"Out of the frying pan...into the fire"
2933 posts • joined 8 Oct 2006
"Out of the frying pan...into the fire"
We have a pretty impressive set of people who would improve the planet. By leaving it.
FM radio, you notice. Not DAB.
Yep. For example look at geograph.org.uk .
3 million pictures by people, people like me.
A handful are good photography. You still need to know where to point it,what not to include, and how to be patient.
>1280x1024 (svga) recommended
And yet they flogged us all those x600 or x768 screens!
It seems to happen when there is a numeric keypad, yes.
I'd quite like the touchpad to be at the end near where I would use the mouse - so I did not keep moving the cursor while touch typing.
1960s technology belongs in the 1960s.
It really is about time we had a better way of proving who we are.
So it's you who has my old saw? I was looking for it this morning.
Sharefile.com have collaborative workspaces with secure access, not sure how good the logging is, never used it.
That they can't make some RiscOS machines for fun. With an income like that they could afford to fill British schools with them, for free.
I assume you are having a larf. So I will. Can you install Linux on it?
Ok, 1080 lines isn't much, but its a fair price & nice to see wired Ethernet..
I might buy it.
>For £100 I would buy a semi-smart watch with a camera
41 quid to you, mate.
That's not going to set the world on fire.
FDS, come up with a compelling reason. Some desireable feature unavailable in any other way. Mousetrap, better, path, beat etc...
>If you wanted to make a terrorist attack, why wait
>until you are through airport security?
Or, indeed, why this obsession with aeroplanes? Why not attack a nice, unpatrolled, railway terminus or cathedral or bus station or ferry terminal? All these, and more, feature in terrorist attacks in the mad orient, yet no-one imagines it will happen in the dignified occident.
We have even had attacks on busses and stations and branches of Mcdonalds, and yet only airports get the drop-yer-trousers approach to security.
The simplest impromptu weapon remains the smashed duty free bottle, or the 'penang lawyer' walking stick. And yes, the molotov cocktail would be pretty devastating.
Don't MI6 or GCHQ have the expertise to run a government cloud?
They could house the swervers at Bletchley Park, the tunnels at Dover, Portland heights, Lunna,
>rather boyish buttocks
Nothing wrong with that.
You are obviously in possession of advanced info - you seem to know it won't cause damage. I did not deduce that from the original article.
I don't mind them nicking the SD card layout, as long as damage can't result from mis-plugging.
Looking at the demo, they could add a large plastic wumph on the top to stop it going into a normal slot.
I've nicked that for my .sig file
I thought recent news suggested that the next Yellowstone would be Yellowstone?
I have an Xperia tablet from work. Connecting a Bluetooth keyboard kills thw WiFi dead.
Sony have /never/ replied to reports, emails, posts on their own forums or on farcebuk. I have tried to telephone both them and O2 and had no responses.
Buggerem. Sideways. With a rotating pineapple.
All these things look like a dick Tracy Crystal set radio from the small adsin american comics, along with the seebackrascope & x-Ray spex.
I might become interested when they
*don't make me look like a berk
*do something revolutionary and indespensible
The thing that annoys me about Acronis and all the other "user friendly" systems is you can't find out what they do from any documentation. When you fire up and give a backup name do you need to include the date? will the next one ask you again, append to that one, make a delta, make a new one by auto-increment the first name? what? say you want to use a physical device for backups, does it have to always be there? can you move the backup set to another bigger drive in 2 years time? or does it have to do it.
Seems to me the only way to find out is to try it and waste a lot of time.
That's a million-to-one, surely?
Is it time for the thigh pocket ('sadlebag') to escape from the hill-walking fraternity and make it to high fashion and saville row? One of these monster phones is not unlike an OS map, after all.
Yet another root-and-branch upheaval a few months after launch.
Does no-one finish anything before selling things any more?
So now we know it takes less than 60 minutes for the angels to wreak eternal vengeance, 'cos they have to be done in time to move on to the next time zone.
Dual (or more) sim would be a killer!
Everything you say is true.
It doesn't make me stop wishing that AD would die in as horrible a way as possible.
It does rather read like "Apple are smelly 'cos I say so".
But knowing him he will be doing at at some hitherto impossible rate!
Where I work at $MEGACORP engineers are lower paid than managers or sales people.
I just spent a whole year sorting out an impossible system that some idiot sold. I got it working. All I got was my salary. The idiot got a huge bonus for selling it, despite that it cost us nearly twice as much to get working as we made on the sale. He got the bonus last year, and there is no way of taking it off him.
* Engineers should not be lumbered with student loans. If the country needs engineers, the country should train them.
* Engineers pay should always be higher than the pay of people who merely sell things.
You can buy an unlocked phone from Apple, so why do you think the problem lies with them rather than with the resellers? Is there some contractual complexity you aren't telling us about?
... which probably accounts for the dead link on page 1.
>Side profile is pretty much identical to an Apple wireless keyboard / magic pad
It's been while since someone invented a new topographic form that hasn't been seen before.
you might just as well say that the Psion had a round bulge at the hinge and so has this...
"Dell's Latitude 6430u Ultrabook Stink " ... and of cat pee
Sorry to Dell, whose hardware actually looks pretty good.
I thought governments were supposed to listen to us?
I stopped buying HP optical drives because they did not support DVD-ram, and kept disconnecting in Linux.
Sorry, HP, it's not a cartel at thier end - it's overpriced mundane products at yours!
The fact that they are still selling Windows Mobile 6.5 tells you a lot about how little Microsoft has thought about their legacy customers when designing WP7 & WP8.
That's not a pocket, that's the fly.
Some of us find the space within already filled.
Aye. I rather liked that design.
The thing is, curved is only good if the length matches the ear-to-mouth distance, like the old telephone handsets.
That said, being curved in this plane makes more sense than the Samsung version!
A girl I was at school at opened a card-index and telephone based version of this back in the 1960s. She laid on the hotel rooms and the champagne as part of her fee, and ended up convicted of 'procuring' or some such anti-pimping legislation. I do wonder if M-A charging a fee doesn't lay them open to the law in some countries.
But what products do Apple (or Microsoft Surface for that matter) offer for people who [i]do[/i] want to chose serviceability rather than thinness?
Where I live doctor Beeching ripped our railways out, so I don't think it mattes here.
... In the one that got taken apart.
I don't see why MS can't buy from multiple suppliers over time, or even at the same time. I am slightly dubious about some of these stripdowns - OK, CPU and wireless chips will be pretty much fixed, but there is no reason to suppose that things like SSDs, accelerometers, screens, other modular parts can't vary between production runs.
... that regularly takes down the photo of a woman who had a floral tattoo after a mastectomy?