* Posts by Gary O'Brien

14 posts • joined 17 Apr 2009

Iconic Land Rover Defender may make a comeback by 2019

Gary O'Brien

Re: Belgian Guns

Oh the German H&K that was owned by a British firm at the time

Hollywood vs hackers: Vulture cracks Tinseltown keyboard cornballs

Gary O'Brien

Re: Criminal Minds

This series has been on my mind whilst reading this thread, her hacking skills are simply amazing. One episode in which she hacks into Interpols database and finds the perp all in uder 30 secs

Oh dear, traders: Banker bosses are monitoring your smoke breaks

Gary O'Brien

Only one comment really "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes" it's the people at the top I have more concerns with.

Obama HURLS FCC under train, GUTPUNCHES ISPs in net neut battle

Gary O'Brien

Re: Nice

Yes they may have spent that money, BUT lets also not forget they were given Billions in tax breaks and government subsidies to do it. The tax payer financed the infrastructure upgrades not the shareholders.

Scottish independence: Will it really TEAR the HEART from IT firms?

Gary O'Brien

Re: As an American

Is that the high IQ people that have put California over 50 billion debt, companies clamouring to leave and a middle class diminishing rapidly.

Scottish independence debate: STV player flops under weight of viewers

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Re: Yet another way that I'm being robbed of my rights...


Google, Apple, eBay shouldn't pay taxes - people should pay taxes

Gary O'Brien

Corps are people

I will accept Corporations are people when Texas executes one

Breaking: Megaupload seizures illegal says NZ High Court

Gary O'Brien

Re: Didn't.... America used to be cool?

@Dave126, Do you know now what the Confederate Flag means now ? Very few people do. It' has been stolen by idiots much like the English Flag.

Cable thieves wreak havoc for cops, BT punters

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You did read the bit about the cables getting stolen ? For redundancy you would have to lay back-up cabling, then guess what.... yep they would be stolen as well.

UK tech retailers are rubbish

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cr*p job

As a previous poster has said, its not the best job in the world to have to make a living at, my daughter is currently selling PC's, Mobiles etc. Their sales targets were £75,000.00 in Dec to make a 2% commision, thats hard going. On top of that its conditional on them selling 5 support packages in that month. £75,000.00 of sales only 4 support packages NO COMMISSION. We wonder why they dont give a shit.

Adobe heats up iPad Flash bash

Gary O'Brien


Yep Flash is pretty damn bad, but now maybe apple users who bemoan its performance on osx have got a taste of what Windows users suffer when they use the virus that is itunes on their pc's. I agree that Adobe should sort out flash but equaly apple should sort out itunes.

Windows 7 - the Reg reader verdict

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All i hear is BSOD from people here, what the fuck are you doing on your pc's. I havnt seen BSOD for years now.

Windows 7 — It’s like Vista, only less annoying

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same old blah blah

The amount of people who seem to have problems with MS amazes me. I think the last time i had bsod was on NT after installing some lotus shit on it. It reminds of a course i was on some 5 years ago for Netcool and some unix/linux fanboi kept telling me how even his grandmother could break into Windows and all the usual crap, so i gave him my laptop and said "go on genius do it" utter horror on his face. I use linux/various flavours of windows and even had to play with a mac from time to time. To be honest its horses for courses, the only one im not keen on is the mac, love the hardware hate the lockins. And Ubuntu boys , sorry centOS wipes the floor with you. My point is every OS has its problems, hence every OS has its problem forums (yes even mac) Linux is great on a server, but then again so is MS after NT4. I have to look after quite a number of mixed servers and to be honest i couldnt split MS from linux in terms of reliability. BUT some of the apps on linux can be a bit tricky to get going initially. So lets all stop bitching and agree to disagree about the claimed merits of all OS's

Microsoft gets second extension in IE EU antitrust brouhaha

Gary O'Brien

who cares

Lets be honest, this is just another excuse for the EU to grab more money from private enterprise in the way of a fine. The average user dosn't give a shit what browser they use. I currently have chrome, firefox and ie in use on my pc, to be honest i don't really see much difference in terms of performance between any of them.


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