* Posts by Juanguanomo

16 posts • joined 24 Feb 2021

Facebook: Nice iOS app of ours you have there, would be a shame if you had to pay for it

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Thumb Up

Hoorah

Apple have actually done something I approve of for once. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

British bank TSB says it will fix days-long transaction troubles tonight

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Meh

Hm

I bank with the Co-op and I've been having a similar issue, waiting over a week for a refund via the auction site to go through. Normally it's 2-3 days, top.

Broadband plumber Openreach yanks legacy copper phone lines in Suffolk town of Mildenhall en route to getting the UK on VoIP

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Linux

POTS

My old copper line already makes for a handy HF receiving antenna of convenience after I've filtered out all the adsl crosstalk and noise. Hope it does't get physically removed any time soon. Not exactly well placed for an antenna farm where I live. If they take it away I'll have to use an online sdr to get my regular fix of Voice of North Korea instead.

Average convicted British computer criminal is young, male, not highly skilled, researcher finds

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Holmes

It would seem to me

That being less than skilled at such digital chicanery would strongly correlate with the increased likelihood of having your collar felt, would it not?

China sprayed space with 3,000 pieces of junk. US military officials want rules to stop that sort of thing

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Let's not forget

India pulled a similar stunt, rather more recently.

Gone in 60 electrons: Digital art swaggers down the cul-de-sac of obsolescence

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Pirate

Comics with DRMs and apps? Whatever next? Surely that's what CBZ and CBR files are for?

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 modem code flaw exposed Android smartphones to possible snooping

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Mushroom

Bloody good job

I don't own anything newfangled enough to have an eight-fifty-five snap dragon in it then. Do flap dragons count?

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Gimp

Re: Babies

How on earth did people cope before there was tea?

The Starship has landed. Latest SpaceX test comes back to Earth without igniting fireballs

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Gimp

udp://

Now I'm curious to see what happens if I point VLC at that URL in the video next time they launch something.

Belgian parliament halts China Uyghur 'genocide' debate after DDoS smashes ISP offline

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Black Helicopters

Hm..

Coincidence?

Big dogs get new ride-share service from Singaporean giant Grab

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WTF?

Uber Eats?

If you're the 1% and have 10 mins to spare this July, bid for a place on first Blue Origin space tourism launch

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Paris Hilton

People are actually bidding for a ride on Jeff Bezos' short and stubby rocket that looks like a...you know...a Jeff's shiny bald head?

Facebook says dump of 533m accounts is old news. But my date of birth, name, etc haven't changed in years, Zuck

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Pirate

Re: I need to look this up

His wife is an alpha build. She wears the trousers.

I haven't bought new pants for years, why do I have to keep buying new PCs?

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Boffin

Easy peasy japanezy

Phase 1: Collect PC components.

Phase 2: ?

Phase 3: Profit.

SpaceX small print on Starlink insists no Earth government has authority or sovereignty over Martian activities

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Pint

Didn't Werner Von Braun prophesy about a great Elon ruling Mars one day? Sounds like he is already laying the legal groundwork.

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Alien

Re: Starlink (or similar) for Mars makes sense

Earth has a handy ionosphere for bouncing radio signals around the globe. Mars doesn't have this luxury.

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