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* Posts by LarsG

2105 posts • joined 4 Oct 2011

HTC staring down the barrel of a US sales ban after Nokia's patent coup

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Who owns you baby

Who owns you now?

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Circling the RIM: BB10 becomes chamber of horrors for BlackBerry

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Decline

Because everyone wanted an Apple.

Ok and some wanted an Android as well.

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F-16 fighter converted to drone

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Re: By the time kids today are old enough to be pilots

I have a pilots licence, it is obvious that you do not, so believe me when I say human interaction is still necessary in the sky rather than from an armchair.

Situational awareness can never be inputted in code.

Plonker.

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China ready to unblock access to Facebook, Twitter et al

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Entrapment

Won't stop them from monitoring you, it's a form of natural selection, make a comment get arrested.

One down 100,000,000 to go...

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Firms fined $350,000 after yogurt sting uncovers review rigging

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Re: Just a drop in the ocean

I get on average 25 emails a week proporting to offer SEO all promising a first place. It is a plague and no I have not succumbed to it.

The problem is businesses that play fair don't succeed.......

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Austerity BITES: Greece ends extra hols for civil servants forced to use hated COMPUTERS

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Re: Bankrupt - No wonder

Greek Islands and Greek mainland.....

They no longer exist, it's now the. German Islands and German mainland of Greece.

Long Live Merkel.... Our New Leader.

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Re: Oh, the irony

The. Greeks are still complaining, even after their debts have been paid off by someone else?

Though I do have a little sympathy, they do have to bow down to their new Masters, the Germans, I shudder to think that could have been us if Gordon Brown had stayed around.

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It's official: Firm numbers show firm global lead of pricey iPhone 5s

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@Andy Prough

@Andy Prough

He comes out with stuff doesn't he, the problem is what he says makes him look rather intellectually challenged, I do love it when people search through the 'Famous Quotes' book to try and make themselves look clever.

Instead he makes it contrived.

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If only

If only All people supported their own countries businesses as well as the Americans do, instead of selling out to foreigners.......

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Microsoft: Surface is DEAD. Long live the Surface 2!

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Re: Sounds like some improvements...

Wouldn't it be good if people started to buy the product?

Is it an overpriced tablet? Or an expensive small laptop?

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Chaos Computer Club: iPhone 5S finger-sniffer COMPROMISED

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Re: At least with a swipe pattern @MrXavia

"I wear non-latex gloves when in public "

You kinky devil you!

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Perspective please

Ok so as you get mugged the dirty little thief will insist on taking a high resolution picture of your fingerprints then head home and produce a latex copy of them to break the security on your phone?

Put it into perspective please.

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Want FREE BEER for the rest of your life?

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Walter Mitty or Baron Munchausen?

You decide.

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Steve Jobs' boyhood home may become protected historical shrine

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They don't

They don't have many historical places in the USA, they tend to be more recent.

We have the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Winsor, Edinburgh, York and 10 million other historical sites of interest...

The USA has Steve Jobs boyhood home?

Maybe they could put a blue plaque on it.....

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How I hacked SIM cards with a single text - and the networks DON'T CARE

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Re: It'll get fixed.. Nope

NSA backdoor....

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New iPhone sells out, millions in hands of lucky fans, Cook cock a hoop ...

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So much for the talk of failure

I ordered mine online at 4 minutes past midnight and will have to wait until next week.

Yes Fandroids may scoff and find fault, but the bottom line is people want to buy these phones.

This is not about shipping phones to a shop, Samsung I'm talking about you, this is actual sales.

As for iOS 7....

200 million people can't be wrong can they?

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No luck at all for BlackBerry as Messenger apps launch stalls

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Another nail in the coffin I think, probably didn't pay their electricity or phone bills.......

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Apple iOS 7 remote wipe: Can it defeat the evil scrumper scourge?

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Quite recently

Someone I know was waving an iphone 5 around, commenting, I asked if he had just bought it.

He replied he had and that it only cost him £30.

It transpired a visitor to his premises had offered it to him along with a blackberry and new Nokia, he bought all three for £30. The visitor, a taxi driver had quite a business.

He passed the other two on. However the iPhone was password locked so he phoned Apple for an activation code claiming he had forgotten his account details. In his own words, "when you phone Apple and talk to someone who sounds sharp and awake, put the phone down, try again until you hear someone who sounds like he couldn't care less, then ask for the code."

It took him less than 15 minutes to activate a lost/stolen phone.

I wonder if this can be used on the 5S

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Deep inside the iPhone 5s lurk a few surprises

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Battery life

My perception on battery life with an iPhone 5, holds charge well at first but once down to 80% it depletes more quickly.

Average power consumption before the upgrade would leave me with 63%

Average power consumption after upgrade leaves me with 53% and that is on a quiet day.

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Nokia Lumia 1020: It's an imaging BEAST... and it makes calls too

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Re: Seriously...

They bitch and whine about everything actually.....

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Fanbois shun 'crappy plastic' iPhone 5C

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@Sorry that handle is already taken

"I suspect Google will want to know about that!"

Google already know ...........

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it ... Win Phone 8? No, it's APPLE'S iOS 7

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Jobs Comforter

Crikey, reading this review article has made me want to comit suicide, Tony Smith is really nit picking to find fault, if that's all there is it's actually not bad is it.

The tone of the article is sooooo depressing that I am about to cut my wrists.

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Korean stealth-scraper plans will turn 450 metre tower INVISIBLE

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Re: The reason invisibility only lasts for 30 mins

No no, the Koreans have invented a product call 'bird free', a gel that appears to them as a ball of fire so they avoid roosting. It's now being used by many councils in the UK as an alternative to bird spikes.

Unfortunately, to us the product looks like yellow custard.....

I assume that when covered in this it will blend in with the yellow of the sunset.

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Leaked docs: NSA 'Follow the money' team slurped BANK records, CREDIT CARD data

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Re: Here we go again.

And we can do nothing about it........

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Everyone's waving their 5-inchers: BlackBerry outs new supersized Z30

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Re: Good. But slow.

And still no one buys them

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Official crackdown on Apple fanboi 'shanty town' ahead of London iPhone launch

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I'm glad they have so much time on their hands

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Life … moves … in … slow … motion … for … little … critters … like … flies

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Re: Which explains why it's so darned hard to swat a fly

Why swat when you can poison them and watch them die slowly?

Mmmmmmm

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'Honker Union' sniffs 270 hacktivism targets

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'Honker Union'

Couldn't they have found a more manly moniker?

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THE TRUTH about beaver arse milk in your cakes: There's nothing vanilla about vanilla

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Come on

Where the hell do you find a beaver to get its arse juice?

Damn that is so perverted, this will surely be banned as was the use of hamsters and toilet rolls by EU directive 234/45.ARS3/Y0R-UP/342-2

Has anyone asked the beavers for their opinion?

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Microsoft puts something hard and sensitive in your pocket

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But still no one buys them?

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Peak Apple: Has ANYONE at all ordered a new iPhone 5c?

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Re: Fury

'Good god you're a thick trolling cunt. Kindly fuck off.'

Says everything there is to say about the state of the education system.

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Microsoft relents: 'Go ahead, install Windows 8.1 on clean PCs'

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How

How can something as simple as an upgrade or new installation be made as difficult or as complicated as this?

Ah, when Microsoft is involved.

Lets see now, how complicated or difficult will it be to upgrade to iOS 7 or Mavericks?

Wonder ow much it will cost me?

Will I lose folders or have to reinstall?

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China's 'Big Vs' disown selves online to avoid new gossip laws

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Oh dear

Crikey, if this were to happen here we'd all be jailed for gossiping,

Have you heard Apple might release a retina screen ipad mini.........

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Study finds fraudsters foist one-third of all Tor traffic

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Will not be long

Will not be long before ISP's are forced to ban its use.......

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Former! Android! Open! Source! Boss! Takes! Job! At! Yahoo!

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Must slant ! Must slant !

Noooooooooooooooo ! Stupid iPad

!!!!!!!!! ¡¡¡¡ nope

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Anti-drone bods haul MoD to court over SECRET KILLER ROBOTS

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Definitely in the public interest.

Can be done without breaching official secrets act.

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Chap unrolls 'USB condom' to protect against viruses

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Now this is a clever idea!

I'm surprised that other cable manufacturers haven't started to produce charging only cables for travel, with a new cable standard, maybe in Day Glo green. Hope he has a patent though this seems unlikely.

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Australian pub to serve beers for bitcoin

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'Getting in early' with Bitcoins?

I think he has missed the boat, Governments around the world are begining to put curbs on or take ownership of it.

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Bother! Breakdown busts bloke's bold boffin-blasted briny boat balloon bid

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Don't believe for one minute he was serious about the attempt, maybe just looking for the publicity, I mean would a sane person attempt a crossing just at the time when the weather is becoming so changeable across the Atlantic?

With such a tiny open boat it would have been almost suicide.

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In MASSIVE surprise, world+dog discovers Nokia checked out Android

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Mistakes

Nokia, once the leaders made mistakes years ago, holding on to Symbian for too long then bottling it with Meego and failing to jump on the Android band wagon.

Now part of he 'empire' innovation will be stifled by the needs of MS.

Independence turned to dependence. How sad this has been for the maker of the worlds most iconic phone ever, the 8210.

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Microsoft mocks Apple and new iPhones in vids it quickly pulls

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I wonder who authorised the videos?

That usually comes from the top doesn't it, so a parting shot from Ballmer perhaps, before he starts his new job as a warm up act to Michael McIntyre?

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Senator halts Google's taxpayer-subsidized executive jet fuel deal

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Look

Be realistic, there is a bit of give and take here....

The Government Gives, Google Takes...

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Nokia's 41Mp Lumia 1020 'launches' in UK - but hoi polloi must wait

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You could buy a very decent compact camera for a lot less.

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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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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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