419 posts • joined Monday 15th June 2009 07:57 GMT
Re: How many creatures do humans kill each year to feed cats ?
"I have much respect for animals, they are not motivated by greed."
All animals will consume as much as they can, in the wild there are usually limiting factors outside of their control.
Re: Surface - if you buy one and then jump through hoops to work around its failings
My 64GB iPad is full, excuse me whilst I go and copy its entire contents to a brand new 128GB iPad
The story exists to counteract the large number of tech articles which have appeared over the last 24 hours praising apples bold move and saying that the android tablet manufacturers will be shitting themselves:
Re: I admit
1. People in the future start walking round with their arses hanging out (could happen!)
2. The grannie ends up old and bitter about life and the tattoo is a reminder of something unpleasant.
But having made that comment I assume you don't have tattoos.
Re: One of these is false
Re: Kids taught to use Windows, which is inferior proprietary software
Last time I checked, the "computer" on a Raspberry Pi was encased in a square of plastic about the size of a postage stamp and completely hidden from view. Not that I would be able to see how it works without a decent microscope anyway!
Now you've told me that, I've gone from indifferent to actually wanting to watch it
Re: Should be free
The pupils probably are entitiled to a MS Office license to use at home, Microsoft licenses for students means that the licenses which the schools buy for use in the school can (under the right circumstances) also be extended to the students using the software outside of the school too
Check out student licencing here:
More of a language fail than a sarcasm fail, I think he meant something along the lines of:
Even instant coffee is better than no coffee.
which would be analogous to :
Even bad sex is better than no sex
Which, as a dedicated coffee drinker, I can definitely agree with.
Re: No sunglasses needed
Needs more alliteration:
I guess you could say that "The ho's blows came to blows between bros".
Re: Docking Station...
Thumbs down for stating a fact...
is that because you disagree with the USB3.0 port replicators?
was I wrong?
Did I deliver the message in a less than pleasing manner?
Re: Docking Station...
It has USB 3.0 so you can use a port replicater stuffed into one of the two USB 3.0 ports
Most manufacturers seem to be going this way, rather than the propriety docking stations.
I really hope
That isn't a pube stuck to the keyboard in the in photo
I just got a home signal box from Three, it took only 3 phone calls in the end, 1 to technical support and then 2 calls with the 2nd line network support.
Currently got two £35pm phone contracts with Three and a mifi dongle which probably helps!
I am about to cancel one of the contracts anyway as its passed it's minimum term and no longer needed but decided to wait until after the home signal has been delivered and proved its worth before doing so.
Re: Satnavs - The curse of modern driving
To be fair, she sounds like the type of driver who, if not setting the sat nav will be doing her nails or something equally stupid at the same time as driving.
Re: What are they thinking/smoking?
Sounds like a PadFone
Once these bad boys are landing at Heathrow and the third runway is deemed unecessary the enviro-nutters should be satisified
Re: To date? No complaints. My completed systems work.
Then I bet you don't do SAP; everything I hear about them usually has references to the word clusterfuck.
Surprised you can hear that over the constant Kerching noises
Re: @Stacy: (was: Whatever. It's SOLSTICE! Celebrate!)
"Seasons are a construct "
Really? Try looking outside once in a while and pay attention to what nature is telling you
Re: Brazil a 'developing country' ?
Developing in that the economy hasn't fully matured yet.
Bit like a baby elephant, just because its fucking big doesn't stop it being a baby!
"Speaking of which, no need to drag lefties into it."
is "Secondary Hand Browsing" PC enough for ya?
Paris, for whom the term was invented
Re: I've said it before and I'll say it again....
I can't recall any? Feel free to provide examples.
Re: Hear, hear!
still remembered at least partly as "that guy who committed suicide after being sent down for being gay".
I don't think that being pardoned will change that, except for:
"that guy who committed suicide after being sent down for being gay and was pardoned some 58 years after his death"
Re: New Tax Rules
Subtly different and wide open to companies setting whatever price they like for "intellectual rights" hence the current state of affairs.
Transfer pricing is supposed to be governed by the arms length pricing principle but that's generally ignored
Re: Good ol' Google
as far as I know Google doesn't drive, need education, swim, go for long walks in the park or go shopping
Bin collections and emergency services are covered by business rates which Google will be paying already
Re: What are people whining about?
Changing the law internationally will also mean other countries losing out on tax they are already getting. I don't think that any country would want to change their tax law to help another country get more tax
Re: New Tax Rules
Their, they're; yule be home soon mr Grammar Nazi
New Tax Rules
They just need to tax transactions between a company and it's overseas counterparts (and other linked companies) when dealing in intangible assets (trademarks, logo's etc...)
For physical items, any transactions above the accepted market value should be taxed. e.g. if coffee is generally £1 per kilo and Starbucks NL was selling coffee to Starbucks UK at £3 per kilo then tax would be due on the £2 difference.
Re: Just shoot the lawyers
Done and Done
You did mean ALL lawyers right?
One thing I have noticed is how replies to the first post can result in the second post being shoved further down the page or sometimes even onto page 2.
Given that most of these long reply chains are of little real value and just offer entertainment as either a troll gets lambasted or a couple of commentards slug it out, could all replies except the first 3 or 4 be hidden unless requested.
There is an example of it in action here:
Re: 2.55 MBPS??
Thats NOT the average internet speed. Its the average speed for watching netflix movies
The users could be doing other browsing at the same time and the netflix service might top out at about 2.5-2.6mbs anyway.
The importance in the figures is the difference between the ISP's when using the netflix service/
Re: I miss the humour
The humour these days is still there but not as in your face as some games were back then.
The problem with in game jokes is that the jokes can get tiring quickly when replaying so they need to remain subtle to both reward the player for noticing and be ignorable once the joke has been acknowledged by the player.
Re: @David Webb 11:27
Guess where Apple got the idea of an apple-type shape with an apple-leaf type thing close to it?
I love OneNote!
I've been using it for a couple of years now and find it's great when in the research phase of a project.
It's also quite handy when you need to write a quick user guide and need to add in lots of screen grabs and then export the whole thing to word.
I did use Evernote for a short while as that would sync with the phone but dropped it as soon as the OneNote app was released. OneNote has a lot more features, is more flexible and integrates nicely with the rest of the office suite.
It is definitely a undiscovered gem in the office suite
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