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Facebook's Oculus unveils 360-degree VR head tracking 'Crescent Bay' prototype

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Re: From the pics...

More like Johnny Mnemonic... seeing as Facebook would LOVE to put a plug in the back of your head !

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TOR users become FBI's No.1 hacking target after legal power grab

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Re : Asperger syndrome...

They don't have to... they'll just write a new law that makes it all perfectly legal...

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Looks like...

The FBI wants to play world-police too now...

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Micron cackles as it unveils its chameleonic FLYING DISK KILLER

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Of course...

Switching from MLC to SLC will decrease the total storage capacity of the drive ?

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Bonking with Apple has POUNDED mobe operators' wallets

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Apple pay...

More like pay Apple...

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Yawn, Wikileaks, we already knew about FinFisher. But these software binaries...

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Re: Destroyed

Or they could just sue Wikileaks for distributing malware...;-)

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Intel's SECRET Xeons: tell us what you think Chipzilla's hiding

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I doubt...

Intel would ever have a fanless version...

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TV techies proudly display their MIGHTY BENDERS in Berlin

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Mighty benders ?

The cheapest one is £120k ?

You can bite my shiny (curved) metal ass before i'll buy one of those...

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Moto 360: Neat gizmo – if you're a rich nerd

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Tamawatchi ?

One that you can wear around your wrist and have to recharge every 24 hours or else it dies ? No thanks...

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Zuck: Yo, Mexico! My $19bn WhatsApp could connect THREE BEEELLION people

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"and making government services more efficient"

Yeah... like the ones snooping on you...

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Alien Ninja Fembot Pirates vs the Jedi SAS Chuck Norris startroopers: RUMBLE

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Well...

Since there is no alien timelord on the list I would say that the daleks could defeat any of them in no time !

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Video: Dyson unveils ROBOTIC TANK that hoovers while you're out

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Re : Can it deal with stairs?

Not unless you want it to come upstairs and exterminate you...

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4th Century GOBLET could REVIVE CORPSE of holographic storage

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Help me Obi-wan Kenobi...

Your are only hope !

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Govt waves stick at pirate-friendly Google search

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Apple to devs: NO slurping users' HEALTH for sale to Dark Powers

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Re: The only reason for this...

Here's your example...

And have a downvote on me mate... ;-)

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The only reason for this...

Is so Apple can sell the data on to third parties themselves...

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Chumps stump up $1 MEELLLION for watch that doesn't exist

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Re: If they're really smart...

According to the datasheet the DMD (Digital Mirror Device) uses 200mW...

And that's NOT including the 93mW of power needed for the controller chip so, yes an LCD would need a considerably lower amount of power to run it...

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If they're really smart...

They should use an LED or laser diode combined with a transparent LCD to

project the image just like all those projector-clocks do...

(DLP chips are just too power-hungry for something silly like a watch...)

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Facebook to let stalkers unearth buried posts with mobe search

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Re: "old posts on the free content ad network"

I hope it will soon be a "user-free content-whoring network"

once people start to realize they can do without all that crap...

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Alienware injects EVEN MORE ALIEN into redesigned Area-51 gaming PC

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Or... if Apple made it...

iBoner

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Ofcom will not probe lesbian lizard snog in new Dr Who series

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Re: What?

Upvoted... I was thinking the exact same thing...

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Re: What?

Omnishambles ?

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Planet of the pudding brains indeed !

See title...

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'Stop dissing Google or quit': OK, I quit, says Code Club co-founder

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So basically...

Someone told her NOT to bite the hand that feeds you ?

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Boffins attempt to prove the UNIVERSE IS JUST A HOLOGRAM

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Maybe...

We all just exist on The Thirteenth Floor!

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Galileo, Galileo! Galileo, Galileo! Galileo fit to go. Magnifico

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The Russians...

The Russians should have just named their system GONADS...

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Wall Street woes: Oh noes, tech titans aren't using bankers

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Just...

Put them all on a Richard Branson designed B-ARK and be done with it allready !

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MPs to gaze upon biometric data industry's ID-gobbling tech

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Re: Did I miss anything?

5) Anyone who fails to comply with orders to give up their biometric data to the government or their spooks will be sent to special re-education camps.

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WinPhone's Halo hottie Cortana to hit desktop in next Windows – report

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Just like clippy...

This biatch will be one of the first things that is going to be turned OFF !

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Bath boffins put BUGS on chips – on purpose

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What if ?

What if some hazardous chemicals in the water damage the bacteria's DNA

causing it to divide and grow uncontrollably ?

(cancer on a chip... that's what... and of course a whole new idea for a movie !)

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China cracks down on instant messengers: Users must hand over REAL NAMES

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"slander and rumours"

Ah yes... I heard this "rumour" about something that has happened

at this place called "tiananmen square"...

But of course this must all just be "slander" to the Chinese government...

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EMC boots Egnyte from partner list after SHOCK software claims

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As the old saying goes :

Never bite the hand that feeds you !

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UK.gov eyes up virtual currencies, fingers red tape dispenser

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Re: Offers?

Better start burning down all those pesky forests right now to combat inflation !

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It's WAR: Internet of Stuff firms butt heads over talking-fridge tech standards

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Re: what is the point of this nonsense that I am failing to see?

Companies making money off of advertising perhaps ?

Selling all this juicy private data they've collected to the highest bidder maybe ?

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Microsoft: IE11 for Windows Phone 8.1 is TOO GOOD. So we'll cripple it like Safari

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Why not just get rid of the user_agent string alltogether ?

And let the platform and browser decide how and what to render instead of a

webserver deciding what page to cough up ?

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Fiendishly complex password app extension ships for iOS 8

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Re: keys to my castle(s)

Well... AgileBits are a Canadian company...

I'd rather trust them instead of ANY American company !

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Bitcoin on ATM? Pfft! We play DOOM on ours

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Why is it...

That nowhere in the entire article credit is given to the actual maker of the video?

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Sysadmin Day 2014: Quick, there's still time to get the beers in

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NSA man: 'Tell me about your Turkish connections'

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Re: "Has anyone put anything in your luggage without your knowledge?"

I love that question...

If it was without my knowledge then HOW THE F*CK WOULD I KNOW ???

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Games industry set for $5 BILLION haircut, warn beancounters

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Re: 'Another day, another 'analyst' pulling figures out of their ass'

Well, you can't spell 'analyst' without the word 'anal'...

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Orange spent weekend spamming customers with TXTs

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Re: Adding insult to injury

Naaahhhh... nuke 'em from orbit... it's the only way to be sure !

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MYSTERIOUS Siberia CRATER: ALIENS or METEOR not involved, officials insist

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I'm surprised...

Nobody mentioned Torchwood yet...

//Looks like it's drilled by a laser...

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When the robot rebellion comes, this Jibo droid will BORE you to death

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Forget the mobile patent wars – these web giants have patented your DATA CENTER

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Re: Polonium sushi is too good for them.

And most of it isn't exactly "Intellectual" either...

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The final score: Gramophones 1 – Glassholes 0

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Re: Do we need

Maybe t-shirts or badges with specially crafted QR-codes sending them

to websites full of nasty virusses might do the trick !

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Think Google Glass is creepy? Wait until it READS YOUR MIND

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Why not put a blue LED on the front ?

Makes you look more like a Dalek...

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Google spares founders from TERMINATORS, but not Eric Schmidt

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"what does that make Eric Schmidt?"

Probably that stupid psychiatrist...

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Use Tor or 'extremist' Tails Linux? Congrats, you're on an NSA list

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"and anyone else interested in online privacy"

So reading this article automatically puts you on the list ?

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Virgin Media struck dumb by NATIONWIDE DNS outage

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Re: have you tried switching it off and on again ?

Have you tried sticking it up your arse ?

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BBC offers briefest of teasers for the next Doctor Who

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Looks like...

Looks like the new season will feature a new TARDIS desktop...

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