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* Posts by simon

20 posts • joined 7 Aug 2007

Asus Eee Linux-based Skype Videophone

simon
Paris Hilton

gwfaarrr 220 notes ???

honestly 220 quid ? for that I could but thier eeepc (and have btw) and use that as a skype phones, and have pics shown internet radio etc etc 220 is also wayy above a 3 skype phone too.

paris cos she might buy one

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Parcelforce website cold-shoulders Linux lovers

simon
Linux

Wine?

try running IE under wine , if you really need to do this (though probably better to use another service )

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32nd Carry On film is go

simon
Pirate

"Vinnie Jones, Shane Ritchie and Daniella Westbrook "

The cream of briish talent here ...... Used to be a footballer , used to be redcoat, used to be a druggie .

Its not exacally pulp fiction is it ?

Pirate flag cos I wouldnt waste bandwidth on this

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Jodrell Bank offloaded on eBay

simon
Alien

maon to your MP ...

go to theyworkforyou.com , find your MP and get them to send a letter to the STFC. you would be suprised how hard people work if there job is on the line ...

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Government set to 'destroy' UK radio astronomy

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Flame

complain to your MP

goto http://www.theyworkforyou.com/ and fire off a 5 min email.

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Dungeons and Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax dies

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Sad to see him go ....

His work has touched 20 million people, who else can say that ?

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Elonex £99 Eee PC rival to arrive in June

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saw it today

i have a eee pc and went to the education show just to see this, wasnt expecting much, but its solid, runs well , looks bloody ace. I want one, my missus wants one, my dog wants one ... and at 99 quid i dont see why we cant all have one 11/10

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Lenovo intros skinny, low-weight ThinkPad

simon
Paris Hilton

Thickness ????

who has ever said "I cant use this laptop, its just too thick" God help us all from the apple marketing hype

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Toshiba Portégé R500 slimline laptop

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Why the EEPC ?

the eeepc is a different machine for a diferent purpose, aimed at a different market.... surely it should be compared to similar priced machines , aimed at the "luxury" laptop market ?

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Tiny, take-apart handset enters the record books

simon

hypocrite !

"I'll have my hands up - anything made in Israel is on my "do not buy" list due to their policy of religious apartheid and their invasion of another people's territory.

" .. hope you dont buy anything Chinese ... or American .... or Briish .... where the hell do you shop ?

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Asus unveils 42in Linux-based Eee TV

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bikini girl ...... ?

cant she watch telly as well .......

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FCC unveils NudeTube

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Alert

buttocks v's shootings ?

How many people have been pictured being shot on NYPD Blue ?

Is this OK because they are bad people being shot?

Can we show the buttocks of bad people then?

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Sony signs on for made-to-order DVD service

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great idea !

for all those saying "I could bit torrent it" try looking for somthing that isnt porn, and isnt a hollywood blockbuster .

I can names at least 10 films id buy with this . I can also imagine giving films like this as presents, especially if the film has sentimental value rather than another crappy hollywood rom com.

This MAY also allow smaller indepentant filmmakers a shot at a wider audience

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IBM's anti-MacBook Air goes up for sale on eBay

simon
Happy

another piece of kit ...

.. with no vista driver support... when will M$ sort themselves out :)

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Microsoft prints get-out-of-jail card for Vista Home

simon
Linux

bah

I wont install install it for real , wont install it as a virtual machine.

Its a honking waste of resources, virtulaised or not

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Dell tells customer 'Mac is good option'

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Alert

Title should read

...hardware tech support. says "Mac is a good option".

I honestly doubt anyone except saint Jobs himself belives that

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Apple fans hope keynote holds news of sub-notebook

simon

mini mac pro

poor mans eee pc more like (flame on fan boys :) )

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Second-gen Eee PC a CES no-show

simon
Unhappy

Can the eee pc afford to cost more ?

I bought one of these, and love it, My missus loves it , my kids love it, even my co workers (several M$ fanboys included) love it as well. . But if it was bigger, cost 300 quid and had Xp on it , would anyone be interested ? probably not as there are loads of 350 quid full size laptops in PC world right now.

What asus should do is look at what the comunity is doing (adding bluetooth etc) and explore this. Ignore your customers at your peril !

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AK47: the open-source weapon that took the world by storm

simon

2007 is the year of the AK47 desktop..

Or was that last year ?

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Linux database becomes a browser

simon

oh you nay sayers !!

This is fantastic for intranets .... its easy to publish html data for regular users and allow "power users " to create thier own reports.

Yes there's teething trouble, but the IDEA is a great one .....

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