* Posts by Paul Thomas

6 posts • joined 10 Aug 2007

Sky broadband customers blindsided by SMTP switch-off

Paul Thomas
Happy

@ Red Bren

Actually, I needed to add that comment, thanks for reminding me.

If you are running your own SMTP server, as long as you point your outbound email towards your ISP's mail servers, you shouldn't have any problems.

Cheers Red, good call.

Woolworths stores to stop selling HD DVD

Paul Thomas
Alert

You spin me right round baby......

Hows this for some good old labour spin. :)

"While we’re disappointed by Woolworths’ decision, it is extremely early to spot which format will eventually win. We’re confident that HD DVD’s affordability, fantastic choice of movies, great consumer experience and upcoming promotions will help it continue to strengthen its share of the market.”

Extremely early!!!!

It's bloody well over.

Two UK web hosts go down

Paul Thomas
IT Angle

You Virgin Moaners.....

I know you love to blame them, but I took an IT overview of the problem and actually ran some tests.

Packets were boing dropped as soon as they hit 1&1's network, so the original article is correct.

It wasn't a direct problem with Virgin Media, it was the hosting company in this case.

Any of you heard of Trace Route?

BT home router wide open to hijackers

Paul Thomas
Thumb Up

Wii not using WPA?

Hang on there me bucko, Wii does support WPA encryption.

Welsh council workers turfed out over eBay addiction

Paul Thomas

No they don't need written warnings if.......

what they were doing was classed as gross misconduct, which in this case should be right and proper. I do not pay council tax for some slack assed council worker to bid for shell suites on Ebay.

Doctor Who signs up thinking man's crumpet

Paul Thomas

Wot a f***ing Liberty

I'd pay hard cash to see the Dr team with with Ms Taites Old Woman persona, I'd proably bust a gut laughing. :):)

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