It's a start.
955 posts • joined 3 Jul 2009
A bloody disgrace
Google is now the global village idiot. That's the last Google branded product I buy.
The word you're looking for is "obliged".
That's not a kelpie
This is a kelpie.
What a funny little 1950s banana republic Australia has become.
What have they got against foot fetishists?
"Australia remains years behind reality."
Since I swapped to VDSL2 from cable, I've been getting consistent 70Mbps download and 30Mbps upload speeds. I understand that, when I'm compelled to change to the NBN when it arrives in my area in 2018, I can look forward to 25Mbps download and who knows what upload. No wonder they call it "fraudband".
Thank the kriste I've got a couple of years of decent service until I'm forced into this shite.
Twas the week before Xmas ... not a creature was stirring – except Microsoft admitting its Windows 10 upgrade pop-up went 'too far'
Re: 'We want people to be running Windows 10 from a security perspective'
"A security perspective! Yeah! That's it! We'll say it was a from a security perspective!"
I wouldn't let Telstra secure a roll of toilet paper.
It's a fecking verb.
Yeah! What's that in football fields?
Re: "try to leverage its market power"
Anyone using "leverage" as a verb is automatically disqualified from entering the company of adults.
Another triumph of privatisation.
Can't fly in the rain, can't start in the wind. A triumph of modern marketing.
There are ads on Facebook?
That is all.
Welcome to the Banana Republic of Australia.
All I can say is thank the gods for Fluff Busting Purity.
MS gets it right for once
and all three of its users in Saudi Arabia are unhappy.
KFC has restaurants now???
Re: Australia Post's search for relevance ...
"C'mon AusPost ... you can do better than this!"
No they can't.
Starbucks and Microsoft - a match made in heaven.
"Food" chain McDonalds, but not "coffee" chain Starbucks?
Starbucks is to coffee as McDonalds is to food.
Re: Common sense prevailed?
"ommon sense naw. Follow the money. If they don't rule for MS this will certain sector of the US economy , Sure you might not like them but this would of screwed over apple,google,Face book and just about every tech company that wants to do business in Europe."
Could we have an English translation, please?
"An after-party invite sent out to interns..."
"Invite" is a verb. The noun you're looking for is "invitation".
Or are you just trying to impress college age kids?
Australian Information Industries Association*: you're not the future of democracy, so please shut up
What could possibly go wrong? I'm sure Diebold would be more than happy to sell us one.
MacDonald's New Zealand and Australia restaurants?
They have restaurants now???
I'm an Australian and I still don't know what "shirt-front" means.
Using Telstra is its own punishment.
What does the FBI have against foot fetishists?
Or did they mean paedophiles?
Re: "One solution is to boot a Linux USB stick ..."
"This is the kind of person that works in a basement..."
...running the supercomputer or the stock market or the Internet...
This one seems to qualify.
Re: I'll look forward to the fix
Next time get a Nexus. :-)
...says the twunt who's single-handedly destroyed Australia's chance at a modern Internet infrastructure and who's been an ardent supported of data retention laws.
"Invite" is a verb. The word you're looking for is "invitation".
Keyboard - you owe me a new one.
"Possibly more noble intentions, but awful execution"
So - no change then.
Except noble intentions. That's new.
MS have never failed to meet my expectations.
I've always expected it to be absolute shite, and it always has been.
Where did he find the stolen celebs?
"Australia's left-of-centre Labor Party"
I'm not sure whether this is a story about a different Australia, a fictional Australia, or a prediction that by 2017 we'll have a left-of-centre Labor Party.
We certainly don't have one now.
Procedure for my new Lenovo:
Take out of box;
insert USB with Linux image;
press secret Novo button with paperclip;
You don't want to anger the volcano god.
Gee - who'd o' thunk it?
Besides everyone I mean.
For the first time they can honestly say that it's not a bug, it's a feature.
That's three spellings of the moon's name in one article. Would you care to try for four?
Could they be a problem?
Re: Maybe it's for the best...
Isn't that what they call a masturbator?