* Posts by David Heys

7 posts • joined 4 Jul 2007

GPS alarm seems alarmingly useless

David Heys

RE: Why isn't this available on my mobile anyway?

@John 186

My Samsung G600 has this option. I only have to press the volume button four times and it will call my wife (with a Star Trek style alarm). She presses the call button and gets through immediately to my phone without me needing to touch it.

Not used it yet thankfully and so far have not had any false alarms.

Millions opted into UK mobile phone directory

David Heys

Old data I think!

They think Bournemouth is still in Hampshire - it joined Dorset in 1974.

First 'fully accurate' totally voice-controlled phone unveiled

David Heys

So let's get this right...

...that incredibly thin 'earpiece' has enough electronics to hold a speaker, microphone, transmitter/receiver and battery?

I had to check it wasn't April 1st.

Hadron boffins: Our meddling will not destroy universe

David Heys

Can't they delay it by a week?

By then I will have had my birthday - I'm looking forward to some nice presents.

Dwarves hidden in sports bags target Swedish coaches

David Heys


Perhaps the police have already drawn up a shortlist of gnome suspects.


Remembering the Commodore PET 2001

David Heys

My first job was with a PET

Started my software career with one of these things. I worked for a software house called Stage One and helped write database software (PetAid) that worked with twin cassette decks and later 5¼" floppies! How DID we fit all that in such a small amout of RAM? Great stuff!

Chilean scientists crack lost lake mystery

David Heys

"Missing lakes" investigative team!?

Quote: "Glacier expert Andres Rivera, who visited the site as part of a "missing lakes" investigative team..."

Swanning around the globe looking for lakes that aren't there... that sounds like a swish job.


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