* Posts by TacticalTimbo

5 publicly visible posts • joined 9 Nov 2018

One man went to mow a meadow, hoping Trump would spot giant grass snake under flightpath


Zzzz...perhaps he could spend the time looking for a job, then maybe he could move out of his parents gaff.

Apple, Samsung feel the pain as smartphone market slumps to lowest shipments in 5 YEARS


What is going on with the price gouging; each successive handset is more expensive than the last, and not by a few pounds but 50 to 60% more!? Meanwhile, the USP of the new phones gets less, and less.

In the smartphone heydays, the upgrades were game changers, and the prices kept falling with each cycle.

Ex-Mozilla CTO: US border cops demanded I unlock my phone, laptop at SF airport – and I'm an American citizen


Re: Don't travel to the US.

What the hell are you talking about these airport officials probably had jobs before the Trump administration, and they'll likely have them after. They do as instructed, so they can pay the bills and keep their families fed.

If Shadow Home Sec Diane Abbott can be reeled in by phishers, truly no one is safe


Re: ABC: Assume Nothing, Believe No one, Challenge Everything

Surely it's more tinfoil to believe someone has magical powers, and can sense your PC issues from India, call you at random, offering a fix?!

Apple replaces boot-loop watchOS edition with unconnected complications edition


updates and upgrades

Stopped bothering with Apple Watches, every year, two at most, you have to bin it as obsolete e-waste. Then you add the painful update process, and having to charge it every day...just too painful.

My Tough solar G-Shock get's it's atomic time from the radio tower, and it's juice from the sun, will go forever, perpetual calendar and all. For elegance and style one of my Swiss dress or dive watches comes out, and they can be just as good for my kids in several decades.