a cell-phone on the front. It's rounded like one."
That's because the display uses the screen from a Samsung Note 3.
Re: How to win friends...
I call OXYMORON. You used government & intelligence in the same sentence!
Re: Sigh! ...Industry issue... not an Apple one...
Sadly, Nexus (Nexii?) don't have MicroSD slots.
Re: nearly $1000
"But you can't buy a car that says "I'm a twat" for that price, though."
I'm pretty sure you _could_ get a used Audi for that much!
NFC woes to come
I can see the banks jumping onto Apple Pay, and leaving Android handsets with NFC by the wayside as they have been doing since 2010.
Will this run on a VM I wonder?
+1 to buying this guy a pint!
The REAL problem with Scottish independance
HM Customs will be able to impose an additional import duty on whisky!
These are all *@gmail.com usernames. I've always dismissed the "Convert your googlemail.com address to gmail.com" popup box.
Obligatory Mythbusters quote:-
"When in doubt, C4!"
Re: Not really useful
Didn't see that bit. Maybe this will be worth looking at after all...
Pity the website doesn't actually list the so-called "compatible cameras".
Not really useful
Why does no-one make one of these that can be WRITTEN TO using wifi.
It would be SO useful for a photographer.
No, it's just a coincidence.
The development codename is always an alliteratively described animal (Warty Warthog, Dapper Drake, Utopic Unicorn, etc) chosen by Ubuntu's SABDFL* Mark Shuttleworth.
The next codename will be chosen this month, ahead of next month's release and will be something like "Velvety Vole" or similar.
See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DevelopmentCodeNames for details
*SABDFL - Supreme Absolute Benevolent Dictator For Life.
Apple to claim invention of NFC in 5...4...3...
Steady on, there's no need for language like that, old chum!
Laws need to be passed
Robocalls NEED banning in the UK.
Re: Aviation geeks
Monkey Bob - try this site. It seems fairly comprehensive:-
Bhatt missed a trick.
He should have replied to the phishing email by saying:-
"That's not the dead guy outside OUR office, Our dead guy looks like this" and attach the scammer's webcam feed URL
Zuckerberg wants into Linux because few Linux Users are FacePlanters?
Re: Slightly speculative indeed
"Apart from the Apollo 12 rum incident, how often are harpoons launched in space?"
I believe you'll find your answer here:- http://xkcd.com/1402/
Re: Hard Time Make Them Envious of Hard Disks?
"No doubt the 'recording industry' would like to sue me for not buying something to use in the player."
Give it time...
- Ex-Soviet engines fingered after Antares ROCKET launch BLAST
- Review Pixel mania: Apple 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display
- NASA: Spacecraft crash site FOUND ON MOON RIM
- Hate the BlackBerry Z10 and Passport? How about this dusty old flashback instead?
- Google's Mr Roboto Andy Rubin bids sayonara to Chocolate Factory