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Google Chrome: Extensions now ONLY from the Company Store

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Well one simple answer

SWIron.

Chrome, but without Google spyware.

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A use for the Internet of Things: ROBOCOP Neighbourhood Watch

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Am I the only one.....

that really doesn't give a shit if my fridge knows I've run out of milk, or my kettle knows to boil, as I'm 1 minute down the road?

Serioulsy, why bother living? You have fake friends on facebook, google telling you what to buy, your fridge telling you run out of cake, your watch telling you your a fat lazy bastard becuase you haven't left your desk for 5 minutes (and you've eaten all that cake) and your too busy flirting with a non-existant girlfriend on your phone to form a real relationship with another human being.

Seriously, if this is where we are heading, just shove us in a box, knock us out and put us on a drip for the next 50 years, it will save on food (which would of been bought from Tesco, as they know we are low on baked beans and they want us to eat them on the 3rd Thursday of each month)

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Firefox's plugin-blocker slams into beta - but don't jump for joy, Flash haters

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Re: Useless

In part I agree.

From what i can see it blocks all content, even up to date, except flash.

So wht not a happy medium, block it and say "this content is running on out of date software, click here to....Upgrade, Block, Allow"

Then when it up to date, it doesn't block it, or says "Allow this time / Always alllow if up to date"

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Do Not Track W3C murder plot fails by handful of votes

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Re: DNT is already dead, sadly

Fucking hell. MS are against tracking (in principle), implement it as default, are on the pro side and you STILL slag them off. How about bashing the o-so-lovely Google.

Give them a bashing where it's due, but ffs this petty minded bollocks is really boring.

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My Guess, the evil side....

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TECH WAR: Brummies say firms 'lose out' in London's Tech City

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Re: SILICON ROUNDABOUT!!!!

You do know the HS2 is the Heathrow Extension don't you? And most don't actually want it!

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Profitless scrapbooking site Pinterest adds over $1bn to its book value

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Re: And the royal mail

To be fair, this Pinterest thing doesn't seem to be on strike at least once a year and bend your photos through the letterbox.

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THIS is the kind of clout a British Prime Minister has: Facebook pulls ONE beheading vid

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Re: Does the PM think that Zuckerberg himself is posting each individual video?

The issue is not them posting them, it is Facebooks reluctance to take them down.

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Nice job, technology. Now we have to work FIVE TIMES HARDER

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But does it include...

POETS day for senior management?

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MoJ fined £140K for EMAILING privates of 1,000 inmates

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The files don't need to be encrypted....

...sticking it on a floppy is protection enough. After all, how do you read from one of those things again? I tried putting it in my "combo" drive and it made a horrible noise as I slammed the drawer shut.

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D-Link hole-prober finds 'backdoor' in Chinese wireless routers

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Re: Did I understand correctly?

Not quite, it's open to the WLAN as well, which means someone, in theory, can brute force your Wireless and redirect stuff, for example, changing you DNS settings.

I'd rate it a low to medium risk as you need to actually be somewhere near the kit and have time to do it, without attracting attention to yourself.

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No plans for Friday night? There's a pile o' Windows Server ISOs feeling lonely

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Re: Metro on a server!

Bluegreen>

In the end I opened up a dos cli and (with help from google) did "shutdown /r".

Fuck me, how old are you 12?

You admin a server and you don't even know the most basic of commands.

Now people, you see why Windows server admins get such a bad rep.

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Re: Touch interface on a server OS?

Got to love the downvotes by the Linx tards. Oddly it always seems to be pegged at 4 within a few minutes of posting a pro windows / correct answer.

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Whoops! Apple drops kimono, flashes 'FREE' GarageBand for iOS7

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Article needs ammmending

From:

Apple accidentally let the following statement slip onto its iPhone 5S website, before quickly removing it:

to

Apple "accidentally" let the following statement slip onto its iPhone 5S website, before quickly removing it:

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Billionaire vows to turn 007's Lotus Esprit into actual SUBMARINE CAR

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Why didn't he just buy a normal Esprit...

..oh because he CAN by the "proper" one. Darn

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Fiendish CryptoLocker ransomware: Whatever you do, don't PAY

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" look for ways to invade the MBR, BIOS, and/or EFI to get around OS safeguards and try to gain nuke-resistant."

Oh dear, when will evil M$ (and others) do *ANYTHING* to stop this happening to us! Oh if ONLY they could do something, you know make the boot secure, hell maybe even call it SecureBoot

/sarcasmmodeoff

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Ubuntu 13.10 lands on desktops, servers and (er, some) phones

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Hmmmmm.

One OS for Mobile, Desktop and server....

That sounds awfuly familiar.

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ITU to Europe: One charger for all mobes good. One to rule them ALL? Better

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Good news....

this along with the proposed standard size power/ plugs for power adapters for things like laptops are making things so much nicer.

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Divorcing ICANN and the US won't break the 'net nor stop the spooks

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Correction

"Certainly, some countries believe in censorship of the Internet"

Read:

Certainly, most countries believe in censorship of the Internet

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BBC's Clangers returns in £5m 'New Age' remake

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Re: Why can't they write some new programmes?

May I point you in the direction of CBeebies listings?

Me Too

Pingu

Charlie and Lola

Q pootle

Octonouats

Wibbly Pig

Rastamouse

Everythings Rosie

Tweenies

Alphablocks

Raa Raa the noisy Lion

Magic Hands

number jacks

What's the big idea

Something special

Lets play

Mr Blooms nursery

I can cook

The lingo show

Mister maker

Wooly and Tig

ZingZilla's

Ballamory

Tilly and Friends

Waybaloo

The Rhyme Rocket

Baby Jake

Get Well Soon

Kerwhizz

Chuggington

Nina and the Neurons

Sarah and Duck

Gigglebiz

Grandpa in my pocket

The Adventures of Abney and teal

In the Night Garden.

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Bloody hell, nothing but remakes in that list.

In fact only ones I could see are Tickabilla (Playschool), Bob the Builder and Postman Pat. Oh I guess bedtimes stories is Jackanory.

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EasyJet website crashes and burns

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Long queues...

..angry customers, missed flights, lenghty queues.

So looks like normal business has been restored.

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Coming soon to Twitter: Inboxes BULGING with DMs from world+dog

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Ha....

..If you check this option, any Twitter user that follows you will be able to send you a DM, regardless of whether you decide to follow them back."

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And in 6 months when no-one selects it, it will be changed to:

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..If you do not check this option, any Twitter user that follows you will be able to send you a DM, regardless of whether you decide to follow them back.

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Will you strap on a Google KitKat 4.4 smartwatch this month?

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Again...another tech that bores me...

...so I predict it will be a huge success.

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Thousands! of! Yahoo! Mail! users! driven! crazy! by! revamp!

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And....

...if you go in with Chrome / SW iron, it asks you every fucking time to "upgrade" to ie or firefox, then asks you to choose a theme (hello 1990) , forgetting this shitty "feature" everytime.

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Best Buy: Bring us your cowering, unwanted Microsoft Surface masses

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"Microsoft requires all Windows RT devices to have the UEFI secure boot feature permanently enabled."

This explains it all a bit better.

http://www.howtogeek.com/149254/if-i-buy-a-computer-with-windows-8-and-secure-boot-can-i-still-install-linux/

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MacBook Airs in Black Screen of DEATH terror: Apple responds

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"Seriously, I get very occasional updates for my Apple laptop."

Well if they actually bothered fixing the bloody great holes a big quicker, you may get some more....

Search for:

apple finally release patch for

and see how many you find...

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Post-PC world? POST-MAC WORLD more like

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Re: Peak Register @SuccessCase

But we know God wasn't invented until the middle ages

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Re: "Apple did not invent idea of a tablet. Microsoft did that."

Actually I think you'll find the likes of the Romans, Greeks and Egyptians invented the tablet with a deives with which to take handwritten not upon, well before any of those.

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ECHR rejects free speech plea over offensive online comments

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The US

"In the US it is different, but in the European Union, free speech is no defence for a publication when readers make defamatory comments on its website."

But it still covers threats to kill or harm....

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Canadian operator EasyDNS stands firm against London cops

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And so it begins...

...it started with the Yanks, and now, it's little lapdog (us) want to join in, being part of World Police inc.

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Turkish TV presenter canned for flashing too much cleavage

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Re: Cultural

And how many ranted to the Daily Hate, sorry mail....

Cultures are different get over it. If you read the like of the British press, one minute we're demanding Burka's are banned then the next wailling that kids are exposed to much flesh, we moan about the price of goods, then demand the price of booze and fags are massivly increased.

The best thing for humanty is to get rid of fucking bigoted xenophobics and accept people of different instead of blanket stament "oh the Turkish are terrible" or the Isrealis are evil.

Now you have the few in real power who are complete dickheads, who like to stir up shit to keep themselves in power, the majority of people, when not told what to think, just want to get on with life.

A lovely example.

http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201310071822-0023090

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Rubbish broadband drives Scottish people out of the Highlands

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Re: News from the trenches

Never mind, when you become independant, you will no longer need BRITISH telecom or rely on London....

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Expert chat: The end of Windows XP and IE6

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Re: XP eveywhere

And they tend not to browse the internet....

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I should downvote you

As you have shown a degree of common sense and no rabid fanboyism, which as you know is against the spirt of things on here.

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Wikipedia Foundation exec: Yes, we've been wasting your money

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Odd...

our Charity (of which I'm one of the 5 founding directors), bar the 4 youth workers directly employed full time, pays bugger all out, in fact I estimate it costs me about £100 a year to help out as well as a few hundred hours per year.

Not all charities are the same (usually the larger ones are the ones you are thinking of).

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AMD details new low-bucks, high-oomph graphics cards

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Eh?

"Must compete with Intel on-board graphics"

You mean like the AMD integrated stuff they do now, or the Fusion APU's? Either of which are way better than average CPU + Intel on-board.

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500 MEELLION PCs still run Windows XP. How did we get here?

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If you do need XP

Then try and grab a copy of Steady State (although no longer on MS website) and bang that on with disk protection turned on.

hey presto, Instant "VM"

Failing that use a 3rd party one (at a cost) such as Drive Vacine or Deep freeze.

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Re: Not The Whole Story

Embeded & not on the internet are not really an issue.

Until recently we have an W2K machine just ticking away minding it's own business connected to a single bit of kit, it's only when it decided to go pop one day did we replace it.

Lets face it, if it's built into hardware, not on the internet and hasn't needed to be updated in the last few years, chances are it will never need to be.

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Yahoo! Pays! Paltry! $12.50! Bug! Bounty! For! Nasty! Email! Vuln!

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Maybe because they were still there?

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Windows 8 fans out-enthuse Apple fanbois

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Re: Amazon's way of doing it

Nope have 4 android devices with App-store and never once have I seen that.

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Google FAILS in attempt to nix Gmail data-mining lawsuit

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"Just as a sender of a letter to a business colleague cannot be surprised that the recipient's assistant opens the letter....."

It's not correct.

It should be:

Just as a sender of a letter to a business colleague cannot be surprised if the postman opens up your letters, has a little read, finds a relevant sales leaflet and then puts them back in the envelope, before handing it over to you."

There Google,fixed the analogy.

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Google's latest PRIVACY MELTDOWN: Web chats sent to WRONG people

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Re: Err.........

"No wonder the girlfriends husband thought I was coming on to him......."

Publicly admitting an affair there are we?

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Asus NV550JV 15.6in full HD notebook - the one we didn't have to send back

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Re: Off the shelf laptops

Well if you don't like it, here's an idea, don't fucking buy it.

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Re: Tray-loading optical drive?

You clearly have never had slot loader scratch the crap out of your discs.

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Surface Mini on shelves NEXT YEAR – and it will run Windows RT

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Re: Will they still be around next year?

"Lync, Microsoft’s enterprise-focused communications suite brought its parent company $1 billion in revenue during its 2013 fiscal year....Lync grew 30% in the fiscal fourth quarter,"

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"Office 365 is currently generating revenue at a run rate of $1.5 billion per year at the end of Microsoft’s fiscal fourth quarter, up 50% from the number quoted at the end of the company’s fiscal third quarter"

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I'd love to own a company "that's up to it's neck in crap" with figures like those.

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Look out, world! HP's found a use for Autonomy - rescuing Win XP bods

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Re: XP end-of-life

For me at least, 2013 is the year of Linux-on-the-desktop....

Yippeee, what about the other 10,000 in your business...Oh wait.

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Valve shows Linux love with SteamOS for gamers

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Re: In addition to Steam it's also Linux

*Cough*

"fully supports more devices than any other device ever," - Really? Supports more than windows?

"The requirement to log into a Microsoft online account to even fracking install it. " - Errr, show me one OS that you need to do that?

"Norton, McAfee, Kaspersky and all of the other $100B/yr parasitic " - I take it you haven't looked at Android store lately

Ah rants, we love them, even when wildly inaccurate.

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Great Britain rebuilt - in Minecraft: Intern reveals 22-BEEELLION block map

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I do like how...

...this one guys pet project became "We did this, we achived that, we used that...."

Ah management glory hunting.

If you goes wrong, you did it; if it goes right, we did it.

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IT bloke denies trying to shag sheep outside football ground

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Re: Do you know which IT firm Lovell works for? Email me and spill the beans. ®

Ahh your being over protective...lets face it, it's not like his email will be firstname.surname@companyname is it?

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