* Posts by Lost all faith...

3956 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009

How Rogue One's Imperial stormtroopers SAVED Star Wars and restored order

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Re: Not seen R1 yet but...

R1 way, way better than the last New Hope clone.

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Apple sues Nokia's pet patent trolls

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Umm, Nokia who?

The multi-billion dollar technology company.

In fact by sending this post, especially if done from a mobile, almost certainly has touched a Nokia design or product at some point on it's journey,. But I can't happily say, it's unlikely have touched an Apple product.

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Non-existent sex robots already burning holes in men’s pockets

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Re: Not in the UK ...

To right, that's a mans job to be redundant....what with dishwashers, automated lawn mowers, our numbers up once the sperm maker is invented.

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Bad news, fandroids: Mobile banking malware now encrypts files

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FAIL

You say...

."The malware serves to underline why you should not blindly hand over permissions to mobile apps as well as the importance of backing up data."

But, but, but...If I don't give access to my media, contacts, phone settings, internet connection and location, my torch app simply won't work.

No joke icon as it's no joke the permission people allow.

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Cops, Feds spaff $100m on Stingray cellphone snooping gear – and there's sod all oversight

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Re: Harris (Stingray) Doesn't Do MESH!

Great but flawed.

How is turning on your wifi actually stop you being tracked, which is what the stingray is all about, unless all it's details constantly change, all the time.

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Re: Were this a strategy game ...

How would you tell it's a stingray? They don't broadcast as "Hey I'm a stingray"

It's really an issue in GSM connecting to the first tower it sees.

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Beeb flings millions more £s at Capita for telly tax collection

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Re: No means no

Of course, some of the programmes on those channels are created for and by the BBC.

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US Supreme Court to hear case that may ruin Lone Star patent trolls

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Unhappy

The judges have a vested interested in the status quo.

Few court cases equals few judges.

So if the judges are friendly to IP owners, then more cases are heard, therefore more judges required.

Result.

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Brace yourself, network admins, Amazon Video just hit 200 nations

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Re: Whilst ever

So you're a freeloader?

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Poor software design led to second £1m Army spy drone crash

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Re: GPS - not as good as you might think

Thales deleted the WoW sensor instead of going to a more reliable one.

You can get sensors for World of Warcraft?

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Re: When R/C hobby models now come with autoland, these folks are simply pathetic.

Why does JBS bloke that sound like a physco in the making?

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No they don't.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/350343/autonomous-uber-car-caught-running-red-light

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WTF?

OK here's a fix....

If a switch breaks due to rough terrain (find that hard to believe it they used better switches).

How about a simple, the wheel is spinning at the correct speed sensor?

Now, if you can pay me a few hundred million for my consultancy time, much appreciated,

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Not OK Google: Tree-loving family turns down Page and pals' $7m

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Re: Translation

Why the down vote?

I know a fair few people who could earn far more than they do, but they choose quality over life over money. I even know a couple that gave up a lot of money as they thought it ruined their life, they knew they could have almost anything, so nothing was worth doing.

Not everyone's aim in life is to buy shiny.

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Depends.

If you've paid your mortgage (your biggest bill), bought a few cars (in reserve), added solar panels. It could be done.....but I'd allow more like 1 million.

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Rogue One: This is the Star Wars back story you've been looking for

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Re: "the original Star Wars movie"

"Icon because I was just wondering what the next one will be about."

It's about how you can make a death planet with the same gaping security issues as the original 30 years before.

Thinking about it, maybe the Force Awakens should have been STAR WARS - THE INTERPLANET OF THINGS.

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Microsoft offers UK cloud customers private pipes

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Re: less latency and therefore less failover

Not strictly true. If you are dependent on a latency sensitive application such as video or voice e.g. Skype, if the latency goes to high, you may well switch over to a different system / site / circuit.

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Murdoch's 21st Century Fox agrees £18.5bn Sky takeover deal

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And no doubt..

....we can expect more slagging off of the BBC and the evils of free-to-air TV from his empire.

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Men! If you want to win at board games this Christmas, turn off the rock music – scientists

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Mine had a "board" top section, with a nasty red plastic under-section. Maybe modern ones don't, but the 70's most certainly did.

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Be worried when they play Smack Your Bitch Up - Prodigy

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I propose a new study:

"At which point do commetards give up reading the article before mashing away at the keyboard".

Seems like it could be worth the grant money they never used.

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As they are one of the most successful UK rock bands of all time, I'd certainly say yes.

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'Public Wi-Fi' gang fail in cunning plan to hide £10m cigarette tax fraud

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Having to bury my brother aged 43 due to lung cancer, I have no issue with asking for it to be taxed much higher.

I fact I believe all Tobacco companies profits should be taxed at 90%

Scum of the earth.

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Data use rules set to be loosened under new EU e-Privacy laws - report

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WTF?

Re: Whatsapp and Skype

Thanks for letting us know.

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Give us encrypted camera storage, please – filmmakers, journos

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Re: @ Alien Shouldn't be hard for Nikon to do

If only there were a "Secure Digital" card hardware format that you could just insert into devices...

Would that be the Secure Digital format that is about digital watermarking and bugger all to do with encryption?

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Learn your way round the Internet of Things in a day? Course you can...

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Wow...

..one day...of which 0.00009 seconds will be spent on security.

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Reschedule the holiday party, Patch Tuesday is here and it's a big one

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Re: No reschedule needed here

Anyone who still uses Windows (especially 10) as their main online OS these days must be a sucker for punishment or they just don't know about the alternatives.

I use Windows 10. Never had an issue.

Yes I do know the alternatives (installed Mint for my parents to replace XP)

Maybe I'm not a pretentious little twat like you and use this thing called "choice".

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Blue sky basic income thinking is b****cks

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What I love...

...is a good rant about the problem with X, without providing an alternative.

How about this. Invest more in GOOD education (and I don't mean starting kids in school before they have learn't to eat solids).

Spend more on crime prevention, drug rehabilitation, homelessness, health promotion and social skills and all those other fluffy things that you can't measure.

And hey presto, you find all the other budgets no longer require as much money.

But of course that involves a lot of short to mid term pain and we don't want pay taxes for that do we?

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If you bought a dildo in Denver, the government must legally be told

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Back to us to beat them.

The USA had the NSA spying on people illegally.

The UK decided to make it legal to spy on everything.

You now make it law to SEND the details to the goverment.

So now back to the unelected dictator May to fuck us over.

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Look out, Brussels: Google's moving the goalposts, barks price comparison rival

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What on Earth did I type there? Need more beer to make me fingers work better.

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FAIL

I've just tried to find Apple search engine.

Can to point me to it?

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Meet Hyper.is – the terminal written in HTML, JS and CSS

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Re: Bingo time!

Need to shoehorn DevOps and IoT in somehow.

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Samsung SmartCam: Yes, those eyes really are following you around the room

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Re: how does it compare to everything else out there right now?

Polycom did it automagically with the Viewstation about 15 years ago.

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Botched Microsoft update knocks Windows 8, 10 PCs offline – regardless of ISP

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Re: Only Britain? Short answer: No.

Would that be the box thats from a 3rd party site, about the windows Technical Preview, about upgrades written "MARCH 18, 2015 6:50 AM"

Install from ISO

Activate.

Choose Phone option,

Done.

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Re: Only Britain? Short answer: No.

Most of the post is great, but:

And it's a supreme irony that Windows 10 requires you to be online to use it

No it doesn't. Can we stop this rubbish please.

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Governments 'one step behind' tech firms in tracking tax – Meg Hillier

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Stop

Re: yes its legal but...

Not just legal, but a requirement - to maximise profits for ... their shareholders.

How many times.

NO ITS FUCKING NOT. CAN WE STOP THIS BULLSHIT

Show me an example, in company law, where it states that.

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Re: Oh no! They are obeying the law!

what stupid analogies you are using.

If you want to make a valid point while not sounding like an idiot try the following.

Childcare vouchers

Pensions

"Cycle to work" schemes, where you get a bike on "rental"

Just three sensible examples, not you stupid ones.

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Military reservist bemoans frost-bitten baby-maker on Antarctic trek

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Kind of makes sense

High blood flow, high surface area to volume.

Maybe the ladies of the British legion can do some willy warmers. In those conditions, an inch or two should suffice.

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The Dread Server BlackBerry Enterprise is no more

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No idea, but looks like setting point was never achieved or it's got far to much glucose syrup muck in it.

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Hardware Labs sees off Nvidia trademark sueball-smasher in court

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Re: GTX and GTS

What the poster means there is nothing wrong with having a car called GTX and a PC part called GTX.

Just like you can open Kebab shop called Microsoft, so long as your logo is significantly different.

The trademark infringement happens when you are in a similar market and / or likely to cause confusion.

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Neo-Nazi man jailed for anti-Semitic Twitter campaign against MP

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Re: sigh..

I really can't be arsed to point out all the issues with your rant (although interspersed you do have valid points, but this one made me chuckle

"we got our asses royally kicked by the French & the Zulu's amongst others"

So we don't whinge about the French invading us (but glossing over the fact face we invaded them as well), and this is the funniest.....we don't whine about getting our arses kicked by a bunch of natives who's lands we tried to steal. Wonder why?

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Re: Two years?

without the full facts I can't tell.

They admitted guilt.

Had they had previous conviction?

Were they already on bail for a similar crime?

I'm not defending their actions, but it may account for the disparity.

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Re: Schadenfreude

It's also there to protect the public.

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Google found a way to go after 400 MEELLION new users this week

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I can testify that all the Hindu's I know always use a toilet.

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Qualcomm, Microsoft plot ARM Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 PCs, tablets, phones

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Re: Very interesting but not entirely surprising.

People to ignore in comments.

Anyone that says the following.

Microshaft, Micro$oft or variants thereof

Crapple

Slurp

Fandroid

Additionally those that use CAPITALS FOR no reason.

Those that try to make puns for now reason. such as .Not

Those that believe <insert name of mobile phone OS vendor> is not stealing a ton of data.

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Re: Very interesting but not entirely surprising.

"Will you end up with different prices depending on which ARM vendor you use? "

You mean "Qualcomm's 64-bit ARMv8-compatible Snapdragon" or "Qualcomm's 64-bit ARMv8-compatible Snapdragon " or how about "Qualcomm's 64-bit ARMv8-compatible Snapdragon "

Think they've been pretty specific.

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Revamped Cortana finally lands on UK mobe mass market

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Re: Ha bloody ha

Just about every Windows 7, 8 & 10 user is downloading tools to STOP slurp by adding hosts exceptions and firewall rules.

Really? You must lead a VERY isolated life.

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Silver screen script hacker and dox douche gets 5 years in US cooler

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Yes, as everyone knows that's how the Government agencies come up with their ideas.

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Stealing, scamming, bluffing: El Reg rides along with pen-testing 'red team hackers'

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Sad but true....

...we lost a load of kit when at 6 am some guys in suits followed the cleaners in. They simply picked up a load of (unsecured) laptops and simply walked out the door.

The cleaners didn't get the bollocking, the people who left the laptops did, and rightly so.

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90 per cent of the UK's NHS is STILL relying on Windows XP

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Re: 'up'grading is overrated

Not sure what you are smoking, but it must be good shit.

Small company - Ernie Ball, what maybe a few hundred people vs NHS 1.2 Million.

Yeah like for like.

Also your Linux system appears faulty, it seems TO BE "doing" random (things) WITH your characters when you TYPE]

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