42 posts • joined Tuesday 18th October 2011 21:06 GMT
So does this mean no more interstellar expressway through this sector?
Re: Out of the box
Do you really think that I will throw 800 dollars (average cost for a decently spec-ed laptop) to "try out" what everyone else + dog has labelled as complete fail?
No sir, with my limited resources, I'd rather sit out this one. And if it does not get any better in the subsequent releases, then Mac OS or one of the Linux distros it will be.
Re: What about the fish?
... so Apple and Samsung are sleeping with the fishes?
" Indeed, the London cabbies fought against minicab regulation as they had the (often justified) fear that it would, er, drive customers away from licensed minicabs and into their vehicles instead."
RIP Sunil Tripathi.
Is this a part of Tim Cook's retirement planning?
Re: apple v the French
Listen very carefully, I shall say 'zis only once...
Upvoted AC@22:00 for reminding me of 'Allo 'Allo.
Re: You think that's fun...try this!
The secret to trolling - keep it short and inflammatory.
Unlike yours which was overly long and stupid.
Re: Leave it to the Register to print a story that can at once put me off both sex and violence!!!
I take it you haven't seen Machete...
There was a demonstration of similar storage skills early into the movie, which had exactly the opposite effect than what you mentioned!
... page Fox Mulder.
Can believe no one used the alien icon yet. There, corrected that.
Re: I just hope...
> Bruce Willis is an old man now
If Bruce is too old, then perhaps Joseph Gordon-Levitt can stand in for him?
... End up paying a lot of lawyers a lot of money
That was excellent advice from Ed Colligan.
Unfortunate that Apple never paid heed to it... not for the lawyers, of course.
Re: Friday 13th
As the world+dog tries to decide if the asteroid is big enough, Bruce waits patiently at the space center.
Bruce: "Make up your minds, m*********"
Rectangle with rounded corners!
Icon: Off to find a patent lawyer
> If a friend posts a newspaper article to Facebook about a government minister who’s been caught embezzling millions, does a like mean “I like it when government ministers embezzle millions,” or does it mean “I like it when government ministers who’ve embezzled millions are exposed in newspaper articles”?
BEST. LINE. EVER!!!!
Simply because St Jobs decreed that only iThings made by Apple could have rounded corners. Not even a... well, never mind.
It does charge, I tell ya...
The only that gets charged when I shake my NFC enabled Android, is my bank account
Re: HELLO? HELLO? YES, I'M ON THE PLANE!
It is funny how irritating screaming/crying babies can be on an aeroplane unless the critter in question is your progeny.
Re: But are they any good at it?
Or a more acceptable skin color. Come on it is okay to accept your real issues.
Re: I've been wondering about this dark matter stuff
> so much of 'stuff' is symmetric in the universe - electrons - protons, upspin - downspin, wave-particle duality all the mesons, baryons, bosons and other stuff that all have counterpart particles...
You mean like Yin and Yang, good and evil, life and death, Dumb and Dumber...
Re: But what about the cat?
> Ah, but can one cat simultaneously exit two bags in two different rooms?
That, you have ask Herr Heisenberg.
Could you click that link? Pretty please?
Re: What's this "ad" stuff people keep talking about?
> The web has no ads.
> What is your post then?
First having to apologize for shoddy software , then having to apologize for lying... what a sorry bunch!
> or it didn't register that "The Register" was referring to "the Register of Copyrights
Reminds me of Sir Humphrey Appleby
Re: Technical Doublespeak
> Feeding aerial photos into an algorithm, its engineers used computer vision techniques to render shapes of the building.
> not really that much of a technological breakthrough...
Of course the way they said it, it sure sounds like one :)
> "... sea level rises just aren't that big a worry, over say the next century anyway"
... by which time most of the current generation would be long dead anyway. Mine's the one with the keys of the gas guzzler.
Fifth Element and Armageddon
If only Bruce Willis had been around that time, he would have stopped that planet from crashing into our rock. For documented evidence of his previous exploits, see message title.
Now don't tell me that this is *not* related to the 2012 Mayan thingy.
Re: Killer feature
@HMB: Which fix, please?
... for people to start wailing about why UK continues to provide assistance to India when there are 46 million Indians wasting time on Facebook.
From trial of the century that was to decide the fate of Open Source, to the anti-climax of the century? So the verdict boils down to: "We think we know you stole, but we think its not what we thought you stole" ?
Oh well, there's probably time for a quick trip to the neighborhood cafe, before they make up their minds on this one.
Re: s/at least four years now/forever/
And what 'bout the Solaris blocker?
New business model?
At serious risk of becoming extinct in the mobile market, is this a new path that Nokia is trying to chart? Coming up next: A Nokia SLR (with an optional attachment to make phone calls)!
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- That Microsoft-Nokia merger you've been predicting? It's no go