Conversion (Score: 1)

by in Dollar value of the gadgets/stuff in my pocket(USD) on 2014-10-29 15:37 (#2TSE)

Luckily as I have my phone on my desk and not my pocket this is easy for me as I can't be bothered to do a currency conversion :-)

Re: Phone games (Score: 1)

by in I'm a gamer and I enjoy (click all that apply) on 2014-10-13 07:54 (#2T7W)

Yes, I played that a fair bit at Uni, not for a little while though.

Phone games (Score: 1)

by in I'm a gamer and I enjoy (click all that apply) on 2014-10-07 10:27 (#2T5S)

Almost all my gaming is done on a phone nowadays (I'm assuming "Card games" means non-computer games that involve cards of some kind, which is the other gaming I do). Which option covers simple phone games? (Mainly puzzle games)

Hotmail? (Score: 2, Informative)

by in My first email address was on 2014-10-02 09:57 (#2T22)

I can't remember, it was either Yahoo or Hotmail (but I can't see the latter as an option unless I'm missing something)

Magic: The Gathering (Score: 2, Interesting)

by in Favorite Magic Phrase on 2014-09-25 09:40 (#2SWQ)

"Black Lotus, Channel, Fireball"

Gaming? (Score: 1)

by in Mobile Devices I own/use on 2014-09-19 10:39 (#2SKD)

What about mobile gaming devices (for example, Nintendo DS)? Does that count?

I have an old Nokia non-smartphone; I don't use it but still own it.

None of the above (Score: 1)

by in The worst thing about going back to work on Monday is: on 2014-09-09 09:32 (#2S6M)

I generally like going to work. I'd rather be spending time with my kids, but doesn't mean I dislike going into work.

Missing option would be having to wake up early :-)

Re: What would it take to get more submitted articles here? (Score: 2, Insightful)

by in The experiment with feeding Soylent articles: your comments! on 2014-08-28 07:41 (#2R3B)

How about allowing moderation of articles? So you can see some recent ones and say "oh, that one is marked as insightful, I'll go and read it".

Re: What would it take to get more submitted articles here? (Score: 2, Informative)

by in The experiment with feeding Soylent articles: your comments! on 2014-08-28 07:38 (#2R3A)

I submit a lot of stories to SN, and occasionally submit the same ones here to see whether the discussion is different, but often forget to do the last "copy over to |." bit. I don't particularly object to anyone from |. publishing a story I submitted on SN (either after it appears on the main page or while it is in the submissions queue), but an earlier comment indicated that you would want different stories anyway.

Other: Android (Score: 1)

by in In any given month I use as interface: on 2014-08-12 09:00 (#3TF)

I use Windows at work but just use Android at home (phone and tablet). Usually only a single "window", but I do have Link Bubble and Pop-Up Browser which does a good impression of multiple "windows".

Re: Does anyone really read them? (Score: 2, Interesting)

by in Google Play hides app permission changes in automatic updates on 2014-08-11 10:45 (#3SM)

I didn't install the Facebook app on my new phone as I didn't like all of the permissions. I instead use Tinfoil For Facebook which is essentially a sand-boxed web browser for just Facebook. As an added bonus, I don't get notifications, and don't have it running in the background.

I haven't updated the LinkedIn app on my tablet for a long time after they added a permission I didn't want installed. I don't have it installed on my phone, so just don't use it. Their loss in my view *shrugs*.

Re: On a more serious note... (Score: 1)

by in NASA To Test Free-Flying Housekeeper Robots on 2014-07-24 08:14 (#2MR)

These ones float around in space, so might not work as well on earth (unless you wanted to roll them down a hill or something)

Re: Steal (Score: 2)

by in Pipedot: let's make this site fly on 2014-07-14 09:10 (#2G9)

I've considered cross-posting something before (I think I have done once or twice actually), but usually forget until after I've already submitted it once. What do editors here think about badly formatted submissions that need fixing up? :-)

Cloud (Score: 1)

by in My home backup/archive system involves: on 2014-07-01 13:11 (#2AB)

I don't really use a computer at home; I have kids so have little tree time meaning most of my "computer" use is actually just using a smartphone or tablet.

As I have kids I have a lot of photos and videos, taken from my phone and backed up online automatically. Occasional I copy them over to a netbook to free up space on the device.

Re: misleading article commentary....'anti-gay' (Score: 2, Informative)

by in post-Eich, Mozilla still has no CEO. Now what? on 2014-06-18 15:01 (#25Q)

There is a slider for "hide". You can move it to show or hide comments of a certain rating (move it down to -1 to see top level comment)

Re: England (Score: 1)

by in Goal-line technology new at the 2014 World Cup on 2014-06-12 09:29 (#228)

Do you recall the example you have in mind?
No, I don't follow football myself. I just remember lots of people being snarky about it.

England (Score: 2, Funny)

by in Goal-line technology new at the 2014 World Cup on 2014-06-11 13:52 (#21X)

I think I remember when the position changed on this. A load of people in England had been complaining due to not having the technology because the English team lost out a couple of times because of it. Then in one game they benefit from the lack of goal line technology and the official position is reversed to now want goal line technology. Some were joking it was just because England benefited for a change that the stance changed.

Re: Infowars Links = Bye Bye, Pipedot (Score: 1)

by in Cisco Letter to Obama Objecting to NSA Implants on 2014-05-20 14:13 (#1SP)

The link in the summary doesn't work as it has put a ] on the end.

Default (Score: 1)

by in Where do you get your desktop artwork? on 2014-05-19 14:49 (#1QW)

The default background I have is the company logo with a fairly simplistic pattern. It looks fine. I usually have applications open so only really see it when starting/shutting down the computer.

Re: Awesome!! (Score: 1)

by in WYSIWYG Editor on 2014-05-13 13:13 (#1J5)

When I have it enabled (Chrome, Win7) I can't see the comment input field. I disabled WYSIWYG in the options and can see it again. Not sure what the problem was.

Re: Great News (Score: 3, Informative)

by in Skype Gives In: Group Video Chat Now Free, Like Hangouts on 2014-04-29 15:02 (#18V)

Who wants your youtube comments blasted out to everyone in your network? Not me.
When I add a comment to a YouTube video on my phone there is a checkbox of "Share Publicly". If it is unchecked I didn't see if in my feed, but I have not looked into this that much. I don't know about the website version.

Followed but taken no action (Score: 1)

by in Because of the heartbleed bug, I... on 2014-04-14 10:35 (#12B)

I'm not a server admin so can only wait on hearing from one that I use when/if I should change a password. My bank told me that they were not affected and I did not need to do anything.

Library? (Score: 2, Informative)

by in When I want to print something, I... on 2014-04-07 09:31 (#105)

My library does printing; the last thing I printed was there.

When I was at Uni I did most of my printing at the Library there too until I got my own printer.

Re: Looking for prejudice everywhere (Score: 2, Informative)

by in Game Developers and Unintentional Sexism on 2014-03-15 06:38 (#JT)

The developers also had a woman collegue but still ran into problems.

Re: Slipery Slope (Score: 1)

by in When someone near me says "Daylight Savings Time" instead of "Daylight Saving Time" I ... on 2014-03-11 22:30 (#GE)

If you use the right PIN number you should be fine