* Posts by Spock2

7 posts • joined 26 Jul 2017

Google creates secure file locker for countries where people often share smartphones


users who share a smartphone

I assume they mean 'users who voluntarily share a smartphone'.

Microsoft to Cortana: you’re not going out dressed in iOS or Android, young lady!


Re: "Cortana’s incarnation in a Harman Kardon smart speaker will end"

This sort of thing is why consumers need legal redress / protection. If a device is purchased with a feature, that feature should be available for the life of the product - where "life" is not defined by the vendor (but need not be infinite).

Tell that to all the people who owned Psion devices running the STNC browser.

'I'm telling you, I haven't got an iPad!' – Sent from my iPad


The real problem (other than the user) was that the son had spilled coke over the keyboard.

Not too hard to hoover that up.

Veteran vulture Andrew Orlowski is offski after 19 years at The Register


Re: Bon chance...

If Lewis Page returns, you won't need to cancel your subscription. He'll do it for you.

Cortana. Whatever happened to world domination?


I just look out of the window.

We went to Nadella's launch of Hit Refresh so you didn't have to


Re: Will it be viewed cynically as corporate propaganda?

“The question was what would you do if you found a baby had just fallen on street?”

Tell it it may be entitled to a financial settlement for the accident it just had.

Devs shun smartwatch work, gaze longingly at web-only apps again


Next week

Butter gives you herpes, according to a survey commissioned by the Margarine Marketing Board.


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