Auntie loves her iThings, so wants to show us she has them at every opportunity
251 posts • joined 26 Jul 2008
From the Insider site:
"Click on one of the Download links on this page to download a special file – called an ISO file – that you can use to install the preview."
Special??? Surely most vistors will know what an ISO file is, and what to do with it?
Host them yourself and they wouldn't get blocked... ;^D
I assume she didn't change her Play settings to "ask me every time"...?
Re: @Lee D
"BT service became better"
£125 to "connect" me (meaning: someone at a console pressing a button - the wiring was already in place)
...that Vodafone's tax bill must be due soon
"We've not got any money... honest!"
Re: I missed the end!
Spoilers! I've not watched that yet (it's on my sky box though...) ;^D
Re: "Moffatt has set the precedent for Timelords switching gender"
"Moffatt has set the precedent for Timelords switching gender"
Apart from that time in "The Doctor's Wife"...
"Only one car maker builds truly attractive large saloons and that’s Jaguar"
Nah... they just buy a bunch of tracing paper and copy what Aston are doing (or hire the same bloke who does it for them)
Re: Why am I not surprised by this? (@petur)
I can vouch for this, having worked for (if I guess right) that very company on the developing machines back in my student days - it was a common occurrence, should something deemed "interesting" be spotted, for word to find its way to the print room where an "accidental" second copy would be made...
I also spent a brief period where I was the link point between the post-checking and quality assurance departments - so every photo went through me (my job was to ensure that the paperwork matched the print roll), so I've seen it all... medical shots (lets just say, any closer and the camera would be better described as a sex toy), crime scenes (I'll not forget the caved-in skull by a tower block), as well as what were termed "holiday snaps"...
That said - word would also get around if the police were required to attend...
You forgot about the use of "Gigantic" by the Pixies
I suppose lusting after huge black male members counts as aspirational...
Seeing as this appears to be all about Google
Just go to Bing or Yahoo! or (if you live in 1998) Ask Jeeves
Not sure Benito (or descendants thereof) would be too pleased...
Most of the reporting I heard went along the lines of "Google will have to remove data"...
...with maybe the occasional "and other search engines"...
...and never "whichever site actually has the data".
By all means remove inaccurate and outdated information - but the reporting on this was horrendous.
Re: In the Microsoft World
And the identity of the body funding the study?
Re: You miss the point.
"Fraud is never initially the victims fault. Even in America."
Until the corporate-backed lawyers decide it is...
The limited GiffGaff tariffs allow tethering also (the unlimited ones don't)
Mumsnet: "By parents for parents"
Are dads not parents too?
"Android desktop computing experience"
You mean... like plugging a mouse into the Android tablet I already own? No need for a monitor...
Out of interest...
Are we talking about the section where - for a fair while after half time - there's usually a distinct lack of bums on seats because they're too busy stuffing their faces to watch the game ... you know, the thing they're supposed to be there for instead of schmoozing?
Alan Turing Institute
Would "make sure the UK leads the way in big data and algorithm research".
a.k.a keeping tabs on the population in yet more devious ways...
Re: The scary part...
Apart from the magic words "on a mobile device"?
(The Dell 450 boxes we were using for this back then weren't exactly portable - though they were working on something similar for tablet PCs)
Re: The scary part...
Precisely - how exactly is this significantly different from, say, a system to remind doctors when to order blood tests for a patient, based on the dates/times of previous tests, or the results of said tests...
...something that a colleague of mine (in a previous job) was working on in the early 90's?
Re: Opened up the casual gaming market
"same old exploitation of the same old franchises"
Sounds like most of the other consoles too - at least as far as hype is concerned
What happens when 2 lawyers collide at high speeds?
Time for a Kickstarter-funded LLC?
Standing for, fairly obviously, the Large Lawyer Collider
Re: O M F G!
"A new model every year is frequent? yet on Android a new model every 6 months is seen as fine?"
No - it isn't. I bought my S3 mini a couple of months after it came out... and a couple of months later the S4 was announced and it was already obsolete - so much so Samsung didn't bother going beyond the Jelly Bean 4.1.2 it shipped with, and even CyanogenMod couldn't be bothered with an official release for it (it's now happily running an unofficial CM KitKat 4.4.2 port).
A right royal pain in the arse if you ask me
And what's wrong with a good old corporate version of PAYE Income Tax?
Also... if it's earned here (no matter where the company is based) then it's taxed here.
Cut out 99% of the exceptions... and off we jolly well go...
(Tricky bit, as usual, is getting the politicians to agree...)
"Incoming emails will also be partially filtered using Gmail's new inbox buckets."
And if you don't use them...???
Wish I'd seen this post .... before saying pretty much the exact same thing...
This must be a new meaning of the phrase of which I was previously unaware...
"overall download numbers have crashed" vs "downloads grew by just a quarter"
Since when did "crash" mean "didn't rise by as much"???
(Usual apologies to D.N.A.)
Re: Sadly Trevor
If the Justice Department doesn't know what the President is (or is not) allowed to do... how the hell would anyone else know?
When do you start filming the next series of Secret Millionaire...?
Re: Amazing how many leaders...
Why do you think there's now a G8 summit on tackling dementia?
They've obviously realised they'd forgotten their old views, and are trying to figure out what to do about it...
Re: Cadfael for the Master
And then shacking up with a Plasmavore in Halifax
(with the Adipose (super) nanny in tow for good measure...)
I'll wager that the BBC's F1 coverage (patchy as it is) won't last long because of this - now Sky have a few bob extra to ensure exclusivity there...
Re: Original stories
Donna Noble did win the lottery in Tennant's (and her) last episode, so I suppose you could say "rags to riches" has been touched upon, even if very vaguely...
Re: Morally grey?
Alternatively ... if website operators stopped being lazy and hosted their own ads rather than outsource it to <whoever> (thereby also giving up control over what appears), then much of the ad-blocker functionality would become redundant overnight...
Re: [snipped by mod]
Does anyone actually still watch The Gadget Show these days?
I gave up on it ages ago - when an iPhone won a "tech" challenge (something to do with GPS navigation if I recall) because (the-blonde-who-wasn't-Suzi-Perry) took forever to choose a dress to change into for the final leg...
Re: If your not Asian, your opinion on this means nothing. (@KarlLin)
And your first paragraph says the same about yours... (even if the second one is actually valid)
Re: Twilight Under Two Suns
...or Disney re-hiring Miley...
...that Auntie hasn't released a cash-in title for The Day Of The Doctor...
Your memory is fine (unless mine is just as befuddled...).
Here's hoping that next year's Cosmos "follow-up" is up to the same standard as the original...
Re: Microsoft need
"Actually Tim Cook just today sent a strongly worded open letter to congress..."
Are they going to stop shipping iThings to the Russians until they repeal their anti-gay laws?
I already had an account tied to my email address...
...yet the signup process didn't recognise the fact until after I got the activation email.
Then - having rebooted the phone for an unrelated reason - it made me enter my details again...
...so I got a second email a few hours after the first.
Doesn't bode well...
Re: Shuttleworth, F.U. and your socialistic pandering!
My hope is that a large chunk of that 300 bn was so that NASA could fund a large one-way mission to Mars, and putting all the politicians on it...
Re: Maybe what's needed is
It'd never get past Health & Safety... (a point made, if I recall correctly, by May et al a while back...)
"As portable electronic devices become more compact, and the number of functions performed by a given device increase, it has become a significant challenge to design a user interface that allows users to easily interact with a multifunction device"
Does that not mean the patent fails on the "obvious" criteria? Just a thought...