* Posts by Brett

26 posts • joined 18 Jun 2007

BOFH: The Hypochondriac Boss and the non-random sample


Virus on a cd?

I can beat that

A company I once worked for sent out a self help CD-ROM for installing its hardware. Said CD-ROM was later found to have a porn film in one of the folders LOL

No, it wasn't me that built it lol

Sky Go streams to Samsung Galaxy S III



Doesn't work on my Galaxy Nexus on Jelly Bean :(

BOFH: Siri, why do users lie?



you'll never take me alive... proper lol moment

Thanks for brightening my Friday

Apple looking to support new technology, says blog


taking the piss?


Apple iPhone owners are the most loyal smartphone buyers


fanboi but

Loved my 3GS to bits. It pretty much did what it said on the tin :)

Have now retires said phone and picked up the Galaxy Nexus - loving it so far (only had it 2 days though.

£69 Pre 3 spied on HP UK website

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ASA anyone?

Must be worth reporting to the ASA ???

Other retailer would get hammered for this.

Shame cos I'd like one, especially at that price.....

Texting teenager plunges to his death



Natural selection prevails.

Tesco takes Apple tablet


ordered mine yesterday

and used clubcard vouchers to pay for some of it too - woo hoo

Harrods blings up Android tablet, quintuples price

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Is it me (OCD) or is the logo pissed?

poor workmanship - tut tut

Software engineer blogs own Starbucks wiretap

Jobs Halo

illiegal ?

illiegal it may be, but I'd rather know my flies were undone so I could do something about it

NASA flying car engineer shoots down Reg coverage



it was always a Birmingham Screwdriver in our line of work .....

Gulag awaits Russian Olympic trainers


blame culture prevails

err.. YES

iPhone keeps buried earthquake victim alive for three days



FACT: I use mine for email all the time. Even better now Gmail does push mail.

Having put up with Win mob devices for so long, I find the iPhone a breath of fresh air.

That's how you survive being buried for three days............

Virgin coughs up digital tech support for clueless users


hell of an analogy,

"Maybe you should read the manual instead of going to that nice man in the tyre shop..."

Oh yes, good idea, then go out and by the latest in laser alignment tech and do it yourself? I think not.

I agree you should know more about an item if you are going to use one, but the build your own car is a bit of a tall order. (I don't have the space or the money, but I do have the knowledge)..

National space agency for Blighty, says Drayson

Paris Hilton

"BSA" - Bastard Stopped Again

at lease that's what it meant in my social circle.........

Paris, because she never stops.......

HTC HD2 Windows Mobile smartphone


great HW shame about the OS

I was waiting for this to be released, I was also following the progress through the media.

Glad I went for the iPhone instead. Loving every minute of it so far (3 weeks now). I will consider WM again once they've produced a decent OS.

Ex WM lover

Current iPhone convert

Arkansas cop tasers 10-year-old girl

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plus 1 for the copper

Perhaps if this was employed here in the UK the bloody hoodies would do as they are told.

I blame the parents :)

Palm Pre smartphone

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@ Rob - yes

I've just been to an O2 store to have a look. And I guess the TP2 is far better. Shame really as I was looking forward to this. The keyboard isn't too bad, but much easier to use on the TP2

Palm Pré arrives in Blighty



I for one will be following this with interest.

Have Palm overcome the issues they had at launch in the USA?

Just how long will the battery last!!!!!

Is the keyboard actually any use?


iPhone rescue girl gets head stuck down bog


back in the day

the "long drop" festival bogs were boxes with planks of wood with a hole in the middle placed over a ditch. Now that would have been funny....

Credit crunch prompts Virgin Media bid to shift debt mountain


fanboy - just load ballancing

I have to speak up for VM. Signed up with the 18 months ago and haven't look back. It may well be pricey, but it's reliable and fast. (touch wood). I can't help thinking that had they been given a network much like BT, they would be in a better position today.

Only 1 fact counts for me, My BT line is cr4p and my VM line is great.

ISP reporting network to pierce bandwidth smokescreens


already there

iirc, this is already in place commercially. This data is available (you have to pay for it), but that I know of, there are around 6 ISP's that already use it.

BOFH: The London Underground vending machine conspiracy



classic - thank you

BOFH: Xmas party: Get a wriggle on

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oooohhhhhh need more than beer to clam me down after that car chase. top tv show if it happened. This is what I expected from the IT crowd.

BOFH: Damsels in distress


Come on guys...

Tim - Springbank 25yo , didn't think you could still get it !

ISPs accuse TalkTalk of hijacking customers


about time too

I've no doubt this is going on. The EU doesn't need a MAC code as TT are applying for Phone service via MPF inseatd of WLR over SMPF. Working for another provider I came across this months ago, but nothing ever came of our complaints. (I guess the numbers have grown enough now for OFCOM to take an interest) Example: EU was happy with our BB and wanted to move his calls and Line Rental to TT. Instead of TT applying for WLR they would apply for the whole line (MPF). The first the customer would know of this is when they lost their BB. In truth, the MPF thing was new to alot of us at the time, even BT (Openreach) had only high level visablility of MPF which is why they couldn't help stop the takeover.

At the end of the day, TT are in the wrong as they should be applying fot the WLR, not MPF.


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