439 posts • joined 20 Mar 2012
Re: JBL rig is SO much more natural
What's natural about sound that has been digitally processed and is supposed to sound different from the dry track straight from the mic?
He'll not make many pockets ...
... if he doesn't thread the sewing machine.
Re: Pants Pocket?
The author already alerted us to possible confusion arising from that particular usage.
Re: obviously using your logic
You don't seem to understand the difference between "would still say it if they were present" and "may only say it if they are present".
Er ... Flipper was a TV dolphin, the kangaroo was Skippy.
Why is it amazing that a product which is better than nothing, but not by much, doesn't use as many resources as more capable software?
Re: depreciated protocols
Deprecated, not depreciated.
For some reason I saw "Education" but in my mind it said "Eadon" - eek, scary. Maybe he's the reason girls don't want to be geeks?
Re: I live in a 3rd floor flat
What you need is a remote controlled electric winch to put your bike on your balcony.
Re: wouldn't be multi-tasking the same way
No? ISTR switching between various screens using a serial terminal e.g. VT220. Or am I just thinking of Linux virtual TTYs?
Re: use American beer
American "beer" has hops?
"Legal name" is bullshit concept anyway
Under English law you can be known by any name you want, as long as it's not done to deceive or defraud.
Re: Its not the SIZE of the pocket!
Carbon fibre is stiffer than Kevlar.
Re: free web browser
MSFT could afford to give it away because they never paid for it.
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.
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