* Posts by IanzThingz

17 posts • joined 17 Oct 2012

Broadband Secretary of SHEEP sensationally quits Cabinet



As soon as she had Camerons 'full support' it was only a matter of days, and yet she faces no criminal charges, George Osborne guilty of exactly the same thing and he is still there. One law for them and another... you get the picture.

On a lighter note, something from Yes Minister 'never believe anything until its officially denied' :)

Help! Apple has snaffled the WHOLE WORLD'S supply of sapphire glass

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Re: Blimey!

Heavy elements may not be used where there is life...Thanks for the Sapphire & Steel memory :)

Amazon to hire over 85,000 temporary elves for Christmas

IT Angle

Zero hours contracts?

Very probably.

Sysadmins: Keep YOUR data away from NSA spooks


Re: As usual

The thing is, it's the Internet & stuff, so is it possible to be 'too' paranoid? Probably not.

Beer because its Friday and a wonderful weekend is in the offing.

Murdoch hate sparks mass bitchin', rapid evacuation from O2, BE


Re: I'm going

Already gone, told O2 it was because of the sale, fortunately I was out of contract with O2 anyway, so made the move to Plusnet, don't have sky at all, cancelled it when the phone hacking story broke.

Ray Harryhausen, king of stop motion, takes final voyage


Those Skeletons

scared the life out of me when I first saw them.

RIP Ray, you were the master. :(

Raising a glass to your memory.

37,000-machine study finds most reliable Windows PC is a Mac


Win on a Mac - Yes

In my case....

Since my desktop PC died a couple of months ago, I installed Win 7 x64 on my 2010 MacBook Pro and it runs like a dream, runs continually, and I very rarely boot back into OS X. I do like OS X which is why I bought the Mac in the first place, but have been a Windows user since 3.11 :)

Just my pennyworth :)

Beer because its Friday.

Apple in Chinese court over patent rights for Siri


Re: What's good for the goose...

Oh, I do like that, have an upvote, sir.


What's good for the goose...

US court finds in favour of US company, what's the betting that a Chinese court finds in favour of a Chinese company?

Sherlock, well, because....

Apple debuts two-step verification for Apple IDs


Give out my phone number...

I don't think so, get enough random spam calls as it is.

BBC World Service in a jam as China blocks broadcasts

Paris Hilton

Re: Oh the irony

Don't understand the downvote, have an upvote, Sir :)

Paris, because, well I believe she is uncensored.

Burger King's tweets fried after hijackers pimp Big Macs


Re: Backfired?

Well, no BK outlet near, but I do have some MaccyD vouchers and one of those up the road, and it is lunchtime here...

Coat because, well its cold out there :)

UK malls use Google in desperate stab at luring shoppers off the web

Paris Hilton

When did...

Shopping centres become 'malls' is this another sympton of the American disease?

Paris because... well shopping obviously :)

8086 and All That. Revisited



Hitler was actually a beastly Austrian.

/pedant :)

Beer, because there are some very nice European beers :)

Author of '80s classic The Hobbit didn't know game was a hit

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Re: The Micro User

remember when Bob (i think) took his beeb to be upgraded, I loved those articles, wonder if I still have them.

Apple is granted a patent on the rectangle. No, really

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Re: I know how to deal with the people behind this

up voted for the HHGTTG reference :)

iPhone 5 is the 'most difficult, scratchy device Foxconn has ever made'


Your holding it wrong.

Sorry I couldn't resist :)

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