* Posts by Neil C Burns

17 publicly visible posts • joined 23 Feb 2011

Bitcoin mining rig found stashed in school crawlspace

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Re: “ Sorry, this content is not available in your region.”

reg seems to have forgotten its roots being a uk site in the beginnings.

Meta agrees to tweak ad system after US govt brands it discriminatory

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facebook ads load of crap at best. 99% of the ads i see are scams, reported, yet keep seeing them......

Pokémon Go tragedy strikes

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copied from ds,


Some users are claiming Pokémon Go is resetting their accounts and forcing them to start from the beginning – ie Level 1 – all over again.

However, it seems that the app is attempting to force players to use a different email account to their normal one. So don't panic, try logging in again with your normal Gmail account and everything should be fine

Galileo, Galileo! Galileo, Galileo! Galileo fit to go. Magnifico

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Galileo satellites go into wrong, lower orbit - Esa

maybe they should have used gps......


Galileo satellites go into wrong, lower orbit - Esa


Tat bazaar eBay takes a rest for 'scheduled maintenance', goes offline

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uk working ok now, at the mo.

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cant re-login again now. its booted me. Also the android app of course is screwed too. unable to login. and bombs.

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ebay forum link

few comments here about it too, looks like the furum went down earlyer.....


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uk announcement - its now 10am bst. (gmt+1 or utc+1 lol)

UK announce,

***Scheduled maintenance for this week***

22 August, 2013 | 12:13PM BST


The eBay system will be undergoing general maintenance from approximately 7am to 9am on Friday August 23rd. During this maintenance period, certain eBay features may be intermittently unavailable or slow and we apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.


The eBay Team.

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uk down www.ebay.co.uk

The connection was reset

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.

The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few


If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network


If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure

that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

ZX Spectrum cassette player lost? There's an app for that

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I have a old Acorn Electron, and have all my games saved as wav's. they are also on my s3's memory card and with the audio lead, I can load from my phone to the Acorn with no problem. First tried a few years ago with my nokia n80 with 100% sucess.

2013: No sign of flying cars, but Orange mobes will get black ice

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I already have LO on my Ace. its a good tool to have, moreso for the gps facility as mentioned. Wonder how i could get the extra for free off orange..... lol

NHS fined £375k after stolen patient data flogged on eBay

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how much wud it have cost nhs, to get someone, kit him her with a torx screwdriver set for less than a fiver off ebay(lol) and a hammer. dismantle the drives and pop out the platters and wipe with a magnet, and then mash em up with said hammer/.......

Prang finder site reveals accident blackspots

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it asks you to register to view a report, then once done, it then tells you, you need to pay to view each report. quid a view. but you can bulk buy views, 60quid for 100 views.......

National web-2.0 dogturd photo scheme goes live

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well this is redditch councils policy...


Dog mess in Redditch sprayed orange to deter fouling

Nokia E6 smartphone

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I have a e6 too. i was so glad to hand it back and return to my e71

the camera i use on e71 is good to reproduce biz cards clearly and has a mechanical focus. the e6 dont, and is crap. buggy. plenty of other issues too, but nda'd.

Short domain land-rush coming to .uk

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aa. fools co.uk =american. pah


aa.co.uk was won by American Airlines -

this should have rightly gone to our uk automobile association??

aa.co.uk given to a american company, PAH!!!!!!

Roundabouts and swings at Everything Everywhere

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the important bit....

is the bit about 3g roaming :-) asap.