* Posts by yowl00

11 posts • joined 7 Mar 2013

Gonna RUB MYSELF against the WALL: Microsoft's Surface Hub 84" monster-slab

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Coat

Steve Martin must be hard up.

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'Android on Windows': Microsoft tightens noose around neck, climbs on chair

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Reading the keynote, it seems that what they are offering is an easier path for IOS and Android devs to compile their existing code for Windows. Not as the original article suggests a Blackberry like shim.

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Windows Phone 10: Less stuff that does more – plus IE-killer Project Spartan

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Re: Smaller screens

I do want more features, at least I want built in FLAC support which I understand it's getting.

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Sysadmins, patch now: HTTP 'pings of death' are spewing across web to kill Windows servers

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Re: My mom continues to be vindicated!

Bad analogy from the waterfall days of software engineering. But then some people never change.

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Frustration with Elite:Dangerous boils over into 'Refund Quest'

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Chargeback

If you play the game linked in the article and ask for a chargeback from your credit company, it appears to be successful: "A few days later you check your bank account and notice that your chargeback has been authorised." I suggest everyone who is upset about the lack of offline do that. For me the writing was on the wall when they announced they had VC money coming in.

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Microsoft's Azure goes TITSUP PLANET-WIDE AGAIN in cloud FAIL

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Re: What outage?

According to the Azure Status page it was just HDInsight that had a multiple region incident, so unless you are using that... Bit of a NOTW headline this.

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Denmark BANNED from viewing UK furniture website in copyright spat

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Happy

Re: Arkell v. Pressdram

Lol, had to google that.

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Sinclair is back with the Spectrum Vega ... just as rubbish as the ZX

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At least you wont be able to break the P key with Penetrator

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Lumia rebrand begins: Nokia's new UK web home is Microsoft.com

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Is it so confusing?

Microsoft's name may not induce an "I want it" feeling, but does Nokia really resonate with top of the range smart phones? IMHO reducing the number of names Microsoft uses is simplifying and doesn't increase confusion much.

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Samsung Gear S: Quick, LAUNCH IT – before Apple straps on iWatch

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Re: waiting for the android wear version

Last I saw WP share was rising, at least in the UK.

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Gone in 30 minutes: Chinese tweets purged by army of censors

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I tried..

..to read the article but it dis

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