* Posts by HmYiss

35 posts • joined 6 Jun 2019

In a touching show of solidarity with the NBA and Blizzard, Apple completely caves to China on HK protest app


Re: A genuine question.

Repetitive beats as opposed to.. random beats?

Isn't that someone just occasionally hitting a drum?

The peons must respect privacy and peace - so yes, you're in the wrong place.

Is right! Ofcom says Scousers enjoy a natter on the phone compared to southern blerts


Scousers never STFU...

..and other shocking revelations...

Game over: Atari VCS architect quits project, claims he hasn’t been paid for six months



Anyone else sitting in a puddle of laughing-piss after that one?

Microsoft has made an Android phone. Repeat, Microsoft has made an Android phone. A dual-screen foldable mobe not due until late 2020


Wait... Is that??

..an Internet Explorer icon?

**Runs away vomiting, laughing and crying, all at the same time.

BBC said it'll pull radio streams from TuneIn to slurp more of your data but nobody noticed till Amazon put its foot in it


What's the problem?

Since 97 all BBC output has been fit for only one thing - switching off as fast as your finger can find the button.

Just saved me a job. Thanks, Kieran. Keep your misinformation-machine.


Re: How do the BBC justify this

shut up and keep paying, peon.

YouTuber charged loads of fans $199 for shoddy machine-learning course that copy-pasted other people's GitHub code



A yootoobuh that is a Musk-backed attention-whoring fraud?

You don't say..

Good old Auntie Beeb's mobile app berates kids for being rubbish online


Re: Nice in principle..

'Embracing new media is what the BBC do.'

And kids.. They love embracing kids.

Keep watching, idiots... and don't forget to get your little muchkins groomed up on all those specialist kiddywink services... oh and don't forget to pay for it all too, there's a good little slave.

Huawei to lob devs $1.5bn in apparent effort to Trump-proof cloud and mobile ecosystem


No Googlebloat?

No dataslurp.. No forced agendas.. No bloat... Apps that actually adhere to user settings/preferences?

Surely for any sane individual this is a balls-out win?

Google age discrimination case: Supervisor called me 'grandpa', engineer claims


Soon google will reach it's final form..

..and only those with blonde hair, blue eyes and all the correct aspects will be tolerated.

From pen-test to penitentiary: Infosec duo cuffed after physically breaking into courthouse during IT security assessment



Infosec pros?

Please.. next time pick up the phone and let local law enforcment know you are going to ATTEMPT a physical intrusion on a public facility which MAY fail.


OK, peons, we'll obey the law and let you talk about politics and pay packets, says Google


Re: Provided of course, that it's the correct flavour of politics

No, it's deluded neo-facism. Wrapped up in a glistening snowflake of virtue.

Allowlist, not whitelist. Blocklist, not blacklist. Goodbye, wtf. Microsoft scans Chromium code, lops off offensive words


Re: Ah, takes me back

Whether you were naive or not depends on how you dealt with the time-wasting vermin. Something you neglected to include in your wistful, somewhat hollow ruminations.



M$ really embracing the whole full retard ethos these days.

Seriously though, you guys really don't have to work that hard any more (in fact not at all) to make me hate your shit on principle... but your efforts are nonetheless appreciated.

Mozilla says Firefox won't defang ad blockers – unlike a certain ad-giant browser


Re: Don't be evil

ABP is not your friend and hasn't been for some time.

Google security crew sheds light on long-running super-stealthy iOS spyware operation


OK.. You be sure. If it makes you sleep better.

GIMP open source image editor forked to fix 'problematic' name


Bring out the glimpse..

Somebody please fork Glimpse back into GIMP SE (Snowflake Edition)

TalkTalk's voice-over is writing speeds that its text can't match: Ad pulled from broadcast


Stop Press

Ads contain BS.

In other news, water confirmed wet.

Here's Tom with the weather.

Huawei goes all Art of War on us: Switches on 'battle mode' and vows to 'dominate the world'


Tanks for the memories...

..and the SoCs.. ...and the modems.. and the voltage regulators.. ..and those little flappy fiddly bits that always break.. and the...

I'll get my coat.

So your Google Play Publisher account has been terminated – of course you would want to know why exactly


Pot kettle black.

Judging by Google's own apps, the dev was probably guilty of not making them ignore user preferences enough, or not not pushing enough ropey garbage ads.

LibreOffice handlers defend suite's security after 'unfortunately partial' patch


Re: What do you expect from...

Such deluded nonsense could only be spat out by a true sucker who has been paying overblown M$ license fees since Office '95.

With no better security quality WHATSOEVER.

Keep on sucking at that corporate teet.

Another rewrite for 737 Max software as cosmic bit-flipping tests glitch out systems – report


Re: Without googling (of course) Hands up who knows about "Hamming distance" ?

Hamming distance: how close one can stand to 21st century politicians.

It's Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Tech industry speaks its brains on Brexit-monger's victory


Puppet #75

Don't spit out your buttplugs. Nothing has changed.

2019 set to be the worst year yet for smartphone market as lack of worthy upgrades dents demand


I bought a nice shiny Huawei this year.

Just so I could smirk at Apple and Samsung users.

Its a lot of fun.

Strange Huawei didn't get a mention. Contradicts the narrative?

Oh good. This'll go well. Amazon's Alexa will offer NHS advice


"No patient data is being shared with Amazon as part of this agreement."

Clearly false.

Can you trust Huawei... or any other networks supplier for that matter?


Pick your fave fascist regime.

Murica or China.. Simple as that. All else is illusion.

Yorkshire bloke's Jolly Roger flag given the heave-ho after council receives one complaint


You are free..

..to do as we tell you.

YouTube mystery ban on hacking videos has content creators puzzled


Never go full Hitler.

Oop. Too late.

Openreach needs to snap that BT umbilical cord, warns Ofcom


but but but..

but then how are BT supposed to corrupt the entire telecoms landscape?

Philips kills dependence on its Hue hub, pointing to a Bluetooth world


Re: Anyone?

That's gotta be the most hilariously warped attempt at justification I've ever heard. Well done.

I prefer good old tungsten.. Comes with IOL instead of IoT.



50 dollar lightbulb.


Bonkers British MPs rant: 5G signals cause cancer


Well this one really brings out the neo-nazis..

It's official! The Register is fake news… according to .uk overlord Nominet. Just a few problems with that claim, though


Shades of Hamlet.

The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

Alexa Conversations: Amazon's AI assistant is about to get a whole lot more like Clippy


Deep in the heart of Vegas...

..the greatest minds in AI tech gather to breathe life into Alexa and get her to pose the ultimate question:

Do you want fries with that?


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