0-60 in 5sec, £34000.
It'll be £55k before they get it to Blighty. Exchange rates and junk.....
Might interest the people who drive top of the line Evo X if they can stick to the price.
Still would be better with a noisy V8.
13 posts • joined 21 Nov 2007
That's the point for me. What does Vista offer me above XP.
I have a desktop and a laptop both running XPpro.
Both have had rock solid stability.
Viruses and other nasties are held at bay by various bits of freeware and to date I've never had one that wasn't picked up before any trouble.
They are both fast and work in a way I'm happy with.
I have a free copy of Vista business which I used on the laptop for a month. After installing the second gig of ram is ran as fast (but no faster) as XP.
Battery life was significantly reduced. General use of the machine was more irritating even after switching off the Vista wagging fingers due to fans having to run faster and the constant disk access.
Other than eye candy, which I normally switch off, what does Vista offer over XP?
I never found a good reason to keep vista. I switched back to XP and I don't miss it.
Egg has never said it was closing the accounts because they are unprofitable. If they were up front about that I wouldn't have a problem as you say Egg is a business not a charity.
Egg however spread the word that accounts were being closed because those customers presented a risk and that their credit rating had dropped. This alarmed those customers who didn't do the usual credit harming activities like miss payments and go over their balance.
I don't know why they just didn't tell customers the truth.
Pete James put it very well.
Both parties cause projects to fail. Suppliers salivate with greed at the prospect of Government contracts and Local Authorities often act in an incredibly amateur and downright childish way.
And yes any modernisation of the process is hindered by vested interests.
It costs shed loads of cash. Is encrypted end to end and is the Government mandated method of moving sensitive information.
Part of the CPNI, the bit that was formerly NISCC, has produced some very good guidance on information security over the past few years. It would be nice to know that the Gov would pay some attention to it's own security geezers.
Did everyone like Darling's comments that the National ID card scheme would be much safer, "Coz it uses biometrics, and shit" (I'm paraphrasing). Nice to have it confirmed that those in charge really do know SFA about data security.
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