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Comment: Re:This seems stupid (Score 0) 45 45

Apparently, for MS Windwoes users, it auto-morphs such that the entire lower left quadrant of the screen has a massive CTRL "touchkey", the lower right quadrant is filled with an ALT "touchkey" and the entire top half with a DELETE "touchkey". Supposedly, those are the only three keys you need under Windows to achieve 90% of the productivity with it that you enjoy today on your desktop ...
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+ - UK Gov. GNU / Linux, FLOSS push to 9.2m adults->

drseuk writes: Low-cost computers are to be offered as part of a government scheme to encourage millions of people in the UK to get online for the first time.

Prices will start at £98 for a refurbished PC, with subsidised net connections available for £9 a month.

The cheap computers will run open-source software, such as Linux, and will include a flat-screen monitor, keyboard, mouse, warranty, dedicated telephone helpline and delivery.

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Comment: Re:let me clear your mind. (Score 1) 606 606

What our team UK cyclist David Cameron and your team America basketball bloke Obama are terrified of is the public finding out that they don't use the same toothpaste, the leaking of which could end the special relationship and, god forbid, lead to nuclear war.

Comment: Err, not quite so true in the UK (Score 1) 115 115

Yesterday, my friend's 70 year old dad scalded himself by pouring water from the kettle over his hand to test "whether it had boiled yet". Fortunately we didn't miss the match back home, having been fast-tracked through casualty since he's a doctor at the local hospital.

Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules. Corollary: Following the rules will not get the job done.

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