* Posts by Ochib

234 posts • joined 22 Mar 2016


Das reboot: That's the only thing to do when the screenshot, er, freezes


Re: Funny that

A limited number of early Galaxy Fold samples were provided to media for review. We have received a few reports regarding the main display on the samples provided. We will thoroughly inspect these units in person to determine the cause of the matter.

Separately, a few reviewers reported having removed the top layer of the display causing damage to the screen. The main display on the Galaxy Fold features a top protective layer, which is part of the display structure designed to protect the screen from unintended scratches. Removing the protective layer or adding adhesives to the main display may cause damage. We will ensure this information is clearly delivered to our customers.

Samsung’s statement regarding the fold phone breaking because the "Screen protector" was removed

NASA launches guide to Lunar etiquette now that private operators will share the Moon with governments


We're whalers on the moon,

We carry a harpoon.

But there ain't no whales

So we tell tall tales

And sing our whaling tune.

As Brit cyber-spies drop 'whitelist' and 'blacklist', tech boss says: If you’re thinking about getting in touch saying this is political correctness gone mad, don’t bother


Bullseye will be in trouble

The catch phrase “ Stay out of the black and into the red, nothing in this game for two in a bed” is full of problems

From attacked engineers to a crypto-loving preacher with a questionable CV: Yep, it's still very much 5G silly season


Re: Repeating History....?

The problem with the mobile company, is that they used the slogan “The futures bright, the futures Orange”, which didn’t go down well with a certain group in Northern Ireland.

There are always two sides to every story – except this one, which is just a big billboard borked in all directions


Re: BSOD have almost exclusively caused by hardware faults since Windows 7.

That could be windows 7


20 years deep into a '2-year' mission: How ESA keeps Cluster flying


This was the second attempt

As the first one blew up on lanch

50,000 5G base stations built. 4.4 million to upgrade. 935 million customers to upsell



The towers in the U.K. are being torched.

Ransomware scumbags leak Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX documents after contractor refuses to pay


Re: Anti-mortar system?

Various groups have worked out how to send mortar rounds days after the mortar has been put into position


Cricket's average-busting mathematician Tony Lewis pulls up stumps


Frank Duckworth

must age 6 years in 8 months to win.

Flat Earther and wannabe astronaut killed in homemade rocket


Just goes to prove that Sir Isaac Newton is the deadliest son-of-a-bitch in space (or anywhere else)!

Call us immediately if your child uses Kali Linux, squawks West Mids Police


Re: Be a government informer! Betray your family and friends! Fabulous prizes to be won!

"And have Hacker on your child's resume for the rest of their life."

If they truly are hackers, then they shouldn't have a problem getting that deleted from their record


Re: Be a government informer! Betray your family and friends! Fabulous prizes to be won!

Red Dwarf surely and not 1984

Parks and recreation escalate efforts to take back control of field terrorised by thug geese


You mess with the honk, you get the bonk

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia accused of hacking Jeff Bezos' phone with malware-laden WhatsApp message


Investigative reporter needed

Oh wait, they killed the last one who looked to closely into the affairs of the Kingdom

Whoa, whoa... Tesla slams brakes on allegations of 'unintended acceleration' bug: 'Completely false and was brought by a short-seller'


Re: Toyota 2009

WIth the sudden unintended acceleration (SUA) in the Toyota's it was found that the unsecured all-weather mats had led to pedal entrapment and drivers accelerating up to 90 mph with decreased braking power.

The Department of Transportation reported in 2011 that the only causes for SUA were pedal misapplication and wrong mats. Most complaints came after the Toyota recall. The cars' event data recorders showed application of accelerator pedal and no application of brake pedal. NASA was unable to replicate engine control failure.

Someone needs to go back to school: Texas district fleeced for $2.3m after staff fall for devious phishing email


Re: So what happens to the money?

This has been proposed in the UK, however the banks have been slow to put this into practice


Found on Mars: Alien insects... or whatever the hell this smudge is supposed to be, anyway


Re: No oxygen

According to ABC News, the average chocolate bar contains eight insect parts. Anything less than 60 insect pieces per 100 grams of chocolate (two chocolate bars' worth) is deemed safe for consumption by the Food and Drug Administration.

Royal Bank of Scotland IT contractor ban sparks murmurs of legal action


There are deductions made be the umbrella company, or do you think that they work for free.

London has decent 5G availability but speeds lag behind Birmingham and Cardiff – research


Re: London has decent 5G availability...

ADSL2+, that's Luxury. Some parts of Birmingham are still on ADSL

Physicists are rather giddy after creating a rare type of laser using laughing gas


I am sure that many respectable physicists wouldn't stand for that sort of thing, partly because it is a debasement of science, but mostly because they dont get invited to those sort of parties.

Controversies aren't Boeing away for aircraft maker amid claims of faulty oxygen systems and wobbling wings


The wind turbine is otherwise known as a RAT


Boffins hand in their homework on Voyager 2's first readings from beyond Solar System


Just wait until 2270s and V'ger will find its way back

Antarctic researchers send an SOS to the world: Who wrote this message in a bottle?


Are they sure it wasn’t left by the previous expedition, to give this one something to do?

The UK's Civil Aviation Authority asked drone orgs to email fliers' data in an Excel spreadsheet


94D.—(1) This article applies to a flight by a small unmanned aircraft only if it has a mass of 250 grams or more without its fuel but including any articles or equipment installed in or attached to the aircraft at the commencement of its flight.

So thats 250 grams plus the weight of the battery, as the battery is it's fuel.


Re: Confused

Working from Einstein's famous equation, which states that energy and mass are equivalent, and Excel spreadsheet with four-gigabytes of data would be one attogram heaver .

Cyber-security super-brain Rudy Giuliani forgets password, bricks iPhone, begs Apple Store staff for help


Thats the same combination as my luggage

Guess who's dreaming of facial-recog body cams now? US border cops: AI tech sought to scrutinize travelers


Re: The USA is off the menu

Our orange buffoon, or theirs?


Time to go back to the 80s and embrace the New Romantic movement once again


We're going deeper Underground: Vulture clicks claws over London's hidden tracks


vacuum-driven railway

No-one tell Elon Musk, as he invented this techology with the Hyperloop

Well, well, well. Fancy that. UK.gov shelves planned pr0n block


Re: Boris' browser history

May be those "Technial Lesons" have paid off

Criminalise British drone fliers, snarl MPs amid crackdown demands


Re: Electronic conspicuousness

What like this? https://generalaviationnews.com/2018/10/02/uavionix-debuts-1090nano-chip-for-ads-b/

World's largest heap of untreated nuclear waste needs more bots to cart around irradiated crap


Re: Wow

Will said turles be teenagers?


So that's why C3P0 has red eyes in the new Star Wars movie

The Central Telegraph Office was serving spam 67 years before vikings sang about it on telly


The first ever telegraph hack


Ebuygumm doesn't break t' Nominet rules, eBay and Gumtree told


Need to start selling my Scotish music player, it's called an Och-Aye Pod

Remember that security probe that ended with a sheriff cuffing the pen testers? The contract is now public so you can decide who screwed up


Reading the Rules of Enagements (https://www.iowacourts.gov/static/media/cms/Rules_of_Engag_E9D807B3D13D3.pdf). It states

"Attempt to gain physical documentation at three locations ... Can be during the day and the evening ... " so far so good.

But the Social Engineering authorization (https://www.iowacourts.gov/static/media/cms/Social_Engr_D58D70423AAF3.pdf) states that

"Tasks that shall not be performed include - Alarm subversion and Force open doors"

First they came for 'face' and I did not speak out because I... have no face? Then they came for 'book'


Re: I'm talkin' 'bout wealth



To late for FCUK

UK Home Office primes Brexit spam cannon for a million texts reminding folk to check passports


Re: Genuine e-mail, honest gov.

However there is a small chance that the spam is coming from a country that isn't covered by an English court.

Right-click opens up terrifying vistas of reality and Windows 95 user's frightful position therein


Re: Taking the Trash

Does he wear a Dustman's hat?

There and back again: NASA's mobile launcher returns to testing after ducking out for Dorian


Re: "Weighing in at 10.5 million pounds by itself"

Long Tons or Short Tons?

First water world exoplanet spotted – and thankfully no sign of Kevin Costner, rejoice!


Gold fish shoals nibbling by my feet

Psst. Wanna brush up your supervillain creds? Get a load of this mini submarine


Quick Question

How many kilos of Bolivian marching powder can this sub ship? Asking for a friend

A peeling solution to pothole has split the community... Yeah, they stuck a banana tree in it


Nope, not Panoramix but Getafix

In Hemel Hempstead, cycling is as bad as taking a leak in the middle of the street


Re: Banning Cyclists

Pushing a bike has been ruled by a Court of Law to be the same as walking, it is also legal to push a motorcyle in a pedestrian zone

Crank v Brooks [1980] RTR 441 states "In my judgment a person who is walking across a pedestrian crossing pushing a bicycle, having started on the pavement on one side on her feet and not on the bicycle, and going across pushing the bicycle with both feet on the ground so to speak is clearly a 'foot passenger'. If for example she had been using it as a scooter by having one foot on the pedal and pushing herself along, she would not have been a 'foot passenger'. But the fact that she had the bicycle in her hand and was walking does not create any difference from a case where she is walking without a bicycle in her hand. I regard it as unarguable the finding that she was not a foot passenger "

China remains in pole position for electric vehicle uptake despite cuts to subsidies


And to lie about the emisions

10 months of Jeremy Kyle later*, ex-BT boss Gavin Patterson shacks up with Salesforce


Nice work if you can get it

£1m, how many fiber connections would that have paid for?

Trade union club calls on UK.gov to extend flexible working to all staff from day one


Re: Less of the rather dismissive "Trade union club", please

Ttube drivers think the breath testing apparatus is unreliable, specifically when the subject of the test is a diabetic.

Safety first means he shouldn't drive a train that day. Due process means he should have had a fair hearing rather than being dismissed on the spot

I just love your accent – please, have a new password


A colour that doesn't reflect light.

Are US border cops secretly secreting GPS trackers on vehicles without a warrant? EFF lawyers want to know


Take a leaf out ot the NUM's play book

During the miners strike, the ring leaders new that their phones were buged. So for fun and games they would ring each other and say that the picketts would be leaving from the "Dog and Bone at 7:30am in a white minibus" and then ring each other on unbugged payphones with the real time and place for the picketts to meet.

If you think/know that you are being bugged, have some fun and games with the Po-Po.



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