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* Posts by Dave 135

12 posts • joined 1 Jul 2009

Microsoft finally debuts Euro-choose-a-browser screen

Dave 135

Can someone explain...

why Apple aren't forced to do this as well? I think the whole issue is slightly ludicrous and I'm a Mac user myself but in the interests of fairness surely all pay-for OS's should be included, not just Windows.

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Apple offers hush money for dodgy iMacs

Dave 135

Is there anything Apple can do that WON'T get criticised?

@20legend: It's better to let people think you're stupid than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

I just don't get all the vitriol aimed at Apple by the microsoft masturbation brigade. So Apple screwed up with a product then did the right thing to apease their customers. I'm not aware of any other hardware or software manufacturers that have extended this level of courtesy, certainly not to the tune of 15%

By comparison, Microsoft admitted that Vista was a lame duck, despite that, we didn't see any level of compensation to their customers, not even a cheap upgrade to 7 despite the fact that they give their software away to the "right" people for free (or peanuts, I got Office 2008 Mac for £18 on the NHS scheme).

I'm not having a go at Microsoft, I use and buy both, but let's give credit where credit's due.

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Belkin Home Base

Dave 135

Might be quite good if...

Pretty much every device like this falls flat on it's face with MFD's. If Belkin have cracked that so I can easily share my Kodak MFD and retain all of it's functionality then I'd buy one.

@DS 1: Useful post mate, you must be very very bored.

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Boffins 'write directly to memory' of living brains

Dave 135

reading can't be much harder than writing

Well, that would require some sort of a rebigulator, which is a concept so ridiculous it makes me want to laugh out loud and chortle, mhoy

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There's water on the Moon, scientists confirm

Dave 135
Alien

Oh come on...

we all know this is simply residue from the daily activities of the little grey men who hide out on the dark side of the moon.

They told us not to come back after the last moon landing.

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Noel Edmonds brings Cosmic Order to the iPhone

Dave 135
Dead Vulture

@Bill Ray

Leave Noel Edmonds alone, he's one of the few remaining icons of Entertainment. (OK deal or no deal is pish but then what isn't in the world of "light entertainment")

It'll all be over when Brucey pops his clogs. End of an Era.

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Apple seeks cure for iPhone battery woes

Dave 135

My 2p

@Anon Coward: [For example, many ISPs (e.g. Virgin) do not allow use of their mail server from other domains.]

Erm... try putting your username and password in to the SMTP server settings and you should be absolutely fine. Amazing what happens when you look for an answer. Mine works perfectly with Virgin Media over 3G.

@Juillen 1: Ditto.

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Commodore 64 emulator hits iPhone

Dave 135

..and don't forget...

Lazy Jones! If just for the music.

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Spider from Mars Malaysia dubbed David Bowie

Dave 135
Flame

Nope...

Spiders are the 8 legged bastard messengers from hell and should be wiped out without a second thought.

Don't make me produce evidence of how many we eat in a year.

Fire, because a can of WD40 and a lighter make for a great cleanser of spiders.

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iPhone rescue girl gets head stuck down bog

Dave 135
Megaphone

Jesus.. it was a tenuous link at best...

@Alan 6 and all the anonymous COWARDS,

Jesus H Christ...! It only takes the most tenuous, weakest hint of an iPhone and you lot start feverishly bobbing up and down on your chairs, struggling to get a full breath of air at the anticipation of being able to slag it off. You're like a paedophile in a primary school.

It's a phone. Get over it morons. No-one's expecting or forcing you to buy one.

The jealousy is quite clear.

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Secret US spontaneous human combustion beam tested

Dave 135

Honestly....

"This milestone demonstrates that directed energy weapon systems will transform the battlespace and save lives," said Boeing exec Greg Hyslop.

And so would having the patience to operate a genuinely democratic foreign policy you war-mongering moron.

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China spam crisis provokes researcher's ire

Dave 135
Coat

Spam!

I got a portion of Singapore spicy fried rice from my local Chinese the other day and it had little cubes of spam in it!

Proof positive?

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