421 posts • joined 20 Mar 2012
Re: To counter sniper bids
Why do you need to counter sniping? The highest bid wins, whether it's placed a second or a week before the listing ends. If a bidder is worried he'll get sniped he should just bid some more, so it's less likely that a snipe will beat his bid.
I had a freeware app to do that in Windows 95, but MSFT has become so out-of-touch with the real world I suppose we shouldn't be surprised that they think its an attention-worthy innovation.
Re: It's completely backwards half arsed system
You may have missed how popular virtualization and cross-platform frameworks have become of late.
Re: Yeah, the average user will know how do this
If the average user is capable of searching for the phrase"XOR two files" then he'll find the first Google hit leads to a free utility to XOR two files together. All he then has to do is XOR the file with known content and its encrypted version, to produce a key file that can be used to unlock all the other encrypted files.
Re: Irish virus of a couple of years back
Rather more than a couple of years, I think.
Maybe someone will develop a way to attach a thin sapphire glass face onto a tougher base, resulting in excellent scratch resistance and good toughness too.
Re: A tradesman who doesn't have to reach into his pocket ...
People who do physical work often don't wear wrist watches because they get in the way or they get damaged too easily.
Re: 'THE' number one office/productivity suite
Actually the number one proprietary file format lock-in, but things are changing and people (companies, governments) are increasingly requiring open document standards (and not that ODF mess that MSFT churned out a while back).
Re: I built my own cable...
So you've over engineered the cable and it's stressing the connectors - the socket will likely get ripped off the PCB.
re: hundreds of tonnes of some sort of liquid
They dispose of much of that liquid before they arrive at their destination, and landing is a somewhat delicate procedure too.
Re: I've said this quite a few times on here
It's the one that doesn't know how to spell shill.
Re: big blue E
"Big Blue" is already taken.
Re: "on a mobile device"
Addresses are translated by the flash controller, this is transparent to the OS. AIUI you'd need to reflash the firmware or replace the controller chip to gain access to the raw storage, although it's possible that there's an "engineering mode" the manufacturers aren't telling us about.
Re: ring and get us put back on the open register
Why would they bother when they already have your details?
Re: You can hardly expect them to use their own phones.
It wouldn't be hard to automate a system whereby the office calls the recipient shortly before the driver arrives, and could improve the efficiency of the service considerably, especially if the recipient could choose at that time to have a delivery left somewhere, or returned to the depot for collection or redelivery.
As you have to be running Chrome to use the feature (at least until Mozilla release their version) it's a bit late to try to block its installation.
Re: why do they list the crippled Truecrypt 7.2 version
Because that's the latest official and unadulterated version. It's also totally atypical, as anyone familiar with the circumstances will, I am sure, agree.
Re: the Camel is ill suited
It's done rather well in Australia, I hear.
Re: Earth has them too ... "sailing stones"
Except the sailing stones slide across very flat ground, while the Martian rock has clearly tumbled down a slope.
Re: But why The random Capitalization?
Because German speakers (writers) do that?
Re: must go home first and get a bunch of CD
No need - I have a few here, in the case of my CD Walkman.
Re: I would be very surprised if they cut different metal
Swapping the camshaft for a torquier one won't take much retooling.
Re: I suppose I will be dragging next time
I doubt it's heavy enough to be much of a tow car.
Re: the design chaps did do the maths
Including the loading on those bearings?
Re: how was this accomplished
Websites got more hits from XP users. Quite possibly some of the users had just heard about XP going EOL and had fired up their machines to order a nice new (old stock) Surface Pro, which some sites are knocking out at half the launch price.
Re: If it can fool > 30% of developers, I'll definitely sit up and take note.
Are you including VB devs in that?
Re: here's a much more capable device
No Ethernet, 3.3V only, so in at least two respects it's somewhat less capable.
Re: smaller size of electronics means smaller satellites
Except smaller semiconductor fabrication leads to increased sensitivity to radiation, requiring more shielding.
I think you may be misinterpreting what he wrote - everyone mostly makes that "leap of faith" that the software they use, whether open or closed source, and attributed to known or unknown sources, isn't maliciously intentioned.
Re: Symantec WILL NOT SELL TO END USERS.
Fortunately there's GnuPG, which states "Current versions of PGP are interoperable with GnuPG and other OpenPGP-compliant systems."
Re: uninstall everything that I didn't want
Does it let you uninstall Windows? Because that's what I'd want.
Re: You meant systemd there, not systems.
Perhaps you should have hit "Send corrections" rather than "Post your comment" ...
Re: peruse the freetard's favourite encyclopaedia
While you should consult a French/English dictionary, which would reveal that "rein" means kidney.
My usual response to that sort of thing is "Fuck0ffV1sa/Yah00/wh0ever", which is not only memorable but also heartfelt.
Re: been too busy...
There's now a little "password update" link at the top of the My eBay page which leads to a short blurb which in turn links to info.ebayinc.com - the first "Update: Wednesday, May 21, 2014" on that page is a press release, which probably explains why users first found out about this sorry state in the papers. Granted it may have been the best way to get maximum coverage quickly, as many users may not go online every day, but it does look like eBay cares more about PR than actual customers.
Re: heaps of suits are doing network diagrams
Who said anything about network diagrams? Visio does a whole load of organisational and business process diagrams, project management and other stuff too, you know?
Notifying the user that he has a problem isn't really "powerless", is it? Because the user can then try to remove the malware, which leaves him better off than when he didn't know he had a problem.
Re: the 500L MPV is a mockery of the 1950s 500
Rather like the "new" Mini. Possibly more useful than the original, but a lot less fun.
Re: a challenge from the SORKS
That would be "a challenge from the SOUKS".
That's a "The Book of Mormon" (by the South Park guys) reference, apparently.
I wonder how much influence publicity, about their attempts to bully other game developers, has had.
Re: Wales is still pretty small
Yes, but not tiny - Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino are tiny.
Re: So be proud
Slightly odd that the land of Lego apparently approves of a site that carries so much Playmobil content. Why call Denmark "tiny" when it's twice the area and population of Wales?
"Film" is so last century.
Is it not?
Re: not something a user can do anything about
Users can check whether any server they have an account on has been vulnerable, and change their passwords in case they've been compromised.
Re: It isn't doing the latter, so get over it.
That's odd, because I just installed it and it calls itself
Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP (KB2964358)
which looks rather like support for Windows XP to me.
In fact if you look at the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary they still seem to be supporting Internet Explorer 6, and we know how much they like that.
The molten metal doesn't chase the wax out
The mould is heated in an oven to melt the wax out before casting.
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