Everything, Everything - June 2012

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Monday 25th June, 2012 15:22
Appreciate that Lewis Hamilton was unhappy after the crash, but no need to throw his expensive steering wheel out of the pram... I mean car.
Monday 25th June, 2012 15:18
Why are tower defense games so addictive? Was doing well, but even on easy these levels are getting a little bit difficult now.
Sunday 24th June, 2012 21:20
Penalties. This doesn't bode well for England. Fingers crossed.
Sunday 24th June, 2012 16:20
Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom starts on Sky Atlantic in July, looks good! Sadly, Girls doesn't air until September. Why? http://t.co/nhmKd5zX
Sunday 24th June, 2012 14:40
Found: two new/unused 640GB laptop hard disks in my junk room. Excellent.
Sunday 24th June, 2012 00:41
The downside to sleeping most of today is that I'm wide awake at 01:30. On the plus side I can secretly watch rubbish TV. Don't tell anyone.
Saturday 23rd June, 2012 11:09
Awesome, I've slept half my day away. I love having a lie in on annual leave. Wait, it's the weekend already? Where did my week go?! #garden
Friday 22nd June, 2012 20:39
#WhenIWasAKid Netscape made the best web browser; websites used RealMedia, Java and FutureSplash; Google didn't exist; pop music was good.
Wednesday 20th June, 2012 16:26
Windows Phone 8 has "shared core" with Windows 8. Presumably WinRT. MS finally moving from 9x/NT/CE to single common kernel for all devices.
Tuesday 19th June, 2012 20:08
Extra official's only job is to spot the ball cross the line and he misses the ball cross the line! Why not use proper goal line technology?
Monday 18th June, 2012 23:44
Expected Microsoft to announce ARM based Windows 8 (RT) tablet. Wasn't expecting x86 with Surface for Windows 8 Pro! Possible iPad killer?
Monday 18th June, 2012 23:34
There's going to be an x86 version of Microsoft's Surface tablet! OMG this actually might not suck. When can I buy it?!?
Monday 18th June, 2012 16:40
Built another Windows version of Nmap yesterday from SVN. All the goodness of the 6.01 official release plus more! https://t.co/jLLZGJEg
Friday 15th June, 2012 14:02
New computer parts arrive tomorrow, great start to my fortnight off work. #shouldgetoutmore #geek
Wednesday 13th June, 2012 20:29
Hacked a tree to death. Hopefully. #imalumberjackandimokay http://t.co/Fizf1MdV
Wednesday 13th June, 2012 11:43
Say no to old Mila Kunis. Say no to Vertical Video Syndrome (VVS): http://t.co/CJFI8p9a
Tuesday 12th June, 2012 17:17
Is anyone else's cat obsessed with staring at the kitchen sink? Or just mine? http://t.co/62w9g0jL
Sunday 10th June, 2012 20:11
Cat let in, cat let out, cat let in, cat let out. Cat wants in. Me: "F**k off!". Cat goes off and sulks.
Sunday 10th June, 2012 08:36
A Christian guy followed me on Twitter, but I don't say anything religious (except jokes). He's following 20K+ people. Blocked. Feel guilty.
Saturday 9th June, 2012 22:37
Think I've fixed phone so I can make calls. Known issue in ICS for 2 months. Disabling Smart Reflex seems to have worked for last 24 hours.
Saturday 9th June, 2012 22:34
Might try Windows Server 2012 RC tomorrow to see what it's like and determine if my lack of networking is a hardware issue. Hyper-V 3.0 :D
Saturday 9th June, 2012 20:56
Switched over a network card in my file server and now networking is broken. No adapters showing in Device Manager. Not very useful. Grr.
Saturday 9th June, 2012 14:42
Sharapova was totes better than Errani. Deserved winner of French Open Tennis 2012. #amazetennisballs
Saturday 9th June, 2012 13:15
Come on Maria Sharapova!
Saturday 9th June, 2012 08:28
ICS 4.0.4 Signal Issue http://t.co/sX56y2lv
Friday 8th June, 2012 22:42
It's bed time, kitty, leave my feet alone!
ICS 4.0.4 Signal Issue
Friday 8th June, 2012 16:59
I upgraded my phone over the air (OTA) from ICS 4.0.2 to 4.0.4 a while back, but ever since then I've had problems with phone calls and getting a mobile signal. Google appear to be well aware of this issue, but aren't really doing anything about it, marking it as "medium" priority. There are rumours that 4.0.5 has been delayed, but there's never been an announced date for the next minor version. I bought my phone to be a phone, not a small tablet over a wifi connection. It appears there's a reliable workaround (method 4), but it requires root access on your phone. I haven't bothered doing it for a few reasons (a general fear of change, wanting to try the official user experience, and mostly because unlocking your phone will wipe your data - I'm less concerned about the warranty), but I decided to finally backup, unlock and root my phone in the background this afternoon. The two hardest parts were being patient during part 6a of the manual driver installation and trying to remember my long and complex password.
Thursday 7th June, 2012 07:09
Driving to work today. I <3 my car. So much nicer than taking the train.
Wednesday 6th June, 2012 22:02
Glad I'm not signed up to LinkedIn or eHarmony. Can't imagine attackers want the passwords to set people up on dates or find them new jobs.
Saturday 2nd June, 2012 20:22
Probably the best singer in the final 3, @leannemitch has won #thevoiceuk
Saturday 2nd June, 2012 19:03
If Bo tried to push herself like Danny is doing right now I'd be far more impressed. Respect to Danny in that duet. Only Danny. #thevoiceuk
Friday 1st June, 2012 21:51
"Gretchen, stop trying to make 'fetch' happen! It's not going to happen!"
Friday 1st June, 2012 19:17
Cat: "Let me in". Cat: "Feed me". Cat: "Why are you taking a photo of me?". http://t.co/PQr250kN
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