* Posts by Jeremy Lloyd

5 posts • joined 20 Jul 2007

Windows is now built on Git, but Microsoft has found some bottlenecks

Jeremy Lloyd

Re: SourceSafe

Plastic SCM's Semantic Merge: http://semanticmerge.com/

Windows 10 Mobile bug fixes come thick and fast as official upgrade nears

Jeremy Lloyd

Windows 10 Mobile... actually it's ok

I've had many different Windows Phones, and now have a Lumia 950XL. Initially I thought W10 was a backwards step, but now I've got used to it, it's absolutely fine. There are many great improvements (e.g. Mail client, multiple OneDrive accounts).

Yes, it crashes/reboots far more than it should. Yes, Windows Hello on the phone seems hopeless (magic on the SP4). Yes, I wish more apps worked with Continuum (which is awesome BTW).

But, all in all, I think W10 is a step forwards, not backwards.

Pre-ordered a Microsoft Surface? So SORRY it's late, have a voucher

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My 64gb surface arrived on friday

It's worth the wait. Other than iplayer all the apps I need are already in the store. The iPad will go back in the pool. No 3g but using the WiFi hotspot on my Nokia 800 works a treat. 3g on the iPad wasn't great anyway.

Parallels: Bare-metal hypervisor in the works

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Virtuozzo

We're an SMB software company and use Virtuozzo Containers, and we think it's the d.b.'s!!!

BT feels the need for 50Mb speed

Jeremy Lloyd

What about us poor mugs in the country?

I live 3 miles from a good-sized city (Chichester) but can't get more than 512kbps. My other phone line, nothing at all.

:-((

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