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Forum: General Discussion Today, 12:14
Replies: 53
Views: 2,300
Posted By David (2)
Forums are barely useable now, constant errors...

Forums are barely useable now, constant errors and recovering of the page. Hardly worth trying to brows let alone post anything. As I have said before, most people I know would simply avoid any site...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 22:08
Replies: 53
Views: 2,300
Posted By David (2)
They need to make the forums actually work...

They need to make the forums actually work reliably on mobile devices first, before doing any cosmetic upgrade.
Forum: Politics 16-08-2015, 16:23
Replies: 6,719
Views: 159,966
Posted By David (2)
Corbin as labour leader.....o dear o dear. I...

Corbin as labour leader.....o dear o dear.

I guess it's human nature to respond in a sort of knee jerk way to certain major events. Hence when labour lost the election in quite a bad way (but let's...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2010, 16:35
Replies: 75
Views: 3,180
Posted By David (2)
I did wonder about the profit margin thing, but...

I did wonder about the profit margin thing, but dont forget every laptop features a screen as standard - if you buy a PC basic pack, you will have to add on the price of a screen. So is that going to...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 20:08
Replies: 75
Views: 3,180
Posted By David (2)
yea - for the very serious stuff like that you...

yea - for the very serious stuff like that you need a fast graphics card (say 2Gb VRam), and I would want a massive screen too, say min 24inch.

horses for courses.
I use PhotoShop on my laptop, but...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-12-2010, 19:51
Replies: 75
Views: 3,180
Posted By David (2)
so thats why nearly everyone has a laptop instead...

so thats why nearly everyone has a laptop instead of a desktop now.

If you still have have a really old deskop like a Pentium or Celeron, are you really sayiing thats better than a modern...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-12-2010, 22:36
Replies: 75
Views: 3,180
Posted By David (2)
My Toshiba is approx 6 months old now, and...

My Toshiba is approx 6 months old now, and features the i5 cpu, 4Gb Ram (max 8Gb), 320Gb hard drive, 16in screen, 512Mb graphics card (not shared), with full multimedia support over HDMI output (eg,...
Forum: Freeview 28-12-2010, 22:22
Replies: 29
Views: 4,450
Posted By David (2)
Full-HD (which refers only to the res of the...

Full-HD (which refers only to the res of the screen, not the decoder chip type) came in some time before DVB-T2 as well. There must be quite a few Full-HD sets with just a plain DVB-T1 chip.

If you...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 22:11
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By David (2)
Iran or NK, which to choose.....at the moment I...

Iran or NK, which to choose.....at the moment I think NK is top of the list, even more so if NK attacks the South again (and how bad it is). Dont forget the US and S.Korea are playing at war games...
Forum: Advice 28-12-2010, 22:06
Replies: 88
Views: 9,497
Posted By David (2)
...but the problem is you wont know until its too...

...but the problem is you wont know until its too late. A rip off instructor can act good for those first few lessons *on their own*, but once you give them a wad of money for a months worth of...
Forum: Advice 28-12-2010, 21:51
Replies: 88
Views: 9,497
Posted By David (2)
so the lessons are paid for in advance? And is...

so the lessons are paid for in advance? And is the block booking fixed (no way of getting money back for remain untaken lessons)?

Is that correct?
If so, theres not much you can do about it. A...
Forum: Advice 28-12-2010, 11:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By David (2)
pressing the clutch pedal only makes the job of...

pressing the clutch pedal only makes the job of starting a bit more easy - its not going to help if there is a more serious problem.
Forum: Freesat 27-12-2010, 21:17
Replies: 13
Views: 2,243
Posted By David (2)
www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?p=46684...

www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?p=46684412#post46684412
Forum: Technical 27-12-2010, 21:12
Replies: 22
Views: 3,136
Posted By David (2)
Google TV and Apple MK2 TV decoders due soon as...

Google TV and Apple MK2 TV decoders due soon as well - another even more complete option. Plus you can connect a modern pc (laptop or desktop) to a modern tv to get a similar result - just add a...
Forum: Advice 27-12-2010, 20:53
Replies: 20
Views: 1,890
Posted By David (2)
Someone in my family that we saw over Xmas has a...

Someone in my family that we saw over Xmas has a Diesel 1.4 polo - almost the same one as me (just a 5 year age gap between them). First thing he said to me was how bad his was in the snow/ice....
Forum: Advice 27-12-2010, 20:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,890
Posted By David (2)
in gear (2nd is best) with your foot off the...

in gear (2nd is best) with your foot off the accelerator is the best way to pull away in these conditions. Diesel powered cars manage this better than petrol ones as the extra power low down in the...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 20:33
Replies: 264
Views: 13,744
Posted By David (2)
circa early 1997, I spent a fortune on a new Mac...

circa early 1997, I spent a fortune on a new Mac connected to the internet on 56k dialup using Glabal internet (i think that was the name), 64Mb RAM, and IE 2.1 and then 3.0 (soon after) for Mac OS...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-12-2010, 20:17
Replies: 25
Views: 2,640
Posted By David (2)
to expand on that, you could simply plug the...

to expand on that,
you could simply plug the skyHD box into the tv with the HDMI cable and not even bother plugging anything else into the tv. You would simply always rely on the skyHD box for...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-12-2010, 11:27
Replies: 16
Views: 3,414
Posted By David (2)
Just an Update

I found that Using the On Demand option via the EPG, it fails to get BBC iPlayer on the first attempt (No Internet connection detected).....but,.......

....From here press the "Back" button. You...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-12-2010, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By David (2)
I have a combi Freeview/Harddrive/DVD recorder...

I have a combi Freeview/Harddrive/DVD recorder connected to the tv with HDMI. To view Freeview or any recording from the Panasonic hard drive requires me to press the Input button on the tv remote....
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-12-2010, 20:55
Replies: 16
Views: 3,414
Posted By David (2)
as the other post indicates, its connection is...

as the other post indicates, its connection is working fine - via the red button route. Used it several times. Its just the BBC iplayer via the EPG On Demand selection thats the problem.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-12-2010, 19:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,461
Posted By David (2)
No, not in HD anyway. BluRay HD...

No, not in HD anyway.
BluRay HD recording/playback has been designed from the ground up to make this near impossible.

the problem is that your HD source is another box and you want to record in HD...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-12-2010, 19:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
Posted By David (2)
Link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenticular_lens#...

Link
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenticular_lens#3D_television

the important bit...
A number of manufacturers are developing auto-stereoscopic high definition 3D televisions, using lenticular lens...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2010, 22:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By David (2)
i guess if you select 1st in an automatic, it...

i guess if you select 1st in an automatic, it would stay in just that one gear - but really you need 2nd or 3rd to avoid wheel spin. I have also seen some automatics which start with 2nd (they dont...
Forum: Advice 21-12-2010, 19:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By David (2)
ditto - if fitted I must be in workng order. The...

ditto - if fitted I must be in workng order.
The same rule goes for rear seat belts. Old cars dont have them, and if not fitted there is no law to say you have to get them retro fitted,
But if they...
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