* Posts by Lost all faith...

5160 posts • joined 17 Sep 2009

Google slides text message 2FA a little closer to the door

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Re: Or use TOTP / HOTP

I see OTT and can't think of anything else other than the balloon dance.

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Feature creap?

Who wants to bet against this not tracking everything you do later down the road...if it doesn't already?Anyone?

Is it going to become yet another component of the nasty binary blob that you can't get rid of, one that is "essential"?

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Apple Cook's half-baked defense of the Mac Mini: This kit ain't a leftover

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Stop

Just a note:

This is exactly the same language used for the Windows phone when their new CEO took over

We haven't abandoned it, but we're not telling you what we have planned.

Enjoy.

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Re: Actions speak louder than words.

"or a new amazing 20 hour battery"

I believe that's what the upcoming ARM Microsoft machines are claiming (actually a lot more than that).

But we'll see.

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Jeff Bezos fires off a blue dart, singes Elon Musk and SpaceX

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Re: Something doesn't add up

Can we propose a new measurement of payload?

Amount of knock off t-shirts or 99p iPhone chargers perhaps?

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HPE quits cloud servers, two weeks after telling El Reg it wouldn't do that

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Re: Prepositional verbs

Trust me, her I really don't understand half her homework, I have enough trouble deciphering the teaching acronyms, let alone her English homework.

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I think he may be right, there is no such verb as "to architect" as that would be a prepositional verb (if I remember correctly from helping my 9 year old with her homework)

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Boffins trapped antiprotons for days, still can't say why they survived the Big Bang

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Like many here....

...I want to comment on something I really don't understand so errr yes it's something to do with Pink Fairy Armadillos....(yes they do exists)

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New phishing campaign uses 30-year-old Microsoft mess as bait

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Re: Now you are blaming the victim.

" never understood why everybody is allowed to use a computer without a license..."

The same reason you don't need one to use a set of ladders, a hammer and a drill.

It's a tool (bit like yourself by the sounds).

Far more people have been killed or injured by using the aforementioned than a computer, but I'm sure you are so superior you understand fully how to set up ladders safely and when to revert to scaffolding.

And did you inspect your car tyres this morning? Thought not.

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The case of the disappearing insect. Boffin tells Reg: We don't know why... but we must act

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Windscreen splatter

no one thought of the obvious?

Cars are far more aerodynamic now, unlike the slab cars are the 70's and 80's.

The insects most likely are just being thrown over the top....

However doesn't explain the few numbers in a bottle. Unless of course they are becoming more tea-total, avoiding the demon drink.

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Tell the public how much our tram tickets cost? Are you mad?

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Re: This sounds fair...

Is that all the other competing Tram operators?

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DXC slashes meal allowances for travelling troops: Please sir, may I have some more?

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Re: That is fine provided that there is an exception mechanism

No you don't include lunch (I don't know many businesses that do these days), so now £30 for breakfast and dinner.

In our village I can find you 3 pubs and a cafe that will easily cater to all of those, oh and a chip shop in the next village.

That's nearly every single one of them.

My ex is a Vegan and still can get food at a Toby CARVERY!

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I'll save them a fortune.

stop using bloody AmEX,

Possible the most expensive card to use.

A huge amount of businesses won't accept them either due to the extortionate handling charges.

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Google faces $10k-a-day fines if it defies court order to hand over folks' private overseas email

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Re: Maybe the company should relocate

"If this were legal then in next to no time there would be an industry providing the service at prices that just about anyone could afford."

Well it works nicely for many a multinationals financial departments

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WTF?

I'm confused.....

Lets see how daft the US injustice system is.

Take this crazy case and move it sideways.

Put it into a larger perspective.

Judge: You're sentenced to death for murder (best with a Scottish accent)

Defendant: I never did it. I want to appeal

Judge. OK, fair enough.

Prosecution: Right hang the prisoner, while he awaits his retrial.

Prisoner: What?

Executioner: Welcome to the US Justice system sunshine.

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Misco UK chops majority of workforce, pulls down shutters

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"About the comment on the brochures. You do realise lots of people used paper from sustainable forests. "

Well bearing in mind that hardwood is too expensive and to hard to process, it's very rare to find paper that ever comes from rainforests in most of the world.

I think he was using a bit of poetic license.

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You can yacht be serious: Larry might be planning his own version of America’s Cup

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And don't forget, if the Tiller is mutli-spoked, then you pay per spoke, unless it's in an Oracle boat.

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Survey: Tech workers are terrified they will be sacked for being too old

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What companies forget...

...is those boring oldies, with annoying families and mortgages are the least likely ones to piss off on the offer of a extra £1 a month.

Unless of course you treat them like dirt, then they are likely to go...Oh fuck it, lets sell the house and piss off somewhere nice where we are appreciated.

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Didn't install a safety-critical driverless car patch? Bye, insurance!

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Re: The future is bright...

Or this:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DB4eV3VUIAElh_y.jpg

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Re: other parts of the article:

Flawed Argument.

Rural ones could actually benefit from electric charge points.

Think about it, when the city folk pop out to their garden, at least they will have to stop and charge; maybe have a bite to eat and a drink, providing money to the pterol station. Then they can carry on with their fly tipping, grumbling about horse shit on the roads and suffering road rage because they have to go through a muddy puddle in their stupid over sized pseudo-agricultural vehicle.

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Re: It really

Actually it does. The idea is...in theory...that you can put more cars in the same space, as they are alert all the time and communicating with each other.

Also, Electric is fine for towns and cities where probably 90% of traffic and journeys are. Provided you have a charge point.

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Re: So...

"What's the betting that rooting the car for this purpose will fall foul of the law -"

It says exactly that in the article

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You're doing open source wrong, Microsoft tsk-tsk-tsks at Google: Chrome security fixes made public too early

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Re: Sometimes it's impossible

Err were not talking about a minor project. we're talking about Google

By default Chrome and Play apps are set to auto update, unless permission changes are required.

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Re: They're right but it's a moot point

"How many people upgrade apps on the same day the updates are released?"

99.9999% of the general public, the ones with auto update turned on (Default).

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So the 'Year of Linux' never happened. When is it Chrome OS's turn?

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Re: Pixelbook costs $999, don't hold your breath

It's not irrational.

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Re: The year of Linux desktop was a running joke.

" am not sure that providing all your details to Google is better than providing them to Microsoft."

It's worse.

Google track everything possible; MS, doesn't have it's claws quite as deep on the online and more and more, the offline, worlds.

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Re: No ...

Well those Linux users are paying MS..

So a Win Win????

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The age of six-monthly Windows Server updates starts … now!

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Re: I'm still indifferent...

Isn't it same as Linux builds?

"Normal" and "LTS"?

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You do realise that Linux get update often as well?

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Re: Sigh...

Annual?

Is that the same as once every 10 years or when it breaks...whichever comes last?

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Programming bootcamp compiles $375,000 check after triggering New York AG's error handlers

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Re: Inflated Claims

Nope, a part time, zero hour contract in Sports Direct is still working..... apparently. Just ask many a Uni Grad.

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No, the FCC can't shut down TV stations just because Donald Trump is mad at the news

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Re: Ein Trump, Ein reich...

That's reserved for UK politics.

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Raspberry Pi burning up? Microsoft's recipe can save it and AI

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Meh

So let me get this right...

...when running at a high load for a sustained period, CPU's get hot and need cooling.

Glad I read The Reg, my 486DX keeps getting warm and wondered how to fix it.

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WPA2 KRACK attack smacks Wi-Fi security: Fundamental crypto crapto

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Re: I read "Google will be patching all affected devices ASAP"...

"Did you want to buy my 1982 Ford Escort?"

Sure, just whack on a couple of Twin 45's, fix the seals and maybe do a polish and port.

Good as, if not better than new.

Now about that 2 year old Samsung?

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Re: MAC address filtering

Well considering how ridiculously easy it is to spoof a MAC address, then yes.

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Re: Explanation Please?

"This is also fundamentally broken and a problem for IoT and low power devices."

Meh...

It's like saying you can force a euro lock on a door when you've left the windows open, the key under the mat, a note for the milkman saying you're away for a week, put a post on social media saying don't break into my house at 11 Acacia avenue as we forgot to arm the alarm and please no one will pop round as we don't want you turning the lights on at night.

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Argh, my loafer just fell down the rope ladder! Yes, I'm in the Microsoft treehouse

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Re: "tree-based meeting spaces"

"Edit: Wow - not even 30 seconds up and already the first downvote."

You should only feel disappointed if you don't get a downvote, as it means your post hasn't been read by the resident loner.

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Man prosecuted for posting a picture of his hobby on Facebook

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Re: Cosplay banned in Scotland?

You're fine, so long a Leia doesn't have the chain around her and chewbacca isn't wearing handcuffs, in which case you're on the sex offenders register sunshine.

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Aviation industry hits turbulence as Airbus buys into Bombardier’s new jetplanes

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Or it could be simply to piss off Boeing.

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Google isn't saying Microsoft security sucks but Chrome for Windows has its own antivirus

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Re: Why would Chrome have the privileges required?

@ a_yank_lurker.

Is that really you? I smell a virus.

Your language has changed; you now no longer are being funny with "slurp" in every post, you are now coming up with the equally hilarious "bloat".

Can someone run a scan on his pc?

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Re: Feature creep?

"keep recommending for non-technical people to use chrome."

Maybe you should be recommending something that doesn't spy on their every move then.

Try SRWare Iron for starters.

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'Open sesame'... Subaru key fobs vulnerable, says engineer

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This is not new....

...this was an issue on plenty of older makes of cars.

Heck many 12 year old cars you can easily brute force the locks.

How many owners are going to pay for a service to pay for the fix, even if there is one?

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Sounds painful: Audio code bug lets users, apps get root on Linux

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Re: Oh for FUDs sake

What Microsoft posts? Not seen one yet at time of your posting?

Are you trying to pre-empt one to be cool, whereas you're just looking a bit of a twat at the moment.

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GarageBanned: Apple's music app silenced in iOS 11 iCloud blunder

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Typewriter? You bloody hipster!

I used hand cast letterpress to compose this*. Take your fancy pants typewriter and pour your fancy lardee-dah filter coffee and shove it!

*I saw that letterpress is now classed as an artisan craft form. At this point I released no matter how are I kicked the knob-heads face on the TV, it didn't hurt him....which was a shame.

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Xperia XZ1: Sony spies with its MotionEye something beginning...

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Sony design....

...I've always liked their designs.

Simple, Functional and no need to have the latest "me too" designs.

Although they have done some stupid size ones.

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US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

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Re: erm isn't this what law enforcement is for?

"My balls are just TOO BIG for me to think like a prey animal."

Try wanking....may relive some of that pent up frustration.

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Android ransomware DoubleLocker encrypts data and changes PINs

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Meh

"You not only have to manually install flash, you have to grant lots of permissions, grant accessibility permission, activate it as a device administrator, "

So less permissions than your average torch or photo app then?

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Scouse marketing scamps scalped £70k for 100,000+ nuisance calls

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Little more....

DXI is now trading as EasyCallNow

http://www.easycallnow.net/

I may try to find their assigned number blocks and put a redirect into their sales lines.

Worked before when a fax hosting company kept spamming us.

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Crappy upload speeds a thing of the past in fresh broadband 'net spec

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Re: Great

No...you've got it wrong.

It will be a completely free upgrade!

The 10% price hike 3 months later is just a coincidence and completely unrelated.

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Top of the radio charts: Jodrell Bank goes for UNESCO World Heritage status

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Re: UNESCO World Heritage (minus USA)

The way Trump is going, the whole of the USA will be a heritage site.

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