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* Posts by hplasm

2603 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

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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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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WTF?

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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Microsoft betting on smaller Windows 8 devices and subscriptions

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Re: Build it and they will come?

"Microsoft betting on smaller Windows 8 devices subscriptions"

There- that's more like it.

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Re: Win8/Office365 driving customers away fromMicrosoft.

That's what you get if you have trouble with Win8 and ask for help.

Derision- "Go and RTFM N00b!!!!"

Oh the irony.

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Linux in 2013: 'Freakishly awesome' – and who needs a fork?

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Re: Rephrasing the question - can I run the businesses I support on LINUX?

There isn't anything in the FOSS world that comes close to competing with SharePoint.

Thank fuck...

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Re: And yet, and yet ...

"...nothing but a clapped out Ford Anglia..."

The thread is not about Windows.

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Google tells Microsoft IE shops: We can help you with those 'legacy apps'

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"First do no harm"

I think that is doctors, rather than GOOG...

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Hardware hacker unifies 15 retro consoles in format frenzy

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Very good!

Hardware good... too many emulators these days.

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Sophos picks up axe again, 'plans to DECIMATE staff'

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Re: Industry ??

Banks don't exist?

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Boffins: Tireless star spurted deadly jets for half an hour at a time

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"...a newly formed black hole in the heart of the star"

I suppose 7 billion years ago is 'newly', in the scheme of things...

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Gov.uk named THE BEST THING Britain has made all year

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Hark!

Whalesong!

Man the harpoons- 'tis a Brown-nose, by God!

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Angry Birds fire back: Vulture cousins menace UK city's mobiles

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Re: Cow

Vodaphone replied: "Er, don't have a CoW, man."

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TalkTalk ads banned by watchdog over 'misleading' YouView offer

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Re: like they say though...

In this case, though, there is no mechanic, no hammer and no hitting required.

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Eerie satnav boffinry claims it can predict THE FUTURE

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This could be useful-

Considering how many Audi drivers do drive with their heads up their arses.

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Internet Explorer makes modest gains against Google Chrome

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Re: Meanwhile in the DPRK...

Kim Jong-Un uses drugs...

Distilled from the tears of the NK people...

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Will Google's rivals swallow the 'labelling remedy' pill?

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FAIL

Great.

Harrison Bergeron comes to the internet.

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Wales slams Amazon over lack of Kindle support

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Re: The welsh lobby

A BBC programme that wasn't London-centric. That must have been a shock, alright.

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LOHAN chap to launch Raspberry Pi eye in the sky

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Pi. High.

Touch the sky!

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Microsoft Xbox exec quits after ENRAGING the INTERWEBS

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Re: Holier than thou wankers

Shutit, Orth.

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Foot-long slab too big? Microsoft 'has a 7-incher' to stroke

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New ads!

Higher pitched clicking!

Dancing midgets!

Now with extra WTF!

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Hard luck lads, todger size DOES matter: Official

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Re: Also

That's not very wide!

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Microsoft follows Apple into the dock over warranty terms in China

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I would lay odds-

That there will be very few Surfaces about in two years, alive or dead.

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Microsoft squashes 9 bugs with Patch Tuesday fixes

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Re: "Plugs holes in IE10"

" I'm not putting myself, my family or my employer at risk in any way by posting on the Internet."

Just by espousing Windows...

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Climate change set to bumpify transatlantic flights, say researchers

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Re: Excuse me, I need to paper the shelves in my kitchen cabinets.

The Sun's output has nothing to do with climate- the IPCC said so!

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Microsoft leads charge against Google's Android in EU antitrust complaint

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Ha!

Cheeky Bastards!

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BT boss barks at TalkTalk for being 'copper Luddites'

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Boffin

Nearly

BT fibre to the cab, as do VM- the it's BT cooper to the house, and VM run 2x copper pairs for phone lines and co-ax for broadband/TV, all in one cable.

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Windows XP support ends a year from … now!

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Re: "Windows XP dies a year from … now!"

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh XP T'urtle's wgah'nagl fhtagn

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Website which 'could have prevented Rwandan genocide' goes live

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Re: Nonsense

Sounds like a job for... Zombie Thatcher.

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Hold on! Degrees for all doesn't mean great jobs for all, say profs

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Re: How Victorian.

Close but only banana/2 for you...

Those who can, do.

Those who can learn to pass tests, teach.

Those without clues become the rulers...

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Microsoft: 'Facebook Home just copies Windows Phone'

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is it a fan? is it a boy?

Sadly, both.

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Dwarf Linux

Like DSL* , but with a beard.

* Damn Small Linux, for the unanointed.

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Android's US market share continues to slip

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Re: The real success story ...

Nokia are pining for the fjords!

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Microsoft's developer conference sells out at $2,095 per head

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Re: If You Don't Like The Surface...

And leave with a nasty infection.

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Steve Jobs' 'spaceship' threatened by massive cost overruns

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Re: Honestly

Area=1 iDonut

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Tech is the biggest problem facing archiving

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Re: No archive

"Is required to have..." is not the same as "need to have..."

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Federal lawyers, MIT threatened following Aaron Swartz' death

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Re: And two rights don't make a wrong

Three rights do make a left, though.

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Copyright troll Prenda refuses to explain legal strategy

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FAIL

Thanks for your input.

Back to work Dredd.

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Microsoft's summer update will be called Windows 8.1

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Re: 8.1? but then what would they call 8.3?

I Can't Believe It's Still Crap!

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How the iPad ruined the lives of IT architects

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A testing!

iPad vs Fryingpan.

iPad can have the first swing.

Let the games commence!

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Rocket boffinry in pictures: Gulp the Devil's venom and light a match

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Re: I aim for the stars

More likely that UK politicians are denser than a dwarf star and more myopic than cave fish.

And greedy- don't forget. Short term wins over long term every time.

Bastards.

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Congress plans to make computer crime law much, much worse

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Re: Pick & choose laws

I think they only come in one type now- competition has been eliminated.

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Microsoft says WinPhone outselling iPhone, BlackBerry

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Re: How to LIE witih selective STATISTICS

We will be successful with WinPhone. We are successful with all of our major investments. We have time, money and experience on our side. We are Borg.

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Pyongyang Photoshop tomfoolery shows wet Norks, skirts blown up

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Yes

A big one and a slightly smaller but otherwise identical one.

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Re: i can't see the obvious fakery either

second wave (clone of clones brush) has 16 hovercraft. And so on.

That's a lot of eels!

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Forget the invisibility cloak: Boffins invent INVISIBILITY FISHNETS

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Re: Invisiblity fishnets

"I can't feel my legs!"

"What legs?"

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Wealthy London NIMBYs grit teeth, welcome 'ugly' fibre cabinets

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Re: Abusing the legislation

In a word- Cantenna!

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