* Posts by itbod

18 posts • joined 20 Jul 2009

Blundering London council emails unredacted version of notorious Gangs Matrix to 44 people. Data ends up on Snapchat


Reminds me of a blog article from 2015 about the Sony hack

https://veoci.com/blog/sony-hack Sony Hack Lesson - Sensitive Content, Get out of Email, FAST.

London Gatwick Airport reopens but drone chaos perps still not found


Not too far from Croydon

It was probably foxes.

Apple's launch confirms one thing: It's determined to kill off the laptop for iPads


iCloud OSX

If they want to kill the laptop. When will OSX be hosted in the Cloud?

Also with iPad in landscape mode, will iPhone apps ever support rotation?

Google asks the public to name the forthcoming Android N operating system


We are the knights that say


Best budget Android smartphone there is? Must be the Moto G



Picture from the teardown. Doesn't look user replaceable.

Cisco Cius sees us no more


Sensible move.

OMAP5 is coming. With hardware virualisation + a dock with display port, usb 3 and ethernet.

Support for QNX and Android etc.

Havind a dedicated Cisco tablet seems like a waste of resources.

Apple voids warranties over cigarette smoke, users say



It's a wonder that Apple employees are able to make children...

Elgato DTT Deluxe


When reviewing these items...

Please compare with e.g. a Domestic freeview TV/ STB (E.g. the Sony Freeview Box) and see how many channels that picks up in comparison with the same aerial.

Else it is hard to gauge performance

EU block to Mandelson's filesharing laws removed


Ban Pringles

How are they gonna stop the towerblocks with their cantennas?

YouTube to broadcast Channel 4 shows


Competition commission....

MUPPETS ......we should have got behind and supported the kangaroo.

Financial firms face tax bill on outsourcing arrangements



If a company e.g. outsources their CAD drafting work to India. Will they have to pay VAT on the services if the client is based in UK?

Do users care about desktop support?


Yes they do.

You need a easy way for ideas to flow up the organisation, get users used to asking for advice on more than desktop support. If desktop support is too awkward, people tend to resort to self fix / colleague fix. Which is hard for the IT leadership to monitor improve process.

Wireless charging coming to Latitude?


is it just me....

Or it the latitude range getting a little too complicated?

Now a completely sealed / waterproof laptop with a wireless dock could be a very cool thing.

Johnson signs off ID card for UK citizenry


What a load of poop

ID card should also have RSA style 2 factor authentication built in also (like pn + token no). Would be a boon for accessing websites . Secure transaction etc.

77 quid or whatever it is is a f*cking ripoff for a bit of paper / plastic.

Big Blue blows a billion on predictive software seller



Anyone else slightly scared where this is going?

Once the systems get linked up enough and most of our data is easily harvested. What is to stop the controlling authorities to start doing experiments / simulations on the general population for fun....

Just because it's possible doesen't mean we have to use it.

Startup crafts DVD-Rs for the 31st century


Sod it.

Just get a big frickin' laser and etch all the really important stuff you want to keep onto the surface of the moon.

Belkin expunges expensive wireless HDMI gadget


I'm not suprised....

For that amount of money a plasterer could easily chase the wires into the wall. Eliminating the need for wireless.

If it was say 200USD the story would be different.

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