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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Yesterday, 02:28
Replies: 1,282
Views: 61,408
Posted By paulbrock
not quite at the billion...

not quite at the billion yet...
http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/07/30/windows-10-the-first-24-hours/
Forum: Mobile Phones 31-07-2015, 14:57
Replies: 403
Views: 17,156
Posted By paulbrock
coming 2019, pay by Iris recognition technology,...

coming 2019, pay by Iris recognition technology, just look at the reader to validate your payment.

I shall call it..... eye-pay.
Forum: Sky 31-07-2015, 13:51
Replies: 120
Views: 14,833
Posted By paulbrock
yeah the telegraph leak suggests its not far...

yeah the telegraph leak suggests its not far off... waiting to see if its there for the footie season, and holding off on Sports sub in case there's a deal!!
Forum: Mobile Phones 31-07-2015, 12:40
Replies: 403
Views: 17,156
Posted By paulbrock
the security benefits are over exaggerated and...

the security benefits are over exaggerated and trying to solve a problem that doesn't exist. In reality, fraud from contactless payments is already pretty tiny.

No-one thinks "oh I would use...
Forum: The X Factor 31-07-2015, 00:41
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
http://www.ok.co.uk/tv/the-x-factor-fix-olly-murs-...

http://www.ok.co.uk/tv/the-x-factor-fix-olly-murs-backing-singer
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-07-2015, 11:32
Replies: 1,282
Views: 61,408
Posted By paulbrock
At first I thought that was a reference to really...

At first I thought that was a reference to really really old software - amazed to see the newest version came out only a couple of years ago!

Ah the good old monochrome route-mapping software, a map...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2015, 10:26
Replies: 29
Views: 1,425
Posted By paulbrock
I tend to throw in a cheap blu ray or CD to hit...

I tend to throw in a cheap blu ray or CD to hit 20 (which is what they want me to do I guess). Thing is if I'm spending 15+ postage its not far off 20 anyway so effectively I get a ''free' bluray.
Forum: Sky 28-07-2015, 19:48
Replies: 120
Views: 14,833
Posted By paulbrock
Sky are singled out on money saving expert as...

Sky are singled out on money saving expert as being open to negotiation when you talk to retentions.

http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/phones/2015/04/how-to-beat-sky-price-hikes
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-07-2015, 18:11
Replies: 82
Views: 4,480
Posted By paulbrock
disappointing that the Moto G still doesnt have...

disappointing that the Moto G still doesnt have NFC. I'm not a fan of big screens (5.5"+) so would prefer the G. But (maybe) pay is finally going to take off soon...
Forum: Sky 28-07-2015, 15:25
Replies: 120
Views: 14,833
Posted By paulbrock
they dont care about satisfaction, they care...

they dont care about satisfaction, they care about retention. If you attempt to cancel Sky, a free HD box is one of the first things they offer you. I think thats more about being able to...
Forum: Sky 28-07-2015, 15:18
Replies: 120
Views: 14,833
Posted By paulbrock
it depends. Sky can either position it like...

it depends. Sky can either position it like early HD and high capacity boxes - a premium offering (at a premium price) for the early adopters;

or go for mass adoption knowing that just as the...
Forum: General Discussion 28-07-2015, 02:22
Replies: 3,379
Views: 103,102
Posted By paulbrock
Yes when there's fires things tend to explode. ...

Yes when there's fires things tend to explode. explosions dont equal explosives.

(thanks GIlbertoo. time to dust off all those debunking links :D )
Forum: Sky 27-07-2015, 14:12
Replies: 120
Views: 14,833
Posted By paulbrock
looks v similar but without the 'watch stuff from...

looks v similar but without the 'watch stuff from your box on your tablet' (killer feature for me). I remember being surveyed about it a year ago or more.

Foxtel are offering it to existing...
Forum: The X Factor 26-07-2015, 20:12
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
judges all loved it. still not sure why! :) "so...

judges all loved it. still not sure why! :) "so fresh and unique, and you have your own style"
Forum: The X Factor 26-07-2015, 16:22
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
They auditioned with the song from the 3rd video....

They auditioned with the song from the 3rd video. no reaction at all from audience, all a bit wtf. Spent more time dancing than singing.

Good to hear from the 1st one they're not absolutely awful.
Forum: Sky 26-07-2015, 16:10
Replies: 120
Views: 14,833
Posted By paulbrock
if they pay for it... I'd prob be tempted. That...

if they pay for it... I'd prob be tempted.

That said I normally just wait till my box dies, threaten to cancel unless I get a new one and then get a freebie :)
Forum: General Discussion 25-07-2015, 18:14
Replies: 55
Views: 2,134
Posted By paulbrock
means its not illegal but discouraged. sounds...

means its not illegal but discouraged. sounds about right.
Forum: Mobile Phones 24-07-2015, 17:06
Replies: 403
Views: 17,156
Posted By paulbrock
I remember when Apple stuff 'just worked' ;)

I remember when Apple stuff 'just worked' ;)
Forum: General Discussion 24-07-2015, 12:51
Replies: 171
Views: 12,626
Posted By paulbrock
the actual announcement was pretty interesting...

the actual announcement was pretty interesting without fantastists making up their own stories...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33641648
Forum: The X Factor 23-07-2015, 22:35
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
expect to hear Uptown Funk. again. and again.

expect to hear Uptown Funk. again. and again.
Forum: General Discussion 23-07-2015, 14:09
Replies: 34
Views: 1,737
Posted By paulbrock
There's a lack of understanding of the term, but...

There's a lack of understanding of the term, but I'm not sure its related to diagnoses with less overt symptoms.

More that it has become shorthand for moodswings "I'm so bipolar today", combined...
Forum: The X Factor 21-07-2015, 10:20
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
And this is the awesome Jasmine - (can't listen...

And this is the awesome Jasmine - (can't listen to the vid as at work, no idea if it is representative)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgZxgUxHheA
Forum: The X Factor 21-07-2015, 10:17
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
as wacky as blonde electra, difficult to tell...

as wacky as blonde electra, difficult to tell vocals as it was pretty much all rapping. Think they got through on looks and dance moves. ZERO connection w/ audience, and will struggle when they...
Forum: The X Factor 21-07-2015, 09:57
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
Ora backing dancer contestants are Sophie and...

Ora backing dancer contestants are Sophie and Polly Duniam http://www.edp24.co.uk/going-out/video_and_photo_gallery_cromer_twins_set_to_launch_first_music_album_1_3911253
Forum: The X Factor 21-07-2015, 09:09
Replies: 299
Views: 31,171
Posted By paulbrock
last night @ wembley: overall impressions...

last night @ wembley:

overall impressions thought it was v slick and v high standard of contestants. Bit surprised that the auditions ran pretty much as you see on tv, no (obvious) reshooting or...
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