Fecking news is being snowed in with stories of Islands off the west coast of Scotland being cut off and losing power due to the adverse weather.
“Unfortunately small numbers of customers will be off overnight in isolated rural areas. These are areas that we have still been unable to reach by road.” (Of course you can’t reach Arran by road…IT’S A FUCKING ISLAND!)
Lets check one of the key words there, “isolated”
Far away from other places, buildings, or people; remote.
Having minimal contact or little in common with others. Synonyms
secluded – separate – lonely – solitary – remote
Wtf is their problem!? If you choose to live on a fucking tiny island, then you reserve yourself to deal with the inevitability that power can, and will, go out. It’s a damn luxury that they get power in the first place!
I would fucking love someone to spend their money on this and prove me wrong.
I mean, seriously! the inaccuracy of playing angry birds show exactly how crap this product is. Unless of course the advertiser actor is a moron, in which case the advertising team of this product need sacked because that level is so fucking easy, I don’t even know what.
Right, so I jumped on the Windows 8 bandwagon when it went public. I figured “what the hell” and actually bought a legit copy*
I also recently celebrated over 365 days uptime on my “Server” (Spare PC running Windows server 2008 r2) which served all my TV shows, Movies, XBMC, Downloaders (Unenet/Torrent) and the occasional VM.
And what better way to celebrate than to rebuild the sucker!
However, this time I wanted to try something a bit better. I wanted to get VMWare ESXi on it. I had tried this once before with ESXi 3.5 and 4 to no avail – things just didn’t run at all either due to driver issues or general hardware incompatibility. Now 5.1 is out I thought I’d give that a go… Continue reading →