2536 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009
Re: Not dumbing down
Shall we get off your fucking lawn too, AC?
Re: Vint says:-
If they hasn't won documents would still be in someone ELSE'S proprietary format.
"I'm not blaming Microsoft..."
Why the hell not? It's their fault.
Re: a zoo where every device works a tad different, speaks different formats etc.
Sounds like MS Office to me.
Re: we don't need a start menu/screen that takes up a whole screen
" You can't use any apps while the menu is open "
Why would you? Tiles are for 'apps', menus have Programs.
Re: What would really make a huge difference is fixing the license
"Thanks but no thanks. I stick to free licences like Apache"
I think you mis-spelled 'Unenforceable shrinkwrapped EULA; there.
Might have been a slip of the penable pen.
Re: Start Icon != Start Menu. This the problem.
What key? I ask, you tit- this is a tablet.
Re: $100Bn cash pile
It's the US tax way- even the 2012 Olympics winners from the US had to pay tax on the cash and a percentage of the medal's worth...
Re: Easy to see that Win8...
"Professional organisations need professional products. Bear that in mind and say 'No' to Windows 8"
We'll put Outlook on Windows RT slabs
Like that is supposed to be an improvement? Outloook!
Re: Tabloid tone?
ooo- it's back again. Ta.
Re: Tabloid tone?
Hey- I can't edit any more... where's my badge gone???
You haven't read the tabloids recently, have you?
El Reg is not 99% shit.
He's missing this- penables!
You may be interested in my pattern for brillo-pad underwear?
What next? A free hat?
Re: Too little, too late ....
Not to burst your bubble, but no-one gives a fuck about Windows anymore.
"how easy it will be to use these new "features"...?"
It will probably require CMD and Powershell and much RegEdit...
It just works.
An impressive selection of features.
I wonder how many will work?
Remember Longhorn. That turned out well.
aren't the Appletwatters getting their knickers in a twist?
O dear how sad, never mind.
There are X10 versions- they need X10 adapters for the power to the lamps though.
Re: I thought it was de criminalised in the uk
Nah- they just changed the subnet mask.
Re: Paper Clip returns
Just Bing for Bong!
Re: Win8 SP1
Maybe it's exactly that, the ability to think sideways.
And scroll sideways!
I think you may be on to something there...
Puff. Puff...Oh wow....look! It does make sense now!!
Re: Another SF scenario in the making
Stand on Zanzibar, by John Brunner. A terrorist/activist attack on a bus- only one fatality, IIRC, whose head was turning when it was severed- the rest, had decaptations that just joined back up due to the thinness of the cut...
Re: dr normal
Wow. Aren't you dull?
Britannia does rule the waves.
But sometimes the waves win.
Re: But 666 is a wonderful number!!
Caustic means it burns- acid or alkali, it doesn't matter.
And don't rely on-
any anti-radiation drugs from those hippies on Skaro- didn't work for Roy Castle...
He killed the Start Button.
But he didn't make sure it was dead, and just like in the movies, it came back and killed him.
"Their customers have not been screaming for a Start Menu."
True. They are Win8 customers, and therefore merely screaming because of that.
This seems rather half-arsed
and I don't think it will satisfy the requirements of the masses.
"Nothing that will convince a kid that's never worn glasses or a band to wear one* - until we stick a half-eaten fruit logo on it?
He's also never heard of sunglasses...
If you do run W8 or another Legacy OS, would that make them LegOS Brix?
Who keeps lifting your rock?
A cross between a Berk and a Cow, perhaps?
Re: Commentards Confess
I confess! Can I have a seat in mine?
Re: If I were Google
If I were Balmer
I'd buy some ARP tin hats and fire buckets...and sandbags.
Re: Primitive Food Replicator
Earl Grey. Hot.
That should do it.
SHINY GLITTERY M$ TURD FAIL!!!
Re: More than half?
"There are more Windows 8 users than Linux on desktop users combined...in my bedroom."
Yoint Fotojrafix Eexperts Jroup, noe?
Re: Free from the need to eat solids.
More like the toilet paper manufacturer's wet dream.
Probably give you the shits after about 3 days...
<--- I have a bit of tissue in the pocket, hopefully...
Re:Hopefully no one's working on a Lawgiver like Judge Dredd's that explodes...
Hopefully they are!
Re: There's plenty of room for the OS on Xbox One to be snappier than the OS on PS4
Bear in mind that one of them is a Microsoft OS.
Re: ergo:- Eadon is a machine.
Sent from the future to warn us!
(At least you can be sure he doesn't run Windows.)
Re: Phase IV
Just squirt them with different coloured paint!
Anyone have any idea just what that was about??
The models were wrong? Say it's not so!
GIGO- as true today as it's always been...
The future, as usual, is disappointing...
Space1999- 14 years late and woefully underfunded, was a failure.
- Just TWO climate committee MPs contradict IPCC: The two with SCIENCE degrees
- 14 antivirus apps found to have security problems
- Feature Scotland's BIG question: Will independence cost me my broadband?
- Apple winks at parents: C'mon, get your kid a tweaked Macbook Pro
- Driverless car SQUADRONS to hit Britain in 2015