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Comment Re:World Wide? (Score 2) 202 202

VPN's won't help either. If you have to pay via a credit card, they know which country you're from and they they can deny the service based on this. You'd have to get a credit card in the issuing country, with a corresponding address in that country

They have this same implementation for restricting the sale of mp3's; you can't for example buy mp3's from amazon.co.uk if you live in Canada and have a Canadian credit card.

Comment Re:Office 97 (Score 1) 130 130

I find it horrible too, basically because the interface is so fucking ugly, with three pale, bland colour schemes to choose from (blinding white, light grey and a slightly darker light grey). PLUS THE MENU ITEMS SHOUT AT YOU

If they made it nicer to look at and not so flat looking, I might be tempted to use it

Comment Windows on top (Score 1) 159 159

It would be really nice if they took a leaf out of the *nix book and made it possible to keep programs on top. It's constantly annoying having things like notepad etc disappearing when you make the program behind it active, and you have to keep clicking on the taskbar to bring it back.

Comment Re:Unwanted video on top of Australis mess? I'm ou (Score 2, Informative) 237 237

I think he's referring to that ice cream sandwich (That's what I call it) icon that is the settings...the three horizontal lines thing that the UX retards have replaced the wrench or gear icon with.

Comment Re:It means more memory for great applications. (Score 1) 554 554

"Microsoft deserves full credit for keeping their system size and complexity down over the past few revs"
Um, have you seen the size of a win8 install? It weighs in at around 17Gb

By contrast I can still fit a newly released version of a Linux Distro onto a single CD, DVD or memory stick

[Crash programs] fail because they are based on the theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby a month. -- Wernher von Braun

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