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No one wants iOS 8 because it's for NERDS - dev

teapot9999

works fine for me

on 5S

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Too rich for an iPhone 6? How about a gold-plated Brikk?

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Really...

So they have released an IPhone 6 before Apple - sounds unlikely to me

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Windows 7, XP and even Vista GAIN market share again

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bad recruiting

"she still couldn't grasp the concepts of applications and files and folders!"

How did she get hired and then make it past the probationary period?

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Microsoft ups OneDrive storage, slashes prices to match Google Drive

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OSX - nope

One Drive for Enterprise is still not available for OS X

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Wintel pincers to squeeze iPads out of BYOD

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Already missed the boat

We have lots of users with iPad, both company owned and BYOD. They have access to Office 365, Office apps, VPN, internal apps and they are easy to use.

No need for a surface.

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UK govt preps World War 2 energy rationing to keep the lights on

teapot9999

Build nuclear now!

Governments have wasted years messing about when they should be building nuclear power stations. Just get on with it!

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Windows XP fixes flaws for free if you turn PCs into CASH REGISTERS

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Support must end at some point

I have a 10 year old Sony TV that doesn't get DAB stations - as you suggesting that it is up to Sony to upgrade/replace it?

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Multiplayer Elite to debut on May 30th

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£100!

£100 - they have got to be kidding! I love Elite on my Commodore 64, but there is now way I would spend £100 on the new version.

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Welcome to Heathrow Terminal, er, Samsung Galaxy S5

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Overkill

If I see too many adverts for something I am more inclined to NOT buy it. Hopefully by the time I next use T5 all this Samsung stuff will have been removed.

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Last call: Getting Started with Microsoft Azure – TODAY at 9.30am

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5 Eyes in the Sky: The TRUTH about Flight MH370 and SPOOKSATS

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Surprised?

I have been able to see my own car parked outside my house of Google Earth for years so why is anyone surprised about this level of satellite imagery!

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Apple to grieving sons: NO, you cannot have access to your dead mum's iPad

teapot9999

What do you want?

Everyone complains that there is no security on mobile devices. Apple makes mobile devices secure and still people complain.

What do you/we want?

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UK.gov back-office battle may see British Justice offshored

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No to offshoring

It is not in this country's interest to offshore jobs - that is very shortsighted.

If you make people redundant they will start claiming benefits which will more than make up for any 'savings' from offshoring.

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Lenovo Yoga 10: Mediocre tech, yes, but beautifully fondleable

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Apple keyboard

People complain when Apple sue over copyright, yet this is blatantly a copy of an Apple bluetooth keyboard

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Amazon, Hollywood, Samsung: PLEASE get excited about 4K telly

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not interested...

until BBC starts broadcasting all it content in 4K and the 4K TV costs less than £500, and my existing 1 year old 40 inch HD 'smart' TV stops working.

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Panasonic will go Firefox OS for TVs

teapot9999

too slow

I have a Sony 'smart' TV and after turning it on you cannot change channel for unto a minute while it 'boots' up to allow be access to a load of crap that I will never use

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Vodafone dodges UK corporation tax bill - AGAIN

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investing in UK!!!

Building network infrastructure to roll out a service that they plan to make a profit from is not 'investing in the UK'

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It's true, the START MENU is coming BACK to Windows 8, hiss sources

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Re: My concern....

I did a clean install using an 8.1 installer in less than an hour. How could it possible take 9 hours!

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teapot9999

why should they listen

If you keep on using Windows then it doesn't matter how much you whinge. Either stop using it or accept that they will not listen to your feedback.

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Los Angeles' weather is just like MORDOR, says Brit climate prof

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WTF

Good to see that the huge sums we pay to fund education both in taxes and student fees are being used to fund this vital work.

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World-leading IT expert? We'll fast-track you into Blighty, promises PM

teapot9999

To do what?

I might be interested and I am a UK citizen

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Just who is Apple's most frustrated fanboi? Surprise – it's GOOGLE

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less support issues

I bet they have less support issues from their users than if everyone were on Windows.

Just saying.

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You DON'T need a new MacBook! Reg man fiddles with Fusion, pimps out vintage Pro

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Re: Why DO you need to upgrade?

Quite, I use a 6 year old Mac Pro which is happily running Maverick latest version of Photoshop.

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Microsoft fears XP could cause Indian BANKOCALYPSE

teapot9999

Legit copies?

I wonder how many of those banks are running less than legal copies of XP!

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BT Sport scores own goal with £897m Champions League footie rights deal

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Can I opt out?

Dear BT,

My 73meg connection is fine, but I do not want BT Sport, what deduction can I have each month for unsubscribing?

(BTW: you are not losing out as I do not have Sky either)

Regards

BT Customer

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NO! Radio broadcasters snub 'end of FM' DAB radio changeover

teapot9999

What about cars?

There is no sensible, practical retrofit car solution for DAB.

I agree that most local radio is crappy identikit stations.

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Apple bags top Windows feature: Blue Screen Of Death arrives on iPhone 5S

teapot9999

How exactly...

Are they tracking these millions of app launches?

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

teapot9999

Mac OS

I have a 6 year old Mac running the latest version of OSX, never had to wipe it to install newest version.

Downvote if you like, but it is a fact.

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Rotten Apple iOS 7 fury: Glitchy audio or is today's music really that bad?

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Re: Colour me unsurprised

iOS7 has been available to developers for ages, they should have updated their apps accordingly.

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London Underground cleaners to refuse fingerprint clock-on

teapot9999

get rid of the unions

Unions are only interested in pushing their own biased political views, they don't give a damn about majority voting or what is best for employees AND employers

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Apple: Of course we stalk your EVERY move. iOS 7 has a new map to prove it

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and the upshot is...

does anyone, I mean anyone, really give a monkeys where I was last week. I don't.

If Apple know, and they don't because the option to turn on is hidden six clicks into menus, what would they do with the info other than surmmise that I spend a lot of time in my own house, and they know where that is anyone because my that is my registered address with both Apple and Vodafone.

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Vodafone flashes bulging package at Brits: New 4G service to rival EE, O2

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same day as O2 - of course...

they share the same transmitters of cell towers, only the backend is separate

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Bloke in shed starts own DAB radio station - with Ofcom's blessing

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Community radio - who needs it?

I do not want some amateur telling me that the local station toilets are out of use.

What radio is lacking in this country is choice of music stations, we need something like Sirius XM in USA.

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The O2 4G Lottery: Are YOU in one of the three LUCKY cities?

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What about improving existing services?

Signal reception on O2 is pretty flaky, even in central London - perhaps they should concentrate on making what they have work properly first!

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Apple: 'Average' iPad toiler does a mere 46-hour week

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46 hours - so what!

I work an average of 46 hours a week -- it is not unusual at all!

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Welsh gov beats off Canada to hand £1m to Nintendo dev

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WTF?

am I missing something?

Why are the taxpayers giving a UK company £1m to open another office in UK - we have the skills in this country, it should be expected or even demanded that the extra jobs are created here.

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Galaxy S4 way faster than iPhone 5: Which?

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so what?

I have an iPhone 5, I never think it is slow, or that it would be better if it did something 0.01ms faster. I guess the S4 needs all the extra power to run the background spyware, viruses, crapware etc.

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Glasgow subway's new smart tickets aren't, moan passengers

teapot9999
WTF?

Too cheap

Why is it so cheap? Maybe they should join the real world with the ticket price put up to at least £4.

I cannot even get on my local bus for £1.10.

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When Apple needs speed and security in Mac OS X, it turns to Microsoft

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Pint

smb works now on OSX

I work in a company that is 70% Windows PCs, 30% Mac. The servers are 50% Windows and 50% unix-flavours, all of which I can access with no difficulty at all using smb on my Mac.

Seems this is another knee-jerk story based on nothing

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Apple: iOS7 dayglo Barbie makeover is UNFINISHED - report

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WTF?

pre-release software may not be final version

and?

Twas ever thus

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Microsoft announces $499 price tag, new games for Xbox One

teapot9999
WTF?

if you don't like it.....

then do not buy one - simples!

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Now you can use your phone instead of your wallet at the ATM, too

teapot9999
FAIL

signal issues

So in the many, many places that O2 and Vodafone signal is not good enough to use data (I cannot comment on other networks) you will be unable to get your own money.

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So, who ought to be the next Doctor Who? It's up to YOU...

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Go

Brian Blessed

obviously

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Smart TVs riddled with DUMB security holes

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WTF?

Not so smart

I have a 'smart' Sony TV that once the picture appears still takes upto a minute before it will respond to the remote control as it is presumably booting up a whole load of cr*p that I will never use

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'Untidy' Shoreditch just CONFUSES American techies - Olympic hub team

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Stop

too centralised already

The UK is already too centralised on London - we need to spread employment further afield, even if it is just M3/M4/M40 corridor

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Google asks Blighty to slave over its Maps for FREE

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Devil

I wonder if they check

I have just asked for Hull to be removed from the map :)

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Maggie Thatcher: The Iron Lady who saved us from drab Post Office mobes

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Megaphone

What did she ever do to me?

Most of my education was in the Thatcher years, when schools had enough teachers, when I got a full grant to go to university and had no debt when I finished. Blair/Brown screwed up all of that.

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Office for Mac 2008 support umbilical chopped off

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FAIL

Unlike your cousins on the PC, you won’t be getting OneNote, Access or Publisher.....

or any update to Outlook 2011 which is slow and buggy

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You know how your energy bills are SO much worse than they were?

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WTF?

2) State that as China/India/The US won't reduce emissions why should we.

No need for us to do anything until China/India/US make major changes. Even if we just switched off the UK it would have no impact on global pollution.

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Microsoft Surface Pro will land in UK in WEEKS*

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Go

I have one - meh

The Surface Pro is not really a tablet - it is too heavy and thick. It is a laptop with a slightly different design. The keyboard add on is awful - very easy to hit the wrong buttons and is like a cross between the keyboards on Sinclair ZX81 and Spectrum.

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