* Posts by Roger Ramjet

22 posts • joined 10 Oct 2017

My hoard of obsolete hardware might be useful… one day

Roger Ramjet

One day...

I still keep a 486 box with an IDE A: drive. I've resurrected a few of my custards 'floppies' over the years.

Also boxes and boxes of all manner of cabling from 10base onwards - PCB's I can't remember how to use.

Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? El Reg weighs in – and you should vote, too

Roger Ramjet

Re: John Logie Baird

Carl Friedrich Gauss did the footwork.

Roger Ramjet

Carl Friedrich Gauss ?

I always thought his name should be brought to the fore?

Microsoft Windows 10 October update giving HP users BSOD

Roger Ramjet

Methinks HP's bespoke drivers are probably to blame here.

Keep It Simple Stoopid.

Roger Ramjet

Re: HP keyboards are special?

Is 2 clicks from the notification button really difficult?

Fat chance: Cholesterol leads boffins to discover world's oldest animal fossil – 558m years old

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Re: Just one thing I don't understand...

I understand the helicopter, the ropes, the washing, etc. What I don't get is this: why 'throw' them down?

The internet – not as great as we all thought it was going to be, eh?

Roger Ramjet

He were lucky...

1,300 customers of Brit bank TSB defrauded due to botched IT migration

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First Hand Experience

Just (slowly) logged into TSB (with back end script visible) to check all's good - and it kicked me out.

After 40 years, I'm off.


You know that silly fear about Alexa recording everything and leaking it online? It just happened

Roger Ramjet

And that....

Ladies and Genlemen, is why I prefer a dumb home.

Trump’s new ZTE tweets trump old ZTE tweets

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If DT was your boss...you'd walk out

Arsehole of the highest magnitude.

TSB's middleware nightmare: Execs grilled on Total Sh*tshow at Bank

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Pot, meet manure....

What an utter utter crock of shite. I logged in tonight (slowly) and still can do bugger all.

I was then kicked up the arse with a 502 error...

Any recommendations for a stable banking system?

Bill Gates declined offer to serve as Donald Trump's science advisor

Roger Ramjet

BBT - There's far too many big words for Trump to comprehend.

TSB boss: We know everything's working, you just can't see that

Roger Ramjet

It's fine....

I can log in, but once in I can do bugger all amid the fog of errors....

Then it kicks me out.

On the upside, my mortgage has disappeared.

TSB outage, day 5: What do you mean you can't log in? Our systems are up and running. Up and running, we say!

Roger Ramjet

Experts at the helm....


UK.gov demands urgent answers as TSB IT meltdown continues

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Rest assured - we're in safe hands....


UK 'meltdown' bank TSB's owner: Our IT migration was a 'success'

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Check this out.


La, la, la, I can't hear you! Apple to challenge Bose's noise-proof cans

Roger Ramjet

Ho Hum

It's all sujective anyway.

Worldwide smartphone shipments DOWN for first time ever

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That's quite enough.

Saturation point.

Submarine builder admits dismembering journalist's body

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Liar liar

Pants on fire....

The case of the disappearing insect. Boffin tells Reg: We don't know why... but we must act

Roger Ramjet

Re: Pedantry

Don't forget the Woodcock, Pullet and Swallow.

It's 2017... And Windows PCs can be pwned via DNS, webpages, Office docs, fonts – and some TPM keys are fscked too

Roger Ramjet

By the time I read this, it was waiting to be installed.


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