* Posts by John Smith 23

26 posts • joined 11 Jun 2010

Come off it, Moon, Earth. We know you're 60 million years older than we thought

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that'll be ignored by the creationist then

'Executed ex' of Norkers' bonkers Kim Jong-un rises FROM THE GRAVE

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isn't Thruth more a Chinese accent as opposed to a Korean one ?

Sony bosses will return bonuses as firm preps for BILLIONS in losses

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Good maybe they will get better in the future

Hated sony for years with there stupid proprietary connections, i know they are not the only ones but they seem to be the ones who drove me so nuts with it, i swore never again sony

eBay rejects Carl Icahn's board nominees as 'inexperienced'

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he's old, can he please soon die

Sony sucker-punches Xbox on price, specs, DRM-free gaming

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hmmm....sony doing something good ?

seems somewhat unusual

i thesedays avoid sony like the plague, generally being fed up with the proprietary crap they have dumped on me over the years, from connections, plugs, software etc

So this does seem somewhat out of character

Obama calls for study into games ‘n’ guns link

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well at least GTA V should be released before any study is finished

NRA: Video games kill people, not guns. And here's our video game

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Go for it NRA !

Stand up for your princples, of being anti video games....er ?

Web trawlers may have to pay to slurp up German newspaper snippets

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The newspapers had complained that Google had been "unnecessarily aggressive" in removing them from the search engine.

hmmm...cake and eat it then

Inside Sony's Home Entertainment HQ in Japan

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and try and forget the propriety connections

which are the main reason i refuse to buy any sony kit for a while now !

the world (well me at least) does not need another 20 connections, cables which are compatible with nothing at all.

Although is see the vita has its own memory stick type of course !

Eleven - if you will - rocktastic music movies

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and Anvil

Anvil! The Story of Anvil http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1157605

is amazing good, and true, and you don't have to be a fan of the band to find it fascinating

Ten... noise-cancelling headphones

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sennheise service

if definately stunning - have a pair of ie8's - a car ran over one of the earphones, and they just replaced it

Mozilla pushes out final Firefox 5 test build

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better than the last?

well hopefully its better than 4

which is as bugger as hell quite truthfully

Amazon heralds unstoppable rise of the e-book

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still a stich up

cos you can't choose which stores to buy from !

globalization my arse, each still coverting there own territory with the extra profits that involves

Netgear XAV5001 500Mb/s powerline Ethernet adaptor

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cat 5 ?

why would you want to wire your house with cat 5 and not either cat 6 or fibre optic ?

Free iPad content for Time, Fortune subscribers

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dont understand this

i've got a print subscription to the economist and have been able to read the ipad / iphone version at no extra cost for ever !

so don't see the big deal here

Man arrested wearing hair scrunchie on short and curlies

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and the IT angle is ?

there is usually an attempt to give one !

Death threats against 'worst song ever' YouTube teen

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i actually quite like it

UK is 15th best place in the world to do IT

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acient rivals

mind you germany was ahead of us

Adobe speeds Creative Suite releases to catch tablets

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seems hard to believe Adobe with a reasonable pricing subscription model ???

does not compute

Moving to Windows 7: Is it worth it?

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voted with me feet

macbook pro arriving this evening

hate the steeming pile of shite xp has now become.

in windows 7 explorer you cant even see how much disk space you have...wtf ? this is an improvement ?

Site-saving workers evacuated from Japanese reactor disaster

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the other one

interesting article here about chernobyl


Prepping the great Windows 7 migration

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Unfortunately this assumes you want to

Seeing as MS has abandoned XP, we're doing the same and abandoning them.

Win 7 is better than Vista = true

Win 7 is still a piece of crap = true

Joy Division get the Playmobil treatment

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Bernhard Sumner looks weird and eerily realistic

Sony Bravia KDL-46EX403 46in LCD TV

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so typical sony - use a buzzword and then make sure it only half works - no divx ? no xvid ? - so a total waste of time then !

its this sort of crap over the years that has basically made me take the step of saying never again a sony product

oh of course the propriety rubbish they keep trying to force on the world

iPhone 4 no longer available to UK buyers?

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???? seems to be working fine

not sure where el-reg went but it does not say unavailble on the uk apple store.

just all as normal - pre-order

Aussies face 10 year browsing lock-up

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is it me ?

or are the australian government f**king insane ?


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