* Posts by Michael Habel

1979 posts • joined 21 Aug 2007

The e-waste warrior, 28,000 copied Windows restore discs, and a fight to stay out of jail

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Re: Oh, come on

Alright, Mr. Wiseguy, if you're so clever, you tell us what colour it should be!

Go stick it up your nose!

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Google's cell network Project Fi charged me for using Wi-Fi – lawsuit

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Re: Is it sooo hard...

Who said to do it right away? Obviously put the Groceries away first. It's not like she's gonna be reading anything here during that interval much less anywhere else. But, when the Groceries have all been tucked up all safe, and snug. And SWMBO goes to plant herself on the Couch, for a light spot of Amazon shopping. Probably could use the time more wisely to yank the shade down and tap the Mobile Connection to off first.

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Is it sooo hard...

To turn the bleeding Mobile MODEM off once you get home? So as to be absolutely sure your NOT accidentally dipping into you otherwise limited Data. That you idealy want to have access to when your away from home?

I'm also sure this will also go a long way to saving some juice on the Battery, since the MODEM doesn't constantly need to keep pinging the next Tower over.

Basic rule of thumb I only have the Mobile MODEM turned on when I need it, and otherwise off while I'm at work.

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No Windows 10, no Office 2019, says Microsoft

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If Orifice is that big a deal

Then why not just use Wine, install you Office of choice. And M$ Bob's your uncle.

And, look ma, no more formatting issues!

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Michael Habel
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The Treadmill was one thing. But the doggie landmines of Windows (H)8, and latter with slurpy 10. One has to start asking if there isn't a better way to just consume the wobbles finest than an aging beige box, that's just sitting there in the corner.

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Michael Habel
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Re: Suicidal business plan?

But, these long term Cows (of which you speak), have since a long time ago, all went dry. And a dry Cow, that can no longer produce fresh milk (e.g. Cash), is only useful to make tough stringy Hamburger.

That nobody really wants.

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Trebles all round! Intel celebrates record sales of insecure processors

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Re: But surely...

If anything... I whole agree with the above statement. And, were it NOT for this one, trite, little point. Intel would be skating off somewhere else again.

So yes for once our learned friends might actually prove of some use after all.

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Again...

I got flame broiled hard the last time I pointed this out. To the Dreamers that think that anyone 'sides (possibly), themselves actually give a toss about AMD. As being the only other guy out there with a ghost of a chance to stand up against Intel.

But, I shall probably keep pointing this fact out.

So does this need really come to anyone as a huge shock, or under the heading of the Bleeding Obvious?

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Electric cars to create new peak hour when they all need a charge

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Re: I've been pointing this out for years.

And, they'll never will. As such an answer would never fit their naritive.

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Mass limit proposed so boffins can tell when they've fingered a brown dwarf or a fat planet

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Re: Surely..p

What do you expect from a bunch of elderly overprivleged white cis-genderd men?

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Half a terabyte in your smartmobe? Yup. That's possible now

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Outside of of Pictures, and other Media... How nice would it be if Google, and their Partners actually allowed such a Device to be paired up as Phone Storage. (i.e. app2sd). as it is that might have been the case for five minutes back in 2010 (Android Eclair), but it hasn't been so since. Ice Cream Sandwich, and as much as I want to see this happen. I fear that its just not going to happen.

Inb4 Adapted Storage, which is also highly dependent upon how much free Storage your Phone actually still has left. So yeah very useful this.

P.s. Whats up with Samsungs newer-ish answer to MicroSDs? I forget what they caled it. But, IIRC, it was actually supposed to address thsese issuses, and actually be fast enough to replace the local eMMC Chip in the Phone, with these levels of Storage.

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Smut site fingered as 'source' of a million US net neutrality comments

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Ain't American Politics Great?!

Especially when the Demorats would rather shutdown the whole of Government (Sans themselves. Oh deary no, we couldn't have that now could we?), Because the President wants to take their Illegal Voters (from Commifonia), away from them.

Hopefully this will come back to bite them in the arse come November.

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Meltdown/Spectre week three: World still knee-deep in something nasty

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Re: Google and Intel;

Perhaps we'll finally see ARM on the Desktop running some Linux variant? Otherwise I think Intel having a damned near monopoly in the CPU market will be enough to see them through.

Yeah there is AMD... Perhaps if they can beat Intel to the punch they could get good again. But I fear the days of 3DNow are over for them.

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Don't panic... but our fragile world is drifting away from the Sun

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Re: Set controls

... fine weather for the concert here this afternoon. I'm standing here in front of the stage,' the reporter lied, 'in the middle of the Rudlit Desert, and with the aid of hyperbinoptic glasses I can just about make out the huge audience cowering there on the horizon all around me. Behind me the speaker stacks rise like a sheer cliff face, and high above me the sun is shining away and doesn't know what's going to hit it. The environmentalists lobby do know what's going to hit it, and they claim that the concert will cause earthquakes, tidal waves, hurricanes irreparable damage to the atmosphere, and all the usual things that environmentalists usually go on about.

But I've just had a report that a representative of Disaster Area met with the environmentalists at lunchtime, and had them all shot, so nothing now lies in the way of ...

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Europe Commission thunders: Tech firms must do more to remove extremist content

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Dont worry...

Net Nutrality will save the day... (And, Free Speach)... Or so say the nutters, that actually think that its a great idea.

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Tech giants at war: Google pulls plug on YouTube in Amazon kit

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Re: Love the Hendrix reference

@elip

You sir are correct as the Pythons once remarked, we must always look on the bright side of life...

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Michael Habel
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Re: Love the Hendrix reference

Badly? Ok your free to go now.... And, not to ever darken our Door again.

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Michael Habel
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Re: Love the Hendrix reference

~Tis the season an all that....

At this point it's a close odds toss up whether the 'high suicide rate' at xmas isn't more related to the constant repeat of the shortlist of current 'in fashion' xmas pop absolutely every shop is playing.~

Except who actually still bothers to schelp their butts to the Mall anymore? I thought us really clever People let Santa Team c/o DHL do the Shopping for us... From the comfort of our comfie chairs.

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Re: Love the Hendrix reference

At least they didn't tie the rhyme to Last Christmas, by Wham...

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Michael Habel
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Re: Don't get worked up over each other

It's kinda hard to whinge on about how warm it is when your freezing your nuts off waiting to catch the Bus into Work, in the Morning. And not look like a complete douche while attempting to do so.

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Re: Don't get worked up over each other

Flawed argument is seriously flawed... Or I must not live in the same dimension as the Op, where both Google, and Amazon. Live on the same plain as an AT&T, or Comcast. Which unlike them (Google, and Amazon), actually ARE ISPs.

Sorry if I fail to equate AWS with an ISP. As far as Google Fiber goes... Call me back whenever the manage to gain any real traction with that. A few Poduck Towns exclusive to the USA does not an ISP on the level of the BIG BOYs make.

But, hay don't let me disrupt your wonderful narrative....

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O Christmas wreath, O Christmas wreath, thy potent skunk's in bunches

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Re: Not funny in the slightest

Axes you say?

Do you like Huey Lewis, and the News?

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Michael Habel
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Re: Note to self...

Thin Mints...

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Michael Habel
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Re: Our hallway...

So this is what Our EU President gets up to?

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Michael Habel
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I hope so.... Life's to short for sobriety.

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Spy-on-your-home Y-Cam cameras removes free cloud storage bit

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Re: Free Now, Pay Later...

I do wonder how long this model will continue, before competition reverts to the one off sales approach.

Forget it Electronic Arts* have shown us with their utmost comptempt, that this Ship has sailed.

*As with both Linear single player Games, and their spamy Lootcrates.

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Microsoft adds nothing to new Semi-Annual Windows Server preview

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~just nigly fuck ups that make me wonder is they are on top of their testing.~

Blame the poor uptake of Windows X for that...

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La La La, I can't hear you: FCC responds to net neut concerns

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Re: Trickle down bandwidth

And by your arguments Communism had faild because mankind is to stupid to implment real communism.

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Michael Habel
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Doesn't it just beg the question though...

If Net Neutrality was such a great thing....

How the Hell did we go nearly Twenty Years without it without the apocalyptic things these NN Remoaners usually bang on about having ever happened?

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Huawei Mate 10 Pro: The unfashionable estate car wants to go to town

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Re: Price...

Hell you'd only be so lucky just to pay that over the course of a Two Year Contract. In most cases you probably could get away with buying Three.

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Michael Habel
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Re: Close but no cigar .....

1) Extra cost

2) Who needs a crappy SD Card when you have a 128GBs of built in storage

3 It's current year, and it's time for you to step up your Bluetooth game

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Michael Habel
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Re: 18:9 displays are 10 a penny these days...

Which is still just a 2:1 ratio, at the end of the day.

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Did you unwittingly support the destruction of net neutrality rules?

Michael Habel
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So anyone who's against removing Net Neutrality. Thinks the likes of Netflix should be given a pass for all the Traffic they eat up? While paying the same freight charges as the Website to SpaceJam? Which probably is lucky to see traffic in the 10s of visitors a year. Something doesn't seem right about this.

Tiered Internet memes from 2014 (i.e. you can only visit this Site if you've paid us that amount), would be shut down faster than the next ISP that decided NOT to do that to their customers.

And, again... The so-called "hindrance" of free sprach? Seems to me... That if you just happen to hold some unpopular opinion... *cough* MAGA *cough*, or your just reasonable enough to recognize that most lifeforms have just the TWO SEXES... (And, anything else is a mental health issue). Than yeah... Let us speak of this mythical freedom of speech thing, and how repealing Obummer era Net Neutrality is somehow gonna place an even greater burden on said freedom.

Seems to me the Internet got on just fine between it's inception, and what was it? 2015 when Obummer signed the Bill. >Implying the Internet will die with it's repeal. Perhaps you lot should stop over reacting, and read the FCC proposal instead.

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Re: Strange pattern

Who Sanders? I think he went back to the Senate.

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Michael Habel
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Re: Strange pattern

In all fairness given a fair shot... (Which was NOT afforded to Mr. Sanders), Berry the HIV Infected Flea would've crushed ol' Killary Rotten Clinton. It happened sadly in 2008, and thankfully again in 2016. But, hay Hillary gal keep running, and give us Trump 2020!

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Michael Habel
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Re: queue remoaners wanting a similar tool in the UK to validate brexit votes (:

Re: Freedom of Speech.... (See Twitter, Facebook, and Google (e.g. YouTube)...

NEWSFLASH: We haven't had this "Freedom of Speach" of which you speak of, for quite a while now.

So mythbusted...

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Is Oomi the all-in-one smart home system we've been waiting for?

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Re: You Car just drives itself....

Give it time.... Give it time.

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Tesla reveals a less-long-legged truck, but a bigger reservation price

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They mad bro :D

Barking absolutely barking....

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'Urgent data corruption issue' destroys filesystems in Linux 4.14

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Re: That's open source or you...

That's why the let the Plebs with Free Win X do the testing for them...

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Re: That's open source or you...

Yummm tasty North Sea Pr0nz!

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Iranian military hacker fingered for 'Game of p0wns' HBO leak

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Surly the CIA has better things to do then bother this poor smuck? Or?

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As Google clamps down, 'Droid developer warns 'breaking day' is coming

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There are always innocent casualties in War.

That said, they should not just toss this idea away because a few Dev will get their Fefees hurt. Because they decided to take a shortcut instead of writing precisely targeted Code. That doesn't have to rely on such shortcuts, which may (or may not), also open the Door to other bad actors.

So this time at least I will side on the Chocolate Factory on this Issue.

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Linus Torvalds 'sorry' for swearing, blames popularity of Linux itself

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The deterioration of my 'Health', and 'Well-being', are both largely do the the appalling lack of Beer-O'clock. As Carlin once remarked HSIOW. And we still have another Two gruling Days till we get there...

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Amazon launches Secret Region – so secret it's endorsed by the CIA

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Re: CIA + Secrets = red flag to Wikileaks & the conspiracy nuts

As theCat from the 100$(USD), Note, was noted to have remarked....

Two can keep a Secret... If One of them is dead...

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Samsung shows off Linux desktops on Galaxy smartmobes

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Replacing the Company Laptop? Yep talking of a real slice of Pie in the Sky stuff here... Implying I want to use a 5lb re-education tool to hammer up a Nail to hang my Pictures on the Wall. But, in this case it would be in reverse..

Just 'cause you might be able to replace your Laptop wit a Phablet... It's probably still not entirely desirable to actually do it.

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Belgian court says Skype must provide interception facilities

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Re: why does iplaye implement geo blocking

Well the nuked Top Gear... And now their doing the same with Doctor Who*. Didn't they also lose Bake Off as well? Seems all they have left are shows about Fleamarket (Bootsales), and reprocessed homes under the B&Hammer. Yeah I don't think I'm missing much either.

And since the last time I checked BBC4 was nothing but, bunch of repeates from >2010. Again saw all that crap before they cut the spot beam down. Thus ending my viewing of those Channels via Freesat.

*I shall probably stop watching this nonsense after the Christmas Special. What a shame the BBC wasted such a great actor for this role.... But, this could be said of anyone post Davidson.

That said this was One Shark too many...

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Re: Belgium is a tiny country

If that's the case... The why does the BBC (i.e. iPlayer) do this?

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Heads up: OnePlus phones have a secret root backdoor and the password is 'angela'

Michael Habel
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Mutti letting in undesirables in since 2015!

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Boffins on alert: Brace yourselves for huge gravitational wave coming within a decade

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Re: In other words,

>Implying that you better then the rest of us... We all came off the "B Ark"...

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Boffins: We can identify you by your typing, and we're gonna sell the tech to biz, govt – yay!

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Re: Accelerometer data

~You can tell by the way I use my walk?~

You're despicable!

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