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Comment Re:Even the 1 TB space is partially mythical (Score 1) 330

Oh but there is more!
A few months ago it was possible to stream AV to your Windows Phone 8 from your personal server/desktop/tablet/laptop as long as it was on your LAN. You used Device Hub which is just another name for Windows networking and pinned the server/machine as a tile on your screen. No problems and I could watch anything or listen to anything on my LAN.
But now MS in their wisdom changed that. Device Hub shows the LAN, but cripples access, advising "Use App to connect". When you try to use their music/video player, there is only one choice and that is stream from One Drive!
So MS's official solution is to upload music/video/to Onedrive and then you can stream them to your phone!?!!
So I got about 10GB of music files and uploaded them to Onedrive. It did work, but was a bit clumsy.
Now however, I will lose my 30GB storage and be stuck with an almost useless 5GB.
All this because they won't allow me to play music from my LAN.

Comment My Twitter acc (Score 0) 80

I've had twitter for about 6 years now and I still don't know how to use it.
Occasionally I get an email from them that Thomas Lennon posted something. When I open it, there is a single post by him which I don't really understand, followed by a bunch of other posts by randoms that don't make sense.
Is that's what twitter is about?

Comment Re: Drop the hammer on them. (Score 1) 1307

Fuck the Benelux bankers. Hungary tossed out the IMF and paid off all debts. They have their own currency. German auto makers have invested heavily into new factories to take advantage of the cheaper labour. Same with Slovakia who build the VW based Skoda.
Germany has never been a welcome ally. They stuffed up Hungary over the last 500 years and left it in ruins.

Comment Re:Good (Score 1) 1307

Germany never surrendered to Greece. They surrendered to the Allies. That's what Greece won't accept. IF Greece wants repatriation, they should look towards those Western, Central and Eastern countries that happily switched sides when they realised the Axis powers couldn't win.

Comment Stupid (Score 1) 17

So fucking stupid, pointless and dumb movies with bad scripts, blue filters and moronic, plagiaristic morals being a total waste of resources, time, effort and the rest of the shit I can't think of at the moment. That sub-genre is dead and they're still pushing it. Fuck off.

Comment Original Dune (Score 1) 234

I read the original Dune book quite fast as soon as I discovered that reading every 2nd chapter (the sci-fi parts) were a lot more interesting than the arab based filler.
I never really paid that much attention to it until I saw the movie many years later.

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb