125 posts • joined 19 Nov 2010
Re: Pix or it doesn't xist
The "e" is silent just like in "shite", just ask the North Americans.
The Rolodex was too pricey to maintain, the databases have now been comitted to memory by the old dude who sits on the curb outside the post office.
Re: Petty cash
We are apparently poor enough that the government of Quebec is contemplating austerity measures which will see us lose some of our social programs. Though we will still be losing a good 1/3 of our salaries to provincial taxes each year.
This despite the CAD $2billion in transfer payments we get each year from the richer provinces.
Of course UK prices are always more than USA prices for American goods, it's expensive to hire people to translate everything to English.
Re: Does it follow
I was just thinking the same thing.
One handed browsing is good for my health. I'll tell my wife next time she catches me.
Going to borrow Gatorade's tagline for a moment.
"Google. Is it in you?"
Re: The real reason...
My iPod Classic from 2007 is still going strong.
Original battery life 30 hours, now gets 25 hours.
Damn, out of fuses.
My sarcasm meter blew 6 of them.
May be time to upgrade to a slow-blow circuit breaker.
Since Samsung obviously copies Apple in all things...
Does that make this the Galaxy S5s?
Re: Testosterone may not help the trip
Women will ask for directions, but men can almost always find their way home even piss drunk.
And when they can't, they usually end up pounding on the house next door. Saturn could be interesting to colonise...
Re: Calories = work
Curry may have a low mass/calories ratio, but the methane might be a problem.
Besides, beer kegs are heavy!
I grew wings.
But then I shaved my head and the wings are gone.
Do I get $10 too?
Re: Charging issues? Range?
This isn't a problem for everyone.
Here in Quebec the head of Hydro-Quebec (our sole electricity provider) told us our grid could support a million electric cars, with no upgrades to the grid.
That was almost a decade ago, and improvements have been made since both in EV tech and our grid.
Maybe we're a special case though, we have plenty of renewable electricity from our hydro dams.
truly a serious problem!
The problem is worse than reported!
Yesterday I was standing in an elevator and the person next to me was talkking on their iPhone 6/Plus.
When they walked out of the elevator they took some of my hair with them!
That looks disturbingly like the beginnings of a tentacle.
At least there are a couple of planets between us so we'll get some warning when the Sun reaches for it's first appetizer...
shades of IBM?
Didn't IBM do this more than a decade ago?
I foresee HP selling off the PC/Printer division in a few years time.
I've got it!
Windows TIE (this isn't eight)
Windows www (we were wrong)
Re: Watches are for driving
What kind of car are you driving that you need to look at your wrist to tell the time?
Every car I've owned in the last 20 years had a clock in the dash or on the radio face...
Re: No spare wheel?
If my battery goes flat I can always push start my manual tranny car.
If I have a blowout, I need a tyre of some kind in the car.
I would much rather dirty my hands changing a tyre than wait (possibly) hours for a tow service.
One trick pony?
That seems to be where Sony is heading.
Re: automated checkout machines
They've recently partnered with Wesson, if you steal something the automated checkout machine shoots you in the back.
Re: Still too expensive
@djstardust: How will you run OS X on that cheaper Windows laptop?
Re: I fear robot rebellion
@btrower: Just talk to Ash, he knows what to do.
Actually @jake, that's Alzheimer's, named after the psychiatrist/neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer who first described the condition.
When casting stones, it's best if you don't live in a glass house.
Re: Time for some truly revolutionary GUIs?
We have this type of interface already, it's called a secretary. Or personal assistant or whatever the politically correct term is these days.
"Since when was the 45th anniversary of anything at all significant?"
They don't want it to have a mid-life crisis and run off to buy a sports car?
Re: Some of those redditors...
That was no moon.
Anyone purchasing tin-foil is also on the list.
Nothing must block the brain scanners.
Re: Always practice safe sex.
Always practice safe sex.
You never know what you might cathch.
I'd much prefer you connect with me on cockring.
"Cockring, the close circle helping you grow your business."
@E 2 : NSA, GCHQ, etc.
Finally! I can now stop doing all that manually!
It has been consuming way too much of my day.
TrishaD, I see you throat warbling cd.
And raise you one Vogon poetry CD.
Zuck on that FB!
That's not how you play Russian Roulette.
Re: Did they fix the bug where you can't use a Swype keyboard?
Get a real keyboard!
Sent from my work provided Bold 9900. Keyboard very good, device not so good. :(
I went. Steve had already taken all the chairs and emptied the buffet table.
That's no moon.
I'll get my coat.
Re: be afraid
As long as it's a sectional couch it shouldn't be too bad.
A double pull-out on the other hand...
Re: Cloth nappies FTW
We tried cloth nappies with our first son, 5 years ago. Really, we did. We were pro-planet, cloth is better for baby, who cares about the initial cost because we save money in the long run parents.
But, he would soak the nappies and any clothes he was wearing at the time.
That doesn't sound too bad, except he did this almost hourly. Even with the extra inserts and the "waterproof" cover.
Disposable worked out cheaper because with them we managed to keep our sanity.
Right, iOS devices avoid this problem by only allowing the installation of Apple approved malware.
Re: Poor little comet
After all the probing we've gotten from alien entities, it's about time we caught something alien and probed back.
I use folders to clean up the cruft I'll never use.
Though I suppose I should just choose to hide the icons I don't want.
Re: The tape worked loose...
It was feeling a little bloated and was getting rid of the crapware.
That turned me off the Gear.
Who came up with that train wreck?
Re: Nothing beats a physical shutter
Electrical tape? But that will run down my battery!
Do you feel real ill when you start to chill?
Re: I'd certainly get a surface....
Let me get this straight...
You'd spend $200 to put Android on a Surface for what reason? To spit in Microsoft's face? "Ha ha! Look at me I put a real OS on your tablet!" ?
Microsoft doesn't care, they alreay have your money, they got more than they thought they'd get from you.
If you want Android, there's a tonne of devices out there.
If you want IOS, Apple has you covered.
I don't understand the whole "if it had Linux/Android on it I'd buy it" comments. Microsoft is flogging their OS on their devices, why would they make devices to run competing OS' on?
Re: Not for me :(
Maybe the Lenovo X series of Thinkpads?
Not 100% sure they meet all your criteria though.
@AC at 13:15
Yes, Android and IOS can inspire awe during use.
Oh wait, you meant it's unpleasant to use? Well, that would be "awful" then.
Sound similar, means two different things though.
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