* Posts by Peter Storm

172 posts • joined 2 Oct 2009

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Apple: iOS7 dayglo Barbie makeover is UNFINISHED - report

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Crikey! So all the men in your office are gay then?

How to destroy a brand-new Samsung laptop: Boot Linux on it

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How true. It's the difference between perceived quality and actual quality.

People buy French cars because they think they're good, when in actual fact they're total junk.

'Perfect' INVISIBLE SHED stuns boffinry world

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Everybody remember where we parked

ALIEN DETECTION was SUPPRESSED by the BBC - top boffin

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Re: Yeah, but what if Hitler appears live, opening the Olympics?

He already did...in 1936.

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"England v England. You don't care who wins"

At least, being England and not Scotland, we'd win something.

Apple iPad 4 Wi-Fi only tablet review

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Re: I expected to read a review....

Well if I were you, I wouldn't buy one then eh?

Fans' loyalty questioned as iPhone popularity plummets

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I think Apple's glory days may be over unless...

they can come up with something new and different. A "must have" new product. As with the original iPhone or the iPad.

I'm no Apple fanboi and I only got my 3GS a few years ago purely because the Ordinance Survey map app I wanted was only available on iOS at the time. I must say that it has been a really good piece of kit (apart from the battery life).

I only decided to replace it because my daughter's phone was on its last legs and her MP3 player had died.

When I looked at the iPhone 5, I just wasn't that impressed. I mean it looks nice and I'm sure it performs well, but would have cost me a fair bit extra on my contract for doing more or less exactly what my old phone did, just a bit quicker.

In the end I got a 4GS. Hardly any difference in spec from the 5, and less money a month on my contract.

Apple need to be careful and not rest on their laurels. I'm thinking of another fruit based company who had a "must have" mobile product a little while back.

Freesat downs own website after Downton quickie

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Game Of Thrones

That is all.

APPLE: SCREW YOU, BRITS, everyone else says Samsung copied us

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Re: Hmmm

I do.

But then I do work of a fridge manufacturer.

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Re: Called it

"They should've linked to goatse instead of the actual rulings"

That, or Rickrolled em'

Renault Clio IV and R-Link Android console hands-on preview

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Re: Renault

The French seem to have taken over the mantle of producing the worlds most unreliable cars from the Italians (who actually make quite good cars these days).

Fujitsu assigns team of women to design PC for women

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Re: "Feminine Pink "?

And "Luxury Brown" as opposed to "Bottom of the Barrel Brown" or "Shit-heap Brown"?

McKinnon will not be extradited to the US, says Home Secretary

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Re: His real crime

How true.

All these idiots have succeeded in doing is make themselves look like even bigger idiots by kicking up such a bloody fuss about it.

Sky support dubs Germany 'Hitler's country'

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WTF?

Re: Customer Service...

"Murdoch just called Charlotte Church, former Crimewatch presenter Jacqui Hames and actor Hugh Grant."scumbag celebrities"

Pot, kettle, black?

Russian Christians boosted by Pussy Riot law spank 'sinful' Apple logo

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Re: There's nothing wrong with cultural sensitivity

"Cuddly toys are offensive in the UK"

Yeah, the f**cking Generation Game has got a lot to answer for!

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Also, these idiots don't even know their own religion. The Bible never mentions an apple. It's just the fruit of the tree of knowledge.

Those wacky God-botherers , what will they get up to next.

That horrendous iPhone empurplement - you're holding it wrong

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Re: I despair, I really do...

Judging by the phone snaps that I've seen from some people, a big splodge of purple would actually improve them no end.

Brave copper single-handedly chases 'suspicious' Moon

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Brave copper single-handedly chases 'suspicious' Moon

That's no moon! oh, hang on...

Eric Schmidt: Ha ha, NO Google maps app for iPhone 5

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If you go to my business address on street view it shows a house down the road a way. Google maps shows it in someone else's garden.

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Re: What's in it for GOOG?

"plenty of people are finding Windows Phone to be a better experience"

Actually I have to agree with you. I don't own a Windows phone myself, and I was a bit sceptical about them, but our company recently bought ten Lumia 800s for the engineers. All the new company phones come to me first to have their emails set up. I must admit I was quite impressed.

Last remaining reason to order an iPhone 5 disappears

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Re: Can we send Lewis to The Isle of Lewis and leave him there?

Could send him to Rockall maybe.

As the saying goes: "There's f**k all on Rockall"

Now Apple cuts back on Samsung displays

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Camera, hard drive, radio & TV, for your info. The hard drive and the camera both gave up the ghost just after the warranty ran out. The TV just had really dreadful sound and would reset itself randomly.

Coincidently, I was speaking to someone the other day that was complaining that their digital camera had just died, a few weeks after the guarantee was up. Was it a Samsung" I asked. Yes, he replied. How did you know that?

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Or it could be a quality issue-

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-20121897-37/iphone-4s-users-seeing-yellowish-screen-tint/

Wouldn't surprise me. Everything Samsung I've ever owned has been shit quality.

LONDON iPHONE 5 MADNESS: 'You must be CRAZY to buy Apple'

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Re: Each to their own I guess

Especially when you find out the hypocritical prick actually owned an iphone.

iPhone 5 has 'laser keyboard, holographic images'

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Re: Typical American News Story ...

How very true. They do the same with their version of history.

South Korea probes 'mobe patent bully-boy' Samsung

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Re: Samsung not Sammy

Yes, you should be using "the maker of knockoff iphones".

iPhone 5 wait drives record Samsung smartphone sales

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Re: Nonsense fake numbers...

"When your old enough to use a Real Smartphone then you should be aloud to comment on news forums."

Made my day...

Samsung: We can't find any child labour at our Chinese contractor

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Re: Please stop.

I'll second that, it's getting bloody irritating.

How about "the maker of knock-off iphones" instead.

Now Apple wants Samsung S III, Galaxy Notes off the shelves too

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Re: Apply this logic to cars

There you go. See what happened there? All those thumbs down for stating actual facts.

Please refrain from this as It's not what the rabid hysterical foaming at the mouth brigade want to read.

Customers dumping Samsung phones in wake of Apple suit

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Re: SAMSUNG!! apple....

WTF is "floored approach" when it's at home.

And yes, I agree with the last reply. You do seem like a complete idiot.

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"Chances are they are just trading in"

Or perhaps they're buying different phones now they've discovered just how cheap and crappy Samsung phones are.

Assange calls for help from … Quakers?

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Re: One thing I know...

I can remember a time long ago, when a celebrity was someone like a great actor or popular author.

Now they are just talentless cretins that are famous for being famous, or have shagged somebody famous.

Greens wage war on clean low-carbon renewable energy

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"No matter how much information you give people, if their minds are made up, their minds are made up,"

That's because you're just trying to confuse their intellectually challenged little minds with the facts.

Samsung to probe claims of underage workers, abuse at supplier

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Re: What a brilliant idea

Very true, but that would imply they actually gave a shit.

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Re: @Rodrigo

"Will they suing the HEG-rebrander?" or it could be "Will they suing the maker of knock-off iphones"

Deadly pussies kill more often than owners think

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"want a pet but cant handle a proper one like a dog"

On the other hand, I don't recall hearing of any cases where a cat has torn the face off of a small child though.

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Re: What A Load Of Homo Sapiens Bullcrap !

I think it's more likely that the ever increasing numbers of homo sapiens bred in captivity are having a greater effect on the wildlife population.

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Re: Mine brings back fleas

Try Advocate for cats. Works great on ours. Frontline just doesn't work any more. It's crap.

Just try googling "frontline doesn't work any more".

Girls tricked by STEAMY message: Webcam spyware student jailed

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Re: This is why

Pass the mind bleach!

Mac malware Crisis as Apple lets slip its Mountain Lion

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Re: You've never needed a password to install malware on a Mac

"some use it because you can actually get work done"

Like having to use Final Cut Pro as part of your job, or even just using Photoshop on big files without continually having to restart it.

What happens when Facebook follows MySpace?

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Re: Why not just...

"Why not print out the photographs and put them in an album?"

Good idea, but for longevity, it'd be a good idea to use a printer that uses pigment inks and not dye based inks.

Just sayin...

Foxconn plans massive plant in Indonesia

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Re: Oh

"your talking to educated people here"

Thanks for brightening up a dull morning.

Windows 8 'bad' for desktop users - Gartner's one-word review

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Re: Well Duh!

Along with punctuation?

Darth Vader is a pansy

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"excuse me The Black Hole is an Awesome movie"

Maybe you should go and watch it again. Any film that has a robot talking like a cowboy old-timer with a lisp is definitely NOT awesome.

iPhone 5 to be skinniest Apple yet SHOCK

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Re: You're all wrong!

They'll initially launch in Stilton variety, with the Gorgonzola version to follow soon after, but you'll actually have to wait sixth months for it, due to "veining inconsistencies".

Asteroid miners to strap 'scopes to new Virgin Galactic rocket

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Re: Where do I sign up?

Nah, not really. I tried it once. Though it was pants.

I see I got a thumbs down, so somebody actually though I was being serious?

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Where do I sign up?

I mean, how hard can it be? I've played Eve Online, so I'm all trained up and stuff.

Orange San Diego Intel-based Android phone

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What puts me off Intel as their fucking jingle played at the end of every ad for a product with an Intel chip in it. Makes me feel like lobbing a large heavy object at the TV.

It is only surpassed in awfulness by the vomit inducing "I'm loving it" McDonald's jingle.

Apple desperate to prevent nightmare scenario of iPad in Iranian hands

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Re: The employee was from Iran...

Yes I wondered about that too. So going by their own policy, I'm assuming they wouldn't allow their own employee to buy an Apple product?

Gigapixel camera heralds new world of snoopery

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"Rather than improve the optics of the camera, the researchers focused on the electronics"

Put a poor quality lens on any camera and you'll get crap definition.

Which, looking at those examples, is precisely what they got.

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