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* Posts by Lost all faith...

851 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009

Samsung and Apple BEWARE: Huawei is coming to eat your lunch

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Re: Jockeying to be top Android phone vendor

Or maybe not....

http://thenextweb.com/asia/2012/09/25/chinas-huawei-confirms-working-mobile-os-backup-plan/

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Battle of Bletchley Park: TNMOC chief calls for review of museums' Mexican standoff

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nah it's fine...your typical family.

Charge them accommodation fee's that almost send them bankrupt, whilst sponging off their work to redecorate your own rooms; if they misbehave, simply erect a fence to stop people visiting them and them tell the outside would it's all their fault.

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Hot racks and cool customers: Colocating in the capital

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WTF?

"TDM has largely gone now, and most voice telephony is carried as TCP/IP packets on VoIP (voice over internet protocol)....

<cough, splutter>....excuse me?

Where do we begin pointing out the errors in that comment?

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BOFH: He... made... you... HE made YOU a DOMAIN ADMIN?

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Re: Anybody had the other situation?

R/W/D/M access within a folder isn't all that big a deal (although some don't allow delete), so no, you don't need admin access to do that.

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Million-dollar new disk tech could be USELESS for array vendors

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Re: Spelling

To be fare the grammer and the mis use of capitals and not using them for names and stuff make the spellng seem, like a minor problem, dont it ????? !!!!!!!!

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Dell reveals 'proof-of-concept' ARM microserver

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Re: Won't be long before Intel leans on Dell to drop it.

A/C (no doubt the same one that spreads other crap), there are NO ARM server OR desktop versions out there. Also RT is 32bit not 64. Before you say i's "just" recompiles, that's utter crap, you cannot take the "standard" programs and simply load them onto RT.

So apart from those 2 massive flaws, you're spot on.

Oh BTW, I'm primarily a Windows user.

(I still think this AD is Eadon)

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MtGox fallout bogs down Bitcoin traders as malleability issue goes mainstream

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Re: hmm

Not really, price of Heroin tends to be on decline, year on year...

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Bad luck, n00bs: Mozilla to splurge ADS inside empty Firefox tiles

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Re: <scratches head>

So I guess your not a first time user then?

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Tinfoil hats proven useless by eleven-year mobe radiation study

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But, but,but

I read it that it's true and that it does cause cancer and makes you gluten intolerant and fat in the Daily Lie, so I KNOW who I believe and it ain't no wacko scientists.

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Patch Tuesday brings Microsoft fixes and Adobe Shockwave update

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FAIL

Last time I looked pretty much every other current OS gets patched on a regular basis as well. If you still can't grasp this concept go home and get a different career,

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EU network tech boss: Europe to take the lead on 5G (thanks, Huawei)

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Re: 5G?

Some of us would like decent 2G coverage 1st....

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Yahoo! Mail users see crying baby who says firm is 'over capacity'

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I've had mine about the same time and it's getting worse. I din't get the crying baby, I just got to the sign up page with no option to login, when you try to login, it just sent you to a sign up page.

No doubt it going to be due to another round of "improvements"

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Android console on the way? Amazon slurps gamehaus Double Helix

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WTF?

"Perhaps Amazon's Killer Instinct could be set to to wreck this cosy relationship."

Yes because it's impossible to buy an Android tablet on Amazon that competes with it's own

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How many keys can one keyboard have? Do I hear 200? 300? More?

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Re: A dedicated keyboard for a single app?

Yes and these days they are computer controlled and many very rarely move, especially in "pop" music when they are all just shoved all the way up, the let the compression bring it back down.

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How bad WAS the parking situation in Middelfart* in 2013?

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Re: Middelfart

You could try a few British locations

Brown Willy

Great Cockup

Crapstone

Happy Bottom

Scratchy Bottom

Shitterton

and many, many more.....

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Google closes briefcase on Italian job: Execs 'not liable' for privacy breach

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Common Sense in Italian Court Shocker

Bloody hell pigs do fly...Now if the Spanish could sort out their planning laws (and general housing policies), then I will start to believe the messiah is on his way.

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Oi, Android devs! Facebook wants your apps to be more secure

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Re: Security? How about letting US have a choice...

Yup had the same for a simple clock, but of course it also wanted to read SMS messages and call logs....Still must be ok as thousands of others said it was good.....

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Re: Oooo

Errr how about trusting neither

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Russian gay dating app dev: We've been BLOCKED just DAYS before Winter Olympics

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Not really, $50 billion hasn't been ACTUALLY been spent on the Olympics, most of it's gone to Putin's crony's.

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Life support's ABOUT to be switched off, but XP's suddenly COOL again

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"What moron browses the internet while logged on as Admin?"

The same Morons that don't do monthly tyre, oil and water checks on their cars;

The same Morons that don't have an annual service on their boilers

The same Morons that don't carbon monoxide detectors near fossil fuel burning appliances.

The same Morons that don't check their smoke alarms once a month

The same Morons that cross near, but not on a pedestrian crossings

The same Morons that don't turn off devices at the mains (ask your local fire brigade about this one)

i.e. normal people, of course if you don't do any of those, ever, well done, but I could go on and sure I find something you SHOULD be doing, but don't.

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Re: "none of them have had any security problems"

the other answer could be you are riddled with issues, but you are blissfully unaware. Like the people that say, "I've never installed AV and not ever had a virus", well how do you know?

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BT scratches its head over MYSTERY Home Hub disconnections

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Re: Obvious problem, obvious solution

We've had Infinity (in a village) for almost two years and it's been rock solid; well it would be if it weren't for the 10 power cuts a year we tend to get, but even I can't blame BT for that one.

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Re: pip pip pip pip...

Prestel on a ZX Spectrum via phone coupler....it's the future! Granted the Trim phone was a bugger to mate up

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Duracell powers into cloud storage market

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WTF?

"Although I've got a Gillette razor. Mach III Turbo, don't remember how many blades its got"

Hmm that's a tough one, if only there was some sort of clue in the name.......

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Google opens up data on secret data collection orders

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Head over to Yahoo, go to the comments section on any article (best if it involves one of those foreigner type folks) and you'll quickly realise why.

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US feds want cars conversing by 2017

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Why?

Surely the collision avoidance (braking) systems being fitted to cars now are far better than just a buzzer that will drive people mad in built up areas.

The car 100 metres (sorry yards) ahead is stationary, brake, stop, avoid, oh god your going to die!. Oh sorry it was in a parking bay on the side of the road.

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HP: Autonomy overstated 2010 profits, cuts them by 81 PER CENT

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Response to HP (and others)

Dear HP

as you have been accused of tax avoidance by your very own government, in response to you request for some UK tax refunds, FUCK OFF.

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Cupertino copied processor pipelining claims Wisconsin U

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Re: Maybe.

It does seem odd to be going after Apple though, as I'm pretty sure they didn't design the microprocessor in the A7.

Makes no difference who designed the core, they designed and sell the final product for use in their own devices.

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Re: They don't even know for sure

If Apple knew about the patent and COULD work around it don't you think they'd have done that already? You're making contradictory arguments.

Why are they contradicting themselves, how about....they could work around it, but thought it easier / cheaper to just ignore the patent and go ahead anyway and worry about the consequences (if any) later.

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Dead Kim Jong-il's OS makeover takes a page from Dead Steve Jobs

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Anyone else....

...thinking the dots on the map represented prime strike targets?

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Ker-ching...Er, ZZZWIP: Square-alike mobile swipe type scores $96m

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Is it me.....

...or am I just really missing the point of this?

Why would I NOT purchase something online then randomly go into the same shop. Maybe clothes, but surely if I wanted to try them on I'd go to the shop in the first place....and what if it's not in stock?

Or is it like Argos ' ring and reserve? Or like buying online with Toolstation or Screwfix?

Please, someone dumb this down, it may be Monday and all that, as I really can't see the point of this, other than to try and sell you something you didn't want.

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Microsoft to build 'transparency centres' for source code checks

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Re: Hey, microsoft, I have a serious question!

But they won't let you anywhere near it anyway, as a rabid antiMS person, I'd doubt anyone would trust you not to release the code for the greater good.

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Elite Systems pulls ZX Spectrum games after deluge of 'unpaid royalties' complaints

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We will pay the £10,000....

...just as soon as you send the money for our latest Ponzi scheme, errm sorry Kickstarter investment opportunity.

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This THREESOME is a HANDFUL: It’s the Asus Transformer Book Trio

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Re: Just wish

it would knock around 12% of the price too!.

No it wouldn't, not in anyway. These would have to be custom runs, special orders, different from the mass market, ergo, effectively cost more. Same way non-standard colour schemes for cars very often cost more, as they have to set it up, just for that one or 10 off, as opposed to huge batch runs.

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Unmanned, autonomous ROBOT TRUCK CONVOY 'drives though town'

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Re: Optimal solution?

Surely the optimal solution is to stop having wars?

Sorry, not a financially viable option, do you know how great wars are for the gravy train.

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Windows 8.1 becomes world's fourth-most-popular desktop OS

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Re: It's even worse than that......

Why do they need to receive updates?

if it's on a Private network (many still use ISDN & dial up analogue lines) you have no need.

I have a XP SP2 machine hooked up to ancient Nortel Meridian. No point patching it, it never touches the network, so it far more secure than ANY internet facing machine, be it Linux, Windows, OSX or Unix.

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Cash registers etc.

They will be using XP Embedded and are NOT affected by the desktop EoL:

"Extended support for Windows XP Embedded ends on January 12, 2016." (Wiki)

Officially it's:

Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 3 11/14/2008

Support ends 24 months after the next service pack releases or at the end of the product's support lifecycle, whichever comes first. For more information, please see the service pack policy here .

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HP offers $150,000 for 'exploit unicorn' in Pwn2Own hacker competition

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Re: Whatever.

Ignore Jake, most people do, comes across as a 60 year old grey beard with the attitude of a 13 year old.

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Intel to shutter AppUp app store

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I saw it once, just seemed like a bunch of ads for average looking games and apps. That was it really.

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Sinclair's ZX Spectrum to LIVE AGAIN!

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Re: Why, just Why?

No space in GOTO on a speccy, go sit at the back of the class.

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Some please explain to me why you would buy a fake spectrum keyboard, to play emulated games, on a TV that won't look the same, when you can pick one up for about the same price as this fake keyboard?

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Judge: Google owes patent troll a 1.36% cut of AdWords' BEELLIONS

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WTF?

@ Tom Dial

So you claim pharma's of racketeering, but as GSK alone, spend about $6 BILLION a YEAR on research, if they don't patent it, how the fuck are they supposed to survive, when some dodgy pill factory nicks their formula and sells it for a few pence?

Ban patents, forget expensive innovation.

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Ditch IE7 and we'll give you a FREE COMPUTER, says incautious US firm

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Re: Rare pragmatic response

Yup then getting people complaining that it doesn't run on their 9 year old P2 with 1gb of RAM.

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Yes, HP will still sue you if you make cartridges for its inkjet printers

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Re: re: NEVER purchase anything made by HP

Kodak? Good luck on that one. If you see one, it's old stock.

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/printing/3401145/kodak-stop-making-selling-printers/

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2011054/kodak-printers-are-gone-but-the-ink-sells-on.html

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Want a touch-friendly solar-powered laptop? Apple just patented it

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Re: Sure smells like apple innovation in here

Let me do this one again, extreme yes, but it gets the point across to the less educated.

Scenario:

I'm at home and accidental, or through hard work, discover a way to make a home cold fusion reactor for £100, paving the way for cheap energy for everyone.

The prototype will cost £10 million to make, for some reason the bank won't let me lend that much money.

So I send my idea off to robdogbastards & co who think it's a great idea, say thank you very much and go ahead not only make the prototype, but make billions of pounds when it goes into production. However I'm left penniless and suicidal.

Now if I had patented it (this is the point you need to grasp), robdogbastards & co have a choice, they can offer to buy the patents for a hefty sum, or they can go into production, and I sue the living daylights out of them. So in theory, I get my my money.

That's what Patents were invented for.

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Do you wear specs? Google Glass offers YOU amazing live HD video

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Google copying Microsoft

Yes, they also can make videos that make you want to vomit.

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Re: Enough already.

"Remember when we all dreamed of having head up displays that showed cool stuff, "

Eeerrr no, actually I can't.

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Elderly Bletchley Park volunteer sacked for showing Colossus exhibit to visitors

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They could learn some lessons....

from the Black Country Museum and the Canal Trust, two adjoining, yet separate museums, who advertise and sell tickets for each other, with a simple path between the two.

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Android VPN redirect vuln now spotted lurking in Kitkat 4.4

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Re: Is this the same Israeli researchers that seem to be flooding the news with FUD?

Back to you Kermit.....

"but both the mobe-maker and Google determined that the problem lay within Android"

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Re: Is this the same Israeli researchers that seem to be flooding the news with FUD?

Would this be the same FUD Samsung and Google have confirmed is an issue?

Muppet.

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