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Forum: General Today, 11:17
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By Guinevere
The "Bad Design" Thread.

Oh look, a new thread purely for us all to rant, whinge and moan about "Bad Design" and devices / features that exhibit it.

iPhone 6 Plus Power Switch

I'm starting with the location of the...
Forum: Article Discussion Today, 09:57
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By Guinevere
82% and approved? Yet you say the sound...

82% and approved?

Yet you say the sound isn't very well balanced, and the microphone is not fit for purpose. Surely a microphone that is only useful when held up to the mouth isn't useful at all....
Forum: Hardware 17th Oct 2014, 20:04
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Guinevere
I have a steelseries Ikari that developed a dodgy...

I have a steelseries Ikari that developed a dodgy left click. It's in the spares draw along with a few others. Wasn't old or abused. It just bust.

But as to EVERY other mouse I've owned? All...
Forum: Software 17th Oct 2014, 18:40
Replies: 7
Apple OSX Yosemite
Views: 698
Posted By Guinevere
Update

Handoff now working perfectly fine on my 6 Plus. But only after I switched on FaceTime and went through another Bluetooth 'switch it off and switch it on again' all encompassing wonder-fix.

I...
Forum: Software 17th Oct 2014, 16:44
Replies: 7
Apple OSX Yosemite
Views: 698
Posted By Guinevere
Well... Yes, I've once seen the 6+ loses...

Well...

Yes, I've once seen the 6+ loses wi-fi at home when I thought it should have it. But then I've seen my 5S and iPad Air do this too and my 1st gen iPad mini is a little sod. It's only been...
Forum: General 17th Oct 2014, 12:29
Replies: 22
Views: 2,092
Posted By Guinevere
But it did mean he didn't have to listen to the...

But it did mean he didn't have to listen to the cat puking up outside the bathroom door...

...well not in stereo anyway :)
Forum: Software 17th Oct 2014, 12:22
Replies: 7
Apple OSX Yosemite
Views: 698
Posted By Guinevere
Handoff update:

Testing handoff again this time with my 5S along side my 6 Plus. My experience is that I've seen it work correctly on the 5S, where I've yet to get it to complete one handoff correctly on the 6 Plus....
Forum: Software 17th Oct 2014, 01:50
Replies: 7
Apple OSX Yosemite
Views: 698
Posted By Guinevere
OSX Yosemite

As my work machines are all Apple I thought I'd give a report on Yosemite which has been released today. This isn't a 'review' just a few notes on my experience in case anyone is thinking of...
Forum: General 16th Oct 2014, 10:59
Replies: 14
Views: 2,312
Posted By Guinevere
Have you ever done Edinburgh? Mrs G...

Have you ever done Edinburgh?

Mrs G (Following your convention) is a native, so we're up there all the time and it's great.

Loads to do in and around the city, country walks, hill walks,...
Forum: General 15th Oct 2014, 22:59
Replies: 20
Views: 2,827
Posted By Guinevere
It depends on what 'type' of seller you are. If...

It depends on what 'type' of seller you are. If you're a 'business' selling used / refurb gear then offering a 3mo warranty with the sales wouldn't be unexpected.

If you're just a common Joe...
Forum: General 15th Oct 2014, 20:27
Replies: 15,076
Views: 1,267,926
Posted By Guinevere
- Disabled daughter. Check - Terminally ill...

- Disabled daughter. Check
- Terminally ill mother. Check
- GF on chemo. Check.

So what came next?

- Friend having a 4000 winning lottery ticket destroyed by an insane pigeon. (Was binned...
Forum: Hardware 14th Oct 2014, 12:13
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Guinevere
Magic Leap - Future vapourware or Next big thing?

The word is google is maybe about to invest $500 million in them. From the quotes being bandied around by people that have actually experienced demo's it's beyond amazing

- Super realistic VR &...
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Oct 2014, 11:39
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Guinevere
I'm sure there's good reason... But testing...

I'm sure there's good reason...

But testing this case out with a dinky little mobo and not much else is a bit non typical. Surely buyers of this case are going to be using different gear?
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Oct 2014, 19:01
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Guinevere
So they efficiently convert GIF (With a hard G,...

So they efficiently convert GIF (With a hard G, it's not a kitchen cleaner) to MP4 and the final MP4 needs a new file extension?

Nah.... let's not start having multiple file extensions for the...
Forum: Serious 10th Oct 2014, 13:30
Replies: 18
Views: 1,552
Posted By Guinevere
My soul is with you 110%... that's a whole 10%...

My soul is with you 110%... that's a whole 10% more than what is actually possible!

Trouble is, my (our) life hasn't allowed us to drop out even slightly, let alone completely.

Ten years ago we...
Forum: Hardware 9th Oct 2014, 19:55
Replies: 1
Displays D.I.Y VR Headset
Views: 210
Posted By Guinevere
To compare with the Oculus Rift DK2? Yes,...

To compare with the Oculus Rift DK2?

Yes, the latency would 'likely' be too high. There's just too many steps in the chain and unless you're in full control of the hardware and software at each of...
Forum: Article Discussion 9th Oct 2014, 12:59
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Guinevere
Did they really "add' Oculus Rift support as the...

Did they really "add' Oculus Rift support as the title says, or did they "enable" a coded feature that couldn't be switched on using the normal UI?

I think you'll find that this feature wasn't...
Forum: Serious 9th Oct 2014, 11:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By Guinevere
These days we're not heavy drinkers here. Between...

These days we're not heavy drinkers here. Between the two of us we once shared a bottle of wine and made it last two nights...

...it was one of those dinky little 187 millilitres bottles too.
Forum: General 8th Oct 2014, 23:52
Replies: 3,773
Views: 405,902
Posted By Guinevere
Meep!

Meep!
Forum: Article Discussion 8th Oct 2014, 20:15
Replies: 40
Views: 1,362
Posted By Guinevere
Not that I like getting sucked into side...

Not that I like getting sucked into side arguments (Although I must say, they are my speciality of late!)..

Where have you learned that it is generally accepted to be "THE Xenomorph"? I've only...
Forum: Serious 8th Oct 2014, 14:00
Replies: 31
Views: 1,799
Posted By Guinevere
It is not true that my argument is based on my...

It is not true that my argument is based on my post being removed and that it was I who removed it "in its entirety".

If you feel that me removing my "5 games to a desert island" bullet list is at...
Forum: General 8th Oct 2014, 13:35
Replies: 3,773
Views: 405,902
Posted By Guinevere
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http://forums.bit-tech.net/picture.php?albumid=1895&pictureid=40462
Forum: Serious 8th Oct 2014, 11:47
Replies: 31
Views: 1,799
Posted By Guinevere
In that case I'm sorry for breaking the rules....

In that case I'm sorry for breaking the rules. Seriously. I'm sorry. Had I remembered this rule, then I would of course added a new comment to the thread.

I could get into a petty argument that...
Forum: General 8th Oct 2014, 11:14
Replies: 3,773
Views: 405,902
Posted By Guinevere
http://forums.bit-tech.net/picture.php?albumid=189...

http://forums.bit-tech.net/picture.php?albumid=1895&pictureid=40461
Forum: Serious 6th Oct 2014, 19:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,799
Posted By Guinevere
The original comment was IMO expressing an...

The original comment was IMO expressing an opinion that imaging oneself raping a mother and her two young daughters would be nice distracting pastime to while away the days. The comment has gone and...
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