* Posts by Gavin Berry

24 posts • joined 14 Sep 2007

Factory reset memory wipe FAILS in 500 MEELLION Android mobes

Gavin Berry

Re: I think I can answer a question

"It's a core OS function that isn't dependent or reliant on manufacturer customizations, and should be updatable."

Not a great comparison really, Apple only have one hardware platform, Android has 1000's

Also Apple don't allow anyone else to use their OS, so again, its easy for them,

Google could release an update for 4.3 but the carriers will not spend money on a re-compile and release anyway.

So you want to introduce a BYOD plan. Where do you start?

Gavin Berry

Don't forget Mobile Iron

Which is a copy of the samsung one, only worse, Google have one for corporate gmail too,they both are rubbish, makes your phone overheat and will not un-install. Android is not ready for this yet, at all.

Moto 360: Neat gizmo – if you're a rich nerd

Gavin Berry

Re: Not enough time

My HTC Max has a feature just for that, at 15% (or higher if I want) it goes into lockdown and shuts down all but the "being a phone" and texts options, has saved the day many times.

Chromebooks to break out of US schools: Netbook 2.0 comeback not just for children

Gavin Berry

You may have not heard of it, but this thing is out now called USB, it allows hard disks and flash drives to be used on a Chromebook.

no commenting?

Gavin Berry

Why where comments accepted, then deleted and turned off for the nazi Digital rights article?

Myself and another commented, but then comments where turned off and our comments deleted.

Wondered why.

A cynical person would say it appears to be because our comments were critical of the article....


Defending your digital rights? Then you're a Nazi, says the Open Rights Group

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Microsoft investors push for Bill Gates defenestration: report

Gavin Berry

"Any public company's primary duty is to enhance shareholder value" No its not.

Its to its customers, workers and then its shareholders.


Xbox One users will have to pay extra for Skype and gamer-gratifying DVR

Gavin Berry

Re: Even pricier Xbox live? No Thanks.

pay $60USD extra to use Skype?

Its not extra its included.

You get xbox live gold for $60USD and its included, INCLUDED being the key word.

CSC confirms $1.5bn NHS IT write-off

Gavin Berry

And lost us 500 people because of it.

We have to lose 500 people from the NHS account because of it, and forced redundancy is included in the process too.

'Lost' iPhone 4G brouhaha: Jobs gets on the job

Gavin Berry

Lost or Stolen?

Not sure about the law in the US, but in the UK if you can prove that you where not going to "permanently deprive" someone of their goods then you did not steal.

If they where going to give it back all along (clearly planned too, seeing as they told the world they had it!) then they did not steal it, they did not pay for stolen goods as such, as it was not taken from someone, but found.

The guy who sold it would also need to prove he expected them to return it which is a bit of stretch but still plausible.

US gov cries foul on MPAA piracy claims

Gavin Berry

If it wasn't free I would not pay for it.

Seems to be the point missed a lot by the Industry.

I buy stuff and download stuff, but if wasn't free I would not have paid for it.

So these Billions are not real and never will be.

YouTube 'poisoned baby food' hoaxer pleads guilty

Gavin Berry

I call troll on Hikaricore

No one would see this as an attack on free speech, I call TROLL!!

Skiving Aussie fingered on Facebook

Gavin Berry

Trickie Woo

Your both wrong it was a a CAT, not a dog, that way she could say her "pussy" was not well.

Kentucky judge OKs 141-site net casino land grab

Gavin Berry

Hud Dunlap

Its called IP range blocking, its easy to block locations from accessing your site.

Look it up, google has lots of info on it.

Gavin Berry

Good reason to get the the domain admin away from the American's

This is why they should not be running the domain names.

But also the key point of this is buried at the bottom of the page.

"Wingate also amended his earlier seizure order to exempt any online casino that uses geographic filtering"

In other words he is saying I only want to stop then operating in my state.

Which is actually fine, you cannot gamble in his state, so if you do try and effectively set up in illegal gambling outfit in his state via the Internet he will shut you down.

Very clever man, who clearly DOES understand how the Internet works, and has found a way to block a loophole the greedy gambling outfits have been using.

Game sharer gets £16K fine

Gavin Berry

When will they learn

They have not lost millions in sales, if it was not free, it would not be downloaded!

You only lose money if I was willing to buy it but get a copy instead.

Why should I pay for something only to find its crap and I wasted my money?

Its not like I can get my money back.

And reviews are not the answer as reviewers have to kiss up all the time to the game publishers to be able to get review copy's, and it they pan one game the publisher never let them have another.

Demo's on the 360 make me want to buy games I like and help me avoid the rubbish.

Same for PC games.

If I could not download a movie I would not always go the the cinema to see it.

But I do go the the pictures to see things I know I will like.

Kaminsky (finally) reveals gaping hole in internet

Gavin Berry
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fell for the troll.




Gavin Berry

Tom Maddox your an idiot

It should read:-

OSX user being such a smug bastard assumes the website must be fine because we all know that OSX is perfect, and 100% secure, so nothing can hurt him.

And dont forget the the windows user who did not pay for it.

He see's its iffy and being smarter then the user who payed for windows and not so smug or complacent as the mac user thinks this is iffy and closes his browser and tries again.

O2 buckles under 3G iPhone demand

Gavin Berry

20 minutes my ar*e

I waited 2 hours and was told it could be another 2 hours before my upgrade could be completed.

At the Chesterfield store (which opened at 8:00) 1 person managed to walk out the door with a phone at 9:36

The second was at 9:49.

meanwhile the other 20+ people (me included was still waiting).

Interesting approach to the problem, deny it exists!

Devil dog laughs in the face of Taser

Gavin Berry

You're all missing a lot of Points here people.

First of all:-

1. The Police fu&*ed up, Staffordshire Bull Terrier's are not a banned dog, fact, deal with it.

2. The Police fu&*ed up again, trying to take a dog from it's owner is very likely to provoke and attack from any dog, good or bad, bull terrier or not.

3. The Police fu&*ed up again, why the hell did they not call:-

a. The RSPCA

b. Local council's dog catcher

c. A Police dog handling unit!

What where they thinking they needed armed response for?!?!?


They felt they were in so much danger they called in armed response? I dont think so.

4. It does not matter if they owner is a chav or not.

5. If the owner was goading the dog to attach they should have arrested him, again get a dog catcher to deal with the dog.

6. Tazer's are only for Humans!!

7. Any dog no matter the size or breed can bit your fu&*ing hand off if its angry enough, they are built for it, so get someone trained to deal with it!

8. If no one had to go to hospital they no one needed to shoot the dog.

I own 3 dogs.

I think some dogs are just bad, but usually because of the owner and their upbringing, but I know 99% of them can be changed for the good with the right training.

This is an appalling example of Police failing to do the right thing, which is what they are supposed to be trained and paid to do.

BitTorrent-busters busted by BitTorrent

Gavin Berry

Andy Gates

Who told you that Porn makes money!

It is not and never has been a money machine, its a myth.

Most films cost $4000 to make and make $6500-$7000.

Your lucky if you make $2000 on each film, but as they only take a week to make its a high turnover low profit model.

Microsoft dispels rumors of stealth Windows updates

Gavin Berry

Re:Regardless what its purpose is..

Do you really think the windows update system can be hacked?

This update does not open it up to hackers, you clearly have no clue how it works.

Just to be clear, "Hackers cannot use the Windows update system"

If they could it would have happened a long long time ago.


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