* Posts by Ozumo

22 posts • joined 13 Jul 2018

Dine crime: Chippy sells deep fried Xmas dinner


Re: battered?


My gran used to start boiling the Christmas sprouts when the clocks went back...

Expired cert... Really? #O2down meltdown shows we should fear bungles and bugs more than hackers


Re: Incompetance

Is this irony?



OK, I am Sirius. And don't call me Shirley.


Re: Acronyms

Most Valuable Player


Re: Bad news. The fog's getting thicker.

Or ovloV

European fibre lobby calls for end to fake fibre broadband ads


Inadequate compensation for having to live there, IMHO.

Consultant misreads advice, ends up on a 200km journey to the Exchange expert


Re: Spoilers in Tech Docs!

I text to say I've arrived as I don't like to trigger my millennial friends.

Support whizz 'fixes' screeching laptop with a single click... by closing 'malware-y' browser tab


Re: Darned tech!

That worked because as the aircraft lost height it entered denser air, increasing the chance of a successful relight.

Flea market Xiaomi makes mad dash for growth


Re: Yeah but...

LARGER screens? "It's a pocket model. You have to wear the special trousers, though."

Upset fat iOS gobbles up so much storage? Too bad, so sad, says judge: Apple lawsuit axed


Re: Crappy SD != internal flash

Downvote for "architected".

Congrats to Debbie Crosbie: New CEO at IT meltdown bank TSB has unenviable task ahead


Re: In it for the money

There's a paradox here - how can we expect an executive to stay on to sort out a problem if we also expect him to fall on his sword as soon as the problem occurs?


Re: In it for the money

There's a paradox here - how do you stay to sort out problems if you're expected to fall on your sword when the problem occurs? Our knee-jerk blame cukture has to bear some blame too.

Brits shun country life over phone not-spot fears


We have a Wicker Man ready for that sort...

If at first or second you don't succeed, you may be Microsoft: Hold off installing re-released Windows Oct Update


Re: Vista anyone? Anyone?

Surely Chiyomaru is "Butterball".

And Tochinoshin is getting careless. Not getting the left outer early enough.

Where to implant my employee microchip? I have the ideal location


Does anyone remember Red Dwarf?

(Lister, brandishing severed hand)

"I can do better than that, Kryten - I can give you fifteen"

Americans' broadband access is so screwed up that the answer may lie in tiny space satellites


Risk of colliding with a space shuttle?

Are these things going to be flying through the Smithsonian?

Salesforce dogged by protests, leaked emails, and guerrilla blimps on first day of Dreamforce


Re: El Reg now politically biased....you're outta here!

Don't see your problem, that is what the Agency is best known for, currently. Of course it used to be "best known" for unconscionable delays causing air passengers transiting the US to miss connecting flights. Halcyon days.

HP Ink should cough up $1.5m for bricking printers using unofficial cartridges – lawsuit


Re: though i never use refills myself

Isn't that also the Apple theory of ownership?

Connected car data handover headache: There's no quick fix... and it's NOT just Land Rovers


Re: DVLA and OverAirUpdates

And who pays for this?


Re: Those "use restrictions" are often there ...

Surely using it in the wrong manor will result in a visit from some geezahs wiv shootahs?


Re: This needs some input from the DVLR

Driver verification needs your licence number, postcode and NI number. Shouldn't take someone with two decades of IT experience an hour to come up with that...

No, seriously, why are you holding your phone like that?


What are French citizens getting so upset about? Well, they believe Linky is prying into their daily habits ... (to) sell the data to corporations who will target them with adverts for ... soap.


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