* Posts by mrtom84

11 posts • joined 4 Aug 2011

Windows 10 Start menu replacements shifting like hot cakes

mrtom84

Re: Windows 8 isn't a good comparison

"Win8 was damn close to free at launch - $39.99/£24.99 - for the Pro version. Still didn't sell, hence actually free this time."

Yep, I moved from Win 7 Home Premium to win 8 Pro for the figure you quote. I am now on 10 Pro. Not bad really. Still, not as good value as the other option on GRUB.

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Stripped to the core and full of Xfce: Xubuntu Linux loses it

mrtom84

Re: And thus we have

I genuinely think I am the only person on earth who actually likes Unity.

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Oh Em Pee! Giant Android tinkles on Apple in Google Maps graffiti

mrtom84
Facepalm

Re: The Apple logo is an apple...

Just read this this week (Do androids dream...) very good, although I haven't got a clue what happened at the end.

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Microsoft WINDOWS 10: Seven ATE Nine. Or Eight did really

mrtom84

Make it free

...as in beer.

Win8 pro (on release at least) was a quarter of the price of win7. That was what stirred me into reaching for my wallet and purchasing...and then promptly regretting it.

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Valve's Steam streaming service lets you play games on the toilet

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Sweet

Good move valve.

Time to get the padsaw and cat6 out.

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Titsup Russian rocket EXPLODES, destroys $275m telly satellite

mrtom84
Boffin

add more S.A.S

I feel their pain. Same thing happens to me on KSP all the time.

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Stephen Hawking: The creation of true AI could be the 'greatest event in human history'

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Re: Thinking about thinking

Reminds me of a quote out of Permutation City by Greg Egan about creating a consciousness using an abacus.

Great book...

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UK spies on MILLIONS of Yahoo! webcams, ogles sex vids - report

mrtom84

"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen...

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David Cameron turns water cannons on social networks

mrtom84
Megaphone

Exactly!

Who knows what future governments could do with this kind of power freely available to them.

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Sony confirms investigation into warehouse blaze is underway

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Mushroom

must have been geohotz!

as per title

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No PS4 or Xbox 720 before 2014

mrtom84

hmm

I feel sorry for the folk who have forked out the same amount of cash for inferior ports.

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