* Posts by Matt

7 posts • joined 26 Nov 2007

Govt advisor calls violent-videogame tax

Matt

blah blah blah

All that can be said on the 'violent video games make kids violent' argument but on this new twist all I can say is that most parents I know pay for the games anyway so can't see it making much difference

PC World cuts off Capita call centre contract

Matt

@ Ascylto

Well, if Crapita fucked it up then they would have someone else to blame!

Matt
Happy

Glad I'm not there!

I used to work at the call centre in Sheffield and know they have made lots of people redundant recently - best thing I ever did was get out of there. Capita took over in the first place as DSG admitted they didn't have the know-how or ability to run a customer service call centre!

Bluetoothing androids to shout at blind people

Matt
Unhappy

Just too far

My Dad is blind and I think he would find this extremely irritating... a step too far! Especially Tarquin's example as I can only think this system would be abused... Tesco would end up sponsoring every lamp-post in the land

Tired of RRoD taunts? Turn your Xbox 360 into a PC

Matt

@Thomas K

They do make rather nice PC cases. I have hadmy current PC in it's Lian Li case for around 4 years and it still looks like a recent design

Sky Broadband puts the fault into default Wi-Fi security

Matt
Coat

Why bother?

I agree with Paolo and in my house I can pick-up about 4 different wireless networks with no security so as mine is the only one with a password I'd presume any local hackers or network thieves would just jump on someone elses!

Retailer touts sweat-swatting mouse

Matt

Already here in the UK

OK, it's no tht e same mouse but you can get a mouse with built in fans from firebox http://www.firebox.com/index.html?dir=firebox&action=product&pid=806&showAllImages=0

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