* Posts by David Harrison 1

8 publicly visible posts • joined 17 Jul 2009

Jelly Bean confirmed as Android names get sweeter

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For v6

How about 'Kiwi Fruit'? It's good for you and really speeds up your throughput...

Blighty's Android fans get British English voice control

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I wonder how well it copes with Mummerset accents on Talk Like A Pirate Day?


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They won't want a hand from me.

I know where it's been and I'm not afraid to tell them.

Amazon Kindle 3 e-book reader

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Re: Loading it with files

Email files to yourregisteredaddress@free.kindle.com -- have only tried a few supported formats so far. But no serious fails as yet.

IEEE names 28-year-old woman its new 'Face of Engineering'

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Expect away...

Or perhaps some people who comment so well and entertainingly on other subjects only show their true colours -- whiney, threatened Little Englander male -- when there's a 'social ishoo' involved.

UK inserts battery take-back scheme

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Trying too hard?

What's euphemistic about calling a rubbish tip a recycling centre? Once upon a time all you could do there was throw things away for landfill, hence, rubbish tip. Visit any halfway decent one now and the landfill section is a tiny part of the whole. Virtually anything that can be kept apart for recycling is. Hence, recycling centre. Simples. Of course what happens to the old electronic and white goods is anyone's guess.

FujiFilm intros 'ultimate' all-in-one camera

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Yippee. Now can someone please make a modern compact with a filter thread?

Would you leave your child alone with a cabinet minister?

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Deja vu

"Somebody must have laid false information against Josef K., for he was arrested one morning without having done anything wrong". Our hero is then tried by a hidden court and executed without ever knowing the real nature of the charges against him...

For fuck's sake, Mr Home Sec, Kafka wrote it as a warning, not a policy manual.