* Posts by Flash.Gordon

10 posts • joined 25 Mar 2015

Seldom used 'i' mangled by baffling autocorrect bug in Apple's iOS 11


I assume that Apple were trying to autocorrect i to i(tm)?

It's official: Users navigate flat UI designs 22 per cent slower


Hate the flat design. I've said for ages that I take longer to find where a window stops and another starts, where the header and scrollbars are etc.

HMS Windows XP: Britain's newest warship running Swiss Cheese OS


The carrier’s Commander (Air) – head of flying, in naval parlance.

They are called Big F (Commander Flying) and Little F (Lt Commander Flying).

Sysadmin told to spend 20+ hours changing user names, for no reason


If you want stories of futile work then you need to talk to the armed forces. Most of what I did was pointless and there only to keep us busy and stop us getting bored and doing stupid things.

Off to Mars this summer? Don't forget your map


Limited Edition

Limited to how many?

Microsoft encrypts explanation of borked Windows 10 encryption


Excellent picture

No comment on the story but the picture made me laugh!

RAF web survey asks for bank details via unencrypted email


Those are actually Royal Navy Sea Harriers, 800 squadron, my old squadron.

So, what's happening with LOHAN? Sweet FAA, that's what


Other ideas

Suggest that you are taking your launch to Canada and see whether that speeds things up (it did for amazon).

Otherwise ask SpaceX founder Elon Musk to borrow one of his barges and fly it out in international waters.

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


Hello IT? Yes, when I use my laptop I keep on hearing a rattling noise. Can you help?

Blockhead fugitive Snapchats himself into police custody


Beggars belief that after searching the house they couldn't find him. Then they searched the cupboard? Not a very good, complete initial search then.


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