AFRICAN-American wall, so the Academy Awards nominations won't be a whitewash...
83 posts • joined 11 May 2007
AFRICAN-American wall, so the Academy Awards nominations won't be a whitewash...
Now push... and pull... and PUSH....
I have the Hasbro version, and it's actually fun to play with for short periods of time. The dog figured out quite quickly that if he bops the demon just the right way his head will fall off, but that's part of the joy....
I have a Dell laptop (E5550) that has a numeric keypad, but no num lock indicator light. Caps lock and the hardware mic mute have lights built into the keys but not num lock.
Ended up finding a bit of software that puts an indicator in the system tray.
Upvote for correct use and spellage of "piqued"
Or perhaps that's what we're meant to think.
Perhaps it's less a T and more of an inverted isosceles triangle, which when converted to 3-D becomes a cone... which is rounded from some angles but still has varying depth.
TalkTalk, soon to be rebranded "Fuck. Fuuuuuuck!"
"Spung"... I like it. Sounds kind of unpleasant and dirty, much like the media spin on a lot of topics. Henceforth I shall use your newly coined term, Sir!
And if you're a student or hobbyist you don't actually have to pay to download Xcode while you learn - you only need to pay the $99 when you want to submit your apps to the app store. Sell your app for $1 and you only need to punt 141 copies (allowing for the 30% apple tax) to break even...
As above, I turned it off for a day or so, but the number of times an ad displaying on reddit or imgur pushed me to some crappy application in the play store before I could see the post i was trying to get to pissed me off and I turned the blocker back on.
That's the kind of shit that forces people to take steps against the ads. police the ads that your customers are pushing through your ad networks and maybe that trend will reverse. Stopping visiting a site doesn't work either because the same damned ad gets served on multiple sites and you can never predict which ad network is being used where.
Probably an LCP - the LC9 is 9mm and that one clearly says it's a .380
For me it's pretty big. I've also started closing tabs on the sites that offer list of "funny" things that end up being one per page, and 3/4 of each page is ads or random links to other lists of funny things and related content.
I seriously see some of them on my tablet where the content I want is in the top left quarter of the screen (landscape) and the other 3/4 are crap that takes ages to load. Going through ten pages of that is a major nope and it seems that there are way more of those being shared as clickbait on the ad free content network of late.
I'm glad the manufacturers are going to push out patches, but will the carriers help or hinder the process?
That's a very Wednesday joke for it to still be Monday. Well done that man!
On the plus side, I have an Android phone on AT&T and half the time MMS messages never deliver content anyway, so I guess AT&T can start claiming that as a "security feature".
Same thing with my Samsung "Smart" blu-ray player.
Advertised as having Hulu support, which wasn't there initially and promised as "coming soon" then six months later they released the new models and suddenly all mention of Hulu disappeared from their web pages for my model. Bastards.
I'll stick with a dumb panel that I can plug in a PC, Raspy Pi, or Roku type device and upgrade the brains without shelling out for a new screen.
Wrap them up individually and sell them to the celebrity crazed, bizarrely cash rich teenage fans on fleabay
That should be "Donut try to divide us...:", Shirley?
Might just be me but on my 1680*1050 screen the logo in the banner is looking a little jaggy.
Won;t stop me reading but I'm in the "Ewwwwwwwwwwww!" camp too. I like the overall layout of the articles on the main page but for me there's too much bright white space and it feels almost... unfinished?
And those popup/flyout leaders when you hover over the subnav are crazy annoying :/
Same here in the US - vending machines, 7/11, CVS Pharmacy, McDonalds. various medical offices... still get looks from some people as if I just hacked their payment systems because while it's readily available there just aren't that many people using it. I know a couple of folks who had to go to their Verizon store to get an upgraded SIM for their phones in order for it to work, so I;m figuring most just aren't bothering and unless you already have it configured and working the networks just aren't pushing it that much.
Same thing for immigrant visa in the US - list every visit ever made to the US, with dates, reason for travel and accommodation addresses.
Always fun when you've been back and forth at least every six months, for both business and pleasure, over the preceding six or seven years.
All your data are belong to U.S.
office 2003, Excel, OLE... have to format the cell as a date first in MM/DD/YYYY then insert your data in that format, then reset the format to DD/MM/YYYY or it fails.
Every. Damned. Time.
Similar experience here - made redundant as a software dev in Somerset. JC wanted me to apply for an overnight data entry job in Plymouth because "you can type pretty well!"
Yup, and my educational SkyDrive account just got a bump to 7GB so I won't be jumping ship just yet
I read that as "well suited to dong"... no idea why
I've had mail to the account I only use for Amazon... but have bought from Pixmania through Amazon. Lucky I didn't send the big A that snarky email yesterday, then!
If it continues I guess I just create a new address for Amazon and block the old one.
You're thinking of Borders. As far as I know B&N is ticking along alright, albeit not in the rudest of health.
Those will be the ones that magically reset themselves to OFF every couple of weeks. You have to keep an eye on the address bar as it's the only indication that you're using the SSL encrypted connection to failbook's servers.
Ah, the old "percussive maintenance routine"
You can link facebook to your contacts and get the images... at least on AT&T's Galaxy S variant (Captivate). Bring up the menu in your contacts app and select "Get Friends", add your facebook account and it will download your facebook contacts and link them where the names are the same. You can manually link the ones where there are differences (e.g I have a contact named "Angie" on my phone but she's "Angela" on facebook) and if you only want the linked contacts to display in the list then turn off facebook in the display options.
Simples. And really quite effective.
The captivate has a dedicate search button too.
it's a rebadged Fuji Instax Mini 7 (and Fuji Instax Mini film) with a different colour scheme and a higher price.
Buy the Fuji and save yourselves some money.
Purdah as lifted last Wednesday (12th May) - at least for some of us.
... the personal apology will be created by simply replying to "All" and sending everyone the mailing list all over again ;)
... when can we expect to see these hit the market? I'd LOVE to be able to pack my carry on and laptop cases with these rather than having to fudge the current plugs in.
My GP's surgery sent letters out to all their patients including opt-out forms and suggesting that people fill them in and return forthwith. Surprisingly, it was also accompanied by an intelligent fact sheet discussing pros and cons, with very little bias in the information.
My understanding is that it's predicated on two concepts - the first that you always have your phone with you and the second that you already have a billing relationship with your phone provider. I seem to recall that early trials were based on adding the cost of the item you're purchasing to your phone bill but I may well be wrong.
The whole concept always struck me as flawed anyway.
Which is fine, but most people running office on their home PC aren't necessarily using it for group collaboration, are they?
A piece on mail clients and not one mention of Outlook? OK, it's a Microsoft product and you have to buy *cough* Office to get it but it's not just for exchange. I've been (relatively) happily running my email with it for YEARS and so long as you keep your pst files down to sensible sizes (I archive year on year) it's perfectly good - and has calendaring, tasks, etc. built in.
It's not everyone's cup of tea but for it to be left off the list is, frankly, inexcusable.
One for us, one for them
just how she knows that $5 is cheap for a blowjob....
Palm are pissing of the non-Pre iTunes user too, because we keep getting update notifications every time Apple release a new build to block them.
My Hero has been updated - but not with the Orange firmware. Never know what additional crap they see fit to foist on you.
Now the lag has been sorted, it's the phone it should have been at release.
.... can't download from HTC, it reckons it's not valid for my serial number.
Thankfully, MoDaCo to the rescue and my hero is now the whizzy lag free device it always should have been. Fringe benefit is the lack of additional crap that orange install for you ;)
Fail - because operator specific firmware is a pain in the ass.
"DRM systems are what music and film companies TRY TO USE to stop people illegally copying CDs and DVDs."
There... fixed that for you ;)
...on Orange before the HTC Hero (still waiting, Orange!) then I will be incredibly pissed off.
...terrorist cells would never think to circumvent this technology by using short range radios... that would be FAR too obvious (and would give the ACPO no excuse to appropriate the technology once it was in place)