Do you need a lie down?
A cup of tea wouldn't hurt, either.
1395 posts • joined 27 Apr 2010
A cup of tea wouldn't hurt, either.
I seem to remember the north-European beauty delivering the weather report whilst dressed in evening wear. Proper classy.
They also had News Bunny, Britiain's Bounciest Weather (with Rusty Goffe), and, umm, Lunchbox Volleyball (a staple of my late night viewing, as a student). Better than BBCThree, anyway.
Were they advocating a boycott of Apple products, or just suggesting that people but them elsewhere?
with a clock? 4 icons in the launcher? Candybar form, with rounded corners? A coloured back?
I take it that everyone from Apple to Samsung, through HTC, Nokia, and all the rest, will be lining up to murder this in court?
I do hope not. A decent, budget smartie can only be a good thing.
"As a Register Forum discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Eadon approaches 1."
He's the BOOGEYMAN of our age.
and the meat-slurry enriched ice-cream reported earlier, it's clearly not a good week for food.
with a load of pointless waffle plastered all over the screen, utterly obscuring what it was that you were trying to watch in the first place. We all love an enhanced experience, don't we?
I'm not going to argue the case for omnipresent CCTV and such, but I have a feeling that it goes beyond hoping that those being filmed will fall over, so that the video can be uploaded to YouTube or posted to You've Been Framed.
People might be willing to accept the CCTV cameras, but why are you - yes, you with the smartphone - what are YOU looking at?
is a truly laudable aim (and the reason we have black puddings and haggis - and who would want to go without them?). That said, and as much as I love offal, this really does sound disgusting.
was an interesting idea, and this looks to be an extension of that (but primarily, or solely, a games machine, rather than a phone).
The thing that holds back Android games (in my view, at least) if the terrible controls - touch screen only is rubbish for anything beyond puzzlers like Angry Birds - so this is the obvious solution. Whether people want an Android machine for gaming, when the DS is already so dominant in the handheld sector, remains to be seen (my gut says that they don't, and this will go the way of the Lynx).
Yes, but have you harnessed that synergy?
I forget who it was, but I had cause to phone a company who's hold music would be occassionally interrupted to let me know that I was "[n]th in the queue". All well and good, but I soon found out that the longest wait was when I was "next in the queue", suggesting that the whole thing was just an artificial countdown.
as they prominently display both an 0800 and a regualr (geographic) number, on all their materials (and the welcome message on the 0800 reminds you of this, again). I do wish more companies would do this.
I see you've been calling BT.
Or perhaps it's just the fact that car insurance for those in the 18-24 bracket is so ludicrously expensive, that they'd agree to anything that might bring it down a bit?
a world without punctuation is not a world in which I wish to live, so I'll pass on BBM. Thanks for the offer, though.
If only Yahoo! had a search engine, then you could use that to look up "tumblr". Oh well...
whilst reading some slash-fiction. Not an experience that I'm keen to repeat.
actual tickets, or human interaction, claiming that I'd failed to pay their parking charge. Pretty stupid process as, unless you remember to get a ticket from the machine, you can't prove that you paid.
Got it overturned, in the end, but I fully endorse any prankster who wants to give these idiots the run around.
To pick just two examples, Die Hard and The Avengers would both have been considerably less interesting if the bad guys were re-cast. To pick another two: Superman 2 and Beverly Hills Cop.
The British get the bad guy roles in Hollywood films because a) the British are the traditional enemy of the Americans (the War of Independence* was a pretty big deal) and b) British actors are better, whether they be giving a finely nuanced performance, heavy with pathos, or just chewing up the scenery at every available opportunity.
As much as I enjoyed the last Star Trek film, it's Cumberpatch that I'm most looking forward to watching, in this one.
*Not sure why they hate the French so much, though.
I may have downvoted you for missing the point, but I do admire your dedication.
I'd like to read your post as a satire, but experience tells me that it's far nearer the truth than any of us would like to admit.
So, some pre-loaded memory cards, and a C64-shaped case into which to slip the Pi - if there was sufficient interest in his original idea, wouldn't that transfer over to this?
of The Cat Lady. What are they?
Whilst I'm asking stupid questions, does anyone still play point'n'click adventures? Have they moved on past "go everywhere, say everything to everybody and try giving them everything in your inventory"?
to deliver us from the terrors of the deadites!
Nice try, but you DIDN'T USE ENOUGH CAPITALS. Also, I don't agree with you.
is making money from facebook.
I don't think that "dynamic lighting, shadows, real time physics" are much of a concern to the casual gaming crowd.
I play on Kongregate, and tend to find that the games that use Unity are not the games that interest me.
Tsk. You'll never get your 15 minutes of fame if you insist on behaving like a grown up.
What should I do - take my custom elsewhere?
"What's it like? No idea, but judging by the box, I award a score of 47%"
Think of the time saved! With all these resources freed up from this "journalism" nonsense, LOHAN could be on the moon, by now.
I don't normally get car sick, but now have a great urge to throw up.
users are invited to buy 3 more games on their online game service?
I will miss physical media, when it goes.
Damn, my childhood feels uttely wasted, now.
No analogue sticks on the Megadrive, so he either ran of the edge, or he didn't.
What was the point of a invincible, super-speedy character, who could pretty much have just plowed through any of the early levels (just look at him, he should be the most awesome videogame character of all time!), if he only turns up once the precision jumps/disappearing platforms turn up?
All those years, and I'm still bitter...
He's indestructable, and he can fly (with or without his plane) - so why is only the sidekick?
Ugh, Super Sonic was a massive pain in the arse! All the gems, and then 100 rings transforms you, as I remember it, meaning that he was wont to show up in the later levels, usually when trying to navigate up the side of Robotniks plane (rocket, airship? I forget). His general inability to stop (he didn't touch the floor when he moved!), saw him regularly plunging off the side to his doom.
Stupid yellow prick.
Having the police investigate all crimes to an acceptable standard, is indeed a laudable aim, but who put Anonymous in charge of determining the acceptable standard?
Protests outside the station, or online, strike me as an entirely appropriate response to a perceived insufficient investigation, but releasing the identities of the suspects would be uttetly irresponsible.
really does seem to have fallen out of fashion, in the software industry. Anyone know why, or is there just a general view that it's better to be seen to be busy, rather than actually being busy behind the scenes?
and it can reset a plane's navigation coordinates? That's Die Hard 2 and 3 covered, then. Does it "schieß dem Fenster", for the hat-trick?
Won't listen to a peace of furniture, but will take advice from Annihilator, it seems.
Didn't realise that was still in print.
I'm thinking that open source makes it easier than ever to find the security holes - am I wrong (I'm not a programmer, hacker, nor a security researcher, so I honestly don't know)?
TBH, I was thinking more of the potential rewards that motivate virus writing - if you're after credit card details, surely you'll have more luck putting keyloggers on Win/OSX machines, due to their higher user numbers (and those users being on average less tech savvy)?
Isn't "security through obscurity" eventually going to run out?
Schools seem to love signing up to bullshit IT contracts. There are some signs that they might finally be waking up, but it'll be a long while before no-one thinks that forking out taxpayer money for old rope is a good idea.
I'd rather die happy with a younger woman in my arms. Each to their own.
How many jiggawatts does his kettle need?
Are you some kind of lightweight?