* Posts by chromechronicle

7 posts • joined 15 Apr 2019

'Cockwomble' is off the menu: Uncle Bulgaria issues edict against using name in vain


If I had one minor superpower...

...it would be to be able to cast a spell over the world so that no one would ever react to people like Katie Hopkins, Piers Morgan et al, thus starving them of the oxygen of attention, reaction and publicity. The pleasure I would derive from watching them wither and die as no one takes a blind bit of notice to their increasingly desperate provocation would be akin to witnessing the last seconds of Donald's Trump US presidency.

Google's Fuchsia OS Flutters into view: We're just trying out some new concepts, claims exec


Hair today, gone tomorrow

There are two possibilities here. One, we're seeing the beginning of something huge that will eventually replace both Android and Chrome OS. Or two, we're seeing Google fling yet another piece of mud at the wall to see if it sticks yet they'll get bored of it in a few years, withdraw it and send out a 'thanks for playing, bye!' message to all the people who have heavily invested in it.

Given Google's behavior of the past few years, I know which one my money's on.

Youtube Queue Chrome extension booted out of store for search engine hijacking, revealing Google's lax dev checks


Re: " Google today announced the release of its Suspicious Site Reporter "

Couldn't have put it better. This is nothing more than an exercise in PR and making the user feel as though they're in control. In reality, reporting a website will be as futile as trying the win a disputed PayPal case if you're the seller.


Chrome Store Cess Pit

The Google Chrome Store is riddled with extensions and apps that, I'm sure, were once great, but were sold to people who now use them for 'bad stuff'.

The worse offender of the lot is:

Click & Clean:


Look at what it has access to in the Chrome browser. And then look at all those fraudulent, glowing 5-star reviews.

Google do not care, but I tell you, one day, a third-party will uncover a whole world of shit and expose the Chrome Store for the cess pit it is.

No Huawei out: Prez Trump's game of chicken with China has serious consequences


Re: Huawei forward

^ Fabulously well put.

This is Trump's M.O. no matter what business he's involved in.

All he's ever after, in every situation, is to be the top dog, alpha male, leader of the pack, I'm the winner and everyone else is subordinate to me.

Once he thinks he's won and shown the world what a winner he is, what comes next is of little consequence to him. As long as he thinks he's a conquering hero in the eyes of his nation, that's his ego inflated and satiated for another day.

Essex named sexiest British accent followed closely by, um, Glaswegian


Yes, but there are Essex accents, and there are Essex accents.

You yourself supported the point that someone from Govan sounds nothing like someone from Milngavie or Bearsden. It's the same in Essex. An earthy, working class person from Basildon, or a 'reality TV star' hamming it up for social media and TV has an entirely different sound to say, a well-brought-up, middle class person from one of the many affluent areas of Essex.

Yay, you lose weight and get rad hardened in space! Nay, your genes go awry and your brain slows down when you return to Earth!


Re: Space Poo.

Is there shite on Mars?


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