* Posts by Not an Anonymous Coward

13 posts • joined 29 Jul 2017

HMD Global revamps infamous commuter-botherer, the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic

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Re: Odd choice

6310i's were fantastic, but the removable battery was a necessity. They only had a phenomenal battery life if you didn't use them. It was entirely a different time, when we still talked on the phone *a lot*. With a 3 or 4 hour talk time, you needed a couple of batteries in your briefcase to get through the day.

Labour: Free British broadband for country if we win general election

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300/45Mb connection, plus landline, anytime "calls and mobile for about £75/month. I think the guarantee is 150Mbps down.

Is that what Corbyn will be giving everyone?"

I believe the promise was a gold standard connection so I'd expect 2x 10G FTTP following diverse physical and network paths. A generous IPv4 and Ipv6 allocations and uncontend.

Linky revisited: How the evil French smart meter escaped Hell to taunt me

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Re: Not for us either.

Just buy a pack of asbestos warning labels, invite them in and ask them not to disturb the dust too much.

I am just a mapper: Solar drones take to the skies above Blighty

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Re: Pah, I weigh 101.6kg

@Stevie, I was under the impression that *real* SA's had the Gerber Legend multitool. The Leatherman was the choice of their PHY before they knew any better.

WeWork restructuring bites El Reg hacks where it hurts as afternoon brew delayed

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Re: OCD Office - Always Clean!

How hard is it?

It depends on how many of your colleagues still live with their Mum.

More nodding dogs green-light terrible UK.gov pr0n age verification plans

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Re: Just like buying a magazine.

But what about a 10 year old child, who gets to see stuff that just wasn't readily available when I was growing up.

Isn't that what parents are for.?

156K spam text-sending firm to ICO: It wasn't us, Commissioner

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Re: 30p/text

I used to have an extension on asterisk to transfer them to that played Kevin bloody wilson until they hung up.

Registry to ban Cyrillic .eu addresses even if you've paid for them

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Re: Here's a thought...

What about giving every website a unique IPv4 address?

... Aaaand that's a fifth Brit Army Watchkeeper drone to crash in Wales

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Pint

Watchkeeper II

All they need to do is mount a fixed warhead on the Watchkeeper, add an impact fuse and then they have had 5 successful test deployments.

Super Cali health inspectors: Tesla blood awoke us

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Pint

Re: CAMRA?

It's extremists like them that did for Watney's and consigned the Party Seven to the dustbin of history.

El Reg needs you – to help build an automated beer-transporting robot

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Re: Big Trak

To have drinks delivered properly with your BigTrak you also needed the trailer.

Latest Windows 10 preview lets users link an Android to their PC

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Re: Even so, this will be better for most users

Bob?

Bring back Microsoft Bob.

Everything you never knew about mail: The Postal Museum opens

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Mail Train

Great Central Railway http://www.gcrailway.co.uk have a working traveling Post Office.

I don't think it runs that regularly but it's drops and collections are quite impressive to watch.

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