105 posts • joined Monday 21st July 2008 20:20 GMT
Stupid Idea - always was.
Why didn't they merge a QL with a Swan Teasmade? Now that would have been much better!
Too Late! I already moved all my sh1t to Ubuntu, FirefoxOS & gandi.net.
V1.01 works great for me.
I swapped my Nokia Asha for a ZTE Open.
It's the best phone I have ever used on a daily basis.
Also because it was so cheap it's not a disaster if I lose or break it.
So as far as I am concerned the update is just a bonus.
United SocialistStates of America
Brave guy. I wish him luck.
I ditched Google after the Snowdon debacle but was thinking about it for a while.
I use a Mozilla phone - no spying or shady data mining, ditched gmail.
True Democracy at work!
This is excellent! It democratises entry into the corrupt banking system! Bring it on!
Re: He's right.
I find your offence disappointing and childish.
Outsource the Mayor
How about a visa for someone better to come over and do Johnson's Mayor job far cheaper.
Jacques Szemalikowski - Definition od a reactionary cunt.
What else do you expect from thick, public school pr1cks?
Firefox is great! Also, unlike IE, Safari or Chrome it doesn't spy on you for the NSA or GCHQ.
Re: @Zola Lackluster
"I bought my first two Android phones on e-bay and they are both still working fine."
That's fine if you want an NSA spy in your pocket. For me and millions of others the Mozilla or Ubuntu is the only option for a smart phone. I want a phone that isn't rammed with malware and doesn't let the State spy on everything I do.
Biggest bug is the auto NSA spy feature
There are plenty of good browsers out their that do not infringe your right to privacy.
"2 in 5 top Brit biz bosses expect IT dept to drive 'technical innovation'"
Errr but the witless sociopathic Fucktards have outsourced all their IT.
Android for the chavs
iphone for the poncers
Blackberry for the rioters
Windows phone for, umm
Firefox OS and Ubuntu is the future
America - Land of the literal and leaders of the dumbass world!.
I have been using LO for a while. Very happy with it. The only thing I miss (not in a wistful way!) is Visio - would be nice to have something similar on Linux. Base & mysql is much better than Access.
Sad commentary by a saddo in a totally fvcked up industry.
They are all pants compared to Giffgaff (also on O2).
I paid £25 for Win8 pro - I also liked it (after getting used to bypassing metro) - however since PRISM it's gone. Replaced by Ubuntu. I find my productivity has gone up - web work. Libre office and Base are good - I can use base to directly work on my MySQL tables on the web, GIMP is ok and all the transcoding etc seems to work better on Linux.
"Turning the US into a police state will be the lasting legacy of the Obama administration"
Most of this stuff was started by George Bush, actually. Reagan did some underhand stuff but you could not accuse him of wanting to spy on his own people.
Agree, however, that despite being a supposed lawyer, Obama acts like a Mafia Boss.
that the country he has exposed of spying on innocent people on an industrial scale with projects costing $Billions (whilst its own citizens resort to food stamps0 have accused Ed of spying. ROFL!
Rockin in the free world!
Re: Google should be kicked out of Europe.
No - Mckinnons actions were not different.
Every time you browse to a web page you are accessing a (usually private) computer system using default authentication. That is exactly what McKinnon was doing - via telnet not HTTP. In your world everyone is a hacker and should go to jail for 3 life terms. Plonker!
Re: Ironic that Snowden is now behind the Great Firewall
The deluded idiots actually refer to themselves as 'Leaders of the Free World' Hahahaha ROFL!
Whereas they are just the same as China - A Crony Corporate State.
So we have a choice between; The West and China. Crony Corporatism. Or Russia. Mafia State.
What a frikin mess! WON'T SOMEONE THINK OF THE CHILDREN!
Re: Google should be kicked out of Europe.
How very Andrew Jones of you.
Gary Mcklinnon telneted onto open public computers in the US and faced oppressive extradition proceedings for ten years. That was called 'hacking' by Googles masters.
"and by *private* you of course meant public, since that is what any WiFi network that has no encryption is"
Just like the computers Gary 'hacked' - unless you call 'root' + "null" or root + "password" private.
What a plonker you are Andrew!
Google should be kicked out of Europe.
Sanctions are not good enough. It didn't stop Google hacking tens of thousands of private wi-fi networks. No. Shutdown of Google operations in EU juristiction is required by several laws.
Re: Yep knew it would happen.
Indeedy! No U-turn on the fact that the kids shiny new X-Box will be spying on them and their parents and filing real time reports to the NSA. This is why my Win8 became Ubuntu, the kids x-box became PS3 and my Phone 8 became a Geeksfone FirefoxOS.
Assange is right and not just over Prism
Any non-US citizen still using Google or any corp on that Prism list must seriously need their head examining!
There are disturbing connections in UK government between Google pod-people and politicians, mandarins and useless quango bosses.
Go ahead and knock Assange but don't come whinging and crying when you wake up in a thought controlled state.
Google account: Closed. MS account: closed.
Moved my on-line life to those European countries that are civilised and uphold the rule of law. Unlike the US.
Re: Google trying really hard to make me LOG IN
I closed my google and MS accounts today. I don't fancy being spied on by GCHQ. The world didn't end!
I started contracting in the late eighties. IT contracting is finished now. As a business model it has been shafted for at least ten years. Not just in terms of the poor UK rates but also the risk posed by HMRC and government policies.
The reasons there aren't many girls in IT contracting are two fold; The job itself is absolutely shite, having to work with mentally ill people and idiots. The other reason is that the money and kudos is much better in marketing, finance and HR and women don't tend to gravitate in stupid directions.
Re: "Microsoft honcho pleads with media: 'Stop picking on us!'"
Err! I think Sony did that all by themselves when they infected the computers of millions of loyal and law abiding music fans with a malign root kit. Or maybe it was when they gave away millions of loyal PS users account details and then went off-line for weeks. Or perhaps it was insufferable closed-ness but without the Apple chic - remember ATRAC anyone! Remember the way they wanted to treat Europians like criminals for modifying their PS maybe believing that Fascist US law is a worldwide juristiction.
Microsoft may be a hardnosed corporate like Sony when it comes to dealing with companies but, having used them since the 70's (I bought a MS Basic ROM for my Nascom!), they treat their customers good. Always have done.
Great as long as you don't use it much.
"the 480GB can have 72TB written to it over five years"
So it's only any good for archiving then?
My lad breaks through the 100GB per month on our 'unlimited' broadband regularly.
The future's bright, the future's a spinning platter!
Re: What a huge fraud! Adobe worse than Electronic Arts (SimCity fraud)...
ROFL! Wait til 70% of the userbase who are not cutting edge commercial users migrate. Then you will be stuck in an unholy feedback loop of inflating subs, degraded support and degraded product development. If their motives were noble they would carry on offering both revenue models. For them to pull the boxed version for reasons of version control costs is as disingenuous as EA were with their 'cloud processing' lies. They won't be getting any money from me ever!
Maybe we should be offended by Asian peoples stupid little cultural foibles.
Best thing I did was to get rid of the telly.
Kubuntu is cool. It's quick on an old 1Ghz atom.
This is an utterly irresponsible act.
Are you an anal retentive? Do you have COPD? Have you ever had a girlfriend?
ROFL! Are there still any indigenous IT staff left in UK! I would expect an agency going tits up in the UK would affect Indian Nationals only. Hahaha! Life is good in Aquitaine!
UK is a Mafia State and the bosses will thrive
Sociopaths the lot of 'em.
Re: Gates quote
" (zune, kin, VISTA, and win 8 desktop, likely to be the next OS that everybody skips)"
I like the Win 8 desktop. OK I hated it for about 2 weeks but now I wouldn't go back to Win7!
Would you go back to Office without the ribbon?
Really? Let me see.... Google, webmail, websearch, android are all well and good. Pity the poor sods who use spamwords etc. Most products from G have competitors from MS which are just as good, if not better, and definitely not so creepy.
As for BT. Products? You are kidding, right? Let me see DECT phones aren't too bad. As for IPClear, consumer broadband etc dream on!
Re: My rule for applying for jobs
Perhaps you like working with sociopaths?
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