* Posts by 40k slimez

15 posts • joined 14 Dec 2016

Secret mic in Nest gear wasn't supposed to be a secret, says Google, we just forgot to tell anyone

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Re: Don't be........

Tinfoil lined maybe for the best of both...

Windows Update borks elderly printers in typical Patch Tuesday style

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Re: backward compatibility NOT a thing with Micro-shaft

But they are God awful SL o o o o w when doing that.... And noisier too

Shock: Brit capital strips Uber of its taxi licence

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Re: Ben Hur Moment.......

I think you'll find that

b) you are overtaking someone in the middle lane.

is the bit that's missing here....

.. and if thats the case then

a) it's safe to do so

at 22 mph is probably not true either.

F-35 firmware patches to be rolled out 'like iPhone updates'

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Re: surely????

"it's a fighter jet for the love of dog."

Not yet its not ... you need version 4......

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Call me old fashioned, but surely one of the prime requisites for a "jet fighter" would be that it can actually fight!

"Yes, we said we'll make it Combat Enabled in the next version... North Korea are doing what? Can't they wait a few weeks.... Open Beta isn't even planned yet and TBH the fire control system is just stubs atm...."

Terry Pratchett's unfinished works flattened by steamroller

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I think you'll find it was a Parallel ATA (PATA) drive - IDE being what PATA drives developed from.

The terms "integrated drive electronics" (IDE), "enhanced IDE" and "EIDE" have come to be used interchangeably with ATA (now Parallel ATA, or PATA)... but's not let facts get in the way of a good joke........ it was a good joke wasn't it??

UK ministers' Broadband '2.0' report confuses superfast with 10Mbps

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Don't you mean "mind bogglingly fast I mean so fast you won't actually believe how fast it is!"

OMG, dad, you're so embarrassing! Are you P2P file sharing again?

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Re: Old-fashioned...

More like the record companies just want to sell the same formulaic crap that will make them the biggest profit.

Good music exists out there its just not mainstream and easy to find.

In touching tribute to Samsung Note 7, fidget spinners burst in flames

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Re: There's an opportunity here

I'm sure when the UK GOV made that trade deal with china, basically it boiled down to:

"You can sell us any old tat and we won't try to stop you....."

Hence the certificate schemes have gone out of the window as cheap chinese "Gifs" flood the UK Market....

Today's bonkers bug report: Microsoft Edge can't print numbers

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Re: And all the students that get stuck with Windows S!

They will let you..... after you pay them the $50 upgrade fee.....

Who says M$ don't know how to make money?!

Microsoft promises twice-yearly Windows 10, O365 updates – with just 18 months' support

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"Re-install from scratch"

Not the droids you're looking for – worst handsets to resell

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I use the "Gie it to your kids when you upgrade" model.

They get a free newish handset every two years when you do ;)

Who's behind the Kodi TV streaming stick crackdown?

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Re: Said it before, will say it again

And its highly likely that those services won't work on those self same android boxes as they are rooted, which is a real PITA when you'r trying to watch stuff legally.

If only our British 4G were as good as, um, Albania's... UK.gov's telco tech report

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That's because we don't have any factories any more....

Microsoft quietly emits patch to undo its earlier patch that broke Windows 10 networking

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Re: ,So there's an online fix for not being able to get online?

"My feeling is that every Windows PC should be supplied with a short, helpful user guide "

They used to call these User Manuals back in the day..... not seen one since Windows 98 from M$...

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