* Posts by Reaps

26 posts • joined 1 Mar 2011

Microsoft's Cortana turns its back on consumers as skills are stripped from Windows 10


Re: Apologists

Change for change sake is bollocks

The tiles were a shit slow way compared to the old start menu.

They wanted to have a USP for the phones and made a shit touch based interface and rammed it into desktops to get you use to it, even though for desktop touch tiles are totally shit.

It was a forced crap change for "marketing reasons" not good technical reasons.

if you want to be forced to use shit then fine, but fuck off trying to force it on the rest of us that are fucking sane.

Magic Leap rattles money tin, assigns patents to a megabank, sues another ex-staffer... But fear not, all's fine


not a surprise

Knew this was bollocks from the start, when I heard how much $$$$ they had conned idiot investor companies for shitty AR

AR is very niche, looks pretty, but once you try it your bored after 10 mins, just ask how many pokemon go users still have AR feature turned on

AR it's just a gimmick outside of industry ( and for lots of stuff inside it too) it doesn't really have a useful purpose that works much better than we have now.

A $100mil would have been a stupid amount of money for this crap, nevermind $2Bil+

The D in Systemd is for Directories: Poettering says his creation will phone /home in future


"Hire competent sysadmins."

how would someone who doesn't know they are incompetent do that?

*Spits out coffee* £4m for a database of drone fliers, UK.gov? Defra did game shooters for £300k


Re: £4m for a database of drone fliers

"He may be a liar, but he's got to be a damn sight better than May was as PM and Home Secretary."

Lol, He's a fucking tory, they are all the fucking same, but boris really pushes the I am a fucking evil bastard envelope

Trend Micro antivirus fails to stop measles carrier rubbing against firm's Ottawa offices



"The best hope for humanity right now would seem to be to hope that the populations of anti-vaxers and consumers of Raw Water have a high degree of overlap."

Add the "raw milk" idiots to that list of trendy health nitwits (https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/drinking-raw-milk)

Straight outta Blighty: Readers, if you were a tech billionaire, what would you do?


Re: Dyson

weirdest part is bbc and co have been repeating dysons claim that tax for UK won't change and they didn't do it for tax reasons as singapore only charges 2% less on companies.

And the UK will get tax from the share dividends that apparently are all owned by upstanding UK people who will pay tax on the dividends.

Strangely the smell of Bullshit is incredibly strong...I think I might puke!

NHS England digital boss in hot water over 'puff piece' written about her future employer


Like all selfish heartless twats,

you miss the point of the NHS (until you and your relations need it, then you whine you had to wait an hour).

It means people can be useful members of society without be worried every 5mins that if they get sick they will be bankrupted (see USA shit show!).

Fuck it, why don't you just fuck off to USA and give that a try before you start shitting on the NHS.

The lighter side of HMRC: We want your money, but we also want to make you laugh


was that an MP?

"£900 55-inch TV and soundbar"

sounds like the type of thing a MP would claim for..fucking parasites

Check your repos... Crypto-coin-stealing code sneaks into fairly popular NPM lib (2m downloads per week)


Re: Debian vetting & trust

"You don't see very many stories about malicious Debian packages."

That didn't work for fucking systemd, which idiot let that shit in..

Behold, the world's most popular programming language – and it is...wait, er, YAML?!?


Re: Miss the point much?

"What It Is: YAML is a human friendly data serialization standard for all programming languages."

Who ever wrote that was taking the piss...

Mourning Apple's war against sockets? The 2018 Mac mini should be your first port of call


Re: Mini or not Mini ...

"BFD. I can run windows on VMWare partition on a 2010 series Mini. And that Mini cost me less than £500 new! How much did you pay for your super-duper laptop?"

Made my old pc in 2009 for £500 that would make the mac look like a toy...

(kids still play 1080p games on it now..)

As people have said apple sell over priced, over hyped crap..

Cabinet Office: Forget about Verify – look at our 3,000 designers (and 56 meetups)


they are absolute genius look at this


and they handily dropped in a user and password.....genius

not forgetting they copied UK gov documents (probably copyrighted) onto a third party US service

Python joins movement to dump 'offensive' master, slave terms


Re: Already hated python for the stupid fucking spaces...


how dare they use the term white space it occurs load of times in their code:


I'm going to raise a bug report!!!!!..


Already hated python for the stupid fucking spaces...

But now I see they are racist too, they need to stop using white space....

where do I go complain?

Vodafone cops ads rap over Martin Freeman's vanishing spaceship


ASA are useless

They can't even understand what the word unlimited means even when you point them at a dictionary.

and don't get me started on the other shit they let companies get away with..

Fucking chocolate fireguards...

Register-Orbi-damned: Netgear account order irks infosec bods


fucking cloud marketing collection shit

See title, every fuckers doing it now, keyboards, mice - looking at you razer, fucking everything, expecting condoms next.

Only solution is to make it legal to fucking hunt marketing wankers.

A decade on, Apple and Google's 30% app store cut looks pretty cheesy


say again, how are they dodging 30% apple tax?

article seems lopsided, pushing the blame on google.

But never explains how fortnite dodges the Apple tax????

Remember Apple are the bastards that started this shit, and there excuse of security is bull, it's to make sure your not bypassing their Apple toll.

Remember Apple stops anything that attempts to do what apple does ( true 3rd party browsers NOT allowed).

and if apple make a new app that nicks others ideas, the other app gets banned.

Put the anger where it really belongs fucking apple!!!.

Surprise! VAT, customs likely to get a bit trickier in a Brexit no-deal world


Re: Can anyone

@phil o'idiot

"It'll be 5-10 years before we really know the answer, but now we havce a chance to change things."

lol, even your lord and master Moggy has said it will take 50years minimum. (if ever)

dumb ass

Hey you smart, well-paid devs. Stop clicking on those phishing links and bringing in malware muck on your shoes


Re: Not a problem for Node.js

"But this isn't actually a problem, because from the point of view of the end-user who runs the code, all JavaScript is untrusted code and therefore runs in a sandbox as a matter of course."

Not sure if your being sarcastic or not...

Believing in sandboxes to hold all the shit at bay is laughable.

You do know spectre and such were/are triggerable in javascript!!!

and not sure if a coinminer worries about being in a sandbox!!!....

US websites block netizens in Europe: Why are they ghosting EU? It's not you, it's GDPR


stoping access is dening service

So technically they broke GDPR rules

Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, off you go: Snout of UK space forcibly removed from EU satellite trough


Re: The Swiss are in it

"That's the problem with remoaners, they never leave their comfort zone to hear other opinions."

No we hear them, it's just they are fucking stupid...and not worth the paper they are written on, used toilet paper has more value!.

Kentucky gov: Violent video games, not guns, to blame for Florida school massacre


Re: Two year waiting period, anyone?

"It's also hard to come up with an argument for gun control that isn't an argument for alcohol prohibition. "

Way to miss the point dumb ass, is alcohols main purpose to kill things?

guns main purpose is to kill stuff.

stop with the "whataboutism", it makes you sound like a f**king idiot.

Aged 18-24? Don't care about voting? Got a phone? Oh dear...

Big Brother

probably better to ban any twat who want to be a politician from standing as an mp

GiffGaff boots freetards off mobile network


Are you all too dumb to understand "unlimited", read a dictionary

Main issue is stupid advertising regulator can't read a F**king dictionary and allowed everyone to get away with fraudulent advertising.

Unlimited should mean "UNLIMITED", no stupid hidden Sh*tty fair use clauses.

If there is any sort of limit, then it is NOT UNLIMITED, full stop, no weaseling, no argument, no fraud.

German 'minister for cut'n'paste' resigns over PhD plagiarism


can't stop myself

Does this mean he goes down on the bismark?


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