* Posts by hplasm

2658 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

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

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Meh

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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Gimp

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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Big Brother

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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Happy

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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Windows

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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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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Coat

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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Unhappy

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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Mushroom

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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Big Brother

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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Happy

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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Windows

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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Big Brother

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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Happy

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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Headmaster

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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