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I can understand to a point that if you've invested so much time into a game, it's a bit disappointing when it shuts down. but surely the new one looks so much better that you'd be itching to play that instead and so wouldn't be playing to ages old game anyway.
> "like a product that's just behind the curve"
Somewhere in HP offices there's a whiteboard with 'Lessons learned from Palm Pre' written at the top and nothing else beneath it.
still got mine!!
not using it though, it's an ornament that the missus wants me to get rid of. but it's staying, along with my MacPlus and angle poise G4 imac.
i swapped out the processor on my Cube with an OWC replacement. brought the performance right up to date at the time. shame, in a way, that they switched to Intel and there wasn't an way to make the Cube an Intel machine
the price was ridiculous, but then again, there was nothing else like it at the time.
and it definately wasn't style over substance. it was style AND substance.
not seen any drop here either
i've had a massive increase in incoming spam over the last couple of weeks.
but i'm guessing that is because of the LulSec business, it's the same address i used for my playstation account so i'm assuming it's a result of that.
7,600 miles above us...
of course, that's exactly what they would tell us, to stop the mass panic, hysteria, looting and the end of society as we know it
syncing the keychains and system prefs across my macs made life a lot easier, shame to see it go.
Is the drive user replaceable? For after it goes farming and gouges a groove right through all your data?
you've not used one then?
I thought similar, a laptop is a laptop.
But I've had my MBA for the last 6 months and it makes a big difference being able to hold it in one hand and type with the other, when trying to work on the train squeezed on either side by two salad-dodgers.
And even at home, being able to work while sitting on the sofa and not loose the circulation in my legs, or getting up and carrying it outside holding it between finger and thumb in one hand, still open and running, while carrying a cuppa tea in the other.
Being thinner means being lighter, and being lighter just makes life a little bit easier and more enjoyable.
plus, it looks awesome :-)
why is this different to anything else?
so by this argument, the TLC pack I have for my Mini (pays for the first 3 mandatory services) locks me into the BMW Mini brand because, if I sell the Mini and buy a Ford, I can't get the unused free services for the new car.
It's the way the capitalist world works, and all the "open" evangalism that is currently going around isn't going to change that any time soon.
14th September 2010?
So... they have a 10 months backlog on their orders?? Sounds like a cease and desist from Apple is the least of their troubles and provides them with a get out of jail free card as they can point the blame finger and Apple instead of at their own inability to deliver the product.
but who wants to do the bridge?
who really is going to want to have to use two devices at once? you'll just do your email on the blackberry. an so, why bother getting a playbook? why not get another tablet instead. or a netbook? having a native email solution on the playbook makes it a worthwhile device. without it, it's just something else to carry around from meeting to meeting
any good for gaming?
am thinking this could be quite good for some games though (would love to try it with Eve Online)
quote: "Quote: "The vanilla Coupé... If it is a sports car..."
if you're after a sports car, you're not going to be getting the vanilla option, are you?
you'll be getting at least the S
and if your wallet is fat enough, you'll get the JCW version
and the only time you'll see one of those while sitting in your Daihatsu is while it's disappearing into the distance, leaving you eating it's dust
no, it's not just you
i frikken love it!!
my cooper s is great fun to drive. this looks to have a lower centre of gravity, probably going to be even more fun
can't wait to get one!!
i'll wave at the rest of you haters as i go past :-)
exhausted from all the reading?
take a break, have a kitkat!
oh my bleeding heart
"This is of no benefit to the reseller..."
But for the end users, it's fantastic.
So instead of paying £128 for my OS X upgrade (because this is a full release, not the mostly transparent upgrade that Snow Leopard was), I'm going to be paying about 20 quid.
I'm sorry, but for a hundred quid, I can't quite feel sorry for the retailers.
really? because it seemed to me the commenter above was pro-ubuntu, making him a penguin-botherer, not an iFanboi.
obviously, i defer to your greater familiarity with such things, but by it's very name, i'd assumed a circle jerk involved more than one person doing the same thing, no?
but then again, i forgot, you apple bashers don't ever read anything before you troll do you?
This should have been the article. It's far more unbiased and informative.
am getting all misty eyed at the though of my old Series3 and the subsequent Series5.... ;-(
a better intern?
that's an oxymoron if ever i heard one
Surely they are able to tell what type of iPlayer installation is playing the content? Whether it is on a tv, or pc or mobile device.
So these figures could easily be the growth in usage, not just installation.
more than a token fee?
but still, I suspect it's a lot less than Nokia would have wanted to settle for, just they're not strong enough any more to hold out longer or suffer the costs of the court case.
I drive up there once a month or so, I had no idea I was putting myself in such potential danger!
Then again, there's been times looking at all the aimless shoppers in the Highcross shopping mall, it's quite likely the zombie invasion has already happened!!
simple solution to multiple native apps on various platforms
Build it in Appcelerator Titanium.
you can't disable the feature if on a phone
you can't surf the desktop version of the fb website from your phone, it'll automatically redirect you to the m.facebook.com website.
and that slimmed down site doesn't contain the opt-out for the suggestion. it, typically for facebook, sucks
the only solution, i guess, is to un-tag myself from any and all pictures so that they do not have any source images to identify me by
not apple fanboyism
even the most zealotous of us fanboys also view this article with contempt. If it was a comment post, i'd say it was from a penguin bothering troll.
The iCloud isn't going to take all of our data from our laptops and desktop machines and thus remove the need for hard disks.
At best, it's going to facilitate easy movement of data from the hard disks attached to my iMac, across to the disk in my MacBook and the flash drives in my iPad and iPhone.
Apple aren't providing me we 4TB of space to hold all my music, apps, books, pictures, movies and tv shows. But for holding onto those media files for long term (only 1000 photos are only held online for 30 days, other data files aren't catered for), I'm going to have to do it outside of the cloud, and for that I'll still need external hard drives.
wii on u
think i'll stick with playing proper games on the playstation instead of the gimmicky kids games that are alway on nintendo.
don't like the huge controller either, i bet it's heavier than it looks.
that's such a brilliant idea, I'm going to start doing it on my way home tonight
I remember back in the day, we used to have loads of friends round, crowded around the original playstation, playing 4 player games (or even up to 8 player Micromachines by sharing the controllers between 2). good times had by all!
this "advancement" in techology is only going to let 2 people play the game at once. and anyone else in the room isn't going to be able to see a thing that's isn't at best horrible blurred, and at worst a composite of two entirely different scenes overlaid on each other.
it's a step back in multiplayer enjoyment, because half the enjoyment is for those in the room not currently playing, but waiting for their turn to do better.
but then, it's a moot point isn't it? there's feck all decent multiplayer games out at the moment that allow 2 or more players on a single machine. they're all geared at multiplayer over the internet
one PS3 will be powerful enough
the PS3 can already push 3D movies to a telly, so no reason why it can't handle the double frames of this process.
so what happened??
so what happened??
Re: no wifi
In the iPhone settings panel store there is a option (yes, it's there right now) to choose whether or not to sync all your purchased items over 3G or just wifi only
they've fixed the latest threat now too
oh the irony...
...of reading this article via the m.theregister.co.uk portal...
i suspect the research is backwards
all this proves is that someone who is a fan of something, and probably thinks about it much more than normal, recognises and appreciates the image of the thing they like
for relgious types, it's their imagry and icons. for mac fanatics, it's the shiny shiny boxes and dock icons.
for soccer fans it's the sight of 11 men getting sweaty together and for world of warcraft players it's a can of mountain dew
although, ideally they'd be on a bluetooth unit to remove the wire, and I wonder then would there be additional power drain?
seems i better buy a lottery ticket this weekend then!!
exactly how many...
...Bothan's died to bring us this news?
miss my psion s3 :(
used my psion series 3 everyday when i had it - awesome machine and as the article says, the only machine to ever adequately replace the filofax.
replaced it eventually with a series 5
so strange that its only now with smartphones that we're getting back to being close to the functionality that these little machines provided us with back in the 90s
such a shame
the original game was so much fun and different when it came out
shame to see the franchise has become just another typical uninnovative franchise :(
yes, but that's good isn't it?
i thought it was a refreshing change to see a film that used the 3D when it was required and useful, not using every minute to try and find a reason to throw objects at the camera. I'd say because of it's lack of overuse, it's probably the 3D film I've enjoyed the most so far.
not the only one
but perhaps one of the few that didn't expect RIM to see what a stupid idea that was and come up with what their customers want and not what they thought they would want.
the title bit
i suspect he's one of the "i won't write a title" malcontents that seem to form the majority of El Reg commentators
the Dave special was a big hit
in as far as it was a big hit for Dave the channel.
Apparently it drew in record numbers of viewers for the channel. Probably not close to the numbers that watched the show in BBC3 at it's peak, but for Dave it did well. And that translates directly into record numbers of viewers of the adverts that were showing in those slots, which allows Dave to charge more from the advertisers, and so fund the new series.
Lister: What d'ya think of Betty?
Cat: Betty Rubble? Well, I would go with Betty... but I'd be thinking of Wilma.
Lister: This is crazy. Why are we talking about going to bed with Wilma Flintstone?
Cat: You're right. We're nuts. This is an insane conversation.
Lister: She'll never leave Fred, and we know it.
well spin my nipplenuts and send me to Alaska!!
You bunch of depressing smegheads! Have some optimism for once! You're acting like someone just told you there's no silicon heaven!
This is quite possibly the best news I've heard since... since they announced the Back To Earth special.
Which, admittedly, wasn't as good as everyone hoped, but i enjoyed it. It was a lot better than the last series of the show, even if it didn't hit the highs of the all time classic episodes.
Still, whatever they produce, it'll be a HUGE amount better than the dross that was Hyperdrive and anything else sci-fi that's been on telly recently.
So have some faith you lot! It'll be great! It says so in Space Corps Directive 34124
isn't this the 3rd or 4th year that there have been rumours of a low-priced iPhone?
he lives in Norfork :)
a ribbon to hang themselves with
Ribbon will ensure that no one ever upgrades to W8 and will instead increase the market share for Linux, OS X, GoogleOS and whatever else is out there that is at all useable.
[slow claps for Mirco$oft]
Probably because the types who buy Android kit have no real idea about how RAM is used on tablet devices and wonder why it doesn't have 16gb like their desktop pc has.
really hope this isn't an April Fools, that'll be really disapointing