227 posts • joined 12 Aug 2007
Rip off Britain
I'll let someone else try and prove that the reason we get ripped off for everything here is because we're a bunch of chumps who are easy to rip off.
Let's do the maths properly
ie over 8 years of savings are required to pay for the device.
Does anyone here think they'll last more than 8 years?
Re: Some well informed MPs
As things stand, MPs don’t appear adequately informed to vote ...
If they're a member of one of the main parties, they're told how to vote. They don't need to know anything else.
Re: Vote UKIP!
Re: Why have a license at all? @Ivan4
If it wasn't for your bronze badge I'd assume you'd meant to visit the daily mail.
Can you explain exactly how authoritarianism is related to left/right monetary policy?
Does a lack of search=lack of interest?
As has already been said, things tend to work straight from install a lot more often than they did 10 years ago. The figures from 2004 weren't caused by interest, it was everyone trying to get their wireless cards working. There's also the fact that a significant number of folk will have most of them bookmarked, just know the url or know enough of it to isolate it in their history.
I think the figures for:-
what linux distro should i install?
would be much more relevant to this story.
Re: first steam, and now
Ok , I've just read Microsoft has joined the party too.
There's a conspiracy theory in there somewhere......
first steam, and now
with "triple-A" game makers like Blizzard, EA, and Epic joining the typical hardware and tool vendors at the table for the first time.
The future of gaming on Linux is looking bright.
Re: Best Browser
there's an apt for that
for those of you not old enough to understand the reference
The snaffled dataset contained names, usernames, addresses, email addresses, phone contact numbers, date of birth, and security question and answer pairs. The leaked data comes from accounts opened before 2010.
customers’ accounts are not at risk as a result.
And I thought the new quantum experiment I just read about was hard to get my head around.
“We have recent revised our prices and also increased our service levels and we do not envisage making further changes due to the abolition of the carbon tax. Although electricity is a meaningful component of our Data Centre operational costs, it does not form a large enough portion of our overall Managed Cloud costs to warrant a price reduction in itself.”
I'm getting a bigger bonus this year
£199 for WD 4T ?????
Re: What happened to the right to remain silent? @John G Imrie
Wasn't it either you, or the other person who uses your car, if you weren't driving it that day? In the real world?
Maybe it was the person on the other side of town who has the same car as you with the same plates
Not exactly easy to clean
Is the IT angle "As filthy as keyboards"?
Re: Industrial use.
something like I describe will eventually arrive and make the service engineer's salary a lot smaller.
I'm sure you can find someone to pay that
Is it ok if I use that?
Oh dear, I guess you didn't like Latin.
I didn't either, but it taught me a lot about language structure.
Different people have varying apptitudes for various skills and one size fits all education is as useful as one size fits all shoes.
Re: arehole (sic)
I doubt it is possible to teach everyone how to code, we have enough trouble teaching everyone how to spell. Cheap shots aside, I think it is you who is missing the point.
Everyone can be taught how to kick a ball, but you'd be mad if you thought everyone could be a professional footballer.
I understand what you're trying to say with regard to teaching people how to think logically and I agree that it is more important to teach people how to think rather than teach them how to pass exams but I think you're failing to grasp an important issue.
You think teaching to code will teach logical thought process because you're interested in code.
Those that don't have that interest will gain very little.
Don't get me wrong, I'm all for putting coding on the syllabus, but an expectation that you can teach everyone to code is not only delusional, it's dangerous.
The protesters have vowed to stay outside the FCC until its May 15 vote
Or until the riot police remove them
Re: Is your privacy worth nothing?
This is tantamount to a postal worker arriving at your front door, opening and reading your mail in front of you and taking some notes before handing over the torn envelopes.
I agree with your point but there's an error in your analogy.
It would actually be like a new postal company that would deliver your post without monetary charge on the condition that you granted them licence to not only look at every item you send but also every item of post sent to you regardless of whether the sender of that item had paid for delivery or not.
'Camera Failure' pop-up error message
Have apple patented the pop-up error message yet?
Re: BRAWNDO!! IT'S GOT ELECTROLYTES!
Yeah, just don't put it on your plants.
What I really want to know though is:-
Are stupid people more likely to be religious or does religion make you stupid?
Re: ...bought by eBay in 2005....
I agree they were free but that's 8 years they've had to fix it
That a company as big as ebay would know better.
beer because i'm crying into it
Re: Both companies should be threatened with fines unless they drop it
I'm so bored of reading about ridiculous software patents, wish they'd all just FOAD.
Re: I suggest reading this before commenting further
That'll be the one I couldn't remember.
Have an upvote from me.
I suggest reading this before commenting further
Re: Next stop...
When did sensible levels of cynisism start earning downvotes on this site?
Re: Hope the contract includes upgrading the website to mulitingual support
Did you try?
RE:BIG question : Will the user be able to control/switch off the data transfer?
small answer: no
got there before me
have an upvote
Re:What a monumental waste of time and money.
Much like real war then.
from despair to where?
Collecting all this data isn't helping fill this swimming pool.
We have to carry on collecting this data because people will be really angry if the pool's not full when the sun comes out.
"we have not identified a single instance involving a threat to the United States in which the program made a concrete difference in the outcome of a counterterrorism investigation"
The report's authors were split on their views, however. Rachel Brand, who served as assistant attorney general for legal policy at the US Department of Justice (DoJ) between 2005 and 2007, said wrote in a dissenting opinion that the bulk data collections were legal and warned that if there was another major terrorist attack "the public will engage in recriminations against the intelligence community for failure to prevent it."
Drown your sorrows?
How long will it last?
They'll find a loophole, a way to work around it, or the law will miraculously change.
A fool and his money are easily parted
So they don't need to give discounts.
Re: I love this ....
"working around the clock with our feckin eejits to get to the bottom of this and to further enhance our security in order to protect our valued customers"
There, fixed it for you
Re: Anyone know ...
I reckon it's probably in the same ball park as the percentage of people who read EULAs or other contract small print.
I seem to have forgotten internet forum rule no 1
Search for the answer before asking the question.
We really aren't evil afterall
So: develop the calibration app; install the calibration app; run the calibration app.
Watch as apple produce a similar app and remove yours from the store
"the companies already have this option at no cost by having your call automatically answered and playing their own recorded message."
As soon as everyone's used to hearing custoimised rings, you'll be able to move them seemlessly into a call they're paying for without them realising the calls been answered....
Actually, I wonder if there are any crafty bastards playing ring ring down the phone at me until i hang up?
Is this a first?
A well rounded, well reasoned, balanced article on el reg?
What's really sad is
There's so many people out there who'll think this is fantastic.
Re: Wait, what?
America was not shut down properly.
Would you like ti restart America in safe mode
with free health care
and no guns ?(recommended)
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