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* Posts by hplasm

2597 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009

Samsung mocks Apple lawsuit in SuperBowl teaser ad

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Your point?

There's nothing special about Apple stuff either- except the price.

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Oh, Sony, you big tease: Mystery PlayStation reveal date set

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Happy

Shhh

He's sleeping...

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We're not making this up: Apple trademarks the SHOP

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Re: Prior art ?

As are the iTables in the Manchester Arndale iShop... non-compliant with Head Orifice?

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Nokia tries its luck with a sub-£150 Win Phone 8: The Lumia 620

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Re: I'll take 10 of them.

So now there are 28 happy Win8 users? Who knew!

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Re: how is it obsolete?

I like this definition, it seems apt:-

Obsolete: imperfectly developed or rudimentary in comparison with the corresponding character in other individuals.

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Re: No, this phone is WP8

So still £150 for an obsolete system

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Surface left on shelves as world+dog slurps up small slates

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Re: "...ultrabooks and Windows 8 laptops that are all stuck on the login screen..."

That's to make them look good- imagine if they *were* powered up...

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How to destroy a brand-new Samsung laptop: Boot Linux on it

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Yeah, I put diesel in my petrol tank ... guess what?

You can't read?

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Re: Oh How I Laughed...

Windows users have enough problems already.

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Is your Surface Pro a bit full? Slot in an SD card, it's not from Apple

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Re: Lets try to put this in to some context...

iPad 64gig spellchecker isn't very good, is it?

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PC sales in the toilet? Excuse Lenovo while it gut laughs at you

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Re: PC Sales in the toilet

Wrong, er, Pad...

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They didn't predict that: Astrologers! blamed! after! Yahoo! hack!

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Re: Where's Eadon?

Obvious MS flaw is obvious.

You don't need Eadon for that.

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WTO ruling emboldens pirates of the Caribbean

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Pirate

Yarr!

Why not!

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Worst broadband notspots in the UK named and shamed

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Ah- Dudley

Jewel in Telewest's crown...

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My top tip for Microsoft: Stop charging for Windows Phone 8

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Re: My top tip for Microsoft.

"I've developed on Solaris and Windows but never Linux."

Hardly a catalogue of success, are you?

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Filter Great Firewall of China's architects at US borders - petition

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Headmaster

"wish you weren't hear..."

We wish you were deaf?

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Don't like your cell network? Legal unlocking ends TONIGHT in US

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Re: American law does not acknowledge the existence of the phablet.

Tablerone.

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Meet قلب, the programming language that uses Arabic script

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Re: What bollocks

"Oh look I just farted, make it two."

Only another 13 minutes of fame left, then.

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Sympathetic Scots scoff-house offers hard-up Apple fanbois a discount

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100% extra charge ...

...and poor service for WinPho 8 users.

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Asteroid mining and a post-scarcity economy

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Re: hmm

I agree with Thorne, although it might make sense to start smaller by mining the dead satellites and other space junk first, for practice, and to clear up the junk; they are easier to get to and their positions are well known.

Space Salvage- nearly Yarr! so

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Raytheon to build low-orbit, disposable satellites for DARPA

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Re: The Bic lighter of surveillance. Nice!

Counter? More like a target.

Wake me up when these are the size of a grape and can accelerate at 10G- I'll be zipped up in the acceleration tank...

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Re: $48M a Pop

Though if it saves lives money should not matter."

Hahahah. Save lives. Good one.

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Chinese boffins crack cloaking tech for camouflage

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Happy

Re: In aircraft combat how useful is this?

Sir, we have 3 birds on radar... they're flying at mach 2...

Meep!Meep!

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Swartz suicide won't change computer crime policy, says prosecutor

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Re: I wouldn't dare visit America!

"Overreact much?"

OOh! Are you one of the Popular Girls?

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Hydrogen on demand from silicon nanospheres - just add water

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Re: I am not a chemist

Which is, in fact, the by-product. Where do you think the O2 goes?

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IBM brains ponder universe, say kids will go nuts for STEAMPUNK

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Happy

Re: @Psyx

Or Steam Powered Giraffe...

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NASA sends Mona Lisa into space by LASER

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Devil

Re: @It's not radio, it's laser

Bah. 'Tis all Wireless.

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Google pulls 'racist' Make Me Asian app

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Re: Krusty the Clown springs to mind

"With his flapping dickie..."

Enough of this Savile inuendo!

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Microsoft's ARM blunder: 7 reasons why Windows RT was DOA

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Re: You can't polish a turd.

How apt on a Surface/WinRt thread!

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Engineers are cold and dead inside, research shows

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Psycho-types, however-

See people as puzzles to be dissected without mercy, and love nothing better that the feel of squeezing brain matter as it oozes between their cruel fingers.

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Re: Doctors caring & empathetic?

"My better half is an anesthetist..."

And your other half posts on here...

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Security audit finds dev OUTSOURCED his JOB to China to goof off at work

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Re: Fallen star

Security people don't have friends, just risk lists....

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NRA: Video games kill people, not guns. And here's our video game

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The NRA .....

Going on the offensive because they are offensive

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Microsoft to give free TV ad to top-voted Windows Phone 8 app

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A TV advert

For cyanogenmod would be interesting indeed...

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Titsup Windows Phone 8 orders user to cram 'boot disc' in mobe

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Happy

Re: True innovation

That's what the big Tiles are hiding...

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Re: Demonstrates that Windows NT code still lurks under the surface of Windows Phone 8

That's the whole POINT of W8 that it is built on a crippled PC kernel for the first time, not a crippled CE/mobile OS like WP 7.5.

FTFY.

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Re: Lol.Here is how it works...

You certaiinly don't work for Microsoft, then.

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Bubble baron treats Space Station crew to blowup model

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Paris Hilton

Re: Nothing New

Indeed- see Icon....

Another Balloon that has absorbed a lot of Hotel Tycoon's money- but of far less use...

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White House rejects Death Star petition: '$850qn too pricey'

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Re: This

Them's not bears- them's Wookies, an' the little onesa Ewoks...

/JarJar

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Blighty's schools shake on new 3-year deal with Microsoft

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Re: alternatives

Oh No! Companies use computers not supplied by RM- our kids are doomed.

"What is the matter Miss Smith?" "Sorry sir, I can't send you that spreadsheet, the computers at school had grey keyboards, but the Company ones are black - I can't use them..."

Really...

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New tool jailbreaks Microsoft Surface slabs in 20 SECONDS

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Re: Win 8 RT rooted

This 'love place' - are the cushioned walls chairproof?

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This is a whole different bucket of cod.

Still smells fishy though...

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Latest exoplanet discovery is a virtual CLONE of Earth

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Re: Universal suburban neighborhood watch

Odd- that's just what they said...

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Re: May I be the first

Dasorians?

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Boffins develop microwave weed-zapper

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Re: This isn't particularly innovative

I dunno- 80hp tractor wielding a +2500 microwave mace should be good in a melee against the Weed People...

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Review: HTC 8X Windows Phone 8 handset

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Headmaster

"I reached out to HTC for clarification..."

'Reached out' - From Salford, not San Francisco?

GRRR!

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Just what the world needs: Android in the rice cooker

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Re: The Windows rice cooker...

Raw potatoes though- where's the bloody start button?

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Re: I think the question we all want answered

No, but it does cook.

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Drop that can of sweet pop and grab a coffee - for your sanity's sake

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Re: Caffeinated vs defcaf?

Only the mad would drink decaf.

I mean- like no-alchohol beer. Why?????

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