114 posts • joined 8 Mar 2011
Re: Fixed on iPlayer?
Yes same here. BBC have completed the necessary (DRM related?) work, Sky have not.
Anybody still think it's anything to do with iOS?
Anybody who doesn't like it can always buy an Audi.
No, but seriously everybody around you will quietly think you are an utter bellend.
Re: Daimler, not Daimler-Benz
Try "Daimler AG"
...so as not to get confused with the much longer established "Daimler Company Ltd." of England which was most certainly not founded by Gottleib Daimler.
How many click bait posts does it take to 'earn' a fully loaded Darth Vader dustbin?
Answer please on the back of a postcard - and just toss 'em in your dark side receptacle.
Re: The Reg...
Yeah, but no, but yeah...
So anyway, that aside you didn't answer the questions. Obviously the first one was too difficult but regarding the second.
"Is this intended to wind Fry up so he says something publicly in a sad bid to garner publicity?"
We all know he's a sensitive chap, so c'mon fellas it's near the end of the month. How are those quotas looking?
Fry may have got it wrong but so did Orlowski.
Chris Miller posted the correct version - as told by those actually present but you were all too busy having a go at Stephen Fry and tapping at anti-BBC rhetoric to read what he said weren't you?
Gates were NOT in the OS business when they started dealings with IBM. They were pitching their application software to them.
The story involves Gary Kildall, his wife, his lawyers, Tim Paterson of Seattle Computer Products. The suits of IBM and of course Bill Gates. If you do not mention the role of all of these people then you do not know the story. That doesn't really make you any better than Stephen Fry when you preach as you do.
First I've heard of any mental health issues though...
Ok who had Apple on the first page on their 'Irrelevant Bingo' card?
My beta of 7.1 doesn't do it but then again nor did 7.0.4
Is it a big problem or is the tea kitty running low and it's Hamill's turn to 'put in'?
...and the punchline to your joke is?
"So tell me what you think about our new marketing gimmick"...
..."Fucked if I know, the autocue broke and your PR guy only handed me the cheque five minutes ago".
Yet again no focus, no realisation as to why there was a mass exodus to the tablet for the general use.
I guess we can plainly see which of the turds that Samsung threw stuck to the wall this time round.
Re: for fucks sake
Yeah but it is a BMW to be fair, had to be owned by a wanker, right?
Be interesting to see how much further Audi can plummet until they officially reach 'junk status'.
Right around Citroen. Nice work boys!
Re: "...Mercedes-Benz and Daimler..."
Daimler-Benz and Daimler are two different companies.
Obviously that not what he meant but Daimler are actually British.
That would be a big leg-up for Audi.
In my limited experience of driving one of these dreadful bone-rattlers you can't even navigate by a full UK postcode.
No wonder they are all driven by angry bellends.
Re: I feel it in the air
Exactly. They cannot legally reject returns so, as usual, this is probably a bunch of shit-stirring crap.
Still, nice baubles.
C-C-C-C-CLICK BAIT !
So where are the pictures of the Apple bus alluded to by the clumsy headline?
The Apple charger IS universal though. There is nothing stopping you plugging other USB phones in to charge them.
The cable isn't universal though but then consider this:
The USB standard does not support anything more than about 5 watts over a mini connector so how is it that Apple should have to lower their standards and produce shite chargers with inadequate power supply capabilities just because everybody else is happy to stick with a cruddy design. How are you supposed to use and charge an iPad at the same time (and yes, in the context of power supplies phones and tables are the same thing).
Let's not forget why this came about, different designs of chargers and (captive) cables for all the crappy old Nokia guff from the last decade where virtually every phone had a different charger SKU. It's take the EU this long to get their shit together and now they are going to make a ridiculous mandate to correct a problem from the last decade that has already been solved.
Plus Lightning was designed to switch signalling as faster technologies come into play, hence the chip in the connector. But I'm not even starting on that one.
Hey here's a new one.
Y'know that camera and speaker on your phone? The only thing between them and the internetwebs in North Korea is a shaky piece of software.
We're all doomed.
I note that Hamill does not quote his own words to Tim Cook that prompted this terse reply that is being paraded around like a Native American's scalp.
Judging by the thanks in the reply however it must have been THE MOST Bum-licky, two-faced, sycophantic crud yet from the bullshitmeister. Nice that he takes the time to regularly message somebody he has such contempt for though with such praise though.
Please sir can we see your message so I can laugh at your pathetic journalism career some more, please, please?
Seems to me...
...BMWs are now so boring and ubiquitous nobody takes a second glance even when one is ablaze.
Congratulations on your new euro box toaster.
Re: That ol' Devil called Green eyed monster again...
My deepest sympithys.
That ol' Devil called Green eyed monster again...
Bitchy bitchy, whine, whine...
Re: Its construction will be revolutionary...
...because competitors use lime and clay to hold theirs together? Noted.
If die-hard droid heads are struggling to reconcile this consider one thing you can get your head round:
Samsung are nowhere near the top of the Android tree, they are junk in comparison to many yet this guy is gushing over them. Something smells fishy, and I'm not talking the contents of Eric's apple crumble.
So retailers are selling the console for the glory and taking no cut at all are they?
Why even bother with these stories when the are clearly fabricated by arsehats trying to justify their utterly pointless bullshit analyst jobs?
A GCSE first year business studies student would be able to pull this utter crap to pieces with no knowledge of tech manufacturing.
When I took issue with the trolling newsies on here I got censored.
How does that work?
That was marginally interesting news...
...when every other site reported it last week.
"Your correspondent visited the London iPad Air launch and was unimpressed: Yes, it's an iPad, which weighs a bit less than the old one and is quicker."
This respondent doesn't give a fuck for the opinion of this so called correspondent but is amused that he wasted his time going to the launch of something he clearly was going to hate - just so he could hate it.
By the way, the tablet in the Daily Fail photo isn't an iPad Air. This is the second time this afternoon I've picked up on a 'The Recycler' supposed journo who's simply cut and pasted from some other incompetent fucking idiot journo elsewhere.
What are the qualifications to do this job exactly?
Re: Oh noes...
Well if it makes you feel any better Pulp Fiction was technically a Disney film (they bought Miramax the year before the film was released).
"The news agency also notes the movie will be shot in Blighty, as were the previous six, for studio purposes at least."
Then Reuters is very wrong, as is The Register (The Recycler) which, as usual has failed to double-check it's sources before going into a CTRL+C CTRL+V frenzy.
Star Wars to Jedi - The studio used was Elstree before the more historic part of the lot was turned into a bloody Tescos.
Phantom - The studio used was Leavesden - before Harry Potter took up residency.
Clones and Sith - Studio principles for both films took place at Fox Studios Australia. The pickups were photographed here too.
Re: Couldn't agree more.
Seems if you want to send one of Jasp's turgid tales down the crapper all you have to do is spam it with photos of Max Mosley taking it from Eva Braun.
Re: This is getting a little tired
Yawn, just fucking yawn.
I thought The Register just rebranded news from other websites. After all the entire internet news scene is just a bunch of work experience knuckleheads copying (badly) from each other's news sources.
PS judging by the grim standards of adverts served up on these pages, I doubt it even pays very well.
He's got that wrong.
Bill Gates - encouraging the world to overbreed, one ignored johnny at a time.
Re: BetaMax comparison hardly fair...
Do you really want to knacker an expensive games console playing legacy formats when there is a CD/DVD/BD player six inches away from the PS4 in your AV stack?
Who listens to music through their TV anyway. Even MTV gave up on that idea.
Re: Commentards are xBots?
It's almost as if nobody was planning on plugging anything else into their TV and the lack of CD's etc. has dashed their dreams of having a one-size fits all solution therefore the PS4 must be crap.
Hands up who ever used a DVD or BD to play CD's...
I call bullshit. The PS4 could have all of these things and a little articulated arm that tickles your bollocks and NOBODY WOULD HAVE USED IT.
Apart from the little arm that tickles your bollocks but even that would get boring quickly.
Games consoles focused on games, what a novelty. If you want a console with a ton of half-baked ideas that don't work properly I'm sure Samsung will eventually release the Play Galaxy IV shit-flung-at-wall-edition.
If that's what you mean by copying Apple then great, I'm glad somebody is focused on the end-experience.
Until then if you don't like it...well you know.
Re: A bit harsh
64-bit processors are slower than 32-bit because they have to process more bits for a given calculation? Wut? By that statement 16-bit processors must fly!
You do realise that mantissas are processed in parallel and therefore for 'up to' single precision numbers processing would take exactly the same time (given otherwise identical architecture).
For numbers of 32^1 +1 or larger (it's really not that big of a number, people always focus on 2^64 as being humungous but that's a smokescreen, 32-bit processors struggle just as much at 4.2... billion remember that's where the 32-bit TCP/IP address system crapped out).
In any case the architecture is much improved so there are advantages across the board, the only disadvantage is the memory required to store data, pointers etc. if coding isn't tight for SP numbers.
Ignorance is not an excuse to spread crap regarding the advantages of 64-bit architecture just because you are not onboard yet. Embrace the future.
Re: queues for laptops...
Yep exactly - they are tablets not laptops. It took way longer than I was expecting for somebody to actually correct my earlier comment, thanks for paying attention.
So what the hell is this quote from the article supposed to mean?
"The tech seems to be maturing," he added. "I remember old laptops, which used to break every year, so you needed to buy a new one. That's not the case anymore and Apple also face competition from Google or Samsung. Apple are still on top of the game, but you cannot expect them to do something different each time."
I'd missed your Apple bullshit for the last week or so Hamill, I was beginning to get concerned that they would find you face down in a pool of your own bitterness.
Since when were queues for laptops something that was noteworthy? You go for that big promotion, newshound!
Re: Glass-wearers involved in accidents
"In a court of law it is the responsibility to the accuser to prove your guilty, not for you to prove your innocent."
I'm going to laminate that and stick it to my front bumper. Then I can drive around like an arrogant, bullying arsehole and the last thing people will see as they disappear under my wheels is that pearl of wisdom.
"Good luck proving THAT in court now that you are raspberry jam on the pavement".
The level of idiocy in these comments is staggering, I thought I'd tuned into the BMW / Audi owners forum for a moment.
Re: Dear Moran
Know your memes.
"Get a brain Morans". Google it. On your glasses. While driving.
Re: Midlands town?
Too right, we wouldn't want to drag the pristine Coventry, Solihull, Hinckley, Digbeth, Rugby etc. down with that lot.
People might start to think they're all shitholes.
I have to honest, I couldn't give a crap what the greedy, ignorant, under skilled bumrushing sods think, bring it on!
I don't think the term 'smartphone' has much relevance now they have become so cheap and ubiquitous. Such are the economics of scale I'm surprised anything non-'smart' is made anymore.
No mention of increased production of the 5S then?
Nah, of course not.
Wow, Jasper Hamill...
...born a spiteful prick or just faking it so somebody will employ the miserable little shit?
Re: Does she go?
I thought it sounded extremely flat compared to it's contemporaries, and it's contemporaries don't need to have their exhaust system removed to achieve a round of golf-clapping.
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