* Posts by Phil55494

7 posts • joined 18 Mar 2015

Finally a platform for train puns: IBM Halt station derailed

Phil55494

Some of those even have more than 1 train service a week

Fitbit picks up Pebble, throws Pebble as far as it can into the sea

Phil55494

Re: Bit worried

I was wondering about getting one just for this additional functionality that others have built around the Pebble software as the simplest and lowest cost way of doing this.

I won't now.

Cash injection fuels SABRE spaceplane engine

Phil55494
Black Helicopters

The wheel goes round

So BAe are now buying into Reaction Engines which is the follow on of a project that was started 30+ years ago by British Aerospace & Rolls Royce, which when funding stopped the lead engineers continued to work on and started Reaction Engines (including working out how to get round patents they wrote but didn't have the rights to in the new company)...

I really do hope they've worked out a bunch of the problems from the first time round and that this time they can get an engine that works

Mad Max: High-octane dystopian desert demolition derby

Phil55494

Re: RAGE remake?

I prefer to think it as a computerised remake of Car Wars from Steve Jackson Games

Where's the Grey Beard icon for the gnarled old keyboard warriors?

Giant FLYING SPACE ROCKS could KILL US ALL, warns Brian May

Phil55494
Paris Hilton

Re: Welcome to the 19th century

Indeed how do these relate to the standardised El Reg units such as the Olympic Swimming pools, Bulgarian Airbags or Jubs?

Crowdfunded ZX Spectrum revival just days from shipment

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Re: Those keys...

QAOPM

The only keys you needed for single player arcade type games

Unless you were playing Daley Thompson's Decathlon which it was M & N that got a real hammering from memory.

UK government says goodbye sat navs, hello Xbox, e-cigs and Spotify

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Pint

Craft Beer

Finally a definition of what craft beer in the UK is.

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