* Posts by Pete

37 posts • joined 9 Apr 2008

Barclays to lay off more tech staff

Pete

hmm, got a telephone interview with BarCap tomorrow

Should be interesting

Swine flu apocalypse: Batten down the hatches

Pete
Coat

Porktect and survive...

(sorry)

Profs: Human race must become Hobbits to save planet

Pete

just....

Grow bigger plants (all that new CO2).

or

Relocate to New-New-UK

Govt powers up electric cars with £5k subsidy

Pete

Pulled the plug on the 'lectric car....

Seing as practically no one will buy one now

Terry Pratchett cuts ribbon on Treacle Mine Road

Pete

@Dave Bell

I heard that the Tolkein estate guards it's IP jealousy, for instance asking £1m for the right to use the name "The Tolkein" for pub JRR used to frequent. My nipper occasionaly plays football at the school field in Gandalf's Ride, how the hell did they get away with that?!?

Google makes Gmail search accessible to all comers

Pete

Great

Now if they would only implement filter by contact group.

Google to fund 'video Street View' for Central London

Pete

For fcek's sake

Dont put ideas in to their head!

UFO fleet menaces east London

Pete

Stratford flying club on a sortie.

Innit

Lies, damned lies and inflation statistics

Pete

Cant wait for the Public sector pay increments

You pay rise is at RPI (oh dear).

(if applicable)

Your student loan repayments go up by CPI.

Pics show North Korean rocket ready to go

Pete

When does the invasion start?

WMD4U

BT names first 29 exchanges for fibre rollout

Pete

Gobsmacked!!

To see my town at the top of the list! Quite well covered by VM though.

Mathematica man brews 'AI' Google Killer™

Pete

My cat's more intelligent than any computer

Ok it cant calculate VAT or anything.

Google tosses free texting

Pete

Goog cal

Will this affect the calendar reminders that the Goog currently sends, incl. to UK mobe numbers

Barnes & Noble muscles Kindle with e-book buy

Pete

iBoone / iPhook

How long before apple put an e-ink screen on the back of the eye-phone?

New cleaning products erase murder stains

Pete
Stop

Thats right

You never hear about the crims who're not caught..

Sky channels return to cable

Pete
Stop

Virgin on the desperate

VM/NTL really need to boost subscribers, their loan repayments start next year. Unless they re-re-negociate

Super Talent pimps solid-gold USB stick bling thing

Pete
Thumb Up

Not so stoopid?

In this time of uncertainty lots of people buy gold, sooo the value of the stick may well go up and it's useful!

Google Earth lands on Jesus Phone

Pete
Dead Vulture

What no pithy Jebus pun?

C'mon El Reg, ethanol fuels supplies running low?

"He's got the whole world..."

Link spammers set up shop on GMTV sofa website

Pete

Wow, what an improvement

One spam site swapped for another

Royal Society says goodbye to creationism row vicar

Pete
Flame

6 days?

What a laggard!

Pander to one, you have to pander to them all.

Segway shock army to invade Department of Transport

Pete

I'm waiting for ....

the "Air cycle" as seen on the Hair Bear Bunch

US woman celebrates cloning of 'precious Booger'

Pete
Stop

Either that...

Or the scientists, realising they've failed buy 5 very similar looking pups from near by puppy farms.

Just a thought.

German medical team arms man, twice

Pete
Coat

is the the start....

of a new Arms race? (sorry couldn't resist)

Extra-heavy minicopter 'Jetpack' astounds world+dog

Pete

Is this how RyanAir can reduce costs?

see title

Barclays and HBOS slash contractor rates

Pete

Simple

They get 10% less work done

BT and Siemens slammed over prisoner call rates

Pete
Joke

Talk about a captive audience

title says all

ASA slaps down Vodafone 'unlimited' data claims

Pete
Thumb Down

Why even use the U word?

I had a brief email argument with 3 C/S (hitting head on wall), where I quoted the dictionary definition of unlimited. Well it made me feel better.

US bars ID refuseniks from planes - but not ID losers

Pete
Pirate

Lets all move to SeaLand

Well perhaps not "all"

Boffins build self-replicating replicating machine

Pete

Can it print....

A prawn sandwich?

T5 Transformers t-shirt bust: Shock snap

Pete

Dramamentury

Wow, love the photo, worthy of crimewatch that is.

The Reg surfs for porn with a San Jose councilman

Pete
Paris Hilton

Tax dollars

The public pay$ for the library, so they should be able to surf for p0rn if they want to.

Pants purveyor punts handset-holding undies

Pete
Joke

I don't get it....

Why does she want us to call her Panty?

O2: We didn't know we were capping 3G data speeds

Pete
Paris Hilton

interesting

I asked in a o2 store a few days ago: "What connection speed will I get if I take a N95?"

(She went find out) "128kbps" was the answer.

O2 to slash 8GB iPhone pricing tomorrow?

Pete
Jobs Halo

there's another £100 to be had

one of those co-op affiliate marketing sites, quidco.com has £100 cashback for all O2 connections. I beleive that's a "special" offer until the 26th

Phone insurance firm reveals Sharia rules policy

Pete
Coat

Does that mean...

if they catch the scrote who steals my phone, they'll cut his hand off?

O2 PR calls Reg readers 'techie nerds'

Pete
IT Angle

I was going to join o2 this month

what with the 128kbps thing too, I'll stay with 3.

the Mix'n'match 1100 tarrif for £20 + xseries for £5 for 1gb seems good (+free phone, straight to ebay)

Ofcom reins in TV psychics and adult chat

Pete
Happy

Talking of Ocean finance and its ilk

Will the credit crunch, indirectly scupper Sky?

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