15 posts • joined 19 Jun 2009
Since when has a win
Been a fail.
iPad for IT support
If it could run Logmein, VNC and a Wifi signal strength detector plus be able to have all the reference manuals I need for repairing out of date printers and laptops, then it might be useful
Since when do Virgin know what browser you are using, I use Linux and when I phone up I always say that I am running Windows XP (or what ever OS they support at the time)
Oh yes you do need a licence
The law says that anyone who uses a TV, or any other device, to receive TV signals, must buy a licence.
This includes video recorders, set-top boxes and DVD recorders.
You will also need a licence if you use your computer to watch live broadcasts.
You only need a licence if you use your computer to watch programmes at the same time as they are being shown on TV.
Before now, this has not been a major problem as very few programmes are available simultaneously on air and online.
Computer users only needed a TV licence if they had a special video card that could receive TV signals. Now the TV Licensing Authority says you need a licence to watch any TV station broadcasting within the UK on your computer.
However, you are free to watch archived programmes or downloadable clips without a licence.
More likely to use
PRIGs (Propelled Recoilless Improvised Grenade)
@No, I will not fix your computer
Bad Astronomy: The Moon only shows one face to us because it is not rotating.
Better astronomy: The Moon only shows one face because it is rotating, once every time it revolves around the Earth.
Best astronomy: The Moon does not appear to rotate in the reference frame where the Earth-Moon line is fixed in direction, but it does rotate as seen by an outside observer.
The moon must have a rotation equal to the orbit of the moon, as the Earth's moon has. If you want to test this out use a penny and put it into orbit around a coffee cup. To keep the same face to the coffee cup you must rotate the penny once per orbit.
It is estimated that 1 in 20 drivers in the UK do not have valid insurance (Greenaway 2004), and a similar proportion – around 1.5 million drivers - drive without valid licences (Silcock et al 1999).
Is there an App for that?
I can't believe it's not encrypted
re: Philip Cohe
Thanks again for posting your rant about Ebay. It was a fun read the first time. This rant now apears on every Ebay story that the Reg posts
The five browsers
So that will be IE8, IE7 IE6 Firefox and Chrome
Two rules come to mind
Rule 43 - If you're leaving scorch marks, you need a bigger gun
Rule 37 - There is no 'overkill'. There is only 'open fire' and 'I need to reload'
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates
Dam I lost the bet on how long it would be before that Urban Ledgend came up again
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