* Posts by David McMahon

325 posts • joined 3 Mar 2010

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Animated CAPTCHA tech aims to fox spambots

David McMahon
Unhappy

I hate Captcha's

Always takes me three goes to get em' I actually feel I have achieved when getting them right first time!

Disgruntled fanbois sought for iPhone 4 Apple prosecution

David McMahon
Jobs Horns

This is why...

You don't queue for things the first day they are released, as a leftie, I know not to buy a "holy handset"!

Can't think why the antenna is not at the top if the phone??

Secret docs reveal Dell knew PCs were faulty

David McMahon
Megaphone

RAID card

Took a week for Dell to send me a RAID card, and that was for a server Cause of failure? Capacitor, joke is the pic of it on the website has the old cap but a better Jap-Cap is actully on the new RAID card

Dell in late payment Hall of Shame

David McMahon
Megaphone

Had to wait a week

For a Dell SERVER part to arrive!

Oh and perhaps small companies need a union dealing with companies like this? Or maybe team up and be the group of companies that supplies Dell/Similar?

Shouty Icon because I wanted to empathise the fact I waited a week for a SERVER part to arrive!

Windows 7 SP1 'beta' leaks, hits torrents

David McMahon
Megaphone

Will it...

Sliptream?

Jobs tells iPhone users to get a grip

David McMahon
Jobs Horns

Is...

there an app that measure skin resistance (or whatever the tech behind it is?)

I can squeeze my Nokia E51 and still gets signal two hands though (as if it was very heavy) and yeah signal drops

iPhone 4: Perfect for everyone, except humans

David McMahon
Jobs Halo

Nothing to see here

OMG! Apple products are the best!!!!!

Steve Jobs owns it so must be good, however pleased to repirt that the iPhone 5 will have a much improved range! :)

Love from Apple fanboi #309587 (i.e the ignorant public)

The video was made by Nokia, Commandant Jobs will be creating a fair rule in the USA and promptly be renamed the U.S.S.A (Union of Soviet States of America)

Oh just thought of another joke! Whats worse than finding an antenna in an apple? Finding half an antenna in a Apple! :)

BP targets Twitter to clean up oil spill

David McMahon
Alert

I wish

it were that simple!

Oh who pays more for "gas" and who drives V8's (Or could afford too)

Lambeth Labour party in email tapping row

David McMahon
Alert

Is anything..

Not evil these days?

Adobe warns over unpatched PDF peril

David McMahon
Thumb Up

Had enough of Acrobat now

Too Bloated and is often vulnerable

besides to install it (at the moment needs V9 then the 9.3.2 patch cant be bothered so Foxit it for me :)

Twitter airport bomb spoof joker launches appeal

David McMahon
Alert

Problem is....

Because there is no crime in Doncaster.The police have to chase up any lead they get.

Tesla Motors: Elon Musk's divorce won't sink us

David McMahon
Alert

Batteries

How much does a new battery pack cost? According to Top Gear's Clarkson there around 6,000 Laptop style (Li-ion) batts in a Tesla, so I think they should just have a forklift style battery pack, you change it at a garage (with a forklift), A bit like the buying gas for industry in the UK.

Michael Dell mulls taking PC colossus private

David McMahon
Alert

Dell Parts

Needed to get a Dell SAS Raid 5 I/I card from Dell no option to have express delivery so waited a week for it. Not good.

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/products/controllers/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=bsd&cs=04&sku=341-4341

The original one had a bad capacitor. The new one has a better black capacitor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

So my advice is if you buy a Dell server get two (one for parts)

Huge Indiana Jones rumbling Moon billiard potted in crater

David McMahon
Joke

Now...

That's what I call pebble dashing!

Microsoft pulls plug on search bribery machine

David McMahon
Alert

Nasa

This is why we need investment in the space program, so when that day comes we have already colonised some of the galaxy.

ISS snapped transiting Sun

David McMahon
Paris Hilton

Is it legal...

To cut an approx 1280x1024 part of the above linked image, and post to you lot via photobucket???

Blunkett threatens to sue for £30 ID card refund

David McMahon
Thumb Up

Yeah

Subheading got it right, smug even out of government, No Labour vote for me until front bench goes.

iPad queues worldwide

David McMahon
FAIL

Yay!

Don't worry more Jobsian bling on it's way soon. We will get first unfounded stories in a few weeks and eventually details of what it cant do.

Approaching space object 'artificial, not asteroid' says NASA

David McMahon
Jobs Horns

Star.....

trekking across the universe! etc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCARADb9asE

When did Jobs land? Why he talking soooo long to take over the world one shiny shiny at a time?!?

Those puppies were not approved in the bucket they go :(

Snails on crystal meth: The facts

David McMahon
WTF?

Economy??

Will jobs like this exist soon? I mean with the economy etc?!? Will these guys have to start curing cancer instead??? Poor souls

Seagate to announce SSD-threatening hybrid drive

David McMahon
Boffin

Raid?

I wonder how this device would cope with RAID??? I mean what if the files are on the platter on one disk and Flash memory on the other?!

Dell begs ToryDems to keep NHS IT project

David McMahon
Go

Nail...

Hit, Head, you, have, the,on,the!

IBM hands out malware-stuffed USB at security conference

David McMahon
Boffin

Sings :

And I'm feeeling Blue!

Blue icon!

NEC kicks out glueless Nehalem EX beast

David McMahon
Joke

TCO?

How much to fill her up?

Will it run Quake? :)

Adobe declares 'LOVE' for Apple

David McMahon
Thumb Up

yep

Seconded

Bill Gates backs ball-busting ultrasound

David McMahon
Gates Horns

oh dear

I feel for the junior MS staff doing the trials to impress their boss!

McKinnon campaign urges coalition to block extradition

David McMahon
Alert

Unprotected routers

The routers were unprotected! Does this imply entrapment?

There was me thinking military equipment was hard to hack.

UK hot-swaps leaders - Brown out, Cameron in

David McMahon
FAIL

Talk Shows

Seems Mandleson is headed for those inane talking heads shows, How people dont see though him I don't know!

Perv scanner todger quips provoke Miami airport assault

David McMahon
Go

Drive!

Drive! no scanners for me!

Get a comfy car!

Student found guilty of obstruction in Sarah Palin email trial

David McMahon
Joke

Punishment?

Will she punish him personally?

AOL first quarter sales nosedive 23 per cent

David McMahon
FAIL

Customer "support"

Had a AOL "Customer" once tell me their internet down,

As able to prove (with Know good router) that their AOL router was faulty (mine worked on their line!!)

Was they / I able to get new router out of AOL? Alas no!

The phone was ace though! worked for hours!

Sony sued for dropping Linux from PS3

David McMahon

Nice one

Well spotted

Hackers crack Ubisoft always-online DRM controls

David McMahon
FAIL

Sim City (1)

As a Kid I had Sim City 1, it had a dark red sheet with shapes on, you had to match the shapes for the code given by the game!

If you didn't enter correct code the city would self destruct with constant fires, earthquakes, floods etc!

Only problem is I was too young to figure it out at first :(

Oh and FSX Gold is on Amazon for £20 only game you need :)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Flight-Simulator-X-Gold-PC/dp/B001E95V5K/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=software&qid=1272474103&sr=8-1

Gene that allows growing a new head identified

David McMahon
Thumb Up

NHS

Seems exciting, when's it on the NHS?

What postcode is best?

KIN'ell, Microsoft! Is that a breasticle I see before me?

David McMahon
FAIL

Gynecomastia

For the retards who dont know what Gynecomastia means!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gynecomastia

YES I did know what this was before! oh hang on....

Herd of sheep, off tits on drugs, savagely Tased

David McMahon
WTF?

What? huh?

"as a Taser generates a permanent internal record and scatters forensically verifiable confetti every time it is discharged."

I didn't understand this comment, I plan to read once the birds have stopped singing again for the night.

If someone with a higher IQ than me can explain I would be eternally grateful.

Intel: Killer cables may leapfrog USB 3.0

David McMahon
Happy

I can see a future in this

Being optical, wont the fibres break down quicker then Copper?

Also I see combo cables being used Copper for power, Optical for Data, also I think it would be cool for the devices at each end to perhaps have IP address so that some Computer systems can daisy chain lots of stuff :)

For example A PC then Flash drive then Router, then printer all using IP address, means anything can connect to anything! Of course this would keep sys admins busy!

Apple bans Pulitzer Prize political cartoons from iPhone

David McMahon
Jobs Halo

iHate!

Every day I hate apple more and more, I think of their 1984 add all the time and its clear that perhaps we viewed the advert wrongly??? Perhaps it was edited b4 screening and Apple were too embarrassed to re issue the advert?

Halo Icon because im sure he judges himself like that.

Oracle murders free OpenSolaris CD shipping

David McMahon
Badgers

"Conflict of interest"

Just look at the $'s! If they have two products one free one not the tmeptation will always be there to "migrate" the $0 to the $'s!

Microsoft slams coffin lid on Vista

David McMahon
Jobs Horns

My post (don't hate it)!

SP2 can't be slipstreamed in a Vista Disc which makes it a pain to install a fresh. I'm hoping that 7 SP1 will be "slipable"

Also do see a lot of Vista computers unable to install SP1 or 2, I normally do a fresh install of Windows, install updates and drivers to get people going again.

I've seen some low power Laptops with Vista and they are terrible, I install XP on these and they really do run better!

oh and look up how much dwm.exe uses on some PC's (installed with the drivers it cam with

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/what-is-dwmexe-and-why-is-it-running/

Jobs icon cos he the new.....

Lib Dems demand niceness, ignore technology

David McMahon
Megaphone

Vote Lib Dem

By Voting for Lib Dem you are not voting for the greedy and smug Labour party and the greedy and smug Tory party (but at least they are supposed to be greedy and smug)

Lib Dem for the win :)

Adobe to sue Apple 'within weeks,' says report

David McMahon
Jobs Horns

Ban CS5 on macs!

I think Adobe got a case, Apple are at least anti-competitive

I do wish Adobe would not release Photoshop for mac's the fan boi's would have to get a PC then! Ha...

They would probably still stick a sodding Apple sticker on their thinkpads though!

McAfee sued over third-party pop-up pitches

David McMahon
Jobs Horns

Targeted Advertising

Sooo you buy an AV product and get advertised for more?

I guess this is targeted advertising?!

Can I have the one that does what it says on the label please?....

Especially if I actually paid for it??

CEO of the decade from the panel with the unprofitable Apple store around the corner.

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