57 posts • joined 22 Aug 2011
Make Everything OK
Hah, I mashed that button, and broke it! Should disable the button until everything is OK again? Repeated clicking turned tha page into a bright blue rave with a dancing button... which was more fun than OK. Is it a feature instead of a bug?
Re: The Indestructable John McAfee
The only solution I found to work consistently was a good ol' re-image
Re: Gay Patch
Ew, global variables. Off to the naughty step with you!
Re: This Cluster is so POWERFUL
I'd like to think there is something... something in this world that you can encounter which doesn't cause you to foam at the mouth about Windows.
It’s not looking too good so far. Are you like this when browsing restaurant menus?
Chrome has nearly caught up to Internet Explorer 4!
(Chrome is a massive improvement in almost every other area compared to IE4, for anyone who missed the joke)
Re: Windows FULLSTOP is not ready for the INTERNET
I don't know what's more entertaining: Eadon's anti MS posts, or the enraged responses.
Re: Troll-finder... Did he find the pro-windows 8 guys on this site?
Fear not, your hate of Microsoft and Windows is a well documented universal constant.
Have you considered investing this much effort into something constructive?
Re: Re "famous Neil Gaiman"
Scan, Copy & Paste
All very good, but not the solution to my problems.
Re: windows key tab
Win+Tab is about the only shortcut I don't like, since it feels like a crazy Alt+Tab. I do tell my fellow workers to try it out from time to time, we call it "spooky vision".
667 lives on the other side of the road
Gigaflops per second
Gigaflops per second? Is it accelerating?
It's pretty minor, but my grammar Nazi couldn't let it slide.
Re: Puff Piece
Nurse! He's out of bed again!
As a former resident of Middlesbrough...
It's safe to say the locals are too busy outdoors, fighting.
Re: Why must they make a LEGO version of everything?
Did you just describe CoD Black Ops 2?
Re: I swear to god...
Kilo, Mega, Giga and so forth aren't limited to computer memory measurement. I think it's pretty fair that they are base 10 to avoid confusuion.
More importantly, who cares?
I need an eye test
When I looked at your image pointing out the link, I thought someone has scribbled some kind of elaborate sex toy on the apple site.
If I recall...
There were two legendary weapons: a mace "The Unstoppable Force", and a shield "The Immovable Object". I think two players must have been duelling with them and were not aware of the potential for physics.
Re: Buting a phone for all the wrong reasons
One day I'll also review my spelling in the friggin' title as well as the body.
Buting a phone for all the wrong reasons
What is this crap?
Re: So, a zero revenue company
Prolly something like this:
"Nearly half of punters polled in a survey..."
What about the punters who declined the survey? Those who take time to fill in the survey could be regarded as 'easily influenced'.
My Impersonation of these Questionnaires
1 + 1 =
The man with the weather baloon looks alright. Damned if I know what that has to do with location.
Apple have invented Windows Update!
I'm getting this for myself. I always wanted to smell like a book.
Do they do one for DVD cases too?
Wait a second...
This looks almost identical to networking in the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex TV series. And that was about 10 years ago. I'd link an image, but I suck at Google this morning.
Anyone else remember those cartoons?
£PS3 > £WiiU || £PSP > £WiiU
Re: Minecraft server
Are you getting capped at all when playing Minecraft? I quite like the ‘burst’ capabilities of the Micro instance, but prefer to avoid using it very often. I heard that if you cap your instance too often Jeff comes around your house and kicks your head in.
Re: Hmmm MSE
The only 'games' I've had flagged byt MSE is an build of my hobbyist project, which isn't using the Direct3D10 API quite right when switching to fullscreen mode (anyone got an answer? It's always going 1680x1050 instead of 1920x1080...).
I moved from Avast! to MSE a few years ago and never looked back. I've never had any malware issues with either AV, but I prefer MSE because of how straightforward it feels. Little green castle in my notification area = 'salright.
A 60Hz flawless refreshing, 24", vibrant colour e-ink display for PCs. Play videogames on a book!
In other news...
The Facebook collective are to begin constructing the first of many giant cube spaceships, with the sole aim of assimilation as a means of "achieving revenue perfection".
Re: Up and down?
"...on sales of ¥6.5trn ($79m, £50bn), which decreased 9.6 per cent year-on-year."
$79m = £50bn!? Yikes, better get some zeroes back under control.
It may grow on you
I never liked the looks of Windows Vista, but it eventually grew on me (albeit in Windows 7). I wanted to hate the ribbon UI, but after a few months I'd learned where everything was (and that you can collapse the ribbon).
VS 2010 does everything I want, so I don't see a compelling reason to upgrade yet. If C++ to have the same degree of freakishly good intellisense that C# enjoys I'd be interested, but I respect that's a very tall order.
<troll> Heh, I don't need C++ intellisense, I'm just that damn good at it. </troll>
Re: Look at the savings!
"Eh, whatever. It's not as if the average person does math (or maths, if you will) anyway."
This is the relationship between fools and money in a nutshell. Heck, I've had more than a few occasions of watching a customer in McDonalds (as an Englishman, I sometimes crave bland dissapointment) order a burger, fries, and drink individually, and pay 'idiot tax'.
Makes a great business case for all the 'payday' loan companies that have sprung over the past few years.
Now, I know it's cool to make fun of Apple. But this "Foxconn-rebrander" is wearing a bit thin now, and that's coming from a Windows person. Would Foxconn have made the shiny Apple things, laptops, and Xboxes etc. without any input from their respective companies? There's a clear-as-day difference between a designer and a manufacturer, do keep up.
Big ol' Dell
Ah, good old XPS 17. Sure it's thick (huge battery) and heavy, but it's got great hardware and the one I made was pretty cheap. Lugging it around makes for good excercise?
Men keep a lot of stuff in there pockets, but women often don't often have as many pockets. This solution allows them to repurpose "nature's pocket".
It's like a kangaroo pouch?
I have no problem with the stand, seems like a good product.
However, does anyone think that this whole 'i' prefixing crap has gone too far? While I'm on a rant the 'HD' suffix can go screw itself too.
An XP Head Start?
These pre-order incentives are just getting terrible. No wonder I'm stuck playing "GOTY" stuff from a few years ago, for a few quid each (thanks Steam sales).
Pre-order Pokemon, and we'll boost your team to level 50!
Re: real coders use notepad
Ah, Notepad++. I used to swear by it, and still use it for writing shaders.
However, I have been using Sublime Text 2 for a few months now, and I can't go back. Shame it's not free, but worth every penny (and you can evaluate it for as long as you need).
MA in Environmental Sciences and Humanities
HTTP S&M? The internet wants it faster.
I get the feeling car ‘uppercuts’ and head trapping looks pretty likely if that diagram is anything to go by.
Team Fortress 2 is a more accurate game.
Not sure if trolling, or speaking the truth.
I'm quite happy that my fiancé and I both disdain apple products and are fans of Windows. Maybe tech product choice is related to compatibility (various puns intended).
There most certainly should not be a dating site for Microsoft fans, by which I mean the entire MSN site should be ripped down.
Maybe I'm too cool
I'll admit, I'm something of a keyboard shortcut wizard. My Start button is mounted to the keyboard, and has worked in every Windows version. It even does more things in 7 (I love Win+Arrow Keys). No biggie for me if the little blue button has retired.
A bit cynical, no?
I'd wager that a lot of users would be hard-pushed to find fault with Windows 7. Most of the crap I've encountered are from the PC manufacturers "optimising" Windows, and poor hardware drivers.
That said, I notice a trend of Microsoft making a "new" OS (95, ME, Vista), and then releasing the "fixed" OS (98, XP, 7). Will 8 be the exception to prove the "every other Windows is good" rule?
P.S Windows 2000 sorta doesn't fit the pattern.
- Vid Hubble 'scope snaps 200,000-ton chunky crumble conundrum
- Bugger the jetpack, where's my 21st-century Psion?
- Windows 8.1 Update 1 spewed online a MONTH early – by Microsoft
- Google offers up its own Googlers in cloud channel chumship trawl
- Something for the Weekend, Sir? Why can’t I walk past Maplin without buying stuff I don’t need?