1257 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009
Re: XP based self checkouts
If you run a 10 year old verision of Linux, chances are that's going to be pretty easy to nail as well.
It's not he OS that is the issue, it's the installation, maintenance and policies.
Makes no difference...
...when the shitty "musician" or "producer" ram all the levels to max and let the compressor sort out the resulting mess.
..attention whore get's nude photo's "hacked".
Yup just like the coincidental photographer that happens to arrive at the same nightclub / restaurant / beach and so on 5 minutes before they get there.
Re: I thought date of birth was like a password
You don't give the same date of birth to banks? That will make an interesting credit report.
Re: Exactly the type of thing
"Anonymous, just because, who I am, where I am, what I do, is none of your business."
Anon.....except to The Register who are a covert government operation and track you and your comments before handing you over..
"It may not be worth more than Amazon"
It is worth more and is WAY bigger.
Re: Statement of the obvious
Drug dealing / Shooting - sink-hole estates
Pick pocketing / bag snatching - tourist areas and tube stations.
Drunken violence - city centres and nr pubs, peaking on Friday and Saturday nights,
Under-age drinking, nr parks, co-ops & bargain booze
Football violence, pubs near football grounds, mainly Saturday and Sunday afternnons.
I make that a lot more accurate than 70%
All well and good...
...but what about all that data that is synch'd with iCloud / Gloogleland?
Law: Let us have the data on the phone. We have a warrant
Apple / Google, We can't...nah, nah, na, na, naaaaaah
Law: Lets us have all the data in the iCloud. We have a warrant.
Apple / Google: OK
Coincidently I saw three of those in Paignton the other week.
Ok guys..a hint...
...take it to the next level and give it a bath.
I've always found...
many Sony products being priced at the very high end of the market, thinking themselves as a premium brand, but most people I speak to, think they make nice stuff, just over priced.
when all the crap about the suicides was banded about, I took the population of "Foxconn City"and threw it against (I think) Wolverhampton, which was about the same population. The suicide rate was about 1/2 that of Wolverhampton.
But of course when you say x people committed suicide in Foxconn, most people think of a UK factory of about 200 people, not a place of 300,000 with a city centre, housing, swimming pools, leisure clubs, bars and restaurants.
It's a question of context, but that doesn't get the headlines.
Re: Picking the nit...
Still covers a bigger area than World Series Baseball.
Re: Pedantry alert
Could be worse; they could have asked for their PIN number to get the cash out.
Re: Allen's firm alleged it had not received the panzer.
Has he checked over the fence to see if UPS have lobbed it over the back gate?
Re: Remind me again why Android's crappy update system is good?
Not sure why you have the down votes. The whole bitching about Windows was the i.e. integration. If the exploit is via a browser, why can't it be patched?
As an Englishman...
....can I state that non of the main parties or business are speaking on my behalf when they say we want Scotland to stay part of the UK.
"oh ffs, get a shop"
And when a utility company / council digs up the pavement so no one can get in, I guess your answer will be FFS get an online presence?
Re: Political more than commercial
Hairy Spod....That's kind of backwards?
They will make more if they don't have to pay the license cost. So they are not making any more, so have to pay the license?????
Re: Just goes to show
" Charity shops proliferate too but that is because we are so busy creating an larger and larger underclass that we need more shops like them...."
That and the fact they pay a much lower business rate than a "standard" business, gives them a competitive advantage.
Who says the Chinese copy things...
How much are the cartridges going to cost for that!
Going by HP prices it would be cheaper to coat them in gold then hand engrave the picutre
Re: Can you say, "Read between the lines...", boys and girls?
"The one thing it is NOT is a computer"
"An electronic device which is capable of receiving information (data) in a particular form and of performing a sequence of operations in accordance with a predetermined but variable set of procedural instructions (program) to produce a result in the form of information or signals."
Source: Oxford Dictionaries
So you are VERY wrong on that point.
Android on windows anyone?
Never used it though.
That is all...
...it's an art form, I put Googles in with Picasso.
Navigate to Sandwell Country Park and once you are past West Bromich on the M5, feel free to park on the hard shoulder as you have arrived at you destination....oh same for the massive Green Park technology estate in Reading....parts of that are also on the motorway.
I only use it if Navman is having one of it's sulks and refusing to plan a route. If that fails break out the 5 year old TomTom
Re: Fork this fruit only shite!
"The software is available for iPhone and Android with a web version pending, and developers can download an SDK and have a tinker here. ®!"
Still it did require reading past the 1st paragraph....
Re: Too late, but for other reasons
My meter was replaced about 4 months ago.
The guy rocked up, checked his sheet. Came back later and fitted a normal one. Aparenttly I wasn't down for a smart meter, so he had to go back and get a standard one. When I asked why I didn't get one, his response was "I have no idea, seems it's totally random to me"
Re: not smart
They don't know what power I use and at what time, all the now is substation X is drawing Y power at Z time. They also don't know what is using the electricity in my house.
So in answer to your point, they are intruding a lot.
Re: "80 million people in Britain"
"but go into many london hospitals and you'll be lucky to hear a british accent amongst the patients"
"but go into London and you'll be lucky to hear a British accent"
Re: Let's all cheer and applaud this one.
I'm surprised, your surprised, about the Tories. I'm no fan, but Tory policy is and always has been to cut Government spending, so it is pretty much in line with that.
Labour have always been the bigger government party.
If your a middle earner, you're still screwed whoever you vote for, so from that side it makes little difference.
"On what basis do you make this claim? Microsoft OSs currently offer one of the most comprehensive and secure set of data encryption....."
Please can you stop using AC and use your real name...
I just want to know which of these you are?
Will be better with reversible pugs..Gaaahhhh!
Re: "Your mobe could charge your laptop"
"I complain because something happened to USB cables about a year after I bought my last mobe. They don't work with it. That was just 2 1/2 years ago."
I have no idea what you are doing, but I have ancient USB1 devices that work on USB 3 kit. I have no idea why you feel the need to rip and replace, as the beauty of USB is it is compatible.
My guess is you are using those shit 99p cables from eBay.
Remeber the slap on the wirsts from the ASA?
"'Now from Virgin Media, you could say goodbye to buffering with superfast fibre-optic broadband' "
Their defence was:
"Virgin Media had defended the ad by stating that the term "buffering" had a less technical meaning for punters who, it claimed, often link it to service interruptions or delays in streaming content. The telco also stated that, by using the word "could", the advert was clearly "conditional"."
Here Jayne, is Stewart over in the fayre
or was it
Hear Jane, is Stuart over in the fair
Re: @Bill re: VOTE!
You say Maggie was a leader. The issue is that she deliberately employed yes men who would not disagree, so you end up with not a leader, but a dictator by proxy.
If she had some people brave enough to say, "actually, that is a STUPID idea "(an issue still around today), then much of the shit that goes on wouldn't happen.
You want change?
BAN parties. Give the elected a free vote in ALL matters, instead of this utterly pointless towing the line.
If where I live the majority want to allow fox hunting say, then my MP should say so and vote so, not just toe the party line. My voice should NOT be overruled by the 11% of MP's that form the London mob, after all I doubt any of them have even heard of where I live, let alone know what affect me.
Re: Verifying the source of the data
American developed "standards" are what got us here in the first place.
Korea's Anyang University, China's Tongji and Tsinghua Universities, the University of Basel (Switzerland) and Japan's Waseda University are also aboard the effort.
Huwawei are Chinese
Alcatel-lucent are French.
Note to self. Leave thread for 2 minutes. Proof read.
NetBEUI wasn't not MS so no idea why you are singling them out they just supported it. It was an IBM job.
NWLink was a way of getting Windows to talk to Novells interpretation of IPX/SPX. The clue is in the name NetWareLINK. It actually did this pretty well. heck it was often easier to get MS kit talking to Novell kit than it was getting Novell talking to Novell.
I guess you see the word Microsoft and the steam just starts billowing out of your ears.
Re: Anyone remember the OSI protocols?
The difference here is you have some massive heavyweights in the form of Cisco, Intel, Huawei, Acatel-Lucent and Qualcom in there. That is pretty much most of the networking market leaders right there.
Re: Internet Exploder
Of course Chrome and Firefox don't patch, they "update" theirs
There is the sound of it going right over your head.
Try Watermarks? Pictures tend not to look to good with a ruddy great copyright all over them, you never now, if people really like the original, they may buy it.
Or Robots.txt? Heard of it?
Maybe Bing should just admit it's a bad thing and kill all links to Getty for image searches.
Re: Where's Radeon?
I'm sorry, are you suggesting they employed some common sense? Shouldn't they both be prosecuted for that?
Cross Licensing is hugely common, AMD license, Intel; Intel license AMD, MS license Apple, Apple License MS. Samsung license "Nokia", Nokia license "Samsung".
It's only when one doesn't cough up that the sue balls start. It's only the IP trolls that don't do this, they want you money for nothing in return.
Who would of thought it....
...I'm more interested in the cup than the next big storage method.
Re: I picture...
Not really, I was thrashing out a design the other week with some techs from another and we were often drawing at the same time on an old fashioned flip chart..
...hopefully replaces interactive whiteboards which are utter PITA.
Re: ' When we chose Cairo, we were aware of their power problems
My question to the reg reader....
"A Reg reader, who is the chief tech officer at a global conference call provider..."
So no onsite UPS with generator back up? I guess that's now in budget then?
Re: Morals, ethics, principles... Yes ... I mean it is just another example of Russian Fascism.
Ot where Al-Assad was the Prince of Darkness, but we are now having to kiss ass because in the grand scheme of things, he wasn't as bad as the shit storm we allowed to happen
Re: The reason nobody will buy Dovecot
having 60Gb/10 million items of mail in various folders
Ah you work in the same company as me then?
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