Father Ted and Dougal
Down with that sort of thing.
1575 posts • joined 16 Oct 2008
Down with that sort of thing.
He doesn't have many fans on here (writers or we commentards). No need for a halo.
In honour of Reg's April Fools story, could we have an iPhone iCon for wankers?
This weekend I'll watch The Hand of Fear, raise a glass and probably shed a few tears. What a terrible shame.
Two people using the site at the same time more like. Awful thing that it is!
I'm a staunch Republican and still want the day off.
Yes. I'll be sitting in a beer garden with a load of other people who don't give a rat's arse about the latest round of the royal circus. It'll be lovely!
I own a high-end compact that I'd never give up for a smartphone camera but the phone's more than adequate for snapping mates titting around in the pub.
Not quite. It also shows you up as a bit too concerned how many followers you've got.
If she wants to scam some loaded inbreds good luck to her. Maybe hers will be the scandal to rid of these talentless bastards once and for all.
For another £3.60 a month you could go with Demon. You rarely need their support but when you do you tend to get someone who knows what they're talking about*
* or when I last called them, probably 4 years ago
DSG staff _are_ typically clueless and too keen to push rip-off warranties.
That your experience in another country is different is no huge surprise.
...and you have my gadget-buying down to a tee. IIRC the last thing I bought from Dixons was a portable cassette player
Just because this tool has vomited a load of buzzwords all over his book cover does not mean we're past it. It just means it's another breathless technology fanboi book we can safely not bother reading.
Appropriate that I've earned a keyboard upgrade this very lunchtime
For now if you can't afford to run a petrol car you certainly can't afford a £20k+ for a small hatchback.
Your answer doesn't give any indication that you read books. I don't say that to insult you, just wondering if your experiences of reading and mine are the same.
When I read a book for pleasure (or for work for that matter) I want to completely switch off from the outside world. That means no telly, no phone, no radio and certainly no adverts or user generated crap in *my* book.
Get this right Amazon. I'm tempted by the Kindle but will be easily put off.
"Just as he did with Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, Walter Isaacson is telling a unique story of revolutionary genius."
Really? And there was me thinking he designed some computers and gadgets.
No thanks. My Desire is great but HTC need to work on this poor effort.
They want the United Arab Emirates as the first customer outside Europe? Well full marks for chasing the money. Marks off for targetting a place as "petrol on yer cornflakes" as Texas.
It's not all bad: defeinitely the prettiest minibus I've ever seen.
The interface is, as you say, clunky but I've wasted many happy hours on this. I love it!
Definitely one for the old farts like us who remember making things out of proper blocks. If only 7-year-old me had had the infinite bucket-o-blocks you get with LDD.
"We'll fuck about with anyone we feel is a competitive threat or makes our own products look bad."
"gives the impression of being able to sit on our arses and ignore the need for cleaner energy supplies in the meanwhile." True but I'd rather that than blackouts/energy wars*
* well energy wars in addition to those we're already fighting
As if living in Milton Keynes wasn't bad enough to begin with.
The author's name: Richard Chirgwin?
Means 12 months of no access for your customers? No wonder they needed bailing out.
Shite customer service much, networks and suppliers?
I've been saving downvotes for commentards I thought were being an arse.
...who's never done a typo in his life
Not quite as odious but exactly as unfunny, exactly as tiresome and exactly as past their sell-by date. Time to call it quites, beeb.
Go on then, downvote me for holding a different opinion to yours.
And watching tv turns you into an angry, greedy, self-entitled moron.
No wi-fi is laughable for a device in this price bracket. It's a bedroom device and I don't really want to be running CAT-5 cables up the stairs. Nice try Marantz but no thanks.
And once in a while even proper geeks attempt to configure the BIOS with their fancy wireless job and wish they hadn't thrown out that PS/2 museum piece.
I'd describe myself as being above average in numeracy but had forgotten the precedence of arithmetic operators in the 20+ years between GCSE maths and the OU course I'm studying now. And for any hard sums I did in those 20+ years I'd use brackets.
I've yet to be convinced by tablets but many people are. I can see they're handy but don't want to completely abandon the proper keyboard (that of my Acer Aspire One is small but very usable, even by a sausage-fingered lummox like me). This could be a good halfway house (for a few quid less).
Asus: drop the price, get some sales.
You know, the one with the Duke Nukem release.
Article says it's an Onandroid (f)app
...make a phonecall in a rural area. What sort of rubbush non-O2 experience would that be?
Blade and Runner
Note to self: it's too long since you last saw Blade Runner
They'll at least be replacing the mountain of vinyl window signs the retail sector shoves into landfill each year.
I agree that they will become very annoying very quickly though.
Can we have a "Down with this sort of thing" icon?
The downside of not being useful for absolutely everything isn't that bad.
And yes, we should continue to make planes out of stronger stuff!
I spotted the connection as soon as I first heard Down Under and my 10-year-old ear was as musically uneducated as you can get.
I can vote for whichever crank I want without my friends down the pub knowing about it. Though the chances of any party convincing me not to draw a willie on the ballot are pretty minimal.
* it's not really secret
Oooh. You did prior art! Now will the US Patent Office notice when the patent application lands?
That's my ration of irony used up for this year. Wake me up in 2012.
...spot on I reckon
We're all paying for council incompetence. Mostly there's no IT angle (nor Bulgarian airbag, nor poledances, nor any other angle to get in the Reg).
It's not hydrogen that's the most common element. It's stupidity