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Hey - who wants 4.8 TERABYTES almost AS FAST AS MEMORY?

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Gimp

I really worry what

I might do for one of these.

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Hungary's internet tax cannot be allowed to set a precedent, says EC

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heehee

I bet the UK.gov is pissed they didn't think of this first.

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Caption this: CERN needs pic tags. Serious answers only, kids

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to the downvoter ? why im happy to take the comment with a pinch of salt. Lighten up ol chap

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Back to the ... drawing board: 'Hoverboard' will disappoint Marty McFly wannabes

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Wow so many cynics here

I am pretty surprised to see so many people here just exclaim it a useless waste of time.

the fact that they have been able to control to movement over a sheet of metal, is pretty impressive imo.

in regards to power failure during an earthquake, i am sure batteries and generator would be sufficient to power.

My mind is racing about what this could be used for,

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YARR! Pirates walk the plank: DMCA magnets sink in Google results

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Hang on ...

WTF is page 2 ???

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Hacked and ashamed? C'mon, Brits – report that cybercrime

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Re: What's the point of reporting it

Yup we had our servers Dos'd & DDos'd and the police basically told us regardless of the fact they had broken the law unless your a major corperation they were not going to do anything about it.

No ifs no buts. Nothing .......

Still pisses me off to this day, yes we had all the evidence against this bloke as the numpty had used his home connection to start with, with minor effect, then bragged about it found out it wasnt doing much, then went a rented a botnet and hit us with a DDOS and then further bragged.

Mind you dynamic IP's do have something going for them reboot the router, no DDOS :D

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Xperia Z3: Crikey, Sony – ANOTHER flagship phondleslab?

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Re: Rear Glass

@Iarokus

So you put a screen protector on your screen protector !?!?!

The Z already has one out of the factory. (you can tell if it been replaced/missing if the Sony Logo is missing from the top of the phone)

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Re: Five Hundred and Forty Nine???

Did you not read any of the iphone hype ?

people are willing to pay more than that

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Re: Software

Sorry I downvoted your comment, but felt i needed to explain why.

Yes at first it was a kneejerk reaction, and then i thought well its nice to see an apple user appreciate good hardware, then i wondered why would you want to ruin it by putting on IOS ?

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Re: Rear Glass

It is glass but has a plastic covering

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pzxq-90NUIY

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That's PROFESSOR Woz to you from now on, young whippersnapper

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Just what Woz will do isn't explained

Quite simple, make noise wow people.

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Doctor Who's Flatline: Cool monsters, yes, but utterly limp subplots

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Re: Major takeaway points

Yup have two tardi('s)?? myself, of two different sizes made me chuckle at the episode, until almost tripped over both today in my sleep induced coma

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AMD-AMMIT! Hundreds face axe at chip maker as PC, graphics crash

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agreed with all the above

I would love to buy am ATI card, but dont down to shitty drivers and software.

Although mind you eyefinity almost got me to go down the AMD route, they seem to multimonitor better than Nvidia in fullscreen apps.

I buy AMD cpu's just due to the fact you get more bang for your buck so to speak, but would be tempted to go ATI next just to try and keep them afloat.

If ATI die who else have we got ?

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Martha Lane Fox: YEUCH! The Internet is MADE by MEN?!?

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#anitfeminist

"that something that is now fundamental, like the water, for everybody’s daily life has been entirely produced by men."

Really ... I mean really .......

Good way to ridicule feminism.

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Lights off, nappies on! It's Alien: Isolation and The Evil Within

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Hey!

Tulley's farm can be quite fun :)

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Philip Morris seeks pay-per-puff patent to help you STOP smoking

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bleh

already been done.

My mate had one which showed how many puffs per day he used and the battery life.

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Crims zapped mobes, slabs we collared for evidence, wail cops

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Re: One thing they haven't clarified...

if pedantry is to be used, would not "should had of" been a better choice ?

I am not a grammer nazi, nor am I trolling, it's an honest question.

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Re: One thing they haven't clarified...

you have perverted the course of justice !!

Should of gone AC you fool, start running

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open wifi

Yeah I'm sure that the police in the station have left the wifi wide open.

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Antarctic ice at ALL TIME RECORD HIGH: We have more to learn, says boffin

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THE SKY IS FALLING !!!

Wait hang no no... we were wrong we had no idea what was going on.

please dont think I feel we should ignore our environment, we shouldn't. We have to live here as well.

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Apple and GT: Sapphire glass is cracked, but still not broken

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Re: Nothing wrong with his share sales

and you talk about knee jerk reactions from jasper hamilton ?

Lets find you a mirror buddy.

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HOT BABES! Worried you won't get that JOB in IT? MENTION how hot you are

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Whittle and Brunel were engineers but did they wield spanners?

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Is that a serious statement? you honestly believe Brunel never used a spanner ?

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Woman says narco-cops used her PICS to snare drug lords on Facebook

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750k ????

She needs a better lawyer.

for once i really believe there should be a stupidly high payout to ensure this never ever happens again.

I really feel disgusted that a law enforcement agency would go ahead and do something like that.

I fear the day it happens here in the UK, or it probably has and gag orders issued :(

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Windows 10's 'built-in keylogger'? Ha ha, says Microsoft – no, it just monitors your typing

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Re: Figures

We need an icon for smugness.

use the linux penguin ;)

Ill just go get my coat and RUN !!!!

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It's not you, it's Three. Mobe network goes titsup across UK

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if you want redundancy

Go pay for it yourself, one outage is not bad considering.

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Air-slurping solar battery will slice energy costs – boffins

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Re: Great idea, but it doesn't matter if it fails

you'd trust your average roofer to wire up the roof into your house supply :/

While the sentiment is good and I agree with you, its not going to happen and probably never will.

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Top 10 SSDs: Price, performance and capacity

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Re: alas

@steven jones

Valuing storage solely by £/GB is like comparing food on the basis of how many calories you can buy. Yes, it's a factor, but far from the only one.

After going through some very difficult times myself, I can assure you sometimes you buy what you can afford and dream of having more, even when it comes to food.

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alas

I have never been able to address the cost factor effectively. The pricing and size of these drives + the warranty pushes them into an area I will be able to afford.

Dont forget the early drives were prone to fail quite often and without warning.

So for an end user the cost of extra redundancy and new drives in case of failure pushed it out of our price bracket.

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Just in time

Perfect Timing for my Christmas list :)

Cheers

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'Cops and public bodies BUNGLE snooping powers by spying on 3,000 law-abiding Brits'

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Big Brother

Shit !!!

I hope they weren't Watching me !!!

I am living an alternate Lifestyle within a military combat simulator.

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The Maze Runner – a merry teenage dystopian adventure that doesn't make you cringe

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Re: The Cube was great little movie better than the sum of its parts

@John sanders

Also I'm sorry but the article doesn't read like a critique of the movie, and more like a commercial, it verbatim repeats the entirety of what can be seen in the trailer.

I'm actually grateful for the review, I assumed it was a bullshitty Teenage love story with some sci-fi tacked on. Think hunger games, Potentially a very awesome film but pandered to much to the love story and glossed over the rest.

I think its safe to say most reg readers will be scifi inclined in their tastes and to get confirmation its not a stinking pile of poo :) and its part of the weekend edition :D

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Re: No comparison to The Cube?"

Just have to say Snow piercer is definately worth watching, It can seem somewhat tedious at time's but everytime you feel it getting monotonous or predictable, it goes off on a tangent.

Mighty good watch, was pleasantly surprised, my standards over the years have been worn down.

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POISON PI sniffs WiFi from your mail room, goes on rampage

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Re: Eh

Uhhmm I thought they sat in darkened messy rooms with sunglasses on, and some Ultra trendy trance music that nobody knows but the elite of the music scene.

ohhh almost forgot the beeping keyboard & a projector pointed right in their eyes !!!

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X-Men boffins demo nanomagnets to replace transistors

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Re: I dont know enough

And this is why I love the Reg !!!

I 'm not sure on a topic, while yes i could google something for an obscure text, it doesnt come close to many of the readers experiences and learning from them.

Many thanks tojb

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I dont know enough

Would this technology be somewhat vulnerable to magnetic fields meaning that they can only be used efficiently in a certain environment ?

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Apple tool: Buying an iPhone in a carpark? Find out if it's STOLEN

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Re: "Bloke said not to open box until he leaves"

or more likely to be a potato

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Re: hmmm

Probably the police, or the phone companies.

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hmmm

New revolutionary Tool released by Apple !!!!

Never *before has this been available to you and Apple is proud to be a leading Innovator in your security.

*all other sites previous to the apple site didnt actually exist your imagining it.

really not sure why this is news worthy, its been possible for a while

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TalkTalk and Three want to make it easier to switch mobe networks

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Re: Why don't OFCOM handle this?

Wow If that is true, then my calls are going from O2 to vodafone to orange to EE and back to vodafone !!

Next in the loop Three !!!

ive had my number for a while :)

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im moving soon

Bailing out of the Vodafone ship going to Three.

but if Vodafone offer me an unlimited data package, I could be convinced to stay.

Its not that I use excessive data, 1 gig per month atm, unlimited probably 4-5,

Vodafone don't offer enough data and their pricing for going over the limit is ridiculous.

COME ON END OF CONTRACT !!!! :D

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IRONY ALERT: Former MI6 chief warns of 'mass snooping' - by PAEDOS

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Unhappy

story time kids

WOLF WOLF THERE IS A WOLF

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Windows 10: One for the suits, right Microsoft? Or so one THOUGHT

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Re: testing procedure.

To some of you,

Thank you for your kind words of inclusion :)

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Re: testing procedure.

in my defense to some of the comments .......

My power button just put it in standby, Alt F4 is generally not the considered way of shutting it down.

I could of even just held the power button for 7 seconds.

Shutdown commands work yes.

I think a few of you have missed the point i was making.

one of the simplest of tasks became obscured and complicated.

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testing procedure.

Give it to a large sample of people without the ability to google problems.

I felt much shame as a techie when i had to google how to turn off my god damn (win8) computer :(

Microsoft answer of just closing my screen or press the power button for sleep mode wasn't really what i was looking for.

And when they call in for the invetible question of Huh how do i do that, i used to do that, give it a rating.

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Xbox hackers snared US ARMY APACHE GUNSHIP ware - Feds

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Re: Good Stuff

Weird

I now have an image of an Apache, shooting lots of mini Havoc Choppers all over the place ......

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Want to see the back of fossil fuels? Calm down, hippies. CAPITALISM has an answer

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A big If

I Would love to see this as possible and happening.

I see alot of these technologies come and go, to be never heard from again.

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Microsoft WINDOWS 10: Seven ATE Nine. Or Eight did really

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Re: Yaaaaawn

@AC

Worse than loosing the native desktop stretching in XP (yes i loved it too) I used to run 3 soundcards !

I found in weirdly useful and loved it, but moving to windows 7, it would only run 1 card at a time properly :(

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Microsoft outspends world's tech firms with '€5m' EU lobby bill

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A Mandadory Register

Are you stark raving mad !!!

They will be able to start tracing all the bribery and blackmail !!!

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