* Posts by xbit

9 posts • joined 13 Aug 2014

Apple's latest financials are still pretty decent even though iPhone sales are slowing


Re: Hey Tim...

There's a 3.5mm to Lightning adapter bundled with every iPhone so I don't see your problem. Unless your headphones cable being two inches longer is a deal breaker to you?

Even Microsoft's lost interest in Windows Phone: Skype and Yammer apps killed


"Microsoft’s advice for effected users [both of them, LOL - Ed]"

Tut, tut. Your editor has the time to make jokes not but enough time to correct poor grammar.

British government to ink deal for yet another immigration database


Accenture: The Alan Pardew of large government IT projects.

Constantly fails to deliver and yet is inexplicably given chance after chance at the job.

Former Nokia boss Stephen Elop scores gig as chief innovator for Australia's top telco



Do you really think that Nokia shareholders were happy with his performance? Nokia's share price collapsed by 80% under his tenure.

7 million Apple Watches just buried the competition – Canalys


Re: Now this IS interesting

TAG hasn't been a serious premium watch manufacturer for about ten years. What they make today is mostly junk.

Seagate births 8TB triplets and a 2TB mobile nipper


I'm getting a kick out of these replies as only last night I had replace a dead 3TB Seagate drive. Its 'twin' died last year too. Thank God for backups.

Never again though.

BOOM! Stephen Elop shuffled out of Microsoft door


Re: Nokia were already screwed..

Fatally undermined? You don't send a company-wide e-mail of that level and not expect to leak.

Unless you're completely incompetent.

Satya Nadella's $84.3m pay packet: Did he use the 'female superpower' to get it?


Re: Really?

You must be new here. I can't think of a time when The Register hasn't stuck the boot into Microsoft.

I doubt that a "militant feminist group" has stormed the news room.

No Apple fanbois here: Man United BANS iPads from Old Trafford


Re: Understandable

I've got a season ticket to a Premier League side. I've NEVER seen someone film a game through an iPad. All you get the occasional tourist taking photos.


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