"equal halves or unequal thirds"
Are you writing for idiots?
214 posts • joined 25 Jan 2007
Are you writing for idiots?
Quite, it doesn't sound good. On the other hand, we have to remember that in most parts of the world, and for most species, only the pregnant queens survive winter, so all colonies are created from scratch every year.
Did you try the Nokia move data app? Supposedly that works :(
Went for a 435. Twenty-five quid! Screen is a little less responsive than I'd like, but 25 quid! Logged in, everything backed up from my wet and cracked 1520. Perfect.
Maps.bing.com do have ordnance survey maps at two resolutions, presumably as a consequence of multimap
There's no relationship between the British and US scouting organisations, other than fraternal. In the UK, it's a modern movement of growing popularity. Kit is certainly not the heavy damp canvas of my childhood, can't speak to the IT though
I'll second that. Nearly shat myself when I was overtaken by an electric TNT can last year. Too Dan close anyway - but with no notice it was coming, potentially very dangerous. (NB not being an arse, I don't listen to any device while cycling)
I find myself in slightly odd position of having an Office subscription now. The fact that Office is now considerably better than Libre was an issue, but getting 5T one drive storage space for a few quid a month was the thing closed the deal for me
If that was the map app that included the historic 1920s layer, than it is sorely missed. Yes, used for hiking. Also for sniffing out archaeological relics - I found so many things using that layer! Also quite enjoyed watching my planes at Heathrow taxiing through a farm, an orchard and a duck pond
Wordament is awesome, but - for the most part - you can click away the ads on the newer windowsphone wwf almost immediately.
It might be that the "Google fund" is administered independently and nothing to do with Google's initiative
You can get smaller and cheaper ones from theatrical suppliers - some have more than one barrel - that are concealed in the pain of the hand. Used them quite a lot in Faustus last year. Very entertaining. Cleaning and practise loading are key
The Lego motor just gave me a huge wave of nostalgia, thank you! Probably the best gift ever was a set of military meccano though, and I remember my nerdy brother firing up his stream engines in the garage. But no airfix? Loved making models - the Saturn v and the hovercraft both made it into my stocking on various occasions
Thanks for adding celcius parenthetically. Any chance you could give precedence to the units used by 95% of the world's population and nearly all its scientists please? Farenheit makes me think Daily Mail and I immediately tune out
I doubted it but just showed it to a friend of mine who shrieked with excitement and can't wait to getting back to a proper, hard-keyboarded Bb. I guess she's not the only one.
Visual is good - sometimes. For your highly literate, frequently dogmatic, consequently argumentative, sometimes provoking and always provoked readership, it is a distraction*. One of the major consequences of your re-design is that I can see less content when I land on your page (epic fail), my eyes are dragged to a usually redundant image - and I have to scroll further to start reading a story. None of these things are good, although they will have the added effect of *looking* good in your metrics, as they'll increase the amount of time on your site.
* Unless it is offering up essential photography in support of, say, a new range of small laptops, in which case the bigger the better.
Meanwhile, the rest of the world kids into Netflix and wonders why that's not better than regular tv
100 flights in the last year, can't say I mind the security line usually. Except the other week, there was some arse moaning about having his Marmite confiscated that held us up
What's "fire" please?
It's interesting that this was based around an app. You could do similar with the twitter api - several companies mine the firehose and still the content, analysis etc. they could have done their text moving on that and then pm'ed the tweeter directly
We have three minis, they're all very stable as of the last release
Or el reg.
Personally, I don't mind ads, and if they're well-targeted, so be it. When they're poorly targeted, much amusement. ("Date mature dutch ladies!!" - yes, well, I do go to Amsterdam for work a lot... but married, yes, it's there in the status...)
Well, quite. From 10% of the UK, which is a big chunk of the EU, to being between Denmark and Ireland in the EU (by population).
I suppose it's worth saying this is a research paper, and not a new feature. Computer science, yes?
Love our thirty quid kibos. Spend a lot on books too. House someone is making money on it. But a tablet our phone for treating books? No, ta.
I have a 1520 on ee, got through buymobile and am on 8.1. Also Cortana with Lang and region set to US
Had a look around the high street - the 930 is *everywhere*, so congrats to Nokiasoft's channel marketing team. Had the 925 pushed at me too, very cheap now. Didn't have the problem with the fixed three column screen as I thought I would do, the screen is absolutely knock-me-down brilliant. But I ended up getting a 1520. Few reasons - battery life is better, extendable memory. Same hardware, more-or-less. Means I can dump the blasted ipad when I travel, thank f---. I almost returned it though, too me a couple of hours to get used to holding it. I have biggish hands, but not insane, I can hold it and operate it with the thumb of the same hand just fine. It's perfectly proportioned for a trouser pocket, it's a little long for a shirt pocket - might look a bit odd, might also fall out of it. I don't have the issues with 8.1 that I feared, I can't really see the difference that much. A couple of apps struggle with the screen size, whatsapp is one of the guilty parties - the smallest font is a bit too big. Other than that, I am very happy. Obviously I would have liked the free wireless charger :/
Andrew, i particularly thank you for this comment - it's a deal-breaker for me, my eyesight just in't good enough to deal with the three column view, and i've had to cancel my order. Shall still be going for a lumia, but not this one
The 930 has 2 gigs of RAM c/w the 630's 0.5.
I ordered my 930 on Friday.
My favourite piece of baby-shite are those anti-cat smothering net things. Based on a myth that goes back several hundred years. Absolutely refused to over-monitor my kids when they were babies, ditto now they're adolescent.
They might not have been contacted about this specific action, but has anyone else looked at the amount of traffic No-IP were directing according to Cisco. At the beginning of the year? Because there certainly was a conversation being had between NG and Cisco
It would be good to see the evidence that MS laid in front of the court, to get a fuller picture. But I don't think No-IP can say this has come out of the blue
If you aren't going to show all news items (which is a challenge in itself), you have to have a method / algorithm to decide what items you are going to show. It seems reasonable to test the effect of potential biases. Although Kramer doesn't have an academic affiliation, the other authors do, which usually obliges researchers to go through ethics committees for such experiments. There's no evidence in the (pretty lightweight) paper to say they do, but that's usually down to the journal's policies - still, it'd be nice to know
News feed - drop down triangle - choose recent stories. Although the fuckerbergs to like to change it back for you from time to time.
I saw one of these in the local EE store the other day. (Visiting the store is a good reason why I'll never go near one again, but that's another story). Never heard of it before, so a rather nice surprise. I thought I might get one on a cheap contract to use as an in-car media / gps device, I need to look around for a good size holder.
Yup, they did then, they do now. And they do all the shooting, archery stuff. Our lot prepared and barbecued (and ate) squirrel last year (the squirrels came in bags though...). And a couple of weeks ago were dumped in a village a couple of miles away and had to navigate their way back to the hut using actual maps. In the dark. Great fun.
The 930 will be out in the UK just in time for my contract (on a 900 at the mo), which is perfect. I would like to see a full review, esp of the camera - which is a big part for me. Otherwise might go for a 1020. I just hope the networks carry it. The size and vpn will mean I can dispense with my aging and flakey ipad too. Am thinking I might convert my 900 to an in-car unit, I saw a link the other day, and darn thing is still functioning well
Can we have a NSFW mark that works globally and a NSFW(US) localised version please :D
Amen to that. Recently returned to the Apple fold after a decade with windows and ubuntu and am appalled by dog's dinner it's become. Craptastic.
I'm not at all sure that GCSE is all about coding - my son is just looking at it, there's plenty of other stuff in there. Although they do hang it off a coding project, it's not 100% code. And neither should it be, for sure.
Hm, not sure about the national curriculum. Last year a foreign language was compulsory at my son's comp, this year it's not. That's new and shiny, and has to be a coalition thing, right?
There is a definition of a requirement for peripheral vision in the UK, 85° unless I've remembered it wrong
Last figures I saw were for 2008-2009, where MMR coverage was 85% in the UK. It will have increased after last year's measles outbreak. Prior to Wakefield, it was 90+%. 2003 was the bottom with 80%
But that's not for all vaccines
There may be more data here: http://www.hscic.gov.uk/catalogue/PUB00220
I seem to be missing a link - anyone obliged?
And the one in China, and the one in Blackpool...
More likely Agent Smith (possibly also a reference to 1984 though) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agent_Smith
Well played sir! (where's the cricket bat icon?)
Isn't it Settings / wifi / off like it is in 7.x? Which is annoyingly one of the few things you can't pin directly on the starts creen
It's an appalling piece of puffery. Not worth El Reg's time. Not at all sure what the methodology is - what one anonymous person thought, apparently.
Great to see the prices coming down. I'd be dreadfully sorry to see ebooks going away. Tablets just aren't the same for loads of reasons - weight, distractions, contrast, battery life, etc