* Posts by Tobor

7 posts • joined 15 May 2009

iPhone 5S and lower-cost sibling coming this summer?

Tobor

Re: Still with the tincy-wincy liddle screen?

Because you hold it s few centimeters from your nose.

HP denies shipping TouchPad tablets with Android

Tobor
Trollface

Watch out...

...there are trolls about!

How to... change sleep-screen pics on your Kindle

Tobor

Another hack...

You can also install a mod that allows you to play old text based adventure games...

I never did finish the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy game back in 198x.

Zork goes native on the Kindle

Tobor
Happy

You can get Hitch Hikers‘ Guide To The Galaxy

...and others... and they work!

http://www.doperoms.com/roms/Infocom_Z-machine.html

iRobot Roomba 581 robot cleaner

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Don't forget ongoing costs.

These are great, but they don't tell you there are future costs.

My battery gave up after a year (being used every day). I expected it to last at least 1000 cycles, but the manufacturers seem to think a year is not unusual, depending on usage.

Replacements cost about £70 for an official one, £55ish for a (better..) unofficial one.

If you complain they will offer you 30% off... if you keep complaining they might give in and send you a free one (they did for me...).

At the end of the day i will continue to replace the battery at my own expense in future as it does such a great job (three cats shed a lot of fur).

I just think they should make you aware of this expense up front though.

New wave of superphones poised to challenge iPhone 4

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Standby time...

Why say AMOLED = less power then quote standby by times; I would have thought the display would make no difference to the standby time... seeing how the screen is off in standby mode.

Canadian Sex Party stands proud at polls

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I'd give them one

...my vote, obviously.

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