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2011 posts • joined 4 Oct 2011

Microsoft announces iPad amnesty for fanbois

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Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha... Got to be April 1st..... No?

Seriously, Apple will make a similar offer I'm sure an offer a £1 trade in for every Surface, and that's DOUBLE what you'd get on eBay.

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Zuck off, Zuck: Brit duo's JustDelete.Me nukes clingy web accounts

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It works really wel.............

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Flying in the US? Remember to leave your hand grenades at home

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Re: In checked baggage

M7 bayonet, check

M67 fragmentation grenade, check

M84 stun grenade, check

M11 pistol, check

P11 underwater pistol, check

M16A4, check

M590 shotgun, check

M72/A2, check

M19 mine, check

Please proceed to the boarding gate and thank you for flying American..............

The M1A1 Abrams will have to go in the hold Sir, enjoy your flight.

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European Commission plans net neutrality push

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Now this is an enlightened commitment.

I'm sure there will be some who don't like the idea.

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New iPhones: C certainly DOESN'T stand for 'Cheap'

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Re: Colours

@PipV

Let them try and be damned.

I will teach them proper English!

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Colours

I have just realised.....

The 'cheap phones' are not aimed at tech minded El Reg readers...

They are aimed at Girlfriends, Wives and Daughters....

My daughter aged 4 saw the pink one and said, 'daddy I WANT that for Christmas!' I asked why and her answer 'its PINK.'

Just you wait and see, it will be a GIRLY best seller, easy to use, works out of the box, simple, all female celebs will be carrying them.

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Apple seeds Golden Master iOS 7 to devs, calls Sep 18 ship date

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Freebie

Freebie Pages......

Most people have already paid for them, only new buyers will benefit from this so does it mean those existing customers who buy a new phone and have the productivity suites will get a credit or their money back?

Not that great a deal is it?

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Apple quietly revives iPhone charging and syncing docks

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No good

If you use a case, if you don't use a case it gets scratched.

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Apple's no-news Beijing event leaves it adrift in China

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I'd be surprised if the share price doesn't plummet a little.

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Opera unveils iPad-only browser

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iOS 6?

They better get a move on because iOS 7 is already on the way.

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Jail time promised for false tweets in China

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Damned if you tell the truth, damned if you get it wrong.

A perfect system to oppress free speech.

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BAN THIS SICK FILCH: Which? demands end to £1.50-per-min 'help' lines

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Especially

after navigating through 11 different 'press 1' or press '6' then they keep you on hold and play naff music for 20 minutes and while you are on hold, reminding you that your call is important to them, they are busy but you are in a queue and will be answered shortly, or you might want to email instead.

Of course your call is important to them..... You are giving them free money.

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Put down the (cod)piece and step away: Artist cuffed after sculpture cockup

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Re: Not too lethal

Unless you go for a head shot?

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Indian spooks snooping without ISP knowledge

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Indian Spooks?

British Spooks?

USA Spooks?

China Spooks?

Russian Spooks?

Find me one that isn't spying without ISP's knowledge.....

Actually we all know they are spying with or without permission, I think ISP's know this as well.

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UK investor throws £14.8m at firm that makes UNFORGEABLE 2-cent labels

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Re: Impossible to forge?

So were bank notes, but they are still forged.

Anything can be forged it just depends on how good it is.

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Canadian family gives up modern tech to live like it's 1986

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Re: iPhone and iPad?

Didn't get Lego till you were 6, gosh you must have been deprived.

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US intelligence: Snowden's latest leaks 'road map' for adversaries

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Control is power.

The world has sleep walked into this sh*t but now we are starting to wake up.

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Hands on: Panasonic bakes a 20-INCH tablet for big biz to swallow

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Would need a man bag

A fu*king big one.

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Crack open those wallets: Microsoft is raising software prices AGAIN

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Got to make up the deficit, the losses will always be borne by the customers.....

Don't think Microsoft sees you as anything other than a cash cow.

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Yahoo! Comes! Clean! On! Global! Government! Data! Requests!

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Re: Informal and Formal

Yeah and the rest baby!

If you aren't the kind of person to wear a tinfoil hat now is the time to take stock and have a rethink.

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New! Yahoo! logo! shows! Marissa! Meyer's! personal! touch!

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Sorry but the tilting exclamation mark just annoys me.

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Facebook postpones privacy putsch: report

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Meh

To put right the errors you mean, especially the assumption that a facebook users will agree to and terms and conditions the Zuck makes up?

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Boffinry breakthrough OF THE DECADE: Teens 'influenced' by friends

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Holmes

Influenced

Who would have thought it? Never happen to me.

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Samsung stakes claim to smartwatch market with Galaxy Gear

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How much!

That much for a dated looking LCD watch that has limited functionality? Have to charge it everyday? Now that is practical easpecially considering my watch never needs a battery and never needs charging.

I think that it's only use is to save you looking a fool holding a 7" screen phone to your ear shouting "Hello, HELLOOOOOO..."

Those foolish enough to buy them wil find they end up in some bottom draw, forgotten.

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Windows 8.1 to freeze out small business apps

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Re: The message isn't clear enough yet?

Ballmer is leaving, things will change.

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Panasonic to build Toughbook-style smartphone

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Strange that the BBC technology pages are claiming Panasonic are to withdraw from making smart phones?

Didn't know they still made them?

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Kim Dotcom quits Mega to head new political party, fight extradition

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Meh

Not a citizen

But nutty as a fruit cake. You have got to love him for it!

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Three used cheap deal to lure me into buying expensive slab, chap tells ASA

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Too

Too good to be true?

It usually is.

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Furious Frenchies tell Apple to bubble off: Bling iPhone isn't 'champagne'

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Meh

Next thing is the Green Party copyright the colour Green, MUFC will copyright Red, Blue will copyright Blue, Goldman Sachs Gold etc etc.

Also I remember a number of cars use the colour, Dylux paint, need I say more?

I could understand the surrender monkey anger if the iPhone was an alcoholic drink but it isn't.

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Vietnam crimps online freedom of speech with 'Decree 72'

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Meh

Knee Jerk

Knee Jerk reaction after finding out that the NSA has its fingers in every pie.

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South Carolina couple cop cuffing for shed shag

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IT Angle

But the door was closed? Or was it a little noisy?

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Microsoft buys Nokia's mobile business

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The new Blackberry.....

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Facebook strips away a bit more of your privacy – but won't say why

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Re: Hang on...

They are just trying it on, throw enough sh*t and some will stick.

As to that being a valid term, it is not, unless the parent or guardian specifically signs a document agreeing to this, a bit like acting as a guarantor on a loan.

No court in the EU would agree to this term, also unlikely in the US, but for the canny speculator it might be a good earner. Class Actions, here they come.......

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Cognitive Networks to bring creepy awareness to LG's smart TVs

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Meh

The problem

With smart TV's is that they are not.

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'World's worst director' plans Snowden-inspired movie comedy

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Meh

I've seen worse films than Postal and Blood Rayne, 'Boxing Helena' for a start!

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Finally it happens: MAN BITES DOG - after stabbing himself

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Meh

Under the influence? I thought this was the expected common behaviour of the average American berserker, except in this case and unusually he was not armed with an assault rifle.

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Boffins follow TOR breadcrumbs to identify users

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Anonymity

Did anyone really think that anonymity Tor could be guaranteed?

With the resources Governments have it is a given that they can see what you are upto on any day of the week.

As Tor is based and originated in America don't you think they would have allowed it if they couldn't crack it?

They just want you to have a false sense of security because it makes it easier for them to get you.

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'Kim Jong-un executes nork-baring ex and pals for love polygon skin flick'

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Re: LarsG Propaganda@Matt Bryant

Me socialist!

That made me smile.

As to being a blinkered socialist, I served my time in the 'protection' of my country, and having been witness to several conflicts at the whim of politicians fancies I am glad I no longer have to be part of it.

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Propaganda

Lets be honest about this, an escapee tells all playing right into the hands of those that want to discredit a nutty regime, it's exactly what they want to hear..

While the North Korean regime is pretty bonkers and on the verge of insanity I struggle to 'believe' everything reported is the complete truth. After the way the US and the UK lied about Iraq and weapons of mass destruction, and now the reports of alleged chemical weapons in Syria which appears the trigger for intervention by the West, unless I see it myself I am reluctant to believe it, especially after seeing that Tony Blair is rattling his sabre against Syria trying to start a Holy War.

The peace envoy for the Middle East advocating War?

I will take nothing at face value ever again.

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Fandroids blow $200,000 on secret PANIC BUTTON for their smartmobes

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Re: Very clever

Headphone sockets will be a thing of the past in the next few years. Once eliminated phones can be made thinner. If you have put money into this, think again.

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China: Forget running water, bumpkins. Have some lovely broadband

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Easier to put up mobile towers than it is to lay water pipes.

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Facebook scammers raking in $200 MEEELLION in illicit profits

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The spammers are usually 'legitimate' companies using celebs to try and entice you into buy goods.

'Oh, my BMW is the best car ever'

'You have just got to try this new face cream'

Etc

Etc

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Private UK torrent site closes, citing 'hostile climate'

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No, they have definitely been threatened and told to keep their mouths shut about it.

And so it begins.

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NSA: NOBODY could stop Snowden – he was A SYSADMIN

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On a Scale of 1-10?

What he spilled the beans on was maybe 2-3 on a scale of 1-10.

The real stuff, the 10 on a scale of 1-10 is never put onto a computer, it's the stuff that is never recorded, never talked about and never minuted in the meetings.

Don't kid yourself that Snowden is that important, he is an embarrassment and and irritation but would never have had access to the real subterfuge that goes on in Government.

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Apple tops target list for litigious patent trolls

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Re: Aiming at the cash

Yes it is always better to sue those with the most cash in the bank, there's no point in going for those who have none is there?

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Selfie twerks its way into the dictionary

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Fad language

Here today, gone tomorrow.

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Kiwis (finally) confirm software ban under new patent law

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Meh

New Zealand Legal system seems to have the balls that other legal systems lack, but this is probably just a Government exercise to save money.

Unfortunately the patent trolls will just head off to the US for their fun.

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Huawei Ascend P6: Skinny smartphone that's not just bare bones

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Just like certain car brands

Kia and Hyundai make pretty reasonable cars and offer them with huge mileage warranties but still people opt for better know brands eventhough the product is not as good.

This is a good start for the phone maker and I am sure it will get better, but it's not quite the bragging brand people need.

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Air mattress blast blows German man across room

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Meh

Like the

Like the German who destroyed a wasps nest in his loft with a blow torch......

And burnt his house down.

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