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2536 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Yahoo! and! Microsoft! have! long! way! to! go! in! account! hijack! fight!

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Re: Microsoft and Yahoo! are way behind Google in search, clouds, etc too

Abu Hamza doesn't like Win8 Touch Screen kit for some reason.

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Open source port-a-thon brings Ubuntu to more phones, tablets

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There's a storm coming-

Better board up your Windows.

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Microsoft's own code should prevent an Azure SSL fail: So what went wrong?

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So if you want a good, stable Cloud coputing system do you choose:-

a. Microsoft, A 'Software Company' or

b. Amazon, a bookshop?

Answers on a Valid Certificate...

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Best Buy takes axe to touchy Windows 8 PCs - lops $100 off price

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Re: Customers are happier with Win8 touch-

Er- the customers are supposed to be happier with them- so how come they 'aren't aware' of the products?

Tut tut.

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Customers are happier with Win8 touch-

So much that they aren't buying them, so we are dropping the price to make them happier, not to shift the things...

Riiiight...

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Itsy-bitsy Wi-Fi brings pay-by-bonk to all

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PayPal

Bumpay?

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Linus Torvalds in NSFW Red Hat rant

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Re: Once again...

Point and laugh, everyone, point and laugh.

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Microsoft coughs up compensation for Azure cloud cock-up

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Re: Is this new?

Azure- Blue Sky (What Was I ) Thinking...

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Quantum computer one step closer after ‘true’ quantum calculation

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Re: Meanwhile...

...a lab worker in one of Fort Meade's basements is reading this article and getting nostalgic for when they will at some time in the near future, manage to do this a few years ago...

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The cheap 3D craft pen that scribbles over 3D printing hype

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Re: There are basically two types of people on the world....

The coathanger in turn is the pupal stage of the shopping trolley.

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Microsoft latest to 'fess up to Java-based Mac attack

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Re: Uh.. how do you think they write Office for Mac?

Half-heartedly.

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Is world's first space tourist Dennis Tito planning a trip to Mars?

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Re: Buried on Mars

@Swarthy= Are you Mr Burns ? :)

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Re: He isn't walking on Mars...

Mars 8

Get your mission patch.

Mars 11, July 2019.......

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Council IT bod in the dock for flogging scrap work PC parts

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Re: Wee legal note

And if you don't fill your bin, but recycle it yourself- prepare for a fine- as it 'belongs' to the council to flog off, suddenly.

(There is a case of a 'green' farmer who fell foul of this but it's Friday so can't be arsed to find a link...)

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Ubuntu Preview alpha arrives for fondleslabs and phones

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Re: What about the fragmentation issue?

Who are you calling a fud?

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Google reveals Glass details in patent application

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Re: I would guess...

You can pretty much guarantee someone will complain of eye strain right after putting them on.

Now Right Ear Strain from that big rectangular bit...

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Chromebook app launcher touted to Chrome browser users

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Re:This one

You think you are Jackie Chan?

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Drone quadracopters throw and catch inverted pendulum

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Re: BAE's "Gorgon Stare"?

Ahem- "Wikipedia says:"

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Bill Gates: 'Microsoft didn't MISS cell phone' bandwagon

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Re: El Presidente

Unfortunately it would probably be a waste of about £100M...

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New blow for Microsoft Surface: Touch Chromebooks 'on sale in 2013'

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Re: Desktop Wars!!!!!

SithCo disagrees...

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Re: Different kinds of products

Look, there's a dungfly buzzing around. Oh wait it's the fans in the Surface going nuts...

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Re: Can someone please call

Scroll up? Or are you using a Surface?

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Re: I used to post crap like you... @hplasm

Sorry if you are reading it wrong, Try again.

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Re: Not sure what to make of the Surface

A skateboard?

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Re: I was GIVEN a Chromebook last year...

maybe it IS You...?

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Re: What's a Microsoft Surface?

Shiny and bald, rounded- a bit sweaty.

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Re: I used to post crap like you...

I take it you don't work in IT then.

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Re: Different kinds of products

Did I say Win 7 was any good?

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Re: Different kinds of products

"machines that run full OS's like MacOS but not Win8"

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Hipsters have spoken: Microsoft is 'hip to be square'

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"One hundred percent of all Xboxes go to the consumers..."

...54.2% come back again.

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Google takes Chromebook upmarket with touchy-feely Pixel

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Re: 3:2

No.

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Re: Seriously

Seriously?Are you 12?

But I agree- the Surface is pile of shite.

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Google stokes hype machine over Project Glass robospecs

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@Derek

"They all laughed at Christopher Columbus...."

And he told you this though your Spirit Guide, Tontohontas?

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Sony promises PC-based PlayStation 4 for Christmas

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Re: Lightbar

Cool!

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Nature pulls ‘North Korean radioactivity’ story

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Mushroom

The correct term-

for the NK bombs so far seems to be PHUT!!!

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Survey: Bosses are DESPERATE and GAGGING for Linux skills

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Re: Please try to avoid posting too much

Said the AC troll...

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Re: For a start it's "Microsoft MCSE"

Is that like "PIN Number"?

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AMD: Star Trek holodecks within reach

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Re: Well

It did get 'rebooted' once in TNG.

That was a very shark-jumpy moment...

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Re: Holodecks aren't just about processing power

The most difficult one- and the most annoying 'holodeck' feature- how to run, fly or ride an imaginary holohorse for bloody miles without smashing into the wall 10 feet in front of you.

the all singing holodeck was just a plot device for B&B's 2nd rate writers.

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Microsoft: You want Office for Mac, fanboi? You'll pay Windows prices

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Libre Office

Can be easily downloaded for the Mac- no messing.

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Ubuntu? Fedora? Mint? Debian? We'll find you the right Linux to swallow

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Re: Mint is great but ...

"...instead of having security ground up like in Windows."

There, fixed that for you.

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Inside Microsoft's 'Cloud OS'

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MS-

Clown OS?

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Crucial question after asteroid near-miss: How big was rock in Olympic pools?

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Re: But how much does it weigh...

In orbit? Approximately 0.

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Re: Hmm...

Pah- just another day on Metaluna...

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Dev preview of Ubuntu for phones touching down February 21

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shoddy OSX knock-off...

But iOS 6 is already available on phones.

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The universe speaks: 'It's time to get off your rock!'

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Re: none of this is new

Evolutionary dead-end.

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Re: To sum up...

Too true- the only sustained Goverment policy is Burning Rome Fiddling- or just Fiddling in general.

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Re: @Dennis Wilson (was: Lucky)

It is Russia- think of all the broken glass, and bottle.

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Inside Microsoft's Surface Pro: A fiendishly difficult journey

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Re: A tablet with fans

Hoverboard surely- I've only seen one with skateboard wheels on it...

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Re: Any justification for it being this way?

Surface sinking?

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