* Posts by AndyTempo

17 publicly visible posts • joined 7 Oct 2010

EU readies 'antitrust charges' against Apple Pay for locking rivals out of iPhone NFC chip


Re: While this is a real concern, it is only half the problem

With apple pay in the UK, contactless is effectively without limit in many places. We paid a few k for a car at a dealer by just waving the phone.

Android, iOS beam telemetry to Google, Apple even when you tell them not to – study


I guess that it will transpire that the IMEI IMSI etc are used to register for push notifications or similar.

The apple and google push notification servers must have a way to know which phone to send the notifications to, otherwise you would need to constantly poll the email servers etc.

Bonkers call to boycott Raspberry Pi Foundation over 'gay agenda'


UK gov says new Home Sec will have powers to ban end-to-end encryption


Good Idea


Comment: GPGTools - http://gpgtools.org









see title

⌘+c malware smacks Macs, drains keychains, pours over Tor


Running unsigned code

I have gatekeeper set to app store and identified developers however I can compile and run executables without signatures. How does that work?


[orion:~/asm] andy% cat hw.c

#include <stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char **argv)


printf("Hello, World\n");


[orion:~/asm] andy% gcc -o hw hw.c

[orion:~/asm] andy% ./hw

Hello, World

[orion:~/asm] andy%

Turbocharged quad-core Raspberry Pi 2 unleashed, global geekgasm likely


Re: Typical

I had the stockout email yesterday evening too. I see they are saying they are in stock again on the website so I would like to think they have fulfilled the backorders first.

<a href="http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/processor-microcontroller-development-kits/832-6274/>Link to product page</a>

edit: I guess that's not how you put in a basic html hotlink

Researcher says Apple fibs about crypto for iOS email attachments


I read the story on here yesterday that the whole file system is encrypted. I think that is all the apple web page linked from this article is claiming. Or did I miss something?

Apple to flush '£37bn' down the bog if it doesn't flog cheapo slabtops


$63bn Profit!

Or $63bn revenue that might cost more than $63bn to make?

'Copyrighted' Java APIs deserve same protection as HARRY POTTER, Oracle tells court


Re: I wan't Oricle to win

It's not the API they use; it's the APIs they implement

probably some of those in the SQL language but that all depends on the license that the IP holder (IBM I guess) has put on it.

You DON'T need a new MacBook! Reg man fiddles with Fusion, pimps out vintage Pro


Re: Chromebook?

Yeh you can see the next command in the article (diskutil cs list) shows the UUID of the corestorage logical volume group.

Review: Living with Microsoft's new Surface Pro


Re: Damn.

In the last decade? It was announced April 2010.

Apple updates iOS 6, Safari


Re: "Dreaming of a fix for the crap Maps app?"

Ah yes.. I see Llangollen is no longer at the top of the horseshoe pass and down in its correct home.

And the B road near me has a number on it now as well as the name.

Microsoft's Bing bods exploit fanbois' Apple maps misery


Re: Why bother?

Unfortunately the OS maps are not available on the iPhone bing app. or on the bing mobile web site.

I got memory-map app so I can use the OS maps

DARPA wants secure Droids, iPads, iPhones


re You can't secure iOS

Looking at this, it seems corporations can put their own in-house apps on an iPhone


UK cyclists hit by fraud after online purchase at website


uh oh

My wheels were delivered today, a separate order of a chainring arrived yesterday.

Can't see anything on my card yet. even for the legit charge for the wheels themselves.

Apple $10k winner hangs up on 'prank caller'



Maybe not, but I wonder what the exchange rate of $10K is?

Facebook unveils changes to enhance privacy


Groups are new?

I have been using this sort of thing for quite a while. Maybe they can now be used in more places.

But yes, it will be too complicated for most.