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* Posts by LarsG

2083 posts • joined 4 Oct 2011

Microsoft's ARM blunder: 7 reasons why Windows RT was DOA

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SO IT'S OFFICIAL

The Surface RT is the new KIN.

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TSA to pull backscatter perv scanners from US airports

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For frequent flyers it

Probably sterilises men with the X-rays and increases risk of testicular cancer and promotes and increases breast cancer in women.

So to cover this up they are withdrawing the units. Every other excuse is jut a lie.

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UK.gov told to get a brain in wake of £1bn IT deals collapse

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Fools

You should know that the bidding process is already tied up by the bigger players when Government contracts are concerned. The small guys are only invited or encouraged to bid to make up the numbers so that those in charge can say the bidding was open to all.

The result has already been fixed months before the bidding process starts. You can see how institutionalised this is when you see how many MP's who are responsible for procurement get advisory jobs or when they lose the election or retire they get a seat on the board.

They are all at it and it is a truly bent system.

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Paging Dr Evil: Philips medical device control kit 'easily hacked'

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I'm sure the CIA will also have an interest in being able to turn off medical equipment from a distance.

I wonder who might be on their list?

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McDonalds burger app gives it to you straight from the horse's mouth

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Please

Has anyone actually found real meat in a McDonalds burger?

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Record numbers of you are reading this headline right now

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I thought

That the standards of the comments had dropped over the last year, now I know why, it's the abundance of Americans coming to the site. Still hopefully we can help educate them.

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FAA grounds Boeing's 787 after battery fires on plastic planes

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Never

Fly in an aircraft that has a 100% safety record, never fly with an airline that has a 100% safety record. Never fly in a new aircraft type that has never crashed.

Statistically it's only a matter of time, whereas the others that have crashed failed etc have had time to put the flaws and systems right and are statistically less likely to fail.

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AV-Test boss dismisses Microsoft criticism of malware test results

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Bluster

Bluster bluster bluster

Signed Microsoft.

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Obama calls for study into games ‘n’ guns link

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Apparently

It is quite common in American Cinemas for audiences to cheer and whoop after car chases and gun battles during the film and then clap loudly cheering the film. The phenomenon was first noted in the US during the screening of Reservoir Dogs.

This is possibly a good indicator of American Mentality.

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Not the Games it's the culture

In the 1990's an American chap found that he was being sacked from his printing and sinage firm for poor work, time keeping etc. He said, 'is that so' then pulled a 9mm pistol out and began killing people then after he had enough he killed himself.. I forget his name but he is listed on Murderpedia.

The previous month he had joined a gun club to learn to shoot efficiently and bought by mail order 12,000 rounds of ammunition. Apparently he had a lifetime history of depression for which he was being medically treated. He did not play computer games.

Allowing a manic depressive to buy a weapon and ammunition enough for an army without checks is the problem not computer games.

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VIA bakes a fruitier Rock cake to rival the Brit Raspberry Pi

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I hope

These boards don't go the way of Netbooks, cheap and cheerful working functional computers which have now appeared to morph into £1000 Untrabooks with missing features.

I'm all for competition, but this time next year will we see boards reaching £100+

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Swartz prosecutor: We only pushed for 'six months' in the cooler

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They can say what they want and try to defend themselves over the case.

You take your victim as you find them, Swartz became the victim in this, but these prosecutors have skin thicker than battleship armour.

Sadly it is unlikely they will be tormented by this.

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North Korean crackers hit South Korean hacks

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Must have been using techniques they got from Eric Schmidt.

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Iron Man to fly Chinese mobe-maker TCL around the world

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Apparently all the publicity surrounding Tony Stark has led the Chinese to believe he is real.

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White House raises the signature threshold for petitions to 100,000

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Keep raising the petition number, it'll make no difference as the population in the US is so huge that proportionally they have more unhinged nutters than any other country in the world.

Example: NRA shooting game.

There will be no problem finding 100,000 for signatures for things like Death Stars, Nuke Iran, Death to Homosexuals, ban Mexicans etc etc.

America Land of the Brave home of the nutters.

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Canada rejects US bid for Megaupload info, kind of

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Hound him, hound him, hound him

The American D of J will hound him and persecute him until he gives in or commits suicide.

Because that is what they are about.

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AMD lawsuit claims spying ring took secrets to Nvidia

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If found guilty this will cost Nvidia millions if not a billion, of course they must knowingly have acted on the information. The guys themselves will be locked up for a long time, except of course the first one who grasses and plea bargains against the rest.

God Bless the American Legal System.

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Facebook shoves biz pal Microsoft aside, unzips new Graph Search

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Has the share price dropped now that the announcement has been made.

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Bloke blasts Sprint for fingering his home as phone thieves' den

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Re: Attention all fanbois

Hs anyone checked under his bed?

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Another Apple retail chief crashes out the door

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Company

Spring Clean

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Amazon rainforest starts making phone calls

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And how many trees are there in the Amazon?

And how much does one of these things cost?

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Social networks give Australia a throat to choke

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If

If you put yourself out there, express opinions and make statements to the world you have to expect the consequences and if someone disagrees with you well, that's life I'm afraid.

I'd suggest schools give a lesson on social media and consequences.

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Empire says ‘primitive’ Earth not ready for Death Star

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When

When some weird tentacled thing turns up and demands humans hand themselves over to be eaten we will wish we'd built a Death Star.

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Microsoft to give free TV ad to top-voted Windows Phone 8 app

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Top Rated

The musical fart app sponsors Coronation Street..

Voters could have some fun on this one.

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Security audit finds dev OUTSOURCED his JOB to China to goof off at work

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Applauded

For initiative.

But it just shows how cheap it is to outsource, if he can outsource his job and still pay the rent.

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Korean boffins crack art of bendy batteries

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Useful

A bendy phone with vibrate accessory would have many many uses.

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China shoves Beidou intro tractors, trucks and buses

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I'm sure it will work both ways, so they can monitor movement of the population.

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NASA snaps pics of China's 'Airpocalypse' pollution disaster

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So much for the Kyoto Agreement on reducing pollution. In the UK we bend over backwards, increasing our costs, being taxed for so called green energy that has absolutely no effect worldwide.

The rest of the world sticks two fingers up at us.

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Live blog: Facebook's 'screw you' to Google revealed at last

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So

THE PRODUCT IS REALLY YOU!

Yes YOU are the product.

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UK falls behind in global graphene patent race

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Probably stole the research by hacking the computers of what were the leaders in the field.

Pesky Chinese hackers.

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Mysterious Facebook product plumps up shares on Wall Street

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Watch

Watch the drop when they realise what the product is.

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Latest Java patch is not enough, warns US gov: Axe plugins NOW

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The end of Java?

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RIM adds 15,000 new BlackBerry 10 apps in one weekend

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Re: 15,000 what kind?

Fart Apps but with different tones, loudness and duration.

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Satnav blunder sends Belgian granny 1,450km to Croatia

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There are many stupid people in the world.

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Hyperspeed travel looks wrong: Leicester students

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Did someone

Did someone actually explain to these students that Star Wars is a film and that artistic licence has been used?

Why haven't they been working on something more important?

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Siri, will Chrome's new speech features kill you?

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Strange

But Siri is the least used program on my iPhone since I asked what the latest Championship League tables were and it gave me the biography of Adolf Hitler.

These voice enables are a pure gimmick with very limited appeal.

Also when in company you look a pr*ck talking at your phone or computer, then getting angry because it just doesn't understand you.

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DoJ to Kim Dotcom: We never asked you to retain files

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Re: US Authorities

The D of J have spent the last year deleting all the evidence of their communications with Dot Com prior to them stealing his servers.

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China's Android users warned of giant botnet

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Not more malware on Android phones!

Got to be a Daily Mail news flash, or a troll by a fanbois.

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Titsup Windows Phone 8 orders user to cram 'boot disc' in mobe

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The next

The next lot of mobile phones circa 2013, will have even bigger screens so there will be an opportunity to install a disc drive in them. Problem solved.

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Hooking offshore wind farms into UK grid will HIKE bills, MPs warn

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Re: destruction

It when they got planning permission to stick them into the Irish Sea in an area the size of Devon and Cornwall that it all went mad. The maintainance costs appear to be outweighing the production of electricity.

Also the generators themselves, stuck out in the 'calm' Irish Sea have a lifespan of only 10 years.

A financial time bomb, in the short term the firms installing them make lots of money.

In the long term the Government ie taxpayer will have to pay to put it right.

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Zuck on that! Instagram loses HALF its hipsters in a month

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They're not leaving

They're not leaving because of copyright, they are leaving because it is just a short lived fad with some people.

'Hey I've got to join Instagram' they shout and a few months later 'just so boring to keep it up'.

Granted there will be a hardcore but face it, what's the point of it? Especially when it doesn't benefit you.

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Bubble baron treats Space Station crew to blowup model

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Carry On Camping

Will it have an integrated toilet, or will they have an attached portaloo?

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'Red October' has been spying on WORLD LEADERS for 5 years - researchers

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Spying?

Spying on Governments and politicians? It would be like trying to understand and make sense of the residents in a Californian Asylum for the criminally insane.

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Apple 'slashes iPhone 5 screen orders', tight-fisted fanbois blamed

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IPhone screen just not big enough

The problem with the iPhone 5 is that the screen was just not big enough.

It's the phones with the briefcase sized displays that are selling like hot cakes, people no longer want to be understated and sophisticated, instead they want to stand out from the crowd be gaudy and vulgar.

What better way than to pull out a 'massive'' and flash it round a darkened bar. The fashion for men with clothes that have map pockets and combat style trousers where a phone can be secreted halfway down your trouser leg in a pocket meant for ammunition just stokes the sales. Even though the closest they get to the Great Outdoors is crossing the road to get a sandwich. For women the choice is easier, they can carry the 'massive' in a massive handbag (note how little bags are not so 'in') even when wearing skinny jeans they remain connected.

The next generation of 5",6" and probably 7" phones may yet be developed, they probably won't sell well though, you'd look like such a pr*ck getting that out in a bar.

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Microsoft flings out emergency patch for Iatest gaping IE hole

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An

A patch to patch the patched patch.

I feel safer now.

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Twitter's Tweetdeck must 'file accounts or be struck off'

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I think HMRC will look at this and wonder why they continue with a business that has no value.....

Questions may be asked as to where the profit is?

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Biz barons jumpy over EU draft data protection reforms

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Re: Oh dear@ Yes Me

Bearded sandal wearing tree hugging Guardian reading Lib Dem voter?

I assume this because of your vitriolic accusatory, burn them at the stake outburst.

Mind you, you could be Spanish, Portuguese, Irish, Maltese, Greek safe in the knowledge that the Bank of Germany will keep you afloat during your occupation.

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The end

The end of pre-ticked boxes?

What will the Banks think?

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Cisco sued by East Carolina University

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Copyright?

Have they not got better things to do with their time?

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Brit robojet ‘Taranis’ set for Oz test flight

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Re: Prison drone

Sadly they export their dross back to the UK now, most living in the south of England.

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