"but using a double v instead of a w in January"
That's... creative of him.
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I'll keep using my Nokia 735 until it dies.
I bought and tried a phone with Windows 10, but ended up giving it to the missus: didn't have Kid's Corner (yes, I use it) and the alternative was crap. Also, Windows 10 just had way too many options/settings: feature creep.
When my Nokia dies, not sure what I'll do.
Never mind worrying about whether criminals can get hold of guns.
I'm just glad the police (mostly) don't have them.
Compare "People shot and killed by police" statistics for UK and US. The first fits on one page of wikipedia (and that's since the police were created!), for the second I fear wikipedians can't quite keep up...
Wouldn't it be a better idea to inverse the roles?
The driver driving, and the autopilot watching out for danger?
At least to start with?
I've averted quite a few accidents because the person next to me also had their eyes on the road and spotted something before I did (like "YOU'RE ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD!").
"DON'T QUOTE BITS OUT OF CONTEXT. Scum."
I watched video, and I don't think it's out of context. The interviewer pushed him to 'come out' and say what he really thought, and the essence of it was that if you have wind power, it's intermittent, so you're going to need nukes, but once you have paid for the nukes, there's no point spending money on wind any more.
"Winphone is/was a grown up phone in an industry built on selling toys."
That's what it feels like to me too, but I'm a late adopter, and my 735 is my first smartphone.
My most used apps look like this:
Messaging, Phone, Weather, Email, Calendar, ContactManager (homemade, 'cos I'm fussy), Twitter, Railway app, Here Maps & Drive, Threema, shortcuts to various websites. The only ones in there which aren't MS or homemade are Threema and the Railways app.
The camera is also a killer feature.
Not having lots of games is a feature to me: that way the kids are always begging my wife for her Android, and leave me alone :)
PS: I seem to recall that MS did do a YouTube app, but that Google forced them to kill it off?
Tim Worstall, who used to write here (http://www.theregister.co.uk/Author/1692/), and for whose absence Andrew is valiantly trying to cover with these articles.
You can find him here:
and various other places.
Bit like Marmite, love him or hate him, but makes you think.
My thoughts to, but if you watch the video, he's only talking about steering on the ground. I doubt anyone could get that seriously wrong.
(Rephrase, I doubt anyone who could get that seriously wrong would even have got to the ground in one piece).
"Do we really want to allow any form of data storage that can never be read by anyone else in any circumstances?"
Er, you mean like paper: which you can burn?
Given that the perpetrator in this case apparently destroyed two other phones, one would suspect that there will be nothing at all of interest on this one.