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Sun's MASSIVE solar storm belch to light up Earth's skies

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the new manfrommars ????

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Leak of '5 MEELLLION Gmail passwords' creates security flap

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Re: Multi-user authentication?

You mean like Myself and the NSA ?

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Re: The list

Brilliant.

Many thanks

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Re: Not my GMail password

regardless if they know the password or not, any gmail address on the list, should be informed their password was leaked at some point.

it would be nice to know if I were on it.

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BBC Trust candidate defends licence fee, says evaders are CRIMINALS

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Re: Not bad value really

Fair enough :)

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hah keep it !!

I watched some normal TV lately and have confirmed that i will not be watching broadcast TV.

the adverts are unbelievable !!! i really dont understand how people put up with the amount of advertising forced upon them. and the VOLUMES !!! There should be a law against how much louder they make them against the program showing.

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Re: Not bad value really

I don't *have* to pay Sky/VM/BT to watch live TV

I *have* to pay the BBC.

Wrong ! take down your Arial, put up a sky dish. done. No BBC payment needed.

Since moving into a new build we were told that it would cost about £200 about to get a arial put in. Said no thanks, told the license fee people that I cant get the signal anyway. they asked if they could inspect the property at some point to which i agreed, never heard from them since.

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Tomorrows world was ok.

All its replacements are complete shite, e.g. gadget man ?!?!?

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Straight to video: Facebook to add 'view counts' to autoplay newsfeed vids

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Now Mr Z, give us a settings to STOP the videos from autoplaying. I for one don't want it.

there is one, a quick google will get you the information you need.

On the mobile version you can also set it to only playback automatically when using Wi-Fi only.

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PHABBA-DABBA-DOO! Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Edge, Gear VR – feast your eyes

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Re: Fab phones

As a Xperia Z user I have to say 100% worth the Gimmick !!

I had to run into a lake to stop my kids drowning, lost my glasses but phone was ok :)

oh yeah kids were fine too ;)

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Loss of unencrypted back-up disk costs UK prisons ministry £180K

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probably was noticed

Bet some poor IT bod has wondered,

why isnt encryption turned on ? that would be much better

better leave it though as it will end up screwing everything up and loose my job. because nobody bothers to tell me anything

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Your move, sucker! Microsoft tests cloud gaming system that cuts through network lag

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@ AC

Umm how about autokicking anybody with ping above 100 I love having a ping of around 16 on servers i pick.

Give us back server browsers and allow us to make our own choices, not this shitty join random game with random people in random location on the earth.

Not saying take it out, but dont force it as the only option !

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NO NO NO NO NO NO

Let me say this again

NO !!!!!!!!!

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AMD unveils 'single purpose' graphics card for PC gamers and NO ONE else

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Re: I wish there was a game I actually wanted to play.

Go check out

Toxikk & next car game

Feels like a return to proper gaming imo,

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BAT-GOBBLING urban SPIDER QUEENS swell to ENORMOUS SIZE

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Re: Not just Oz.. happening in the UK aswell

Shouldn't it be a banana for comparison ;)

I think that one calls for a hoover to remove it though.

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The agony and ecstasy of SteamOS: WHERE ARE MY GAMES?

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Re: No thanks

Didnt pay a penny to the steam sales this year.

Steam is getting overrun, by shitty developers building quarter of a game, releasing it and not doing anything else.

A few indie games is ok but the amount they now have is getting ridiculous, Please can we get a decent fully made game without built in DLC.

If you like me you will be looking forward to Toxikk, its worth googling :D

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Oculus sucked by Zuck? 'I'm over it' – Minecraft supremo Notch

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Re: Word of warning, Notch

I have a Oculus rift DK2. I do not have a facebook account. I can guarantee that there is absolutely no facebookery in the Rift.

Yet !!!

Nobody is worried about the Oculus in its current format, its how Facebook are going to make their money from it. and it sure as hell isn't going to be from the hardware profit margin after acquiring it for the amount they did !

If the testers all reported yes I need a FB account to use it it would be financial suicide. Its when they release it you will find out what they are going to do.

On the other hand there are alot of very clever people who will happily try to break whatever facebook will implement, I for sure will be happy using custom firmware if it is available.

Yes I trust a random stranger on the internet more than I trust facebook.

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Re: g+

I wasn't aware that G+ was built into a part of minecraft ?

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Re: Word of warning, Notch

I all honesty, I would get very upset about facebook trying to get inside PC gaming

Notch was the #1 person in the vendetta against facebook for the occulous purchase.

Anyway what happening with the occulous now ?? oh wait nobody knows .... And people wonder why facebook buying this ruined VR

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Call of Duty daddy considers launching own movie studio

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what ever next !!

I presume EA & The Asylum will be joining forces, once EA can figure out how to make people pay for DLC in a film, maybe blanking the center of screen and charging to remove the block.

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iPhone 6 flip tip slips in Aussie's clip: Apple's 'reversible USB' leaks

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Re: FFS

because in reality, the problems of having weak and fragile connectors outweighs turning it over 3 times to slot in a cable

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Vulture 2 takes a battering in 100km/h test run

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Re: Compass

Much better to just strap somebody on the roof to hold it far away enough from the van !

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This'll end well: US govt says car-to-car jibber-jabber will SAVE lives

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Re: Gaze into the crystal ball...

You forgot facebook feeds

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Premier League wants to PURGE ALL FOOTIE GIFs from social media

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Re: GIF's?

@Fink-Nottle.

>It looks to me like you prefaced your off-topic reply with a throw away comment in an attempt to cover yourself in case of criticism. I would suggest that pointing out an internet site which contains funny GIFs hardly contributes to the discussion.

If you check the reply (click on the arrow to the left of my comment) you will see i was actually replying to you. And a website that contains thousands of gif images in response to "who uses gifs anyway" is actually pretty damn spot on the mark !

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Re: GIF's?

@Fink

I was replying to both, but mainly The Mole's. So not really pot & Kettle.

I wasn't replying just to try and grab the second spot on the page, and completely ignoring the OP.

my reply actually had something to do with the previous post.

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Re: GIF's?

@Mr Hill. goto 9gag :) plenty of gifs there !!

@ Mole,

not sure why your replying to Mr Hill's comment as you talked about something completely unrelated, if were cynical about the whole thing my presumption would be you want ed to have your comment read at the top of the page instead of being 4 comments down ....

and in reply to your comment, all they would need to do is ban filming of the event therefore resolving any legal issues.

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Giving your old Tesco Hudl to Auntie June? READ THIS FIRST

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wow the downvotes already for a acceptable reply to an unfair comparison.

the fanbois are out in force !!!

Have an upvote on me

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Brits' BORKED Samsung kit held up after repair centre slips into administration

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Re: Drat and double drat!

Good luck !!

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Why your mum was WRONG about whiffy tattooed people

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Oh Dear

This is going to bring a whole new meaning to the term "sweat shop"

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NASA's rock'n'roll shock: ROLLING STONE FOUND ON MARS

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Coat

It was pretty Puntastic !

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No Apple fanbois here: Man United BANS iPads from Old Trafford

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Re: umm

Apologies !

and damn !!

oh wait i don't watch football. nm :)

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umm

so what happens if you have a phablet ?

the line is hard to distinguish. I suppose as long as you can make a phonecall on the device it is accepted as a phone not a tablet ?

i personally wouldn't mind a 6.5/7" phone. Mind you i'd have a bluetooth headset for it !!!

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Uber and Lyft sitting in a tree, 'c-a-n-c-e-l-l-i-n-g each other's rides'

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Re: Obviously...

I thought black cab drivers already had a job !!! :D

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Another step forward for diamond-based quantum computers

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FOR GODS SAKE MAN !!!

It's Monday morning !!!

How on earth am i supposed to understand any of that till at least 1:00 PM !!

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Russia, China could ban western tech if they want to live in the PAST

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But What about diversity ?

I may be wrong, but doesn't having a larger amount of people working on different designs benefit us as a whole ?

Who knows maybe the fact they are starting from scratch could produce some very nice results

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Cracker takes control of 200 rooms in Chinese hotel

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Joke

so

Is Windows Blinds available on the iPad then ?

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Re: That's RACIST!

Upvote & Beer :D

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Car hackers build kit to protect you and your motor from fiery death

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Simple Solution

Separate networks !

Why on earth does the browser/or publicy available systems, in a car need access to the ignition circuit, Airbags & central locking system ?

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BT FON fail: Telco CHARGES customers for FREE Wi-Fi usage

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@mrmagoo

I have to say the only ever Issue i had with a BT router was trying to play test Drive Unlimited, bt routers were throttling the P2P traffic.

Otherwise we have 5 computers 2 laptops 1 tablet and 4 phones and 1 p and a now TV box.

All the media in our house is streamed (no arial) and never ever had a problem, even when I am Maxing out on RS downloads, my wife is still able to watch Iplayer etc etc

BT routers .. Ill stick with them till they cannot serve their purpose. Although It makes me laugh when ppl Bin their BT routers and go out and buy a thompson !!

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GoTenna: How does this 'magic' work?

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not really flight mode then is it :/

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Fiat Panda Cross: 'Interesting-looking' Multipla spawn hits UK

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Re: Just some loose comments

front wheel uphill on gravel will suffer, but you can get 4x4 2cv's, I hope the two people on the front were passer by's (all adds to the fun of having a 2cv).

original had 1 engine in the front and another in the boot.

Nowadays they are also made with prop shaft.

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Re: 80 bhp?

my 2cv with much less than that works perfectly fine off road !

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Re: Just some loose comments

are you fred flintstone ???

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Mars rover 2020: Oxygen generation and 6 more amazing experiments

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Get some mad spinners on there ;)

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how about some spare wheels, for the other rover :)

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The Register is HIRING technology hacks for the WORLD

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That's a Awesome Idea !!!

Amateur hour on a Friday, Would love to see this happen.

How about commentard's with badges only? would cut down alot of garbage and spam possibly.

Have a *beer on me !!!

*apologies virtual beer

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ahhhh

If only I were younger, this would make a for a highly interesting and fulfilling career. Would probably have to brush up on my grammer and splelling somwehat.

Well done to who-ever does make it :) I look forward to some new stories.

could we also include lewd sense of humor and childish ideas, into the basic requirements please.

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Microsoft's Euro cloud darkens: US FEDS can dig into foreign servers

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Look Here now !!!

If people don't stop buggering about with this malarkey I'm going to Google Google and that will be the end of it !!!

Don't say I didn't warn you !!!

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Nice computers don’t need to go to the toilet, says Barclays

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Re: Errrr?

Dammit, turns out my plans can be cancelled !!!

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How do support staff read emails - or are they parsed by robots?

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Re: Over complicating the issue

Could just be that they cannot resolve the issue, and hope you just leave them alone.

That has been known to happen as well.

Try calling, it leaves them less wiggle room. :)

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