* Posts by All names Taken

1290 posts • joined 8 Sep 2011

Snowden latest: NSA stalks the human race using Google, ad cookies

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Of course it does. Does anyone think that the Google arose to fame, fortune and anti-mediocrity through meritocracy alone?

And while we are at it, does anyone think that the faults in Android are purely (pukely?) accidental?

Microsoft rallies channel troops: Sell, sell, sell our spanking new 'Cloud OS'

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Micro who?

Inside Steve Ballmer’s fondleslab rear-guard action

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If tablets are so ...

... effing awful why are people buying them so quickly?

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I wonder if ARM might happen upon a design that makes external storage non-dependent upon SD cards?

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Low spec Aldi tablet

Has anyone read Daily Mail recently bout rush on Aldi low-ish spec tablet on sale in UK for 75 of the earthlings UK pound things?

Who says there is no demand for computers?

It seems as if there is a great demand but one that is not being met¿

Besides maybe it manifests the UK march to third world status?

Heart part more art than state-of-the-art: Shine wearable activity sensor

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Is this something to do with IoT?

What does the post-Snowden internet need? A price list

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Interesting article but isn't the IoT better served by seeing where, when and how it evolves in practice rather than trying to overthink its potential?

GOV.UK's criminal record check IT job blow: Home Office snubs new design

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A mandarin echoes?

But not for long?

MPs: Ancient UK Border Force systems let gangsters into country

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By gad sir!

It maintains consistency with Office of (un)Fair Trading, Financial (bitch)Services Authority, OFGEN and t'other OF*** tax payer funded, consumer lead organisations in the best of 1984 doublespeak it is absolutely essential (essential by gadsir) it continues so?

e-Reader feeling empty? Top it up at El Reg's book shop

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2 quid a throw?

For why dost thou forsakest me so?

French gov used fake Google certificate to read its workers' traffic

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No! No!

you haveit all wrong doodz!

This is merely an instance of (un)civil serventia in action.

Admitted it is French form of (UN)civil serventia but (un)civil serventia it is all the same possibly with a dash of French misanthropy?

I KNOW how to SAVE Microsoft. Give Windows 8 away for FREE – analyst

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I suppose the menial type responses are predictable but what about funding the initiative from MS advertising budget?

a years advertisung budget can go a long, long way to restore what appears to be lacking in ms corporate identity no ?

Australian State to sue IBM over $AUD1bn project blowout

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Wow! Incredible!

It seems that English speaking nations has a civil service that (unusually?) has very similar tactics (as an aside: if so I wonder how those similarities evolved? Collusion perhaps?)

The UK civil service also draws things out to turn any action against it into almost a non-action as it takes so long to take action if that makes sense. It seems to attempt to win by Azkaban Tormentor tactics by attempting to induce a lack of will to live?

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

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Alien

Que?

akin to an author copying the chapter titles and topic sentences of an advance copy of a Harry Potter book and then paraphrasing the rest and claiming it as fair use

Seems a bit of a strange interpretation.

As others have noticed if precedent is set it means that house brick making organisations can now claim anything built with its house bricks owes a copyright fee or has breached copyright.

Maybe even power supply unit manufacturers can then sue any device makers for using PSU to power their devices and of course the utility company manufacturing electricity for public consumption will now need to argue it out with the electric cable manufacturers to see who has copyright breaches regarding stuff that is powered by mains electricity.

You humans! Aren't you funny little things?

Brit inventors' GRAVITY POWERED LIGHT ships out after just 1 year

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<polite applause>

well done chaps

</polite applause>

Microsoft: C'mon, you can trust us... look at our gov spook-busting plans

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I don't get it either?

Just suppose for a moment that software was super secure and beyond compromise.

The data are still compromised whenever a pooter becomes connected to anything other than itself (yes including meeces).

It seems a bit Canutian to me

Oh no, RBS has gone titsup again... but is it JUST BAD LUCK?

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Maybe?

Just like its punters RBS can now say "Sorry - can't pay you at the moment as my bank is acting up."

"Can you come back next year?

What? Tomorrow?

I don't think so."

MPs back call to boycott low-taxed tat from Amazon over Xmas

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how about Amazon ...

in Spain? At least morally we'd be supporting a nation and people in need and save a few pennies at the same time

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inept uk gov

and even more inept UK Whitehall

From the makers of "An Englishman's home is his castle" corrected to "An Englishman's home is his hovel"

(UK homes are the worst in Europe, and that Europe goes all the way to Russia)

With additional hits such as "The Greatest Debt in the history of the world" and "The best rewarded public servants and elected politicians in the world ever"

"How to die in your own home in abject misery , poverty and freeze to death"

"Don't worry it will soon be over. If you survive you might save 50 quid a year though unless price s go up that is"

Is it not time we dispensed with government and the costs of such soon?

Best budget Android smartphone there is? Must be the Moto G

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Sell your shares in The Apple?

French court: Google, Microsoft en ami must say 'au revoir' to pirates

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Well it seems that one nation can insist on Google, ISP s etc to do stuff and they do it even if giving the hump.

On the other hand France requests stuff and nobody seems to hear.

Or maybe they do hear but it seems on lines of "so wot France"?

Our irony meter exploded: Apple moans ebook price-fixing watchdog is too EXPENSIVE

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Joke

Is the wage cost a tax write off?

DON'T PANIC: No FM Death Date next month, minister confirms

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Maybe the Minister is being cajoled into making a decision that does not appear in his personal agenda?

If so, where is the urge for DABcoming from?

Who is bigging up a non-issue into something important?

(My taken is that it probably is the same people who prefer to broadcast minority issue sports such as cricket or golf over major interest sports such as IoM. Tsk! Middle class morality again and in charge of treasury funds? Never? Sometimes I wonder if all of those dead soles dying in service in 2 world wars, civilians and other wars included are turning in their graves at the "freedoms" that so exactingly robbed them violently of life)

How STEVE JOBS saved Apple's bacon with an outstretched ARM

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I wonder how long it will take to shift these?

http://www.idealworld.tv/_289093.aspx?icn=Go_clever_smartphone&ici=Homepage_Mini_1

(I have no pecuniary interest in above)

Why Microsoft absolutely DOESN'T need its own Steve Jobs

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A biggest fear?

Do you think MS and/or the Apple might be 3 generation concerns?

Explanation

Some startups blossom, go from founder to founders offspring and start to lose a bit of turnover with increased costs squishing returns to shareholders.

By the time founders offsprings offspring takeover the concern is losing vital viabilties and soon ceases to exist as a separate commercial entity?

HP’s ENORMO-SLAB: The Slate 21 MONSTER tablet

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For domestic use?

HP?

wouldn't kit like this be more suited to a local server with units acting as tills or info systems in supermarkets, banks, SMEs, colleges, universities, schools, ...

PC market: ABANDON HOPE all ye who enter here

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Do you think PC users might have rumbled the 'pay for hardware/firmware/software' update ruse?

City of London cops arrest 6 suspected to be Microsoft counterfeit ring

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Barton upon h?

Why that's accountant territory no?

Apple stalls iWatch, 12.9-inch iPad from Quanta rumored for mid-2014

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ARMs new business plan(s)

1

Develop architectures that will enable super-tablets to excel in limited function devices.

For example:

Photoshop type devices

3D type device

...

And these devices are capable of talking to each other in meaningful and productive ways.

2

Start from where Archimedes left off and develop a wide ranging device that runs 3rd party software in a reasonably specced ecosystem.

?

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Arm and i3?

Interesting but ...

I can't see the point of prolonging OS longer on a small device when iOS and ARM do such a wonderful job anyway.

Maybe a mash up device is interesting from a technical or project perspective and if there is anything singularly and particularly objective what notions of longterm support are likely?

Cabinet Office: Hey, forget those multi-BILLION pound deals...

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Whitehall speak with forked tongue?

URGH! GPS, that's another delayed mess you've got us into - suppliers

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HM Treasury ain't gonna do it.

They need the cash so I'd guess any and all contracts will end up with Treasury biased psuedo-companies.

One way of doing so seems to be the informal "old boy" network and the other is to make procurement processes so difficult to work and/or understand that it is out off reach of most bona fide SMEs

Ignore the gigantic assets write-off, Universal Credit IT 'is working' – UK.gov

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politicians stupid? uh uh baby

Look at the income, pension, hours and perks.

Politicos are intrepid self servers?

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Gigantic? Gigantic you say?

Have you seen yon thing yonder in Qatar?

Beijing hits back at US: Don't you DARE blame China for collapse of duty-free IT talks

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bugger! I thought Merika was the land of the free, home of the brave and champion of free enterprise and free trade

S'not my fault, I just believed what I was told?

'Best known female architect' angrily defends gigantic vagina

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Can't we just rejoice in its heroic beauty without getting into a twat of an argument?

If it rains will a great big cover made of cotton cover us?

PS: don't be coy girls?

Rare AutoCAD malware rigs drafting machines for follow-up attacks

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On the other hand it seems a particularly well targeted attack possibly demonstrating the intention of the hackers brief?

What's wrong with Britain's computer scientists?

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You need to remember that some IT managers are quite under qualified and feel insecure about their post in a difficult economic climate.

Appointing a new grad rather than someone already in the system or shimmied across from a sister organisation might not be a good idea.

Poor Intel TV dies on vine, its fancy pop-up shops turned into cafes, cinemas

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This Christmas...

it will be Furby for the kids and Android tablets for the adults no?

Meet the FOUR-TON DINO that made little Tyrannosaurs SOIL THEMSELVES

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Rol for

President

Wintel must welcome Androitel and Chromtel into cosy menage – Intel

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You r awl rong

You are all wrong and exhibit classic tendencies that cling on to the old order.

The old order mish-mashed together Intel, Microsoft and IBM.

The new order mish-mashes together ARM and whoever, Android and whoever, insert name of your favourite assembler here and chip set.

While aeons ago some hardware and software combinations were described as means of democratising something (desktop publishing, web publishing, image editing, video editing and animation creation, ... ) welcome to the new world, the new era in which hardware, software and firmware have just been democratized.

And know what?

For some it hurts.

It really, really hurts.

And then, of course, there are China, Brazil, India and Russia.

What might they bring to this market of much reducing Wintel influence (assuming that there is some form of independence therein)?

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First of all, Intel does catch-up very easily and surpasses even swifter but that makes it all the more playful to:

IHemorroid - new Android competing OS that really is a pain in the a**e?

Qatar whips covers off giant footballing vagina

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And what's all this about the "hot spot"?

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Will they get to the Vulva in their Volvos?

And who's gonna sleep in the damp patch?

Apple Schill-er: 'I was shocked - SHOCKED! They went and copied the iPhone'

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I too used Apple kit and longingly look back to a time not so long ago when my MacBook Pro, iPhone and Mac Pro were all wondrously synced and MobileMe did a thoroughly good job.

I used to have an iPAQ too and wondered how such a small device did so much so very, very well.

And MS then HP sort of ignored it into obscelecence.

I've just bought into Android and no have my fingers crossed. It is rather wonderful and I am amazed at the range of functionality for so little squids.

Dear-ly beloved: Apple’s costly iPad Mini with Retina Display

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Which all goes to show that if the Apple decided to do a base model without all of the cosmetics with a minimum of 32 GB memry at a price on par with Nexus 7 then it would be a world beater?

But who wants to be a world beater?

On the other hand: is the world ready for an economically inspired iDevice?

Dry, cold and volatile: How to survive Mars, and your fellow crew

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Huh! Don't believe any of that at all!

The Tardis doesn't need you to be superfit n healthy.

Just watch any of the episodes (the Earth bound ones) and you'll also see that the whole cluster of dwellings can be carried in the Tardis and (it is a really big A-N-D) with its time warping features the Tardis could arrive on Mars a few days before it set of from Earth.

US senator asks: Will Bitcoin replace Swiss bank accounts?

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I seem to recall a rather rebellious group of individuals proposing a USD replacement currency based on GOLD.

It seemed to the proposers that a Gold based worldwide currency is far more reliable than a single nation based currency.

For why?

Well, I can't say for sure

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Cost analysis ...

... and guilt by association therefore guilty seem to be the main themes in this thread.

Guilt by association therefore guilty

Bitcoins, pedos, tax evadors, tax avoiders, terrorists, ... , therefore all in the same group therefore guilty.

Cost analysis

While it saves money to take no action then take no action until it costs more to do nothing and then take action?

No more Service Packs for Microsoft Office? HA! Think again, Ballmer!

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I suppose software and its marketing does deserve to evolve but somewhere in all that mix is the "early adopters" syndrome.

In the older and apparently soon to be phased out model early adopters more or less knew (but without formally being notified or knowing if you know what I mean) that any glitches would be smoothed out in a .1 release update service pack thingy.

Where will early adopters now gain syndrome shattering confidence?

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