* Posts by Rich

4 publicly visible posts • joined 3 Jul 2008

Noel Edmonds defies BBC's jackbooted enforcers


As requested:

There is no IT angle to this story. What is it doing here? I am removing The Register from my bookmarks. Please cancel my subscription. I am also dissatisfied with today's weather. Please make the weather the way I like it. Goodbye.

World's biggest ISPs drag feet on critical DNS patch


RE: Bethere?

As any Be customer knows, their DNS is crap and you should be using OpenDNS anway :o)

Dell buys into Dell for $100m


RE: Give Dell a break

Just wanted to mention I'm in the process of ordering a Dell R300 and I've selected the option (from the configurator) to have no OS installed.

Nvidia throws itself under the bus with chip defect, delays and lost sales


RE: xps m1330

Another victim of the XPS M1330 issue here, my work lappy decided to re-decorate itself with some lovely multi-coloured lines. Lovely!

Before that the GPU was reaching temps of nearly 90c (not sure why, VMware doesn't use the GPU...), needless to say that when I got the repaired machine back I underclocked everything and now run my VMs on ESX.