* Posts by Lost all faith...

2315 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009

Google launches native Android Smart Lock password manager

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Re: Now THIS is something to cheer for

Uh hu.. does this mean we'll be able shut down all the Google stuff?

Thought not.

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Google featured Ads...

Buy Batteries from eBay

Buy stationary from Staples

Buy Equestrian equipment from Sweaty Saddles

Are these Ads Correct?

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Colour me bad: Kraken time or damp squid with Splatoon

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I don't play many console tyoe games...

...but this looks like it has the key thing missing from many I look at these days...Fun.

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IT service management as an enterprise-wide service

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WTF?

Traditionally, the IT department lived in an ivory tower,

More like a porcelain seated cubicle.

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SourceForge accused of shackling GIMP in kinky adware

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Re: Agree about version 2.7+

Guerrilamail is your friend.

https://www.guerrillamail.com/

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This is no different to audio in Audacity and many, many other programs.

You open a file, say a Wav, it then become a project file once you start using it, so you can do roll backs, layers, cuts and pastes.

Once you are finished, you "export" the project file to a flat file.

So in that point, they were a little late in rolling it out.

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That EVIL TEXT that will CRASH your iPhone: We pop the hood

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Re: We pop the hood . . .

Yes

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Windows 10 won't help. The PC biz is doomed, DOOMED, I TELL YOU

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Re: too late, I'm already gone...

So you swapped one corporate data munching behemoth for two others. Well done.

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EU net neutrality could kneecap the Tories' opt-out pr0n filter plans

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Re: I looked on the OpenDNS web site but...

OpenDNS is really poor at blocking adult content.

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"it was really easy"

Was that it was really easy to get around?

Don't believe me, just search for a certain lady parts in Google Images and see how easy it is to get around.

I'd highly recommend K-9 protection for pc access.

For mobiles etc, it gets more messy, although MS family filter does an OK job. Not sure if there is other stuff for Android or iPhone that you can't get around in 5 seconds

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Swarm of Apple iRobots released to map interior of Cupertino HQ

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Quick question?

"letting fanbois use Apple Maps to find their way around public transport networks."

Is that in the same as Here Transit on Windows Phone?

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Queen's Speech: Snoopers' Charter RETURNS amid 'modernisation' push

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Re: Well...

Labour held a far larger majority and they couldn't push this shit through when they tried.

*cough* RIPA

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Microsoft: Cortana not exclusive to Windows – it loves Android, iOS too

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Re: Just too many dependencies

OK humble pie time.....your right it needs location services on.

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Re: I will invite Microsoft services onto my devices when...

Ok thanks for sharing that. Feel free to choose your alternative Global power abusing Corp to run instead.

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Re: Just too many dependencies

Cortana is dependent upon GPS.

No it's not.

But if you expect it to remind you to pick up the eggs on the way home, get the local gigs, or to tell you top leave for work 30 minutes early due to a traffic jam, then yes you do.

And if you don't like it, it's not exactly the hardest thing to stop using.

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Re: how much more room

Yes, because they have never offered Office on say the Mac or iPhone.

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SNAFU: Blighty's judges not trustworthy, says their own website

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Doesn't surprise me.

I'm amazed it doesn't simply ask you to download a form and fax it to them.

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First production car powered by Android Auto rolls out – and it's a Hyundai

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Re: Bit of overkill just to turn off phone

Yes my cheap as chips 535 does the same....and has a better Sat nav (Here) than the dreadful Google maps, can easily send and listen to texts should I wish to, makes and receive calls and plenty more.

Oh and it works with the Hynundai I have now, but unlike this system, it also works in loads of other cars without having to reload their system.

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Finally! It's the year of Linux on the desktop TITSUP

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Re: That's evolution (no, not the program)

"as well as being readable in text-only format, more people should IMHO"

You mean doing what the law requires? That would be novel,

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Maserati Ghibli S: Who cares what Joe Walsh thinks?

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totally agree, you should never be gear shifting in a corner (or braking for that). If you are, you got it wrong. ESPECIALLY in a rear wheel drive car (ones without the drivers a Muppet electronic aid).

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C'mon...

...if it's a "sports" car...we'll have less of this 10 to 2 driving and a little more 1/4 to 3 if you don't mind.

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Re: cars are something

I have a list.

Seven Style Kit.

Cobra Kit

Ultima GTR

Z-cars Mini

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Do svidaniya Roscosmos. By the way, any idea where that 92 BEEELLION rubles went?

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Re: Well,

That would be the Sochi Olympics, where Vlad, just so happened to have a very expensive holiday home pretending to be a goverment department?

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Google patents DEVIL TOY which will BRAINWASH KIDS

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Re: Patent madness

Sorry been done.

You need to add "mobile device" somewhere in the patent to make it new and original.

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UK.gov confirms it's binned extended Windows XP support

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Love it...

"We expect most remaining government devices using Windows XP will be able to mitigate any risks,"

I'll put the ICO on speed dial, so we (the tax payers) can pay the fines

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Carry On Computing: Ten stylish laptop bags for him

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Re: Stylish, moi?

I once had to walk through a very dodgy area to do some work. Where did I put my laptop? Aldi carrier bag.

Job done....

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mSpy: We haven't been breached. Customers: Oh yes you have

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Well what happens is:

The youngster takes a nude selfie of themselves with no intent of passing it on.

This is uploaded to the 3rd party server, and they in turn distribute the child pornography to the parent upon request.

Actually, that gives me an idea...off to Internet Watch Foundation to get them to block it as a potential distributor.

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Got to love marketing

"mSpy is the leading monitoring & safety application in the market for responsible parents."

"mSpy is the leading monitoring & safety application in the market for overbearing, untrusting, paranoid and controlling parents, whose darlings are likely to end up in rehab for crack abuse due to the lack of being allowed to be "just kids""

TFTFY

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DDoS attack downs University of London learning platform

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C'mon

"While it’s positive to see that staff at ULCC have got the system back up and running, over four hours of ‘complete shutdown’ is not an acceptable time-period in most businesses cases."

DDoS are not that easy a thing to defend against, even some of the biggest names have been wiped out, but this is not exactly a obvious target so being out for 4 hours is no major surprise.

Yes you can take precautions, but it is a risk vs cost basis.

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Multiple fondling on the MIGHTY 12-INCH iOS 9 SLAB — so, so close now

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Re: Side-by-side Windows on 12" Pro tablet with stylus like a Samsung Android tablet?

No but the Windows ones do.

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Wow...

...just Wow.

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Factory reset memory wipe FAILS in 500 MEELLION Android mobes

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I think I can answer a question

"It is unknown how Android versions above 4.3 are affected. Google has been contacted for comment."

I think it will go along with the lines:

"It's fixed in the latest version. We are not going to fix any phones prior to this version"

Granted it will be about 200 words longer, but that will be the general line.

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ZX Spectrum 'Hobbit' revival sparks developer dispute

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You appear to be hosting a known malware platform on the site...

...something called Adobe Flash wants to run on my system????

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Spotify smashing new media paradigms with something called ‘video’

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Moan, Moan Moan......

"When Spotify takes away listener choice it gives itself more control over who gets paid for the music."

Or conversely, it may help promote artists you've never heard of, a bit like Amazon has done for me on many an occasion and therefore actually creating more choice and more artists that get paid.

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Governance the key if you don't want mobile workers escaping your control

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Sigh....

"Enforce a complex unlock password on the device, and make sure it auto-locks after no more than three minutes of inactivity."

Would anyone like to point him to XKCD?

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Candlelit vigil planned to honour executed Newcastle cow Bessie

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That's fine, so long as they only take out people under the age of 40 with beards.

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Ahhh blissful ignorance

""It's not every day you get a cow getting shot in a field nearby"

I think you may be a little surprised how many cows (and sheep) do get shot in a field.

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Hold on to your hats people, the MoD's found the cloud

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"With Office 365 you can make sure your data is only stored in a specific region. Europe for instance."

I take you haven't been around for the last year? Location makes no difference.

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Hacker launches ransomware rescue kit

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Re: Procedures

"Regular sample recoveries are a good idea."

You mean you don't have the luxury of restoring data for people on an almost daily basis...lucky you.

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Huawei announces tiny 10 KB IoT kernel

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Re: 10KB for the OS?

TLS? This is the the internet of things, you can take your stinking security and shove it. Open Source and Open Access, that's the way to go.

Love Timmy, aged 21 & 3/4, fresh from Uni.

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Hi! You've reached TeslaCrypt ransomware customer support. How may we fleece you?

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Re: How

"These problems arise because users *don't* think of a PC in the same way as a car."

yes they do....

do you check your tyres for damage each day? Do you check them for pressure each week? When was the last time you checked the oil and water levels? How about the wheel alignment and tracking?

Walked round and checked the bulbs?

None of this is required on a test, but still pretty essential stuff people ignore.

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Re: How

"User is browsing really dodgy, NSFW sites which they know darned well they shouldn't be looking at"

Or maybe just a run of the mill compromised server perhaps running a 0-day exploit?

Nah doesn't fit in with your "all users a stupid and should be treated with utter competent"

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100s of Virgin Media customers hit by handset repair glitch, telco admits

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Re: I know I'll get downvoted but...

"and they've just put me onto a faster broadband only package - but for £12 per "

They've been screwing my parents over for years but not letting them know they are on a crap, expensive service (been on them since the Telewest days)

Had a running battle over how new customers, even after 12 intial discount period still get better deal than they can.

Online bod offered an even worse service than if they simply upgraded online, but you cannot get like for like package with new customers, making an upgrade extremely difficult to compare.

Final part will be the canceling the service method.

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Zuck can EFF off: Internet.org is SO NOT the INTERNET

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So in summary...

..it's WAP? Remember that kids?

Also anyone find it ironic that internet.org itself is so image heavy?

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Microsoft's certification exams: So easy, a child of six could pass them. Literally

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Why Reg, Why?

Do you have a quota on stock images you have to use in a year?

Could you not get a photo of the actual kid, if you do insist on putting pictures in every article?

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Microsoft celebrates 25 years' SOLITARY SELF-PLEASURE with GROUP SESSION

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Re: Have they fixed the bug

If you sent a screenshot, you most likely exceeded the 10k mail attachment size you had in those days.

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it's Microsoft, not HP.

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Being picky...

...but the versions of Solitaire from Vista onwards are not the same as the earlier versions (trust me my dad complained about it all the time). However you card run the old version by getting an XP machine and copying a few files across and running them...also works on Linux in WINE.

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Robots.txt tells hackers the places you don't want them to look

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WTF?

You've clearly never run a website of more than a few pages.

Could you imagine how many people would need to employed for the likes of the BBC or CNN, where pages are added every few minutes?

BTW many search engine do allow you to add pages manually to make sre they get picked up.

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South Korea mandates spyware installation on teenagers' smartphones

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Oh shit....

...give it a year and wait for our Government to mandate this.

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