* Posts by paul clinch

7 publicly visible posts • joined 5 Nov 2008

Delayed, over-budget smart meters will be helpful – when Blighty enters 'Star Trek phase'

paul clinch

Re: Great

"Ok, I'm not aware of any clamp meters that have remote displays but I'm pretty sure a factory somewhere could knock one up pretty cheaply."

So vapourware then.

paul clinch

Re: Great

£290 on ebay via google. Any more sensible suggestions?

VW Dieselgate engineer sings like a canary: Entire design team was in on it – not just a few bad apples, allegedly

paul clinch

Re: If the government had better tests...

Well according to my gas bill, the amount of gas burnt is considerably, so it would be amazing if more NOX was not produced by the boiler in the winter. (Although mine is condensing)

Made for each other: liquid nitrogen and 1,500 ping-pong balls

paul clinch

Re: Amazing

Perhaps they do realise they being charged interest on the loan from the time they get the money.

Viewsonic Viewpad 10e tablet

paul clinch

Archos do one with a dual core cpu. As I think other people have already pointed out.

Baby Boomers committing suicide at unprecedented rates

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"40 - 59", "prolonged and luxurious retirements, hip replacements " How do these two statements go together.

I'm 52 with no prospect of impending retirement and was certainly too late for 'flower power'.

Group Test: electronic book readers

paul clinch

Nokia 770

has such a high resolution screen, it can be used as an ideal e-book reader. The free FBreader happily reads text files zipped.

It also suffers from PDF fixed page size format, since it's physically a small screen.