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* Posts by Will 6

7 posts • joined 29 Jun 2009

Bish says sorry for right royal Facebook rant

Will 6
WTF?

There is an expression for this

Goes something about a pot, a kettle, and the colour black I believe.

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Google search rolls out 'instant' site previews

Will 6
Thumb Up

At least

the preview covers up the ads

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Too fat to fly: Kevin Smith and OpenOffice

Will 6

yay

Eee girl is back. I vote a eee girl icon too. Please....... pretty pretty please???

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Google open sources flash-happy Chrome OS

Will 6
Paris Hilton

you geeks are all the same

The point is, best beloved, that they are producing an OS for the great unwashed, not the esteemed over-clocked, penguin loving elreg readers found here.

Something that suits *most* of the people *most* of the time. The same people who actually do give a fuck what Paris did today.

$WIN$

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Office online and Windows Mobile: Ballmer's last laugh

Will 6
FAIL

ms web aps

Its funny, i recently was forced to start using MS outlook exchange via web access light. Can you believe this gem of an email ap doesn't even contain a spell check? Online office? ..hehehe, stop it...

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Google aims at mobile operators' money supply

Will 6
Pirate

It will work

Take and Gen Y and give them 2 choices:

1. have this plan/phone and pay for every call and sms

or

2. Have this phone/plan, call and txt for free if you are willing to listen to an ad.

I am sure you will find the vast portion of youf will choose option 2.

The mass market is youf, and they don't give a fuck, so long as its free.

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A Google monopoly today means packet snooping tomorrow

Will 6
Terminator

Privacy

I'm not a geek, just a user, but it seems to me this is all a bit of a moot point.

Disclosure: I use all Google products every day.

Seems to me that a large proportion of the great unwashed out there (i.e. people worth collecting data on in the first place and have money, will spend) are more than happy to throw up all the personal info about themselves by their own hand via Facebook, bebo, and all mannor of other webtivities. In addition to this, they (the majority) also will happily click anywhere on the web with no idea of the potential risks. I am astounded I still get chain emails sent to me from people I assumed had a fraction of common sense. There is the rub. They don't.

So, as a humble user, dear reg readers, I think your deeper and not doubt technically legitimate concerns about the implications of the various data transfer models are somewhat akin to a Doctor being concerned about McDonalds. The law of numbers and the great unwashed will prevail.

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