aka the Fail update
Spot on methinks. Any guesses when the the next one will occur ? My money is on a Tuesday:p
205 posts • joined 9 Mar 2017
Spot on methinks. Any guesses when the the next one will occur ? My money is on a Tuesday:p
Please try to be consistent in articles when you use acronyms.
Internet of Tat was not mentioned in this article but some bright spark pointed out that RDP meant Remote Desktop Protocol in the latest On Call episode. /sarc
Why can't I see or use the icons any more ? :(
If you like Sophos Puremessage you may like their Mail scanning VM / SEA. I think it's included with every license that includes Puremessage so no additional cost. Just make sure you give the VM 3GB Ram as it can stall if you use the recommend minimum of 2GB. Well worth an hour to test and it restarts a lot quicker than exchange / less blips in email deliverability from external sources.
The less installed extra stuff on an Exchange server the better IMHO.
'This design contains a “shape maintaining part” - which may or may not be flexible - attached to the “deformable part”.'
The instant clamshell was mentioned I thought that bending the screen at a sharp angle would break it. So i thought hmmm hollow space behind to increase the bend radius. Oh look that's what the patent image looks like #obvious. It is also similar to the away that laptop hinges protect the cabling etc I'm sure you can think of more examples.
'Redmond initially tried to extract a fee for battery replacement before eventually fixing the problem with a firmware update.'
User replaceable battery. It's not hard. If the FW has an issue... also the manufacturer's fault / free battery for the users after they have fixed the FW.
Can you give me a link to these increased W10 charges ?
I know it's a massive pile of crap but increased charges is something that can be taken to court. 8f only to get an extended W7 license.
Stick some characters in italics
One letter in a random colour, ensure that a different colour and character is used for every print
I have spell checked the document
I have fact checked the document
You are not allowed to use a big X anywhere near the logo as described above
For colour matching please refer to IMDB Spaceballs
Your Schwartz is weak old man.
Celery rightfully claims that crown !
Even people that supposedly like it dip it in salt to make it semi edible.
Celery is the only thing on my food / I will gag if I smell it list.
Just like the last Windows 10 update ...
"Facebook doesn't listen to, view, or keep the contents of your Portal video calls," the company said. You can turn off the camera and mic with a double tap, and delete your entire voice history with one command.
I seriously doubt that anything in that paragraph is true... apart from 'the company said' bit.
It also missed out 'process your video calls to extract data' that's different from viewing them etc.
Half right but...
'In the case of things like commercial photocopier/printers, for the lifespan of the printer and beyond.'
Data Overwrite Security System is now included as standard in all new Ricoh devices (for at least 2 years). Additionally you can enable HDD encryption. At the end of machine life or when it gets repurposed to a different site it has a build in HDD wipe facility that comforms to at least UK MOD spec.
Other manufacturers meh, you may be right. All I say is make sure you specify the above on the quote before the install and don't let some idiot sell it on eBay.
I can get almost 700 miles out of my Honda 1.6 diesel. Takes less than 5 minutes to fill up if I use the card in the pump.
I drive a lot for work.
I had to ask how much so therefore I can't afford it, or the support contract required to get access to the updates that are fixing issues that should not be there in the first place.
Why are all the filenames in English?
Just seems a bit strange to me that they would outsource... all the away out of Russia.
'My contactless payment cards always work, never run out of power and can be dropped repeatedly without damage, and it's faster to pay with a card than either cash or an app.'
Not when you have cash at hand. Contactless can and did frequently for me take up to 30 seconds to approve the transaction. I'm not rude and wait until it says approved much to the disgust of some shop proprietors. The one time I flashed and dashed I was shouted back back in to the store and asked for to insert my card and pin for no apparent reason... haven't used it since.
Withdraw cash from my banks cash point in denominations that i know. How I spend my cash is my business... including using a £20 for a £2 Greg's 'breakfast roll and coffee' so I have change for the rest of the day.
That's $900 *a*night*. Breakfast extra.
Wow, were you still hungry.. that's one expensive supper.
MRG seems to have missed Sophos and a few other large AV
vendors? Admittedly the ones I was looking for were more corporate rather than the cheap crap that you get with an off the shelf PC 30 day trial.
When did this turn into a shooting gallery for American gun propaganda ?
FFS the closest rag is Ars and they are owned by the French or something, geez
Depends if you work for some gov agency that would like an easy way to have a peek I suppose.
Nice to see AMD getting a mention in the last but one paragraph.
Fingers crossed Arm and co get to take a slice out of Intel... until they start paying suppliers for 'preferential treatment' sorry I meant something else, apparently you can milk anything with nipples.
Just think about this paragraph...
'With his imaging team in place, and ready to accept reams of magnetic tape delivered direct from JPL to UCL via Boeing 747'
Makes me think about the progress (and also lack of in certain areas) made since the launch. It would be nice to know the size of the data that was flown on magnetic tape for a new Reg unit / 747 full of tape ?
Modern copiers with a fax can usually forward received fax to email. The sender gets a delivery receipt and the receiver doesn't have to print all the spam.
Sending a fax with a decent copier without printing it first, install the fax driver click print enter the phone number click ok done. You get a delivery report etc.
Saves paper I spose :) hope the phone lines are not too expensive.
'And lest we forget, UK channel customers of Cisco pay for the kit in US dollars.'
It's easier to buy the state hacked stuff straight from the factory and miss out the middle man / Cisco. Or just do it in software with cheap routers and switches... Ummm yeah I see where you are going.
Google by chance?
Or more likely a highly paid hacking team from any nation that has the interwebz...
This sort of works on Steam on a local network if only for slower paced games... think UFO Enemy Unknown 2, CIV etc. They run at 30 to 60 fps on the main PC but if I stream them to my laptop over n type Wifi the delay in mouse cursor movements is noticeable but payable.
I Borderlands 2 (FPS twitchy type game) is playable via stream as long as you don't mind dying often. I usually run upstairs to do hard bits / headshots required on the 'server'.
I really can't see this working over the internet.
I'm guessing the drive 'certified' for the larger NAS box costs more even if it's the same hardware barring some model number foolery.
The same goes for all manufacturers Red Blue Green branding. Maybe some insignigicant firmware changes but I doubt they are using better bearings, motors or heads etc.
I would probably duck out of if you can.
If you don't know how to display the 'extension for known file types' click the start button or whatever Win 10 calls it... the thing in the bottom left corner normally ( unless you have accidentally dragged the bar to a different part of the screen) type.. with the keyboard 'Folder' then click folder settings or folder options... If you can't find the option from there please send me your PC/ laptop and I will honestly send it back if you include your cc details mothers maiden name and your favourite colour. Thanks MS support.
"Omnibox" which does bloody stupid things like performing a Search when you type "192.168.1.1" into it.
I hope you are typing https://192.168.1.1:'somerandomport'. In an actual address bar rather than a search b8tch bar.
Your post makes more sense to me than the article.
The article states 'canny Brits' in the title but the first pie chart clearly says 'France Only'....
*CCS polled over 2,000 punters in the UK and France in July.
Why are the UK results not included in the chart ?
'Outlook 2016 and later requires an Office 365 account & I won't go there.'
Ummm no they don't as far as I know. I have several customers on Office / outlook 2016 with on site exchange and it works very well. It's still a bit poo compared to Outlook 2007 though.
It's never coming... unless they invent a month called Augus.
'we know how to process the shit out of food'
Umm I think I'll pass on the processed shit.... Looks like im going hungry.
I think the 'Breathe' button will take to to a Breathing exercise thingy that is designed to lower your stress level. That's what it does on the umm phone version of Samsung health anyway.
'one enterprising 11 year-old named Emmet managed to hack a simulated Secretary of State election results page in 10 minutes.'
My smallest one is a little younger that that but his technical skills are quite impressive. Gave him an intel compute stick to play with and we were watching The Grand Tour via Amazon Prime within half hour on the family TV. I really should change that Amazon password.... no idea how he knew it, I don't even know it :o
Besides we are totally safe, you can't vote until you are 18 /sarc
Half a million will not even cover the cost of the PA of the lowest bidder.
I expect most of us here could meet a spec.... if it was set in stone. The problem it they can't set a specification and stick to it. Therefore Crapita wins while everyone else loses.
They refuse to upgrade these places to FTTC / half decent speeds as they know some Business require more than 1Mbit connection and may pay ~£350 a month for a leased line.
#randomtimelater what do you mean your servers have gone down? I thought all this stuff just worked by magic faries that like eating an increasing amount of cash every quarter?
If you cut it to the right size you can't even see it covering the laptop webcam. The microphone can easily be destroyed with a pin. I'm guessing these 'hardware mods' are a lot more reliable than uninstalling the drivers or disabling them in device manager.
'Slices, is a kind of IPC which allows one app to inject content into another'
Ummm can't you already do that with, share button, clipboard then paste into other application ?
Clippy can bite my shiny metal arse though.
'such as those for IP telephony, will not operate because private IP addresses are not routable over the public internet, and therefore a node outside the network cannot initiate contact.'
I wouldn't want any random spam phone call system phoning users ip phones without some kind of control.
That is why you have a PBX and SIP trunks and / or PSTN or BRI gateway. It's not difficult.
Where is this Snowden guy now ? Still hiding out in the embassy or have they kicked him out ?
He may be a total arse but at least he helped get some interesting info out in to the wild.
Wow, I have had a hammer delivered with better packaging !
Maybe it will come in handy to push the buttons lol
Sounds like somebody specified the tray rather than tray / auto.
Load letter though... that's really annoying. Most decent copiers have settings that say I'm not in the US so I think you meant A4. They also have more settings to say if it should print it right away or ask if that's really what you want.... probably twice.
Set sensible defaults (in control panel not the application as they are normally session specific and will be reset) and avoid using any of the settings in MS Word to specify complex settings, that's what the print driver is for.
If you are doing DTP :O Maybe get something better than the crud from PC world.
My printroom has a nice big rubber mallet with Kip and OCE written on it in tippex. Seems to do the trick and as a plus point it gets handed to the engineer (along with a cup of coffee) when they turn up.
Apogee buying Danwood gifted us quite a few customers as they had a great excuse to leave after years of poor service.
Fingers crossed for more of the same this time around especially if they are forced or encouraged to push sub standard HP / Samsung copiers :)
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