* Posts by HmYiss

62 publicly visible posts • joined 6 Jun 2019


Ofcom waves DAB radio licences under local broadcasters' noses as FM switchoff debate smoulders again


Ofcom = radio doomed.


Huawei P40 pricing is in step with previous P-series efforts – but flagship lacks the apps punters have come to expect


Oh my noes..

Technical fiddling..

These aren't crapple customers.

Who's going to pay for Britain's Aunty Beeb to carry on? Broadband users, broadcaster suggests to government


Burn it to the ground.

Just kidding. Keep paying for the government propaganda and paedophilia branch. Do it for the kiddies.

Adobe debuts disk-cleaning tool cleverly disguised as an arbitrary file deletion bug in Creative Cloud on Windows


Not a bug..

Judging by the current dross being output from the 'creative crowd' this may be the best feature they have implemented for some time.

Brit MPs, US senators ramp up pressure on UK.gov to switch off that green-light for Huawei 5G gear


I remember...

I remember when El Reg covered the opinions of movers and shakers in tech, instead of political dogshit peddlers.

Starship bloopers: Watch Elon Musk's Mars ferry prototype explode on the pad during liquid nitrogen test


Re: Unsurprise.

lmao look at all the triggered little musklings.



Thing has always looked like a cheap chinese buttplug mould (well used). Anyone watching the stream of the 'work' going on last few weeks will have noticed nothing but a bunch of dudes just milling about randomly while 'stuff' was supposedly happening.. Whole thing is about as convincing as a kid's TV show.

Surprise! Plans for a Brexit version of the EU's Galileo have been delayed



see title

Take it Huawei, Pai: Senate passes bill to rip 'dodgy' kit from rural telcos


Re: yes yes yes..

there are american companies? well shit - this is newsworthy in its own right.


yes yes yes..

Rip out that nasty sino spy tech and replace it with some good wholesome israeli spy tech.. its served your nation so well so far.

Windows 10 Slow Ring update strides confidently into 2020


Re: "the Surf game its engineers had built into the new browser"

No. You must stop and marvel at their sheer genius and incredibly witty sense of fun.

Departing MI5 chief: Break chat app crypto for us, kthxbai


It's like..

..asking a company that makes donuts to stop making donuts cus you think donuts are bad mkay?.. fucking spazzes in power.

Huawei unfolds latest shot at the phone-tablet hybrid with reinforced hinge and reassuringly Xs-sive price


All our bendable futures..

Hardly the stuff of Blade Runner, is it?

Here we are in 2020, grumbling about who has the latest and greatest in tragic hipster hinge tech.

Ofcom measured UK's 5G radiation and found that, no, it won't give you cancer



Ofcom and some tedious hipster riding on the back of a once great web site say its all fine.. Must be true.

Brit telcos can keep £218m licence fee repayment from Ofcom after penny-pinching regulator loses Court of Appeal case



Ofcom, like all regulators, are racketeers.

They deserve whatever their bent buddies throw at them next.

It's been one day since Blighty OK'd Huawei for parts of 5G – and US politicians haven't overreacted at all. Wait, what? Surveillance state commies?


Re: So we'd FSCK'd the USA?

We haven't fscked them anywhere near hard enough.

Brave, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla gather together to talk web privacy... and why we all shouldn't get too much of it


A love heart..

Made from moist hot air..


UK: From 5G in Tiree to the Isles of Ebony, carry me on the waves… Sail Huawei, sail Huawei, sail Huawei


China or Israel

You chose.. poorly.

Google halts paid-for Chrome extension updates amid fraud surge: Web Store in lockdown 'due to the scale of abuse'



..it's easy to dwell on all that's wrong with Firefox.

Then I look at the alternatives - and immediately FF looks great again.

Academics call for UK's Computer Misuse Act 1990 to be reformed


Let us break the law - cus we r wannabe gangsta.




Remember that Sonos speaker you bought a few years back that works perfectly? It's about to be screwed for... reasons



Just buy the latest 'super convenient solution'..

That's how you fucking sucktards work, right?

Questions hang over Gatwick Airport after low level drone near-miss report


Further proof

That the flight ops business as whole cannot be trusted.. as can not one single word that comes from any part of it.

They just wanna whip up as much anti-drone fear as they can before the fake government brings in it's ban.

Sound familiar? ..thats cus they've done it before.

Big bruv don't want the little man having eyes in the skies. So they just keep staging shit like this until someone spits out the dummy.

Remember the Uber self-driving car that killed a woman crossing the street? The AI had no clue about jaywalkers



when you make an autonomous car and forget to account for people crossing the road.

40 million emoji-addicted keyboard app users left with $18m bill – after malware sneaks into Play Store yet again


so you installed an app called ai.type

and now u been firked.

yep... thats hitting a bit fat zero on the sympathy gauge.

WhatsApp slaps app hacker chaps on the rack for booby-trapped chat: NSO Group accused of illegal hacking by Facebook


In the strongest possible terms, we dispute today’s allegations etc etc etc


*slow clap*

of course you do.

Antivirus hid more than 9,000 'cybercrime' reports from UK cops, says watchdog


2019 police

good for kicking in doors of shit weed dealers for shit tv shows. fuck all else.

In a touching show of solidarity with the NBA and Blizzard, Apple completely caves to China on HK protest app


Re: A genuine question.

Repetitive beats as opposed to.. random beats?

Isn't that someone just occasionally hitting a drum?

The peons must respect privacy and peace - so yes, you're in the wrong place.

Is right! Ofcom says Scousers enjoy a natter on the phone compared to southern blerts


Scousers never STFU...

..and other shocking revelations...

Game over: Atari VCS architect quits project, claims he hasn’t been paid for six months



Anyone else sitting in a puddle of laughing-piss after that one?

Microsoft has made an Android phone. Repeat, Microsoft has made an Android phone. A dual-screen foldable mobe not due until late 2020


Wait... Is that??

..an Internet Explorer icon?

**Runs away vomiting, laughing and crying, all at the same time.

BBC said it'll pull radio streams from TuneIn to slurp more of your data but nobody noticed till Amazon put its foot in it


What's the problem?

Since 97 all BBC output has been fit for only one thing - switching off as fast as your finger can find the button.

Just saved me a job. Thanks, Kieran. Keep your misinformation-machine.


Re: How do the BBC justify this

shut up and keep paying, peon.

YouTuber charged loads of fans $199 for shoddy machine-learning course that copy-pasted other people's GitHub code



A yootoobuh that is a Musk-backed attention-whoring fraud?

You don't say..

Good old Auntie Beeb's mobile app berates kids for being rubbish online


Re: Nice in principle..

'Embracing new media is what the BBC do.'

And kids.. They love embracing kids.

Keep watching, idiots... and don't forget to get your little muchkins groomed up on all those specialist kiddywink services... oh and don't forget to pay for it all too, there's a good little slave.

Huawei to lob devs $1.5bn in apparent effort to Trump-proof cloud and mobile ecosystem


No Googlebloat?

No dataslurp.. No forced agendas.. No bloat... Apps that actually adhere to user settings/preferences?

Surely for any sane individual this is a balls-out win?

Google age discrimination case: Supervisor called me 'grandpa', engineer claims


Soon google will reach it's final form..

..and only those with blonde hair, blue eyes and all the correct aspects will be tolerated.

From pen-test to penitentiary: Infosec duo cuffed after physically breaking into courthouse during IT security assessment



Infosec pros?

Please.. next time pick up the phone and let local law enforcment know you are going to ATTEMPT a physical intrusion on a public facility which MAY fail.


OK, peons, we'll obey the law and let you talk about politics and pay packets, says Google


Re: Provided of course, that it's the correct flavour of politics

No, it's deluded neo-facism. Wrapped up in a glistening snowflake of virtue.

Allowlist, not whitelist. Blocklist, not blacklist. Goodbye, wtf. Microsoft scans Chromium code, lops off offensive words


Re: Ah, takes me back

Whether you were naive or not depends on how you dealt with the time-wasting vermin. Something you neglected to include in your wistful, somewhat hollow ruminations.



M$ really embracing the whole full retard ethos these days.

Seriously though, you guys really don't have to work that hard any more (in fact not at all) to make me hate your shit on principle... but your efforts are nonetheless appreciated.

Mozilla says Firefox won't defang ad blockers – unlike a certain ad-giant browser


Re: Don't be evil

ABP is not your friend and hasn't been for some time.

Google security crew sheds light on long-running super-stealthy iOS spyware operation


OK.. You be sure. If it makes you sleep better.

GIMP open source image editor forked to fix 'problematic' name


Bring out the glimpse..

Somebody please fork Glimpse back into GIMP SE (Snowflake Edition)

TalkTalk's voice-over is writing speeds that its text can't match: Ad pulled from broadcast


Stop Press

Ads contain BS.

In other news, water confirmed wet.

Here's Tom with the weather.

Huawei goes all Art of War on us: Switches on 'battle mode' and vows to 'dominate the world'


Tanks for the memories...

..and the SoCs.. ...and the modems.. and the voltage regulators.. ..and those little flappy fiddly bits that always break.. and the...

I'll get my coat.

So your Google Play Publisher account has been terminated – of course you would want to know why exactly


Pot kettle black.

Judging by Google's own apps, the dev was probably guilty of not making them ignore user preferences enough, or not not pushing enough ropey garbage ads.

LibreOffice handlers defend suite's security after 'unfortunately partial' patch


Re: What do you expect from...

Such deluded nonsense could only be spat out by a true sucker who has been paying overblown M$ license fees since Office '95.

With no better security quality WHATSOEVER.

Keep on sucking at that corporate teet.

Another rewrite for 737 Max software as cosmic bit-flipping tests glitch out systems – report


Re: Without googling (of course) Hands up who knows about "Hamming distance" ?

Hamming distance: how close one can stand to 21st century politicians.

It's Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Tech industry speaks its brains on Brexit-monger's victory


Puppet #75

Don't spit out your buttplugs. Nothing has changed.