* Posts by Imr Ahm

5 posts • joined 8 Apr 2008

Blind spot - the trouble with optical drives

Imr Ahm


Didn't panasonic/matsushita already do this or tried some kind of caddy system (still got my 1x panasonic cdrom in the loft somewhere), I'm pretty sure you can buy DVD-RAM discs in caddies too. I reckon its all down to cost cutting, I mean 1 DVD-R disc costs about 12p how much more would it cost if it was incased in a caddy, I'm guessing by atleast 8x, but the difference wouldn't be so much with a 50Gb blueray recordable media probably not even a 20th of the cost of the disc.

HP biased against BIOS password security

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The transponder fob idea's not bad and could mean no more need to remember any passwords, plus if you walk away from the laptop/pc the computer would autolock and unlock as you aproach.

Games consoles not green enough, claims Greenpeace

Imr Ahm

Greener on the other side

I'd like to see greenpeace make something greener instead of nagging like a constipated sow.

Japanese council worker in 750k smut site pornathon

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southpark "over logged"

"but it sounds like this guy just needs a girlfriend...."

Quoted by Randy Marsh: "once you've seen japanese girls puking in to each others mouths you can't just go back to playboy (women/girl friend)"

Toshiba samples Cell-based HD GPU

Imr Ahm


This is not going to be another ageia physics processor type board.


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