* Posts by Wizardofaus

21 posts • joined 12 Jun 2012

Windows Dressing: Psst... Fast Ring folks, whispers Microsoft. You're in this for the cool icons, right?


Re: position, not picture

I hope that one day a UI "designer" goes to buy a car, and is told that the brake is in the trunk/boot, but not to worry, they'll get used to it.

The future of radio may well be digital, but it won't survive on DAB


The fact that radio is hands free sounds like a bonus...

Dyson to build electric car that doesn't suck


Who wants a car that costs more than everyone elses' car, but falls apart into a pile of purple plastic after 3 years?

China: Cute Hyperloop Elon, now watch how it's really done



0.0371% of the maximum velocity of a sheep in a vacuum.

Why did we have to do this using the Reg's own converter?

Nul points: PM May's post-Brexit EU immigration options


Re: Recount

Except he did (even though he says he didn't)

Brexit? Cutting the old-school ties would do more for Brit tech world


Re: Another remainer...

Maybe you should read some fact first.


Volvo eyes kangaroo detection tech


Re: They should check out wombats as well

Volvo have already checked out wombats.

In the late 70s a friend was driving at night on the Tidbinbilla Rd in a Volvo 200 series. She hit a wombat at about 30mph (not the wombat) and the engine dropped out of the car.

The local dealer had some trouble explaining how that can happen to the Swedish makers...

Apple fanbois cry (bless) as site motionless during iPhone 6S pre-order wrest


I promise I didnt laugh at this.


WIN a 6TB Western Digital Black hard drive with El Reg


Basic error made by Reg in re-enactment of Garden of Eden story

So what would the economic effect of leaving the EU be?


a question

If the UK does leave the EU and kick out all those foreign unemployed jonnies, can us UK citizens who will unemployed when we are kicked out of the EU come and live at your house?

I thought not.....

Tim Cook chills the spines of swingers worldwide


So let me get this straight....

... the watch spends all day nagging you to stand up and walk around, and then you have to walk home because it hasn't got enough power to unlock your car?

Jaguar F-Type: A beautiful British thoroughbred


Do they do a version for people who can drive, or is it exclusively for the xbox generation?

...... what he said.

El Reg Redesign - leave your comment here.

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No. Just no....

Design by the same team who did the new Guarinad site?

Same problems as they have:

- probably great for people looking at the site on a phone, but really difficult to read on a decent sized screen in a small room. I just can't get far enough away to view without doing 2x zoom out, then it has acres of empty white space either side.

- huge picture that consumes acres of real estate. If I am looking for pictures I go to a photo site.

Nice red rollovers though. Very 1990's. Sorry. Did I say nice?

Accused Glasshole driver says specs weren't even turned on for traffic stop


So lets get this straight - her defence is "I wanted to look like a self obsessed dickhead even though I wasn't using them?"

Microsoft warns of post-April zero day hack bonanza on Windows XP


"Anyway, dear XP users: get Windows 7."

Good. You buy the hardware to replace the hardware I have that is still working, I'll load Win7 on it.

Assange™ names a Senatorial stand-in


Re: If he were a senator though

No. He would be a politician, not a diplomat.

God (or whatever deity/non deity you do or don't believe in) save us if it became impossible to prosecute politicians.

Although ignoring the twat would be a better option.

Jiggy Pennsylvania couple busted by 25 bike cops


Got them bang to rights...

Like I said..

Google Glass eye-cam to turn us all into right little winkers


Re: RE: Question for luddites.

I've thought of another wheeze!

A hotbed of Glass wearers in London will be Soho. How much fun will it be to wander up to your friendly bobby on the beat and mention that the bloke over there was in the toilet wearing his camera?

These things could be more fun than I first though...

Big Brother

I have a question for those who think people who have a problem with google glass are just plain unreasonable luddites:

If you're wearing your glass and I stand a metre in in front of you, raise my SLR camera and take your photo, then post it to the flickr with the tag "glassholes" that'll be ok then?

Assange's fate to be revealed at high noon


Re: Getting him out

Equadorian soil? He is in London, not Equador, and as far as I am aware the only foreign soil in the UK is about 12 square metres of the USA at Runnymeade.

Good to see the self procaliamed "champion of free speach" taking shelter from a dictator who allows no free speech and who is controlled by oil companies. US based oil companies.

Maybe Assange isn't quite as clever as he would have people believe...

ICO could smack Google Street View with fine after all


Re: "Individuals can reclaim their privacy on the internet at any time"

What you talkin' 'bout boy?

My house isn't on streetview. I requested it be removed, just as anyone can. Here's a hint. IF your house is on Streetview and you don't like it, all you have to do is click the "report a problem" link at the bottom of the streetview image, and follow the instructions.

It's that simple - no conspiracy theories needed, just a little common sense.


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