* Posts by Lost all faith...

1940 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009

Windows 7 MARKED for DEATH by Microsoft as of NOW

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"My car dashboard does not use the same UX as my microwave, which is different from my radiator controller ..."

No, but Google / Apple and MS are working on that.

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UK chip champ ARM flexes muscle: Shows strong profit and sales

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Re: Good or Bad?

So what do you propose? They should get £50 per chip produced? Does the same go for Qualcom, Samsung, Intel,Ericson,Texas Instruments etc. Your £500 phone now costs £50,000

At then end of the day, it's only a single component of a much larger package, Yes it's important, but so are most of he other bits that others have had to design and get to work together.

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Worried you got PINK EYE when you shook hands? Doctor Google will see you now

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Re: Is google practicing medicine without a license?

not an issue, they will continue to do it, then our government will just say they don't need one as it's required to be at the centre of this tech.

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Stop the world....etc.

"when my infant son Veer fell off a bed in a hotel in rural Vermont, and I was concerned that he might have a concussion."

So what you do, if you think you child has a potentially life threatening condition, is to look it up on Google and see that it's ok, he's only got malaria or find that "Little Joey" fell off the bed because it turned out he had a brain tumour or somfink and that like, 300 hundred of her mates yeah, just like, thought Urrrggh it was part of being like a toddler like.

Hint: if you think you child has a potentially life threatening condition, go to a fucking hospital or at least a doctors.

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Hear that sound? It's the Windows XP PC bubble popping

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Maybe if he had a 500w PC the auto-correct would work correctly.

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WHAT!

Windows XP End of Pre-installed Sales Date: October 22, 2010

This sounds like a bunch of whiny sales people not doing their job and selling kit when they should of done.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows/lifecycle

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BBC bins pricey Windows Media, Audio Factory goes live

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Re: And if....

I think they used to use in on the cbbeebies and CCBC website, but think it went a while ago.

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And if....

..you could just kill flash, all will be well.

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Gov.UK tells Londoners: You too can cash in on the 'sharing economy'

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Something tells me...

...this is aimed at all the foreigner nationals, buying up stock and then just renting it out, whilst claiming they live here to scam some taxes.

I doubt they will give a toss and ignore the law anyway.

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Patch now: Design flaw in Windows security allows hackers to own corporate laptops, PCs

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WTF?

So...

..Linux, OSX, UNIX, Solaris etc are written from he ground up? That brand new Linux kernal just released is completely new and not one bit of code has been reused.

WOW!

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Back seat drivers fear lead-footed autonomous cars, say boffins

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...work out WTF its going to do when a road is closed due to an accident and it just ploughs on regardless of the person on the left frantically waving at you to slow down.

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Microsoft: Even cheapo Lumias to get slimmed down Windows 10

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Re: Wait,,,,What?

Yes, but you missed off "Zero known users. Zero known apps

Facebook, twitter, instagram, candycrush, LinkedIn...of course many of those are happpily bundled in standard the People App...well that's 90% of user needs fulfilled.

Here blows Google / Apple maps out of the water. Lumia cameras better than anything Apple and Samsung offer for even close the price (the app itself is way better). Mixradio another great one, oh of course Cortana.

Still have to use my Samsung from work for my gas / electric readings, so it does have some use.

Oh as you see, not AC and not a MS employee

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from the people thought 640k was enough for anyone.

You're new here I guess, otherwise you know that is an urban legend.

He *may* of said "640k ought to be enough for anyone", well, in the 1970's it probably was"

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Re: With an utter lack of scientific and statistical rigour...

I think the UK and Europe is quite popular for Lumia's, but less so the rest of the world.

Saturday was weird, out of 5 people I saw using their phones, 3 were Lumia's.

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Why would you want to drop a tool pallets onto a small touch screen when you could by a full blown touch screen for a fraction of the price?

As for things like MIDI, part of the issue is, especially Android (yes fandroids this is a fact) is that Apple have the edge as they control the hardware and software, so the timings can be tightly controlled and given a known config. MS could do this to an extent, as most phones sold are the Lumia's but for music control, Android is out.

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EE 'best' of the UK mobile network bunch, but how good is that?

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I can say...

...as I have 2 EE phones next to each other, in Birmingham and surrounding areas 4G is pretty damn good, 3G is pretty shit.

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Symantec to cough up $17m after bloody dust-up with patent troll

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Re: A problem for the USA....

Yes feel free to laugh as your subs for <insert product name> go up to cover these costs.

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Boy, 16, cuffed after posting selfie with body of kid he allegedly killed

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Re: Guns eh

Well mass shootings are here:

http://www.stoptheshootings.org/

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Swedish National Font marches to the sound of whalesong

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Is this a spot the difference...

...trying to work out the difference between the two bloody great images other than one actually has a alt tag to it.

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IEEE rubber-stamps new patent policy

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Good!

Maybe, just maybe, 2015 will be the year of common sense.

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Why 1.6 million people will miss Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 date with fate

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Re: Rockin' hard place.

Of course many of these 2003 server will be running in a VM, Yes you can still get attacked, but if not internet facing, decent practises are followed, then risk can be reduced to an acceptable amount. It's simply a risk vs cost scenario.

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Back off – it is ILLEGAL to make us accountable, claim ICANN lawyers

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No problem.

Relocate.

Welcome to globalisation.

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Brit boffins want £50 million to launch exoplanet observatory

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Re: How much?

"Think what could be funded if they dropped that stupid idea for a train-set."

Oh c'mon, it's going to knock a whole 20 minutes off the Birmingham to London link, making it easier to fly into Birmingham then onto London. then when done, leave London and fly out from Birmingham.

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We'll ask GCHQ to DELETE records of 'MILLIONS' of people – Privacy International

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Re: Does it really matter ?

And also how do we check they have complied? Can I just pop down and have a look?

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Fraudsters make bank as exec wires $17 MEELLION to China

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Re: I like mine better.

Out this in balance, this guy may of transferred billions in the past, so this may of just been another days transactions to him. if he's getting 20 or 30 of these a week, it is business as usual.

The amount may seem huge to us, but may of been loose change to them.

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Snowden leaks LEGALISED GCHQ's 'illegal' dragnet spying, rules British tribunal

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Illegal

"...the secret policy breached Article 8, the right to a private life, and Article 10, the right to freedom of expression without State interference,..."

And the punishment will be....NOTHING!

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Bankrupt RadioShack to close up to 2,900 stores, share others with Sprint

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I know I'm no business guru,but...

..if I hadn't had a profit since 2011, I wouldn't of left it 4 years before closing the unprofitable stores.

If you are making billions then yes you can have a few loss leaders to keep up the brand image (but even Tesco couldn't sustain this), but not when you are making a loss.

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Assange's cop chaperones have cost £10 MEEELLION to date

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Re: Why does it cost so much per day

I was thinking the same

"It showed it cost taxpayers £10,500 a day"

FFS I thought our consultants shafted us on a per day rate.

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Forget robo-butlers – ROBO-MAIDS! New hotel staffed by slave-droids

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Re: Why just butlers?

"Maybe it's time to produce construction robots as well then"

Ahem...may I draw your attention to:

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/video/2014/apr/29/3d-printer-builds-houses-china-video

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Re: (so no good trying to bribe one for a room upgrade)

Is it me or did that actually make no sense

"Bribing for a room upgrade". So handing more cash over for a better room? okaaaayyyyyy.

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'Bend over, Facebook' says EU, snapping on its rubber gloves

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Re: Really...

Any privacy legislation will be as ineffectual as the UN.

To right, the 10's of millions of refugees helped by UNHCR would agree, as would the millions of kids helped by UNICEF, and what about all those people helped by UNAIDS, pretty sure they would also agree, lest we forget the millions of people helped by food aid? Of course the ITU have made it impossible to make even a single call between Europe and America, let alone get hold of someone in Japan.

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Swap your keyless key for keyless key-less key. You'll need: a Tesla S and Apple Watch

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These amazing super duper cars that open from your super amazing ,state of the art smart phone.....what happens when the phone battery is flat?

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SWELLING moons of ice dwarf Pluto snapped by NASA spy-probe

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Re: Its a planet.

Actually I think you will fins it IS a vertically challenge planet.

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'Tech' City hasn't got proper broadband and it's like BT doesn't CARE

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FAIL

Well that was well thought out.

Build a tech hub at a site with shit comms.

Nothing like a bit of forward planning there.

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Zoinks! Is that Mystery Machine Apple's SELF-DRIVING FAMILY WAGON? You decide

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Re: "rented by Apple"

Capex vs Opex

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Re: Remember...

"massively underestimating how many dollars & years of research + data collection actually went into it?"

And yet Google still expect you to park on a motorway.

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'Ruskie' malware pwns iOS 7

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Re: By definition, JAIL BROKEN iOS is NOT iOS!

"The exact methods of installing these malware is unknown; however, we do know that the iOS device doesn't have to be jailbroken"

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Anthem, America's second biggest health insurer, HACKED: Millions hit by breach

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Love it...

!Based on what we know now, there is no evidence that credit card ....were targeted or compromised.!

But everything you need to obtain loans, credit cards, driving licenses, property and on-line payment services were compromised.

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Hey kids! If you vote Facebook will give you EXTRA LIKES*

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Sure...

...can we just have someone that doesn't have an agenda based on fear and fairy tales?

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Singapore wants nation-wide internet of things, hold the internet

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Oh god...

another idea for our mob to protect us from <insert this weeks scare>

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Who's come to fix your broadband? It may be a Fed in disguise. Without a search warrant

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Re: Can someone just clarify US Law....

Love how I get a downvote for asking for clarification.

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Can someone just clarify US Law....

..this was the property of the Casino.

The casino thought something odd was going on, therefore invited the police into the property.

Do you actually need a warrant in this case?

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Wanted: Brit Facebook and Twitter trolls for counter-jihad psyops

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Re: Begs the question ..

Think this may answer your question:

http://www.behaviouralinsights.co.uk/about-us

As I said in another post, we are better at hiding our suppression of society than China and Russia.

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CHAINSAW HORROR advert earns GiffGaff a slap from regulator

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Re: Errr

but YouTube is a US company so doesn't apply any laws.

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China and Russia start again with this UN internet takeover bull****

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Re: Really?

"when they can prove they are not horrendously nasty to their own population"

We're just better at hiding our oppression then they are....don't kid yourself you are free, it's just an illusion.

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Avast there: MEELLIONS of Androiders scuttled by 'adware' game app

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"eg that your device is infected, out of date or full of porn. This, of course, is a complete lie," Chytry writes in a blog post."

Let's break that down.

"that your device is infected", well if ithas this malware, then it is: Check.

"out of date " Check

"full of porn."> Ha got you, it's not full, still have some space left!

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Bluetooth-enabled miracle washing orbs? Are you kidding?

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Re: Funny...

Personally 95% of my clothes don't have stains. I've learnt to eat and drink.

But do you need the whole scoop, even with 2 young kids in toe, you find that it's easy to use a 1/4 the amount in most case. yes if the spag bol has decided that it's natural home is the school shirt, your going to need more, but day to day stuff, it's fine to use much, much less than recommended for most people.

That's why most eco washes are near the 3 hour mark now, it's more about soaking than washing.

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Re: Is this needed?

"maybe an easier approach to this problem is better textile technology"

it's called polyester.

Mines, the one in bright orange and brown.

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Funny...

...have you every washed clothes without any detergent or magic balls? You'll find you get pretty much the same results.

Water + motion will get most dirt out.

Something several thousands of years of knowledge have magically been wiped away by Proctor and Gamble etc....

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Turing notes found warming Bletchley Park's leaky ceilings

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So lets be clear...

..."IT" were shoved out back in cold, damp, draughty "offices" whilst the "mangers" lorded it up in the nice bit of the estate.

Ring any bells with anyone else here?

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