* Posts by Wilfthebison

5 posts • joined 11 Jun 2012

UK warships to have less firepower than 19th century equivalents as missiles withdrawn


Don't forget Rodney

HMS Rodney, the ship that sank the Bismark, fired a broadside of over 8 Tonnes every 45 seconds at a range of 22 miles. The first Battleship fitted with Radio Direction and radar range finding, I think your type 45 would in for a whopin. Although it would be able to run away....

The Nelson class had only one serious defect, being hopellely too slow, but at 23knotts they were as fast as that white elephant of all white elephants HMS Queen Elizabeth.

Oh and Rodney had an operational aircraft, a Shagbat. Catapult launched no less.

More than the Queen Elizabeth can boast

Will fondleslab's fickle finger of fate help Windows 10?


Windows 11 out soon.

Since it started Microsoft has released a lemon, then a good one, then a lemon. Most recently; Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8. By this reckoning Windows 9 should have been a goody. It seems pretty ominous that Microsoft have decided to leap over 9 and go straight to lemon 10, but I suppose they should know.

On the bright side Windows 11 should be pretty good......

GT sapphire glaziers: You signed WHAT deal with Apple?


A contract to become Apples preferred furnace supplier would have been a better deal

Boxing clever? Amazon Fire TV is SO CLOSE to being excellent


No sub-titles discrimination Amazon doesn't care

Un-like Netflix, Amazons streaming service doesn't support closed caption subtitles. This is because Amazon doesn't want to bother with hearing impaired customers.

The issue existed because Love Film didn't bother with subtitles and now Amazon doesn't feel it needs to either.

"We don't care about the needs of disabled people and we would rather they went elsewhere" being Amazons response to the problem.

LOHAN ideas..


Photocell for launch

The baloon is white, space is black.

When the white goes away and black came along, couldn't you use this to trigger a photocell?


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