2796 posts • joined 16 Jul 2007
OMFG 9th September!!!!!
Destiny for PS4!
Perhaps start sending them to judges, coppers and politicians
Expect most of them will likely delete them as duplicates...
Nothing to hide, nothing to fear
Unless you've not checked your email/IM/SocialMeeja within the last X hours...
Add 5% to all their car exports cos the Yanks will still want Mercs, Porches, Audis and BMWs.
Fund the program from that and make the Yanks pay for for their own countersurveillance
AC - Apple Cultist
It's maybe more likely that many people held off buying a tablet until they were higher-powered (as they are now) and that such a demographic of people, being more circumspect and probably thrifty couldn't see the point in spaffing a wedge more cash on an iThing when a droidThing does the same and cheaper, lighter, waterproofier (in the case of stuff like the Z2, at least).
Chances are they already have a droidPhone too (statistically) so logically a tablet would also be a droid so they could have familiar apps. Then they start using the internet on it as a tab is way more handy for webbyness than a phone.
So the stats increase.
Vote them out...
In favour of whom, exactly?
There's one that can be trusted more?
Re: Not Good
I don't have so much of a problem with the data sharing to be honest. There's a certain sense in it like motor insurance/tax/licensing/mot'ing already does.
It's the fucking data collection that needs reigning right in.
That'd Nukuler, surely ;o)
You might have missed
The US offering newly be-rubbled countries 'rebuilding' aid provided, naturally, by US construction corps who go in, milk all the money out of the country and then bugger off leaving them newly be-skinted as well as be-rubbled. Then they have to go to the IMF or World Bank (or whichever it is this month) and beg for money on terms dictated by powerful western nations (to not point fingers any further).
The problem is
It lumps one into that demographic...
Re: top tip
That's cos you can get a NEW PC for $450...
That's quite the stuff-up
There must be some Dark Art to making shit break _that_ comprehensively
Re: Any non-Latin in with a shout?
Donde esta la cervesa
Re: An Old Favorite
In Soviet Russia....
The people called the Romans they go the house?
Can't believe I read it all, too.. .and understood half of it still...
Won't be with us?
So they'll be against us...
No change there ;o)
Re: Price isn't based on cost
uk.gov just did that...
So UK gov will get sued by MS then
When the TPIT or whatever it is gets ratified and (especially American) corps can sue (especially non-American) govs for doing things that injure their precious profits.
Re: So buried in an email you ignore...
So, you buy a fourpack of coke in the supermarket which says Four for £4 and because you don't check the POS display when paying and your card gets billed £30 you let it slide?
Right. 'course you would.
They're regulated by the FSA in the UK AFAIK
But calling it a 'feature' sounds like bullshit to avoid paying the bug bounty, I can't see how any court would allow a greater amount than that authorised to be vindicated. Well maybe a Nigerian one...
Great lying of phone on screen
'Hola' makes you appear to be in the US for Netflixesque purposes (or anywhere else you choose for that matter)
Bloody useful on a phone or tablet, has a Chrome plugin for PC, etc
Re: if i did buy it, can i get an instant refund when i dont like.....
Not that it makes him wrong...
Re: Thin end of the slippery slope
Evidently it's still more financially attractive not to do that, despite their whinging about how they're only able to afford the one Bentley this year...
Proof, in of itself, that they're not skint else you can bet there'd be an epic digital dissemination system in place already if it were worth five dollah.
If Destiny PS4 preorders are running at nearly 1/2 million (maybe just USA alone - http://www.vgchartz.com/preorders/) and say half those people (conservative) downloaded beta last weekend but shared one code with a pal then that's 500,000 x 13GB downloads (about 6.5 PB off the top of my head). If a gaming co can handle that - and there was very little outage in EU Beta here - then the MAFIAA have no excuse.
I wonder what constitutes 'may be'
An SSH connection? A VPN?
Or just the common or garden variety of unobscured Torrent traffic. It also implies they're guessing as to what's happening content-wise on your connection, too, though presumably they're not allowed to packet-inspect to see if you're downloading Ubuntu or Transformers (so you can delete it without watching it, natch)
Re: Please let this not be true...
It was Tensie's hand..
So they say...
"The Metropolitan Police Force is due to visit Leicestershire"
I hope the Leics plods prepared for a sudden rash of 'false positives', then
Re: The Wight Choice
Here's the others who voted NO:
Destiny. 500 MEEELION ???
I have the Alpha, watched the boys trying it out, didn't even bother myself after what I saw.
I was expecting serious jaw-droppery, at least visually at the very least. Will check out the Beta (have a pass for that when it's out) but freebie game (well, kinda freemium) Warframe kicks its arse and have only spent about £12 on it for well over 200 hours play so far.
If the Beta isn't a serious advance on the Alpha (not expecting it to be) then I may well cancel the pre-order.
Re: Maybe it would be a lot simpler...
Just ban the USA. "period"
Re: I wonder how they got this information?
You really think it's that likely that you're gonna get blown up?
The terrorists have won, methinks.
Re: I wonder how they got this information?
Any idea if that repellent works on the Robobadgers in Warwickshire?
I've never seen one (yet, natch) though I'd feel safer with some good Robobadger Repellent to hand!
Re: Mildly amusing
OK so that's county...
We do now have a list of good noise-generating terms to put into communications in general.
I'm buying shares in Western Digital, anticipating the noise increasing NSA storage needs ;o)
So if LJ relocated to, say, Germany
The NSA would lose a lot of intel from being outside much of the traffic (assuming LJ is USA-hosted currently)?
As much as they're ever outside of anything, of course.
Re: Dear Judge. Can I call them scum sucking assclowns?
Tez, is that you..?
Re: Looks more like...
Seconded, having just googled her. Much more like her than Lohan
Used her VOICE ?
How hammered was she not to realise she was in a voice booth for Rockstar when that got recorded?
Unless they somehow stole (actionable) or got a royalty-free (tough titties, Lohan) bunch of her speech then that shows she knows exactly what was going on, excepting the afore-alluded-to hammeredness.
It could of course be an intentional and cynical tie-up between Lushy Lohan and Rockstar to generate coverage, let's not rule that out.
And the insides of camera bodies
Ahhh The Oatmeal
I too read Oatmeal's Tesla thingy and it makes me tempted but unless uk.gov are offering me a large bung to trade in the XKR for an S I can't afford one (85kW, natch), nor do I relish the thought of having to install a chargepoint at home for a few K to make filling it up practical.
I hear there's supposed to be a network of (free to Tesla owners) chargepoints 'coming in around a year' ... we'll see if that ever materialises cos if it doesn't it's a fail.
Savings per year are around 4k fuel (assuming free chargepoints), 280 tax (my XKR is X-reg so not £400), some saving on servicing for sure as there's less to maintain, presumably, like spark plugs, oil filters, etc. 'Full tank' range is the same.
The car is £72k though and the 0-emission benefit in kind runs out next year so that perk is eliminated, too, else it'd be a more plausible thing if there were 5 years left in that.
I quite fancy one but I don't think it's quite there yet (for me, anyway) except for people who can afford to go drop half a house on a car from their back pocket (or have more cunning accountants than I)
Shame. For me, leastways!
Re: So that's how Heisenberg compensators work
The FSM already knows this...
I bet he felt a massive twat
And so forth
Really? They couldn't think of a name that wasn't already widely used elsewhere for their team?
Re: Sieze the opportunity
In the years I've had SKY TV and broadband and phone I've never had to call support for anything.
I think, perhaps, that's the difference that others are trying to point out. Of course I might just have got lucky... they're all paid-for services, though you get a reasonable discount for TV+Phone+Fibre(40Mbit, the extra for 80Mbit wasn't worth it imho) package.
Re: "could be the biggest thing"
I think the key lies in the 'active' lenticular...
I eagerly await
The 'ban it sale in the USA' lawsuit from fapple
Well I say 'eagerly'.. more like it's just expected
Re: customer information was not compromised
If it were the merkins they'd already have been incarcerated under terror laws and waterboarded for hours, awaiting the utter destruction of their lives & futures and those of their nearest and dearest.
For starters, anyway.
And what's the betting
That figure also includes the cost of
actually implementing grown-up security measures that should have been there in the first place repairing the horrific damage caused
Re: Well done
Just a shame that the IPCC scientific output is moderated by politicians before publication. (IIRC)
Re: I can just hear the GW deniers ....
Perhaps they'll get a snap of Elon Musk hollowing out volcanoes to build his flying/swimming car superfleet whilst maintaining a facade of greenwashed electro-propello-matrickery during the construction of his elite Moonraker fleet.
At least, like Atheists, AGW
deniers challengers can separate the bleeding obvious from the bleeding stupid.
- Comment Renewable energy 'simply WON'T WORK': Top Google engineers
- Useless 'computer engineer' Barbie FIRED in three-way fsck row
- Game Theory Dragon Age Inquisition: Our chief weapons are...
- 'How a censorious and moralistic blogger ruined my evening'
- Leaked screenshots show next Windows kernel to be a perfect 10