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Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-18-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
I'm afraid I really do disagree with you on that...

I'm afraid I really do disagree with you on that one. Supposing a legal oath had been sworn by an agent of some pretty unpleasant regimes, like in Iran or Zimbabwe or, for that matter, a historical...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-18-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
Well, this is exactly what I have been trying to...

Well, this is exactly what I have been trying to get across. Admittedly the example I gave about the Twitter poster wasn't a very good one, but it does, I hope, illustrate the point how messages can...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-17-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
Well, yes. Of course. But... and this is a big...

Well, yes. Of course. But... and this is a big but.... that important set of values about keeping your oathes and promises and, for that matter, having integrity is worthy and very important. We...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-17-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
Well, quite! It's certainly not something I would...

Well, quite! It's certainly not something I would do either. However, a little common sense in my opinion goes a long way.

Also, in response to an earlier post (I haven't figured out how to...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-17-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
Nick I understand what you are saying. The...

Nick

I understand what you are saying. The debate that needs to be had is where do you draw the line. The problem is that such jokes are common in the UK, so it might be a cultural difference...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-17-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
Guys, I'll give you an example of the sort...

Guys,

I'll give you an example of the sort of thing that I am worried about. A couple of years ago, an Englishman made a joke comment on social media about constant delays at his local airport,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-16-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
The EU doesn't actually have its own security...

The EU doesn't actually have its own security apparatus, but the member states do. The operation of these security states is governed by an overarching EU Directive which guarantees citizens'...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-16-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
I disagree. Saying that if one does no wrong...

I disagree. Saying that if one does no wrong then one has nothing to worry about is intellectual laziness. Just because I'm a law-abiding citizen does not give the state (specially a foreign power)...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-16-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By ursus262
Internet privacy, my concerns, and what I'm doing to protect myself

Many of you will have recently heard about The Guardian's revelations about the activities of the security services in the United States following the comments made by a whistleblower.

I am very...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 06-16-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,049
Posted By ursus262
What about the needs of people like us? The...

What about the needs of people like us? The forum members.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-16-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By ursus262
Ooh! Timmy! You're only up the road from me. ...

Ooh! Timmy! You're only up the road from me. I'm in Luton. Did you go to the Apple Store in Milton Keynes? I went there the other day and they are pretty good.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-14-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,497
Posted By ursus262
I was wondering: if you leave it on charge, does...

I was wondering: if you leave it on charge, does it damage the battery if it's already fully charged?
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-07-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,466
Posted By ursus262
I'm clean :)

I'm clean :)
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-04-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,198
Posted By ursus262
NAS, DNLA, UPnP

Hi everyone.

I am looking for a NAS drive that:

1. acts as a Time Machine Backup;

2. has a UPnP/DNLA media server so I can play my itunes library with my mac turned off, through to my...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-18-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,958
Posted By ursus262
I use Dropbox which automatically keeps my...

I use Dropbox which automatically keeps my MacBook Pro and my Linux machines in sync with each other. It's excellent and is so easy to use.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-15-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 34,516
Posted By ursus262
http://www.speedtest.net/result/1774065024.png

http://www.speedtest.net/result/1774065024.png
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 02-12-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,005
Posted By ursus262
Both Rhythmbox and Banshee support the ipods in...

Both Rhythmbox and Banshee support the ipods in Linux. Album art is included too, and it works really well :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-10-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By ursus262
Sorry guys, but I'm a little confused. Why would...

Sorry guys, but I'm a little confused. Why would flip4mac be a replacement for Silverlight? Am I correct in assuming that Silverlight, then, is an implementation of WMV?
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 02-08-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 146,049
Posted By ursus262
An old thread, I know, but it helped me...

An old thread, I know, but it helped me enormously. Thank you guys
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By ursus262
I use Silverlight without any problems.

I use Silverlight without any problems.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-04-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,741
Posted By ursus262
Aha I've found the answer by myself, and...

Aha

I've found the answer by myself, and post it here in case anyone else needs the info or has the same problem.

Basically, I set up the account manually using the method described here:
...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-04-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,741
Posted By ursus262
ical no longer works with google calendar

Hi everyone

Am I the only one who has just found that ical stopped working or connecting with Google Calendar?

I get the error message:

iCal couldn't log in to the CalDAV server...
Forum: Movies and Video 02-01-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By ursus262
Well, all I wanted to do was to put a DVD on my...

Well, all I wanted to do was to put a DVD on my hard drive so I could watch a movie whilst on a long-distance train journey from London to Edinburgh :)
Forum: Movies and Video 02-01-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By ursus262
Watching DVDs on my MB Pro

Hi everyone

I am not sure I can find a thread that answers my question and wonder if anyone can offer me a clearly understood explanation.

What I am looking to do, is to copy a commercial movie...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-30-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,763
Posted By ursus262
I have only had my new MacBook Pro 13in for a...

I have only had my new MacBook Pro 13in for a couple of weeks now, and I've got it just how I like it. It's flexible and easy to use, and my fears about being kept in a walled garden weren't...
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