* Posts by xnetman

7 posts • joined 26 Mar 2013

No, Apple. A 4G Watch is a really bad idea

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Any technology is what you make of it. Many people have a laptop. The most many will ever do with it is browse, watch a few videos, Skype and play Candy Crush on it...and this is on a machine that many scientists from yesteryear would have pimped out their own mothers to get a day of compute time on.

I personally use a smart watch for a lot. I don't think the problem is with the concept or the technology. It is with people knowing how to integrate it into their lives.

Brit filmmaker plans 10hr+ Paint Drying epic

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Could Backfire

The whole stunt could backfire, and motivate the BBFC to change their pricing structure.

Apple Watch shipments: Pick a number, double it. Hey, it worked for them

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Re: What is the Nerdyist watch, ever?

I'm sure it won't be long before someone releases a crucifix watch face for the Apple Watch.

Aged 18-24? Don't care about voting? Got a phone? Oh dear...

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Re: Good

It was Labour (Tony Blair) that introduced tuition fees in 1998, not the Liberal Democrats.

Your hard drives were riddled with NSA spyware for years

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Re: Grzegorz Brzeczyszczykiewicz

Somebody being actively targeted probably wouldn't want their real name to be published.

Caption this: CERN needs pic tags. Serious answers only, kids

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They paid €4.6 billion to build the Large Hadron Collider, but are too cheap to pay people to archive and identify their photos?

iPads in education: Not actually evil, but pretty close

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Re: Why do people put forward the idea that iPads are good for art?

David Hockney famously uses iPads in his work.

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