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2597 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Coke? Windows 8 is Microsoft's 'Vista moment'. Again

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"...It's just you really have to work at it."

At least you don't have to mess about with like Linux, eh?

Oh, wait...

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India introduces Central Monitoring System

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Re: Eventually (in a few centuries maybe) all governements will realize this is *not* a solution

In India, manpower is still relatively cheap- 250,000 people with headphones on in a call centre could probably do this for £47m... but the annual pencil and notepad bill would be ever increasing, together with the cost of filing cabinets.

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Self-assembling robot inches towards WORLD DOMINATION

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I'll be back....

inches away, slowly...

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Oz chap blows his own Google Glass

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The bag it is open;

The cat is no longer inside.

(All this needs is a 3D printer angle~ all else is 'open, freedom, etc'.)

Still, good work!

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Scramjet X-51 finally goes to HYPER SPEED above Pacific

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Re: Will you be allowed

Bottled water shouldn't be carried anywhere. Fill the empty bottle up when you get there.

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Well done-

Next- Thunderbird 1.

Hypersonic Fire

<===

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Plans for fully 3D-printed gun go online next week

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Re: Awesome!

Point one of these at me and see how far you get.

I'll print up an F16 and nuke you with a printed a-bomb.

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Re: So the solution....

As is sticking a musket down the back of your pants.

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Re: The point is-

Mr Zip...

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The point is-

Any idiot can make stuff now.... after someone has done the skilled bit once.

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TV gesture patent bombshell: El Reg punts tech into public domain

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Wave hands madly and-

" Enhance 57 to 19. Track 45 left. Stop. Enhance 15 to 23. Give me a hard copy right there."

Job done.

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How did something so small and pink cause so much trouble?

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Re: To add to that...

Which is probably a very good thing.

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Debian 7 debuts

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Re: Oh, dear...

Hah. It's better than '8'...

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Impoverished net user slams 'disgusting' quid-a-day hack

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Re: Sanctimony

This!

if you don't like the rules- don't play!

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Yet another Cabinet-level ID card farce

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Re: manifesto

written 'sham manifesto'

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The UK's copyright landgrab: The FAQ

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Excellent summary.

Please keep us up to date!

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Dunkin' Donuts temps S Korea with ultrasonic tags

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Re: Breakfast Dining ???

Worse yet- have you seen the new 'Breakfast Biscuits' for 'Breakfast on the go' ?

FFS.... some people are sooooo busy these days....

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Thousands rally behind teen girl cuffed, expelled in harmless 'explosion'

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It's the handwringing twats-

that never did anything "dangerous" when they were young that are slowly turning this planet into fucking Vogsphere...

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Forget choice: 50% of firms will demand you BYOD by 2017

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WTF?

Re: wonder what the ratio is now

How is life in the ant farm?

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UK.gov's love affair with ID cards: Curse or farce?

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Re: ...and thus allowed to roam freely round Europe?

Talk slowly and in capitals with trouser legs rolled up and knotted hanky on head.

How else?

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Weary quid-a-day nosh hack fears colonal mass ejection

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No naked wobbling!

Oh the huge manatee!

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Is this the first ever web page? If not, CERN would like to know

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Re: 404

Schrodinger's LOLCat...

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CLIMATE CHANGE forces women into PROSTITUTION - US politicians

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Re: If climate change forces women into prostitution...

That would require two prostitutes....

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Brit horologist hammers out ‘first’ ATOMIC-POWERED watch

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Re: Too many moving parts...

Only if they are Nixie tubes...

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Google Now lands on iOS

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Re: Linguistics

Loogabaroougah!

(Loughborough - 'nuff said...)

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Branson's SpaceShipTwo succeeds in first rocket-powered flight

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Re: Sending kids?

There's more danger to kids in the 'Happy' Meal...

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Next Xbox to be called ‘Xbox Infinity’... er... ‘Xbox’

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I would go for the second logo-

1. It looks like the 'Xbox' X is broken; there is past form here...

2 The broken 'X' also resembles a crying 'Y'.... as in "Why? Why did I buy this?" ; again suitable, see 1.

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Cat ladies turned brand-squatters poke fun at religious right

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Re:Re: And much hilarity ensued :-)

You're an Antipodean Christ Botherer , aren't you?

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Can't find your motor? Apple patents solve car park conundrums

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WTF?

...engines and aircon running all the time...

Sounds like he price of fuel is *way* too low in Cupertino...

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What work? Tablet owners prefer to slack off with their slabs

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Re: Mmeier...

Don't drink and type...

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CURSE you, EINSTEIN! Humanity still chained in relativistic PRISON

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Re: Stupid question

You say that now! I gave up homeopathic medicine completely and ended up in hospital with an overdose!. And the jug of water by my bed wouldn't let me forget it!!!

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Re: Stupid question

Argh! Flashbacks!!

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Re: Stupid question

Silly rabbit never heard of unobtainium.

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Re: @hplasm: Damn....

Thanks.

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Re: Stupid question

The rod would probably compress due to inertial effects, and the push would propagate down it a at speed <c.

Sadly, it's the information of the push which is limited.

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Damn....

Next contestant!

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Review: Nokia Lumia 520

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Windows

Landfill Android

An ironic term used to describe any Microsoft device with a Tiled Display. See also TIFKAM.

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Nick Clegg: Snooper's Charter 'isn't going to happen'

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Re: "The Lib Dems may not be that good at pleasing HOs

Not even wearing one of these? <====

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Mobes' pay-by-bonk just isn't cool enough, sniffs Tesco bod

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Re: who denied me a clubcard btw...

Your ideas intrigue me sir, and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter

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Got a Windows XP end-of-life plan? Neither does anyone else

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Re: I don't miss trawling dozens of manufacturer's sites trying to find drivers.

Nor do I since giving up XP.

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Microsoft: Brits, grab our Surface Pro ten-incher for satisfaction in May

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Re: Free Microsoft hate

This, just this <==

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Bogus gov online test tells people on dole they're just SO employable

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Re: Gov't tests

1.You're in a desert, walking along in the sand, when all of a sudden you look down...

2. Describe in single words only the good things that come into your mind about... your mother.

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Court orders Visa partner to allow donations to WikiLeaks

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Re: Not so fast

You have no idea just how many rich people there are in Iceland, do you, git?

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Microsoft to unveil new Xbox console on May 21

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Re: "Always-On" nature indicates naming?

XBox 365...Sometimes on. ..

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Black-eyed Pies reel from BeagleBoard's $45 Linux micro blow

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Re: Wonder if it will fit in an altoids tin?

Old Holborn et al tins...

You can buy these new and unpainted from tobacconists- remember them? Come in half size too!

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Microsoft: Worried about web privacy? Tell us everything...

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By Wintards, for Wintards

"Like IE? Yes?

You'll love this survey then!"

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BadNews, fandroids: MILLIONS of Google Play downloads riddled with malware

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FAIL

Mods are touchy today!

Must be the bad headline writing.

REG FAIL

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Touchscreen killer? Cam boffinry cut'n'pastes from real things

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Re: not the solution to my problems.

Sabre toothed Tigers?

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Game designer spills beans on chubby-fancying chap with his stolen Mac

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Good on you man!

Name and shame, that was the 'tough on crime idea' , I wonder what became of that?

Don't forget to apply for a rebate of your Council Tax for doing the Met's job for them.

Make Chubby-guy a household name!

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