* Posts by The Black Hand

9 posts • joined 26 Nov 2009

Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update

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Finally VPN support comes to Windows Phone.

For a so-called business phone it's been a glaring omission since launch.

Yes, there's a Tech Bubble. But that's OK

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Had to google Zynga to find out what they were.

I don't think they're going to become a verb anytime soon....

Amazon's cloudy vid-tablet breaks cover: Not an iClone

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Start stockpiling e-ink / long battery life Kindles now!

This so smacks of jumping on the ipad bandwagon it's hardly believable.

Seven Dwarfs password gag declared Fringe's best

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Da dum..

I was at a cash point yesterday when a little old lady asked if I could

check her balance, so I pushed her over.

and back to dwarfs:

Statistically, 6 out of 7 dwarves are not happy.

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How about?

A mate of mine recently admitted to being addicted to brake fluid. When I quizzed him on it he reckoned he could stop any time...

Reg hack cast adrift as Illuminati Online goes off-line

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Paris Hilton

Make it a good one

With a 3 letter surname, getting a really nice domain is going to be a struggle as most if not all 3 letter combinations in existing top level domains have been taken.

However I see that .xxx domains are going to be released with Autumn so maybe you can join the landrush?

World IPv6 Day fails to kill the internet

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Fun with IPv6 addresses

As the letters a-f appearing IPv6 addresses, engineers have been adding their own special touch to IPv6 day:

Facebook – 2620:0:1c08:4000:face:b00c::

BBC – 2001:4b10:bbc::1

see more here: http://www.2020media.com/blog/2011/06/spell-it-out-with-ipv6/

Chinese domain crackdown targets smut sites

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Check the announcement

The actual directive is here:


There may be clarification from CNNIC whether " and registrant ID (photocopy)." should actually be "OR registrant ID (photocopy).", thereby allowing individuals to register domains.

We are also awaiting information regarding existing domains & what happens at renewals

Mozilla hatches Thunderbird 3 release candidate

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How about a progress bar

A proper progress bar would be nice. I'm so fed up of the "This folder is being processed..." alert box, that won't go away until you click it.


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