* Posts by J. R. Hartley

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'Mirai bots' cyber-blitz 1m German broadband routers – and your ISP could be next

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I have a 2860 with all the fancy stuff turned off. Apart from UPnP, I just leave that on.

/Joke

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...And that's why I use Dreytek.

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Melbourne man arrested for broadcasting fake messages to pilots

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Yes, that's right, I had lasagna.

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I'd just like to say good luck. We're all counting on you.

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Jingle bells, RM tells, some staff to go away... via Skype

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Re: 8 inch floppy

It's because of the militarised designs that are pupil proof.

Won't be around for much longer though.

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Do tell more!!

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Dyn Dyn Dyn – we have a buyer: Oracle gobbles Internet of Things DDoS victim

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Re: Business process...

0) collect underpants

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TfL to track Tube users in stations by their MAC addresses

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Bollocks

This is only the beginning.

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TalkTalk teen hacker pleads guilty as firm reveals £22m profit jump

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Re: It was...

*an? That's how I would have done it.

/pedant

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Gordon Ramsey's let himself go

...oh

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The hated Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will soon be dead. Yay?

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Thank fuck!

That was an absolute cunt of a thing.

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Kotkin: Why Trump won

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You get the politicians you deserve.

Simply don't fuck Bernie Sanders over and Trump wouldn't have won.

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Celeb-backed music TV phallus Electric Jukebox finally ready for launch

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What a load of bollocks.

As per title.

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McDonald's sues Italian city for $20m after being burger-blocked

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TTIP

Shit like this is why TTIP must be prevented at all costs.

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Siri, clone yourself and dive into this Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone

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Pocket -> iPhone -> bin

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Fujitsu staffers strike over pay, job security and pensions

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Anybody striking in Belfast?

I'll bring you round some sandwiches and tea.

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Twitter trolls are destroying democracy, warn eggheads

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"the more politicians tried to actively interact with their constituents, the more abuse they faced."

Yes. And?

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El Paso city bungs $3.2m to email crooks pretending to be bosses

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Shitting crikey!!

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20 years to get Amiga Workbench 3.1 update, and only a fortnight to get first patch

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Re: Atari is better because it has MIDI

@Abelsoul

I'll relieve you of that Amiga gear if you like?

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Re: @Sloppy

I sold my Amiga stuff 2 years ago for big money. Started from the bottom again last year. Should never have sold my stuff. I am an idiot -_-

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Re: Vampire 2

I'm holding out for the A1200 version.

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Workbench 3.5

Workbench 3.5 was out in 1999. So 3.1 got an update after 5 years, not 20.

Tut tut tut....

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BlackBerry design boss tells El Reg: 'We're not getting out of phones'

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The title is no longer required.

They're in denial.

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UK minister promises science budget won't be messed with after Brexit

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Lying tory bastard

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Verizon boss: Yahoo! email hack 'is a big deal to us', we'll decide new price next month

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Why?

I still don't understand why they want to buy Yahoo(!). It's a liability at this stage. And the future looks bleak in the long term.

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Finally, that tech fad's over: Smartwatch sales tank more than 50%

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Lol

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Microsoft kinda did OK this quarter – but whatever, Wall Street loves Satya Nadella

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Windows Phone

The only reason they bother is so they can keep claiming their 10 quid per Android handset sold. It's 'patently' obvious.

Mine's the one with the S7 Edge.

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Cheapest Apple iPhone 7's flash memory is waaaaay slower than pricier model

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Lap it up fanbois.

You deserve it.

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‘Alan Turing law’ to give posthumous pardons to 59,000 men for 'gross indecency'

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The DUP

The DUP just shat themselves

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Coming soon to smart home devices? Best Before labels – with patch cut-off dates

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C-Bus

Currently working out a plan for fitting a C-Bus system to my house, initally for lighting. It's been a standard for decades. It's expandable and future proof. It's the only way.

Internet fridges can fuck right off though.

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NHS patients must be taught to share their data, says EU lobby group

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DIRTeTRIKS

Fuck them. Along with the tories for privatising what's left of the NHS.

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HomeKit is where the dearth is – no one wants Apple's IoT tech

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Proprietary shite

Only a madman would let Apple be the basis for their IOT system.

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Yahoo! hides! from! financial! analysts! amid! email! hacking!, privacy! storm!

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Shitting crikey!

Who actually uses any Yahoo service as a matter of choice?

It beggers belief that they haven't gone under yet.

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May blocked plans to bring in more Indian IT workers – Vince Cable

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:facedesk:

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NFL is No Fondleslab League: Top coach says he'd rather use pen and paper than Surface tab

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Oh dear

How long before Microsoft ditch everything and just stick to Windows-as-a-Service and Office 365?

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US government wants Microsoft 'Irish email' case reopened

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Bollocks

America needs to wind its neck in.

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Microsoft boffins: Who needs Intel CPUs when you've got FPGAs?

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At last!

Somebody has finally found a use for the Xorro chip!

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Japan's SoftBank teams up with... Saudi Arabia to launch $100bn London tech fund

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Call me cynical.

Invest/rape

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The exploding Note 7 is no surprise – leaked Samsung doc highlights toxic internal culture

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Re: Working there

I watched a programme last month about an air crash of a Korean plane that happened because the copilot simply didn't dare to overrule the pilot, even though it meant the death of everyone on board including himself. Grim.

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Re: Business as usual then

Samsung sound worse than Commodore.

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"signed photos of Samsung's CEO"

Fucking scumbags.

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BT will HATE us for this one weird 5G trick

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Re: Well come to Norwich then...

What's your view on the pedestrianisation of Norwich city centre?

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Fujitsu to axe 1,800 jobs across the UK

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Fujitsu Belfast

Thank fuck I got out of that shithole when I did. They never could keep their staff.

A tenner says Belfast takes the brunt of this.

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Smell burning? Samsung’s 'Death Note 7' could still cause a contagion

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In the words of Celine Dion:

This is serious.

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Samsung to Galaxy Note 7 users: Turn it off. Now

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Shitting crikey!

It's a job for Fireman Fritter, he's got Twitter up his shitter.

(I refer to the character from Viz who has a social micronetworking blog in his anus)

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Heads roll as Qihoo 360 moves to end WoSign, StartCom certificate row

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Qiwho?

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Apple to automatically cram macOS Sierra into Macs – 'cos that worked well for Windows 10

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"maker of the Performa 275"

I near shat.

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Internet handover is go-go-go! ICANN to take IANA from US govt

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ICANN see where this is going

I can't really. I just liked that title.

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User couldn't open documents or turn on PC, still asked for reference as IT expert

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Re: Bad references

@ Lee D

Ok. Chill your bean, love.

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Bad references

Aren't they against the law?

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