* Posts by richsouth

5 posts • joined 5 Oct 2017

BOFH: Is everybody ready for the meeting? Grab a crayon – let's get technical


New Episode?

Anyone know when the BOFH will be returning? I miss my (occasional) Friday afternoon BOFH.

OnePlus 5 x T + five short months = Some p*ssed off fanboys


Re: I'm pleased with my 5.

I'm on my way to needing a new phone - would you recommend getting one (a 3 or 3T) at this point?

First iPhone X fondlers struggle to admit that Face ID sort of sucks


Apple Pay

Does FaceID work with ApplePay? I wouldn't want to be in a queue behind someone whilst they try to pay with the iPhone X with FaceID; having to manoeuvre their face into just the right place to get it to work and even worse if you're on the underground in the UK (I think it can accept ApplePay).

I think for most things fingerprint ID is much more sensible, quicker and reliable

The Clippy of NetApp is an IBM Watson-powered cartoon robot called Elio


Why the robot?

"NetApp says it gets answers up to four times faster than if the user searched the support base"

Why not improve the support base search?

Google touts Babel Fish-esque in-ear real-time translators. And the usual computer stuff


I would have thought Marvin The Paranoid Android would have been a better voice to use

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