* Posts by X5-332960073452

11 posts • joined 18 Mar 2020

Cool IT support drones never look at explosions: Time to resolution for misbehaving mouse? Three seconds

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Apple: We're defending your privacy by nixing 16 browser APIs. Rivals: You mean defending your bottom line

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Re: I am not a fan of Apple ..

Maps?

Features vs compatibility: Google Chrome team promises more 'rigour', but what does that mean?

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Re: "This is the real news: that Microsoft and Google are collaborating"

Not one of the computers I've seen that have received the ChEdge update have had the default set to Edge, all have remained as previously set.

(unlike Music and Videos, which Groove and Film & TV regularly like to 'steal')

Google isn't even trying to not be creepy: 'Continuous Match Mode' in Assistant will listen to everything until it's disabled

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Re: "It will be down to developers to heed such warnings."

I think even Sheldon would get the sarcasm in that comment !

Windows 10 once more in print condition: Microsoft applies out-of-band fix to Patch Tuesday cock-up

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Re: Why do people put with this nonsense?

start menu; instead we got one that was illogical and designed to push apps from Microsoft's app store.

I call it the Adverts Menu

Wow, Microsoft's Windows 10 always runs Edge on startup? What could cause that? So strange, tut-tuts Microsoft

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Re: I don't use Edge. Well, not intentionally

Try, right click a PDF, Open With, Choose another program, choose Foxit, tick box for always open.

Hope this helps.

It looks like you want to browse the internet with Chrome. Would you like help? Maybe try Edge? Please?

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Megaphone

Suspicious Site Reporter

I'm also annoyed with Chrome 'hiding' parts of the URL (they call it trivial information).

Install the Suspicious Site Reporter extension.

This shows the full URL again.

Couple wrongly arrested over Gatwick Airport drone debacle score £200k payout from cops

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"lie, bluster and obfuscate until the problem (i.e. the truth) goes away."

I thought that was the Dominic Cummings modus operandi.

Hey Siri, are you still recording people's conversations despite promising not to do so nine months ago?

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Change the activation phrase?

Can I change the activation phrase from 'Hey Siri' to (say) 'Oi, you nosy cow'?

Seems you can't.

GrubHub, DoorDash, Postmates and Uber Eats sued by hangry, overcharged coronavirus customers

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Re: Citation?

Private Eye, ISTR

Vimeo freezes accounts after malware hunts for logins, coronavirus map app infected with evil code, and more

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$Deity Crap !

"Comcast is said to be offering the exposed customers $100m worth of credits."

Is that each or shared?

Nice to see someone actually offering some decent redress ;-)

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