58 posts • joined Friday 1st January 2010 22:00 GMT
Re: "do it properly with an iPad Mini / Nexus 7"
It's front lit. the light comes from the sides, and across a light guide sheet.
Battery life is rated at a year.
With the caveat that that's only reading 12-15 books a year.
Just a death ray, with an inadequate power supply.
I'll get my coat.
HAL was fine. Just given conflicting orders.
1: Charger is included (usb output, with a usb to micro usb cable also included)
Socket also allows for syncing.
Charge time seems ok, but I've not timed it.
2: not a clue about usb otg. no adaptor
3: no adaptor. No idea about cable, but I suspect they couldn't call it mini hdmi if it's not following the standard.
4: bundled headphones. no inline. sounds ok.
5: Camera's ok. not as good as a proper one, but ok for quick snaps.
Space? Space. Wanna go to space. Gotta go to space. Space. Space.
Kind of misleading title
Console doesn't bring the handhelds to mind. Just things like the Xbox or PS3.
uh, they're about a quarter of the price of an iPad, and eInk is nicer on the eye?
Oh, then there's the battery life. hard to beat the kindle there.
Kindle Fire will be a different case, but still, 199 is a far easier price to swallow.
Had this happen to me
with Scottish Gas.
Hardly a big problem. Gave them a call and was assure I wouldn't be billed that much. And I wasn't.
Difference is, people have tested it. And in all double blind tests, no-one's proven that it affects them.
We don't need /another/ tld. It's not like anyone would just have a .scot. It's just another domain to buy to ring fence your trademarks.
Stupid moneygrab of an idea. If we were independent, then sure, but we're not; and not likely to be any time soon.
I call bullsh*t
Will budgets be cut? Maybe. Will this mean the end of story driven games? No. There's a market for them, so they'll be made. It's not like the budgets need to be as high as they are. As long as people are willing to accept that the graphics aren't cutting edge, and so on.
Mobile games aren't in the same market as the bigger games.
And extrapolation, well... http://xkcd.com/605/
Says it all, really.
thankfully, there's a sample option
You can request a sample of most ebooks, before buying.
ipad + iworks is the same price as office? iworks makes the ipad cheaper then?
Being that you can get Office pro for around 250, retail. Volume licensing is cheaper.
Not just broadband customer
It's been affecting our managed internet service for the last 26 hours or so.
use the add on bar
Or you could go to the view menu and turn on the add-on bar. Which is the replacement for the status bar.
And if you want it to act like the old style status bar, install status 4 evar [sic].
You don't. kinda
You'll have the link local addresses, which never go outside.
However, every machine that needs to connect to the outside world /also/ has a globally routable IP
Part of the reason for IPv6 is to get rid of NAT, as it breaks the end to end model. You just need to have a firewall in place to block new connections.
not so much
Just because it's expired doesn't mean it's not secure.
All it means is they've not paid for a new one. They don't magically switch off when a date passes.
That chat transcript is a trifle misleading. The entire thing is run through SSL. yes, it's clear text in the URL. But you can't get at the URL unless you're man in the middling the SSL transaction
All, I would expect it to be unlocked.
As in, that's how I would /want/ it to be.
After all, my phone from O2 came unlocked. It's not that uncommon for contract phones to be unlocked. You're locked into the carrier until the contract is over, at least as far as paying goes.
Centos wasn't the target
Oracle on the other hand, they were. When they take Red Hat's work, and then rebrand it, before reselling it for less, that's what ate into Red Hat's margin. Not Centos. It's not like there aren't other free versions out there.
If they really wanted to do it, the option would be to stop distributing the SRPMS to all and sundry. They're under no obligation to give them to anyone but their customers.
It cures cancer!
umm... That about what you're expecting? ;)
Course, people don't use it, as it's a pain in the ass to set up. But once it's up and running, your little network node won't let you hook in, if you can't authenticate.
Don't see a problem, myself
It's not like the majority of the heat comes from the person.
And it's hardly 'green madness'. It's a money saving thing. And it's all tax payer money. so if it save the council money, it saves you money.
nah. no title.
It'd be odd, if people outside the uk could get the bbc on the xbox, and us Brits can't.
Iplayer's on the PS3, but apparently it would only be on the xbox, if you had gold. and they're not allowed to do that, or something.
A: People are morons. There's plenty of research that shows things like taste tests where people know what they're tasting give very different results to blind tests.
B: Upscaling can have very different results, on different source material.
How about a spam filter?
Do spam filters have a right to look through your message, to see if it's spam?
redundancy's all fine and good
What makes big networks break, is when their routing tables get hosed by the bad updates being spewed by a badly configured/misupdated router.
No redundancy can stop that from happening. Though it shouldn't take 6 hours to fix.
use local policies
You can disable the fade effect if you want. it's known as the secure desktop (as takes control, rather than just popping a box)
Just fire up mmc, load the group policy object editor snap in, and go to computer configuration->windows settings->security settings->local policies->security options.
The policy is User account control : switch to secure desktop[...]
Course, there's probably a security implication.
got to love statistics
Completely ignoring the size of the target market.
Just because you have sales in one quarter, it doesn't mean you'll have the same sales in the next. Especially for something high end like this.
2 quarters is hardly enough time to get meaningful statistics.
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All there for me. Just have to hit alt to bring up the regular menus.
Or, for most of what you've said, hit the big orange button in the top left. Might be a dodgy skin/persona?
Picked up the 8320HD myself
From tescos. Not bad. And there's a new UI that's supposed to be coming sometime soon.
Only bug I've seen is in the names of recordings, when you watch another channel while recording. It records the name of the channel you're watching.
I don't get the HD channels yet, but that's because of a filter on my aerial rather than the box.
The remote's better on the HD model too. and has an additional power button that works with my TV.
Not sure if it has all the features of Project. but it'll open the files at least.
Yet to see anything that'll open a Visio file. There's plenty of diagramming software out there, but not that'll do Visio
Can you review the 3view one when it comes out?
While it's about double the price (300quid), looks pretty good.
Dual tuner, 500gb hard drive, dnla, internet, youtube, iplayer to come.
Course, at that price, knowing it it's worth it's important, so a review please? 27th may is the release date.
'Personally I think MS were beyond utterly moronic to use a hypervisor that required VT for Win7 as the whole point of the feature was to allow people to migrate WITHOUT shelling out on expensive new hardware!'
Nope. The point was to run windows XP only applications, on Windows 7. Nothing to do with performance.