* Posts by Andi McDonald

7 posts • joined 2 Sep 2014

UK Supreme Court unprorogues Parliament

Andi McDonald

Re: subtly different article

Freddy Mercury would be beg to differ

Breaking, literally: Microsoft's fix for CPU-hogging Windows bug wrecks desktop search

Andi McDonald

Re: So desktop search is the CPU problem.

Can't they just fork Solr and use that, never had a problem using Solr on websites, it can't be beyond them to get it working on Windows

Apple strips clips of WWDC devs booing that $999 monitor stand from the web using copyright claims. Fear not, you can listen again here...

Andi McDonald

I genuinely thought it was clever trolling, and that not even Apple would charge $999 for a glorified monitor stand

It's shocking to find it's not actually fake news

Accenture sued over website redesign so bad it Hertz: Car hire biz demands $32m+ for 'defective' cyber-revamp

Andi McDonald

'Agile' in practice is just an excuse for micro management and controlling the IT workers, rather than what 'Agile' is meant to be

Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? El Reg weighs in – and you should vote, too

Andi McDonald

What about Margaret Thatcher, she was a Chemist and it would really upset the delicate snowflakes if she won

ZX Spectrum Vega+ blows a FUSE: It runs open-source emulator

Andi McDonald

Still don't get the point even if it worked, unless you're going to reverse engineer a speccie and make a proper one

You might as well scour car boots and ebay and get the real thing

Woe, Daddy! GoDaddy customers wail as hosting service GOES TITSUP

Andi McDonald

You get what you pay for with hosting, cheapest is not always the best solution for everyone


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