36 posts • joined 24 Jul 2009
Re: One really cool feature...
And then along came USB midi and undid all that good work. Now I am stuck with isolators in every port just to keep the buzz down.
Re: What sort of cretin buys a Amazon Swindle anyway?
Amazon offers a free Kindle app for Android and Apple which I make full use of thus alleviating the need for a stand alone device.
Re: I used to have the same problem
This is true, however I have discovered that, especially with low profile devices, manufacturers are required to fit the ports upside down. In fact my current PC has correctly orientated usb ports on the rear but due to the arrangement of internal components the forward facing ports are not. Likewise with my two laptops, 15" and 11" respectively, no prizes for which is upside down. Bring back cylindrical connectors!
Re: Wrong target?
Hell, let's not bother with that technology and innovation crap at all, apart from farming, crop rotation, desert growing corn, aquaducts, medicine, law and order what good has technology ever done us?
Re: "guess what you still have to pay"
You admit having a TV. You need a licence. Strict liability offence I am afraid
Re: "guess what you still have to pay"
Unbelievable freetard. You admit benefiting from something you refuse to pay for.
Lucky not everyone is so selfish, but I guess so long as you are ok the rest of the world can go fornicate itself. I comfort myself with the knowledge that you are a random number selection away from criminal prosecution.
Not so in my experience, or is it only Win7? (inst on xp)
the number of sysads to a project is inversly proportional to its efficiency
I think the suprise comes from the fluidity rather than the detail. Compare: GTA IV's dreadful port to PC. It is a lesson that most other developers should learn. I am quite happy to have slightly poorer textures so long as I can play the game on my 4 year old PC. And that is the point I think, a good game should not have to rely on kick-ass HD graphics to make it enjoyable.
Pretty sure the brief was for ones which were not already films?
I love the definition of sometimes - I don't think there can be a man in the world who doesn't 'sometimes', make a mistake in following instructions. Anyone ever failed to put together ikea furniture? Bam! 8 million plus 1
I guess it feels weird because the pace of change in computing has been so fast when examined in the context of other technological advances. For example, the development of the rifle from musket to Kalashnikov took some 400 years, whereas a similar rate of advance has taken place in computing over a mere century, which is only just outside of a lifetime.
See bottom right hand corner of pic - clearly the shuttle is begin repaired in the finest traditions of all bodgers everywhere
I am not sure about US contract law, but here it would be consider an unfair term (Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977) for a consumer contract to contain a penalty clause greater than the total remaining value of the contract at any given time.
I changed from o2 to orange about halfway through an o2 contract but orange offered to, and did, pay the balance of the contract just to get my custom. Wouldn't be surprised if verizon do something similar for its prospective customers.
(More @comScore than @Reg) What are we trying to prove here? Facebook includes certain 'games' whereas google doesn't. I clock a lot more hours playing CoD than 'using' Norton, but what does that prove? Nothing. Try comparing like with like in future.
"And, oh, one more thing: pricing - Google needs to set minimum pricing, as developers say Android phone customers are paying less than iPhone customers purchasing from Apple's App Store."
The obvious: Could this not be that Apple overprices things?
Whilst protecting the idiots is a very laudable and proper policy to have, like all IT you get out what you put in. So, if you have photos of yourself in compromising positions or an opinion that may get you sacked from work, don't put it on the internet. Assume no privacy.
That is very interesting. I remember I registered a change of owner and sent off the requisite paperwork. I expected an acknowledgment but none was forthcoming so I called up. They had received the paperwork and processed it but I was told that the DVLA do not send acknowledgments for these docs. Funny how the story changes...
No user servicable parts inside
He even admitted that there were better things he could be doing. I see the solution being worse than the problem, being that the browser choice window is kept 'on top' until it is dealt with. How annoying!
In the words of the unnamed woman at the sermon on the mount 'Leave it alone, give it a rest'
Not that I am averse to occasional bouts of Microsoft-bashing, but the article title indicates that it was somehow intentional
I can only hope they are CFC-free
Not getting something for nothing?
You mean I have to pay for a service I have the benefit of? Has the world gone mad?
House of Wax
was not too bad a film. Anyway, she died fairly early on (spike through the head if I recall correctly)
Say you had two identical pc's next to each other on a desk, as is not unusual. Would this not confuse the internal comms? Do or are the cases need to be insulated (somehow?) against this?
Is it decrypted with a single password? Seems like all eggs/one basket scenario?
Ah, yet another...
solution to a problem which does not exist.
The REAL problem
Is that the name 'TransferJet' is too clumsy to make into a verb and will, therefore, never catch on.
Where's me crowbar?
Or, obviously, the more up to date Zero-Point Energy Field Manipulator
""Obviously, the closer we get to man, the better," said Eleanor Blakely, a biophysicist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to Discovery."
Now there's someone with an itchy We-Belong-Dead-lever finger
I have Goodmans Freesat box and love it, but, from problematic experience using a Windows PC with associated Update Tuesdays, I have the auto update switched off. I can then satisfy my geek-like urges to scour blogs and will only allow the update if it proves to be a non-FUp. I now feel fortunate that I have this policy! I originally adopted it because of the auto-updates annoying habit of updating when you switch on to watch, say Eastenders at 8, only to miss half of it while the whatever-speed download takes place
Conspiracy conspiracy conspiracy
Mistake, my arse! Let us not forget that Sweden is the world leader in 'stealth' technology and infiltration gadgetry. I reckon this is a test of Sweden's new 'stealth' internet. They were in fact there all the time but the rest of the world COULDN'T SEE THEM! No doubt we will ALL shortly know EXACTLY what they were up to when the ransom demands start flooding in. For One MILLION dollars. Mawahaha.
Always knew the Swedes were up to no good. No-one can be THAT inconspicuous by accident.
Whta does the knob on the front do? Obviously there is on and off, but does it then go on to vary the speed/power consumption of the drive? If not, maybe it should.
It will only really take off when they start making 3D porn. Kinda like the internet in that respect
Cos movies made from computer games are always so successful. Doom, Resident Evil (they keep cranking them out though), Aliens v Predator etc
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