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* Posts by CaptSmegHead

46 posts • joined 22 Oct 2008

Bill Gates again world's richest, tops in US for 20th straight year

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Headmaster

check

cheque

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So long, Hotmail: Remaining users migrated to Outlook.com

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Facepalm

By far the worst thing to be developed is the latest version of the android "hotmail/outlook" app.

The UI designers need to be shot.

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British designer builds $15m iPhone for Hong Kong mogul

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will it even receive a 3g signal through the new chassis?

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Achtung! German Amazon workers out on strike

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Re: My Prediction

Thanks Ralph. My german is sehr gut.

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Re: My Prediction

I didn't get to see that documentary. Does anybody know whether it is available anywhere online ?

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Samsung's new Galaxy S 4: iPhone assassin or Android also-ran?

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whopper

I'm just at the point of buying new smartphone and was waiting to see what the S4 was going to deliver. My rather basic concern is, can this thing actually fit in your trouser pocket ?

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Looking for freelancer

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Thanks Jake

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Looking for freelancer

Can anybody recommend a website where I can match a project I have in mind to available people?

Rather than engage a company, i'd like a person to be dedicated to this for about 4 months.

I have found freelancer.com, but are there any others? One with more people based in the UK.

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New Icons

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New Icons

A while ago, some new icons were mooted. What happened to this idea?

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Ubuntu? Fedora? Mint? Debian? We'll find you the right Linux to swallow

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Windows

I have no background in linux but have enjoyed setting up a home multimedia server using a Mint and an old laptop.

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iOS 6.x hack allows personal data export, free calls

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Defects in an apple product ? ! -- commence the iSlagathon !!

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Steve Jobs' Apple yacht freed after family settles the bill

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Are there any pics of the interior? That would be interesting to see

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Prisoner found with phone + charger in anal cavity

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Holmes

Are there any electrical sockets or switches in the cell ?

how do they actually plug the charger in

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Just bought an Apple product? Need support NOW? Drop an F-BOMB

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Re: What's the magic word?

That's a great story. I feel your pain.

I had a similar experience with OneTel who were trying to rectify a broadband fault. Stuck in an endless loop of incompetence.

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The ‘subversive adult Disneyland’ where iPods track your every move

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Tasmania !!!

It'll be a while until I save up the readies to visit something that far away !

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Design guru: Windows 8 is 'a monster' and 'a tortured soul'

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Unhappy

profit

Seems like a lot of IT training companies stand to make a fortune if extensive retraining is needed for corporate users.

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El Reg mulls commentard icon portfolio shake-up

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Wooden spoon icon

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Happy

Dad army

Corporal jones (RIP) icon. - don't panic !

Or

Private Fraser - we're doomed !

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Sweatshop icon

For all those Foxconn stories

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Feed the troll icon

An extended hand offering food, for those times you can't help feeding trolls

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Apple slip-up slows iOS 6 upgrades

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Ok for me

iOS6 installed ok on my iPad.

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iPhone 5: skinny li'l fella with better display, camera, software

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The first rule

The launch of a new iDevice is a call to invoke the iPrimeDirective

iPrimeDirective :

1. open wallet,

2. pay for new iDevice

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‘Pre-bionic’ eye implanted in blind patient

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Nice One

Well done to the team and keep up the good work.

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Mozilla teaches coding with new Thimble 'Webmaker'

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Great for schools that can't afford dreamweaver.

Well done mozilla.

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Microsoft takes on tablets with keyboard-equipped Surface

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Windows

good for consumers

with more entrants into this market it is bound to help drive innovation and choice.

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Skype launches in-call ads

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voice recognition

If they are going to use voice recognition to target ads i'd like to see what they offer with my usual skype conversation

hello

hellooo?

hello can you hear me?

you're breaking up

hello?

*click*

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Windows 8 release preview imminent

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rrrrrribbon

will all apps have the ribbon?

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Cameron's F-35 U-turn: BAE Systems still calls the shots at No 10

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Worrying

This is terrible news. How in the name of sanity is this possible. The RN should be screaming bloody murder from the rooftops.

We are seeing the beginnings of some major power shifts in the world and we are likely to get caught with our trousers down. Disputes surrounding the spratly islands might turn ugly and draw in a whole load of countries and kick of WW3

BTW has australia got any aircraft carriers?

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Ten... mono laser all-in-one printers

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Meh

@simon williams

Simon, can you make a summary table at the end? That way it is easier to compare all the printers strengths and weaknesses side by side. Which of these printers can be used with an iPad? Not a lot of detail in your reviews IMHO.

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'Attitudes to robot sex will change'

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Happy

VoiceBox

Will they come with a voice saying "me sucky sucky you ten dolla " ?

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Free CompSci 101 finally launches this month

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free lunch

It's great that it's free. Whats in it for them?

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The BBC Micro turns 30

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My first computer

Spent many hours playing this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2U7JzK2D6ZA

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What happens when users are left to their own devices?

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one more

custom cursors !

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Ubisoft revisits Internet-at-all-times DRM

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old skool

anyone remember the days when you had to type in a randomly selected word from the user guide? that didn't work either ..

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Your call is not important to us

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Live chat widget

I've used the live chat widget on a few sites and generally get good results. Recently used the live chat on hostgator to resolve a technical issue and it was really good.

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Brazilian banker's crypto baffles FBI

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did anybody check

...his screen for a yellow post it note with the password written on it?

thats what everyone in my office does....

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Kim Jong-Il in radish inspection shocker

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KABOOM !!!!!!!!

"experts have suggested that North Korea's entire military machine is fuelled by radishes" and consequently the lighting of matches has been prohibited inside all tents and enclosed areas.

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Ballmer says Windows will shame iPad

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Joke

Poo-pooed

One thing I've learned in the IT sector is to never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a guy, who got pooh-poohed, made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cos it turned out all along that the guy who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other guys who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs.

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Bill Gates backs ball-busting ultrasound

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Alert

Around 6 months?

There is going to be some variance between males in how long this treatment is effective for. The worry is that you have your knackers zapped and then your swimmers actually reactivate after 5 months.

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Attacks exploit unpatched weakness in Adobe apps

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FAIL

Gordon Bennet...

here we go again.

adobe = fail

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Google says desktop PC is three years from 'irrelevance'

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baloney

biggest load of crap since adobe said "our flash plugin has no vulnerabilities".

secretaries typing up reports - on hand held device ? no

CAD people designing buildings - on hand held device ? no

web/graphic designers - on hand held device ? no

storemen updating stock records - on hand held device ? no

etc...

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Most security products not up to scratch

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More details

so, which products should i be buying and which should i be avoiding?

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Adobe relieves Reader and Acrobat update blues

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FAIL

@noogie

I agree. Adobe takes the prize for the biggest bloated software. Followed by HP who required me to download a 156MB printer driver for my new printer !

Adobe reader is epic fail. huge software bloat, open to all the above described vulnerabilities and people still can't copy and paste normally from this p.o.s.

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Why teachers fear Callum, Chelsea, Connor and Crystal

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a wise saying..

There is an old saying amongst teachers:

"quality kids have quality parents"

explains it all.

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Beer drinking model to get caned in Malaysia

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It's going to happen

..next week..

http://tinyurl.com/mu77wh

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Trainee teachers score F all in maths tests

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Try it yourself

I did my skills tests and passed them all first time. The actual tests were significantly easier than the practice tests. I have since left school teaching and now do adult education.

TRY IT YOURSELF:

http://www.tda.gov.uk/skillstests/numeracy/practicematerials.aspx

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