* Posts by AfternoonTea

34 posts • joined 7 May 2012

Would you get in a one-man quadcopter air taxi?

AfternoonTea

I can see a market in the near future for Podcopters©.

Cops' use of biometric images 'gone far beyond custody purposes'

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Face unlock with Android, Windows 10 in general, the image cache on any digital camera...

Governments are a little late on the bandwagon.

AMD agrees to drop $29.5m to make Llano go away once and for all

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Four 3.5GHz Zen cores with SMT and a 1024 core vega in a 95w TDP and I'll wet my pants, memory permitting.

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Re: Is it just me...

I have to agree with you. I have an FX7500 APU in my laptop, it's a couple of years old but runs my day to day stuff great. Loaded with memory it's experience is as good as any intel offering for the price, also runs Crysis.

Raising minimum wage will raise something else: An army of robots taking away folks' jobs

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Re: Yup

Eggs 'n toast while I'm in the shower - automated.

How the Facebook money funnel is shaping British elections

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Yeah, but our budgets change.

Prisoners built two PCs from parts, hid them in ceiling, connected to the state's network and did cybershenanigans

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I'm curious as to how they got two motherboards past inspection, I mean a hard drive is gonna be one hell of a stretch in the first place. A CPU cooler is just too uncomfortable to think about.

OpenSUSE 12.3: Proof not all Linux PCs are Um Bongo-grade bonkers

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I used to be a big Suse fan, drifted to Ubuntu, is it worth turning back?

(average cheapskate user)

Apple accounts for 20% of all US consumer electronics cash

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WTF?

I can't believe they still sell iPod's.

Girlfriend 'tried to MURDER ME with her AMPLE BREASTS'

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Happy

What a way to go!

NASA admits hiding 'really good' news from Martian soil

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Alien

Oh, the teasers..

I bet they found E.T.'s "discharge".

NASA suggests robotic return to the Moon

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Pirate

0.2 sec's lag could become a problem against the E.T's..

USS Enterprise sets out on its final mission

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Go

Re: AfternoonTea

Um, OK. No gun's in the the first place? You fail to understand my friend.

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Unhappy

A world without guns is a safer than than a world populated with guns. My 2 cents.

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Thumb Down

The world becomes a safer place every time we remove one these behemoths.

Unfortunately, they get replaced with two...

Disney buys Lucasfilm, new Star Wars trilogy planned

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Stop

Disney Star Wars? This is gonna be "The Black Hole" all over again.

British IT consultant talks of his three years as an Iraqi hostage

AfternoonTea
Unhappy

Poor bugger, Lady Gaga after a few years of torture must have been the icing on the cake.

Chrome extension blocks political speech on Facebook

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Childcatcher

Ah, more & more ways to insulate people from the real world.

As long as you keep buying, watching ads, and are scared of the "terrorist's", governments feel they are doing you a service!

EDF: We'll raise bills 11% - but only 2% is due to energy costs!

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Flame

Well, a few of will be going cold this winter.

No GPS in the iPad Mini Wi-Fi: People are right to criticise

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FAIL

Am I the only person here that actually knows where they are going, route & all before I leave my house?

I can read a map, I know the difference between grid, true & magnetic north. Hell, I could navigate across Mongolia using a watch.

Apple unsheathes MacBook 13-incher

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Happy

13 inches? Nothing to worry about here..

Moon was formed when PLANET SMASHED INTO EARTH

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FAIL

Surely this was news 25 years ago..

Google readying on-device malware scanner for Android

AfternoonTea
Stop

I assume by "Bad app's", they mean ppl/tw*ts who have not paid lip service.

FTC nearing decision in Google antitrust probe

AfternoonTea
Coffee/keyboard

Google gets caught again, give me real news...

(News that doesn't involve the US/UK government tricks to obtain basic info...)

Though, it's becoming more than basic now..

Users told: Get rid of Internet Explorer (again)

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Meh

Crusty scab

And there is me, using IE(64bit) for the first time in a few years just to see...

Huawei denies spying, calls for global security standards

AfternoonTea
FAIL

U.S. accusing someone of privacy concerns?

Pot & kettle.

NASA's $2.5bn Curiosity rover: An Apple PowerBook on wheels

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Stop

15 year old hardware on a state of the art Mars rover? I see no problem in this, after all in Bender used an Athlon II in 3011.

Anonymous declares war after French firm trademarks its logo

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Thumb Up

Re: Oh putain ..les cons

Yes, it will hurt.

Outage outrage: O2 dishes out 3 free days, £10 voucher

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Happy

Given that I am PAYG and uneffected by the downage, will I get a free ben?

O2 outage outrage blamed on new Ericsson database

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FAIL

Been on O2 pre-pay for about 6 years, never really had a major problem, even this last week.

I have always considered mobile communications a privilege, not a right.

It's crazy what a few people do without a mobile for a day, I wonder what they would do if T.V. broadcasting went down for a week? (Not owned a TV for 6 years now)

If my leccy/Internet went down for more than an hour? I have a few months of unread books to keep me satisfied.

ARM creators Sophie Wilson and Steve Furber

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Paris Hilton

He's been dressing as a woman since the 80's. Not sure when he had the chop though....

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