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Forum: Broadband Internet Today, 13:19
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By chrisjr
Well if you think it is any way related to...

Well if you think it is any way related to telecoms you are wrong. :)
Forum: Advice Today, 13:14
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By chrisjr
I have seen reports that Ofcom are changing the...

I have seen reports that Ofcom are changing the rules so the new service provider does all the leg work switching over. I can find some press releases and consultation documents from last year but...
Forum: Advice Today, 12:44
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By chrisjr
The National Lottery publish the odds of winning...

The National Lottery publish the odds of winning any prize on their website, for example for the Lotto draw these are the...
Forum: Advice Today, 12:36
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By chrisjr
On a similar tack... Several years ago I was...

On a similar tack...

Several years ago I was taking my nieces out to Alton Towers and driving through one of the small towns/villages en-route I noticed that on a couple of side roads somebody had...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 11:34
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By chrisjr
You don't mention any budget for this new telly....

You don't mention any budget for this new telly. You could spend in excess of a thousand quid (or more) on a top of the range Sony or Panasonic or a couple of hundred on some supermarket own...
Forum: Advice Today, 11:27
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By chrisjr
You need to call Sky and get a MAC (Migration...

You need to call Sky and get a MAC (Migration Authorisation Code) out of them. You then give this to Plusnet (or whoever else you decide to go with) and they then take care of swapping over the...
Forum: Advice Today, 11:19
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By chrisjr
Probably because once you've set the journey up...

Probably because once you've set the journey up you shouldn't be glued to the screen but using mainly the voice commands to guide you. OK having the map display can be handy for complex junctions but...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Today, 11:07
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By chrisjr
I suspect it's a complex problem. It likely...

I suspect it's a complex problem. It likely depends on exactly what the complainant has objected to I suspect.

So if Fred Bloggs objects to something written on a specific web page Google may...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:59
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By chrisjr
It is a common misconception that because the...

It is a common misconception that because the money we pay for a TV Licence eventually ends up at the BBC that we somehow have "ownership" of the output of the BBC. It comes as a surprise to some...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:03
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By chrisjr
It's all down to what rights the BBC have to the...

It's all down to what rights the BBC have to the content. They will normally only have rights to broadcast a programme a certain number of times and to make it available on iPlayer for a certain...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Today, 09:30
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By chrisjr
You can read what they do...

You can read what they do here

https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/faq/

Mind you a quick change of search engine will sometimes reveal the "removed" page(s).
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 09:18
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By chrisjr
Could you please point out to me the clause in...

Could you please point out to me the clause in the Directive that says manufacturers or retailers have to offer any sort of guarantee or warranty at all, much less that they must offer a two year...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 22:03
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By chrisjr
Whatever model you get they all have the same...

Whatever model you get they all have the same core function set. ie navigation from A to B (and often via C, D , E and so on as well :)),

The major differences between models are the maps you get,...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 21:47
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By chrisjr
Working perfectly OK for me. Both on Win 7...

Working perfectly OK for me.

Both on Win 7 laptop using Firefox,Chrome or IE and using the iPlayer app on my TV.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 21:39
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By chrisjr
Foxit PDF reader can add text to...

Foxit PDF reader can add text to PDFs

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/

Not so sure about ticking boxes though. But I have typed text into a PDF file using it.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 17:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By chrisjr
Have you actually read the Directive? That is the...

Have you actually read the Directive? That is the one on the EU website as actually passed by the European Parliament?...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 17:10
Replies: 84
Views: 2,966
Posted By chrisjr
I've seen something like that as well. The escort...

I've seen something like that as well. The escort guys really don't like it if some idiot tries to squeeze in between the trucks :D
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:54
Replies: 84
Views: 2,966
Posted By chrisjr
Being in Reading during the tail end of the "Cold...

Being in Reading during the tail end of the "Cold War" I never saw much point in either worrying about it or making much effort to prepare for it.

Based on the fact that a couple of miles down the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 16:25
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By chrisjr
Some info...

Some info here

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/31.0/releasenotes/
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 16:22
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By chrisjr
These things rarely if ever just appear out of...

These things rarely if ever just appear out of nowhere. It very likely came bundled with something else that you downloaded and installed. Java is just one example of a wanted (well that may be...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 15:20
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By chrisjr
Did you notice...

Did you notice this

http://www5.pcmag.com/media/images/392083-controlpanel.jpg?thumb=y

Where the Ask toolbar is masquerading as an Avira toolbar? Are you absolutely certain that there is nothing by...
Forum: Broadband Internet Yesterday, 14:23
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By chrisjr
Why should I know this?

Why should I know this?
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 14:10
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By chrisjr
Have a read of...

Have a read of this

http://uk.pcmag.com/feature/14164/how-to-remove-the-askcom-toolbar-from-your-browser
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 13:40
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By chrisjr
Well if the code you posted is indeed all that is...

Well if the code you posted is indeed all that is required to construct a e-mail form then perhaps this is the bit you need to modify

mail("youremail@yoursite.com", $subject, $message, $from);

to...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 13:18
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By chrisjr
These people appear to have a few multi region...

These people appear to have a few multi region Blu-Ray players on offer.

http://www.mrmdvd.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=159

Not cheap though, 160 upwards...
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