290 posts • joined 18 Jun 2009
Re: SuperHub2 modem mode
When R36 was in vogue, the SuperDUD was ONLY USEABLE in modem mode, but things have improved since "Superhubs had an early history of flakey firmware updates" - I mean R36 and STILL not working. R37 was not much better.
It's BELKIN kit
So what did you expect?
...........To keep an operating system that is actually USEABLE (unlike the APPALLING Windows 8).
As I pointed out when Win8 first appeared, enterprises will not install something which requires such a large amount of user training with the associated COST.
Microsoft need to go back to the drawing board QUICKLY and produce something useable in the enterprise.
Another duff decision by Nokia.
If they had gone plain Android from the start, they would not now be part of Crapsoft.
It's mainly a matter of time.......
.....before Android is established on desktops/laptops. Then Microsoft will become part of computing history.
They couldn't make a worse job of servers
I remember IBM servers where the performance was beaten hollow by cheap desktops.
Perhaps Lenovo will do a better job. Have to say I am impressed with their S6000 tablet for the price.
I used to use Logmein but...
......TEAMVIEWER is always my preferred solution.
Go Teamviewer (FREE) - You know it makes sense!!!
Much more reliable than Logmein anyway and less hassle to connect once installed. File transfer and VPN - it's all there!
Anyone who treats their users like Logmein suddenly decided to do, doesn't deserve ANY users.
And the basic problem is....
....that Intel is closely linked with Windows and Windows 8 is a DISASTER of mega-proportions.
Intel need to ally themselves with Android and get Android-based PCs out there. Then they can re-employ those laid off.
Why use T-Mobile?
I thought EVERYONE knew they are crap for customer service!
Re: But, But
Yeah - looks like my driveway, but with the grouting going a bit gravelly.
I reckon the Paddies have been up there: "Would you loike yur driveway redone Sor? - Iv'e got a bit of Tarmac left over from a job up de road.""
HP have finally done something RIGHT!!!
" ......and possess no immediately apparent competitive differentiation".
As I recall, the terms "EXPENSIVE" and "CRAP" were the differentiation.
Re: finding skilled peiople in India is a nightmare
A touch of racism going on here?
What is wrong with UK people who CAN do the job?
At the end of the day it will be cheaper!!!!
Are they going to rename it McCrapAfee?
T'would seem an appropriate name.
Don't care what anyone says........
Dropbox is EXCELLENT.
Occasional outage? - well it is a "cloud" service, so should not be relied on 100%. And as someone said, if it's THAT important, do a backup somewhere else.
Microsoft failing to TEST PROPERLY - AGAIN!!!!!
".... expected to meet the requirements "in full" from April 2016" - Time the regulator pulled it's socks up!
The Best Treatment.......
......for Hamed Shabani is a hell where you receive spam texts and phone calls continuously 24 hours a day.
And what IS good....
....is that umpteen million car radios will not be obsolete!
Good grief! - the government has actually made a SENSIBLE decision at last!!!
Ah Java from Oracle
As an IT Consultant, I used to hate it if any of my customers needed an Oracle-based application, 'cos I came to the conclusion that if it was Oracle-based, it was a pain in the proverbials.
Java comes from the same stable - 'nuff said!
But we all know.....
....that BT stands for Bunch of T****rs
It's a Government IT Project
What else did they expect?
.." although exactly why the issues cropped up to begin with is not entirely clear"
That's easy - LACK OF TESTING. Since Ballmer took over, that is the norm.
That old scam
I was working for a large firm of city solicitors when somebody tried a similar scam with "free trial" laser cartridges, threatening legal action - the letter of response was enough to make a worm crawl away and die!
I have the answer Bill.....
...get someone who is a practical techie and NOT ARROGANT who can set about changing the company ethos back to one that delivers what the customers want, NOT what some a*****l at M$ thinks they want.
"...one of the lucky ones..."
Definitely, most people end up with an even crappier job and benefits than the one they applied for.
Re: been there, done that, got the mental scars!
"I felt stabbed in the back by an employer that I had worked my nuts off for."
More fool you for thinking your employer was a "good egg" - most are shite, some more shitey than others, but most will treat you as an expensive overhead that they would rather not have to deal with and would sell down the river given half a chance.
Honeywell was a notable exception to that rule.
I think it is fair to say........
......that Microsoft have completely and utterly LOST THE PLOT!
My prediction is that Android will become the standard for phones and tablets, with IOS as a niche OS.
The question is given that M$oft seem to have lost the plot with desktops/laptops, what will take over?
Linux has not done it, so perhaps Android?
Lies, damn lies and statistics...
Or is that "Scams, damn scams and bitcoins"
So VERY TRUE. I once worked for a supplier to government and was horrified by the number of people employed (at public expense) to do IT procurement. And, from their Invitations to tender, they clearly had little or no idea either about what was wanted, or how IT systems worked, let alone how to have a cost-justified system..
...who is ranking the senior (mis)management who allowed Windows 8 to escape and have THREE DIFFERENT implementations of it's APIs? Not to mention outlook.com
Of course Apple Products are not vunerable to attacks
Like most of this government's proposals...
...it is not thought out and full of hot air.
IF (and that's a BIG "IF") it ever happens, it will be implemented by an overseas company who will take all the profits and pay minimal tax in this country.
Of Course it's the bl**dy Sun
What did you THINK was causing fluctuations in Earth's temperature?
- Winston Churchill's cigars?
- Harold Wilson's pipe?
GET REAL you idiot scientists
When I worked on commissioning and testing of scientific instruments, the sort of SMALL VARIATIONS in readings that are bandied about about as "Global Warming/Cooling" and "Ocean Levels" were usually recognised as NOISE in the reading equipment and, thus, were ignored.
Re: Standardised connector: SCART
Ah! - the Froggies, so THAT'S why SCART is CRAP.
Re: Standardised connector
I presume the "standard" will be microUSB. At least that WORKS - unlike SCART which is a heap of C.R.A.P.
Re: Thats strange...
SO TRUE - they are the sort of people who fall for the "new release of IOS waterproofs your iPhone" trick!!!!
Can they make these nanotubes from carbon dioxide? Then tell the bonkers scientists that this will soak up all the surplus CO2 that mankind is ALLEGEDLY pumping into the atmosphere and causing global warming, wait, COOLING, no wait again, WARMING, - whatever - that is actually being caused by a not totally stable raging nuclear furnace located 93 million miles offshore.
"....when you're as well-off as King Larry,.....
..you don't need to care much about" your customers and what a PAIN it is to support Oracle
Ah, the future - we can see it now......
"Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your captain speaking.
This flight is being remotely controlled from Luton Airport where your co-pilot and myself are sitting comfortably.
When your co-pilot and I go off shift in about half an hour, your flight will, hopefully, be taken over by someone else, assuming they can get to the airport through the traffic on the M1.
The entire flight is controlled from this base by remote control via computers and wireless technology. Everything has been checked to ensure your safety and absolutely nothing can go wrong, ...go wrong, ...go wrong, ...go wrong, ...go wrong, ...go wrong"
If Bill G had still been in charge...
.....it is more likely this would not have happened.
M$oft is going to the dogs.
No animals were harmed in the lauching of this rocket
Surely you know?
That BT stands for "Bunch of Tossers".
What is "ridiculous" about 1Tb?
I remember when all your PC needed was 640K
I have a similar problem.........
With Scottish Power - their operatives can't speak intelligible ENGLISH
......magnetic tape never was, is or will be a GOOD medium.
It always was, is and will be CRAP because of the inherent flaws in the fundamental design of magnetic tape.
Shame really, 'cos you got a lot of data/sound/video in a relatively small, cheap space. But there again, you get what you pay for.
It looks like....
.....someone trimmed the interior with Red Sugru (look it up - sugru.com - fantastic stuff)
Shouldn't buy from Three anyway
The coverage is crap because they don't have 2G backup.
The customer service matches the coverage.
It will also be important....
...to make it RELIABLE - not something LG are familiar with.
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