* Posts by benoliver999

8 posts • joined 28 Mar 2015

Blighty's online pr0n gatekeepers are begging for a regulatory beating, says digital rights org

benoliver999

Yeah I think they are about to get a lot more business.

Sure, Europe. Here's our Android suite without Search, Chrome apps. Now pay the Google tax

benoliver999

Re: Or the fourth option...

I have been running my phone without google apps and services installed since January. It started as an experiment, but I've not ever felt the need to go back.

It's still limited to nerds for now, but if the demand were there it wouldn't take much to get it ready for the mainstream.

If someone can get a push notification framework that doesn't rely on google, it could take off very quickly.

Hyperoptic's overkill 10Gbps fibre trial 'more than a clever PR stunt'

benoliver999

Re: Poor contention?

To offer anther viewpoint: I have the Gigabit link with them and can easily pull 900mbps. Pretty sure I'm hitting my hardware limits rather than their connection speed limit.

Don't worry, it'll be all Reich! Googler saves Grammarly nazis from hacker invasion

benoliver999

Surprise surprise

Turns out that putting everything you ever type through a third party service probably isn't a great idea.

Google hit with record antitrust fine of €2.4bn by Europe

benoliver999

Re: Next up -Microsoft...

They aren't... you can install another browser, just like you can scroll right past google shopping.

FreeNAS releases version 11, so let us put the unpleasantness of failed V.10 behind us

benoliver999

I get the need for them to keep moving forward but this release just isn't giving any incentive to upgrade at all.

How easy is it to swtich to Nas4Free with a ZFS pool?

Windows 10 will now automatically download and install on PCs

benoliver999

This wouldn't be so bad

but the update breaks stuff, constantly.

I have had to fix four machines now where the start menu keeps crashing. The START MENU.

Hotel Wi-Fi not only hideously expensive – it's horribly insecure

benoliver999

Re: Anybody not running through a VPN deserves what they get, bedbugs and all.

It's also easy enough to set up your own VPN, if you're worried about getting hacked. Not AS easy as signing up to a 3rd party service, but not too bad.

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