794 posts • joined Wednesday 7th December 2011 18:48 GMT
Beards and masculinity go together because women generally can't grow beards. Some nations have a corporate culture that frowns upon facial hair but these are generally nations that are run by sexually repressed religious nut bags.
And anyone saying facial hair is unhygienic is just butt hurt that they can't grow a beard.
Re: Beards are Best?
Yeah, if you eat like a pig. For people who eat like humans it's not an issue.
Re: Maybe they just don't want to!
I worked at a company where the majority of employees (and managers) where women and IT was very much a man's department with the exception of the IT director. There could possibly be a more woman friendly company and they still opted to avoid IT both internal and external applicants.
I'm sure sexism plays a part in area like Silicon Valley where you have a bunch of 20 year old guys in a company but that is not the vast majority of IT work and I suspect any reasonable human understands that. I suspect women just aren't attracted to it.
Who can blame them? I question why guys want to work on a IT help desk or even as a Db admin. The only attractive job imo is programming and while I enjoy it the job can be unnecessarily stressful and unrewarding in some companies.
Re: forced obsolescence, Apple douchebaggery
I know, I'm hoghly upset the latest copy of OSX doesn't run on my early 90's mac. They just don't care.
Duh, it's hard to do real work on a touch screen just like it's hard to play games on a touch screen. It's a poor interface for a lot of things but no one wants to admit it.
Depends if they're necessary patents or not. If its not then they can get away with charging more because you don't need it. If everyone needs it then you get a smaller chunk per company but probably make more over all.
I'm glad they're attempting to secure their device but it does make google look like complete hypocrites given the way they install chrome is done to by pass windows restrictions. I guess it's only acceptable when they do it.
Re: So we know who the replacement for Anna Leach is
I think the register hires people that aspire to become daily mail writers. Can't call them journalists, that'd be a lie.
They should have told people to suck it up on dividends and put the money to better use.
What did people expect?
You're supposed to pay sales tax already. No one wants to report it, they're shopping online more so they will come after you. They're not going to just give up the majority of their sales tax income.
Re: Several problems however.
It's google's problem because they built a very insecure way of adding other sources. The problem is already solved. You do it like a package managed and only allow sources you've added.
If I had to guess google didn't want to that because they can appear open while at the same time scaring most people into staying with them. If my guess is wrong, I'd like them to explain why they've implemented it so poorly and require me to make my phone vulnerable to anything just to use one credible source of my choice.
Re: I'm confused...
You can give it away for free. A change in habits or accounts isn't enough to prove anything.
So how much do you get paid to spout such rubbish? If you're having to jump through hoops that's more a sign of your mental capacity.
A 3 year old android phone simply will not out perform any reasonably priced current release tablet. If you're going to say something so stupid then back it up with proof.
Re: Cure worse than disease
It's rates as one of the worst at catching problems. What did you expect from a freebie that generates no revenue?
It's nice having a phone whose ecosystem isn't a complete cock-up because it means having iplayer for years and it just works.
Makes me want to buy a chromebook so I can make it exciting and lose access to everything.
Re: Smartphones are for yesterday's cool kids.
I'd argue they still do why else wear pita contacts or risk laser eye surgery?
Nice work on try make it look like some sort payback in and on going feud. Chrome isn't part of WebKit so any component developer would remove the unused code.
Re: Wow so he knew about all the chip roadmaps.....
So he was a designer but designed nothing? That's some great logic there. Are you 10 years old?
Maybe no one cares about playboy
Nothing stops you from view porn on the web with an iPhone and surely it benefits playboy to make one mobile site that both android and iOS and whoever else can use rather than a bunch of custom apps to support. If they have that already then maybe they're finding it hard to accept a lot of young people find it too tame.
Isn't this what the reg implemented awhile ago? Seems a bit hypocritical to have a go a Facebook for something you're doing already.
Re: That'll upset the Apple Cart(el)
They don't providing you're not so stupid to assume you should go through some random installer asking for your root password.
Re: "Windows" Adware?
It pops up an installer and requires the root password. Anyone dumb enough to accept all that from some mysterious program is beyond help.
Samsung galaxy 3S
It's rubbish and with talk of the features being back port to the galaxy 3 that means it has even fewer new features.
The only thing working in Samsung's favour is the high dissatisfaction android owners have means they'll upgrade more often.
Google supposedly hires the smartest people in their field and yet they happen to make a school boy error that results in getting too much data? I don't buy it and they're probably protecting the engineer knowing if they drop him in it then he'll drop them in it.
Re: What to do next
So encryption is a bad thing?
Mint: the ultimate Linux hipster dist.
I like Ubuntu and you can ditch unity if you want but I can't see the reason to hate. Just use the distro if your choice and move on.
Re: Rats, sinking ship, mountains of unsold iPhones...
Can you back that up with a link that isn't some questionable blog full of bullshit?
Secondly if you knew what you were talking about, he isn't jumping ship. He left in the 80's and has been a venture capitalist for ages. They only mention apple because people care about apple but no one cares about Motorola, especially now that google is killing it.
Re: So let me get this straight
You can install Linux on a MacBook too with no problems. That's not really an added benefit to the pixel.
It's handicapped in that it seems to still lack a lot of software like developer tools and no matter what google says it will be gimped without the net so it's an overpriced POS, imo.
Re: I've been trying it.
I suspect it's apple's own like preview on OS X.
Firefox isn't bad with memory at all these days. There are program's that change that one of which is the popular Adblock but that's not Mozilla's problem.
Re: WebKit alone
You can just fix WebKit in android or even your desktop. The vast majority have to wait for a release. Secondly they all still use different JS engines so using WebKit does nothing for the JS incompatibilities.
Re: WebKit alone
Assuming everything being WebKit makes life easier is just dumb.
Re: Chromebooks are turds
Apple didn't invent gift cards and not everyone (like kids) have credit cards which is why gift cards still have value.
Re: Now if you could replace the onboard OS on a Chromebook...
It makes people think your product is more popular than it is if it's never in stock. But everyone should know android people are actually going for Samsung so the nexus can't be that popular.
Chromebooks are turds
If people didn't want net books why would they want a net book with less application compatibility than Linux even and one that barely works without a net connection? Putting it in a shop doesn't change the fact it sucks.
You know jboss runs on macs. You should mention Apple in the heading of the jboss submission too. Let the world know how big your erection is for Apple.
Re: Don't Apple have more products than last year too
I'm sure they're wishing they're like HTC or all the other broke ass android sellers.
Chavs use android because you can only afford a budget turd on benefits.
The advantage apple has is they provide developers superior support and don't break things between versions like google. Which is important since you practically have to suck a whole bag of knobs to get an update for android.
Even google's own apps apparently rely on 3rd party solutions to handle their breaks. It's a shoddy platform that offers tesco value tools for developers. You get what you pay for and if you want to make money don't try doing things on the cheap.
No good reason to be on 6 anyway. Quit writing crap.
You mean like they did with the wii?
Mobile gaming is a joke
Why do they insist on comparing the 3DS to mobiles? Why should Nintendo get into a market where they'd have to sell games significantly cheaper and sell fewer units?
In case these people haven't realised most mobile owners don't use it as a games device. Angry birds is the best selling game by far and that's still only owned by maybe 5% of the phones out there.
Mobile are poor for controlling games so its just not a good device for gaming which is why Nintendo did so well with the DS and the 3DS looks like it may out perform the DS.
Re: Mac sales decline is the problem
You think chromebooks are the hot thing now? What planet do live on because that's not reality for earth where most people realise chromebooks are shit.