* Posts by mike cupcake

17 posts • joined 30 Jun 2011

Glowing Nook knocked to under 50 quid for Xmas

mike cupcake

With the glow model make SURE to get a protective case, the screen gets scratched very easily and this allows the light to shine through very brightly. Isn't noticable when reading with the light off thankfully.

Not cool, Adobe: Give the Ninite guys a job, not the middle finger

mike cupcake

to automatically untick 'install Mcafee'

try my Greasemonkey script: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/145983

Currently runs on the Flash and Reader install pages.

GoDaddy puts gratuitous sexy pics on IT content

mike cupcake

Re: JDX: images, images!!

Related, this userscript to change google's link behaviour is worth a look: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/121923

iPhone 5 adaptors goldrush begins

mike cupcake
Unhappy

Would you consider linking to a company that pays its taxes instead of giving Amazon even more promotion?

Users still slack about passwords: Trustwave

mike cupcake

Nothing wrong with purely alphabetical per se, password length is more important than including sp3c1al ch@ract3r$

Complex cyberwar tool 'Flame' found all over Middle East

mike cupcake

Re: UNPRECEDENTED SOPHISTICATION

half a decade?

Anonymous hacktivists dump 1.7GB load slurped from DoJ site

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Re: Worrying...

Could make the difference between an unworkable amount of FOIA requests + data collation and having it all ready for analysis in the time of a torrent download, I guess?

The Pirate Bay cries foul over Pirate Bay copycats

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Re: Disappointed

Agreed, this is a poor article.

Ofcom calls for end to 0800 charges on mobiles

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Re: Amazing,....

surprised you aren't offered a cut of the revenue for people calling your 0845 numbers, when I had an 0845 with the Phone Co-op they let me choose to send a small amount per-call to charity.

mike cupcake

0800buster is incredibly useful. Ofcom could be promoting... perhaps not them specifically but raising awareness that services like this are available.

Aliens Blu-ray disc set

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Alert

Please consider not promoting Amazon in the future, for many reasons but most recently this:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/apr/04/amazon-british-operation-corporation-tax

AVG nukes stalking ads at press of BIG SHINY BUTTON

mike cupcake

Re: Ad-Block Plus

The default Adblock lists don't block tracking scripts or social buttons.

mike cupcake

Look forward to someone finding time to compare this in detail with Do Not Track +, Ghostery, etc.

I suspect I'll stick with DNT+ as I've been put off AVG's extra features by the amount of unwanted bloat it tries to lump me with.

What's in the box, Windows sysadmin?

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FAIL

xyplorer can't make up their mind

if their software runs on Windows or Mac-operated-by-attractive-blonde.

http://www.xyplorer.com/

Hackers may be able to 'outwit' online banking security devices

mike cupcake

Barclays doesn't use the current time in that way, you can make yourself a long list of login codes and then as long as you use them in order they'll work for months into the future.

Man reveals secret recipe behind undeletable cookies

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The opt-out

isn't anywhere to be found on their website. What distasteful people behind this.

Patriot hackers disrupt al-Qaeda websites

mike cupcake

I thought the cupcake PDF hack story

had been proved untrue?

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