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>> No. 25971 Anonymous
17th July 2017
Monday 1:28 pm
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UK plans age verification for porn websites from 2018

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40628909

People in the UK will have to prove they are 18 before being allowed to access pornography websites from next year, the government is to announce.
Websites will be legally required to install age verification controls by April 2018 as part of a move to make the internet safer for children.
Users may be asked to provide credit card details, as gambling websites do.
Companies breaking the rules set out in the Digital Economy Act face being blocked by their internet provider.


VPNs at the ready, lads.
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>> No. 26026 Anonymous
21st July 2017
Friday 10:36 pm
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Meanwhile, across the pond, one Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, 70, has just celebrated a "dark market web place takedown". That's the sort of people that are running the show, and that is why we can't have nice things.
>> No. 26027 Anonymous
21st July 2017
Friday 11:57 pm
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>>26026
Interesting chap.
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/14/jeff-sessions-normal-rules-amnesiac-senate-intelligence-committee
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-jefferson-beauregard-sessions-iii-is-unfit-to-serve_us_58fd4a2ae4b0f02c3870ebf0
>> No. 26028 Anonymous
22nd July 2017
Saturday 11:04 am
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So what happens to britfa.gs?

Given how purple hasn't even got around to implementing https yet, I can't see him setting up credit-card age verification. There is no way this site will be ignored by them - all it will take is a couple of reports from trolls to get us on the list. So I expect "adult content" (porn, discussion of sex, drugs, etc) will be banned from here.
>> No. 26029 Anonymous
22nd July 2017
Saturday 1:20 pm
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>>26028
We're not hosted in the UK so I imagine nothing will change except you may have to use a proxy or VPN to access the site.
>> No. 26030 Anonymous
22nd July 2017
Saturday 1:30 pm
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>>26028
It, and a million other sites shut down, porn is no longer normalised and kids are no longer traumatised. Unicorns, fluffy bunnies, and Theresa May's sex tape remains hidden.

Or VPNs abound, kids buy USB sticks full of filth from corner shops and pass it around.
Less technical pornhounds join my not-a-VPN redirector from >>26004 , hope I'm honourable and not logging their depravity for those nice YMCA chaps, and carry on with their pleasures.
I'm so looking forward to Tumblr, Facebook, Wikipedia, Youtube etc. all becoming unreachable because there's filth on them. The mental gymnastics needed to exempt them is going to be a joy to watch, after they collectively flip Theresa the bird.

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>> No. 25953 Anonymous
11th July 2017
Tuesday 1:52 am
25953 Cyber security and Python
Any recommendations for books/resources on cyber security? The recent hackings got me curious, and I have been reading around it since. Something more under the hood type of book for a noive.

Also I picked up Python again. I learn best by doing small projects. Any resources for something like that would be appreciated too.
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>> No. 26021 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 10:35 pm
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Right.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0aJnaOl7gykRl9tb0lRaUNKY3M
This should work, there are copies of some of them in epub and pdf because I don't know what format would be preferred or even available to download so I got them both. The 'Malware Analyst's Cookbook and DVD' does not have the DVD .iso included because it was the same size again as the rest of the others together. I'm sure you can find it if you want it.

Not sure where better to upload it, either. Let me know if the files are corrupt or anything.
>> No. 26022 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 10:39 pm
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Oh I put a few other related books in there that I had too.
>> No. 26023 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 10:59 pm
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>>26021
Fantastic work lad - the Threat Modelling book by Adam Shostack is one of my favourites. Thank you very much.
>> No. 26024 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 11:21 pm
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>>26021
Cheers, great stuff, truly.
>> No. 26025 Anonymous
21st July 2017
Friday 11:32 am
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>>26023
>>26024
No problem. Just noticed that the Malware Analysts Cookbook wasn't in there at all as it was in another dir and I didn't realise. Anyway it's there now.

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>> No. 24774 Anonymous
3rd November 2015
Tuesday 10:49 am
24774 New phone
So my Three contract (24m One Plan at £33.50pm) is finally bloody ending and I'd rather not keep paying for this lacklustre Galaxy S4. It's caused me more bother than good.

Do any of you chaps have recommendations for a more modern handset, perhaps on contract at a lesser price? Stock Android is a bonus. Expandable memory is a must.
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>> No. 25979 Anonymous
17th July 2017
Monday 7:28 pm
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>>25978
All the ones with Hauwei chipsets are well known to be backdoor-d to fuck. They have AT commands that allow you to turn on the microphone or camera, without any indication, for instance.
>> No. 25980 Anonymous
17th July 2017
Monday 7:45 pm
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>>25979

Huawei don't make SoCs or baseband chipsets.
>> No. 25981 Anonymous
17th July 2017
Monday 8:04 pm
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>>25979
That's an anti-Chinese myth.

Anyway, I'd rather the Chinese than Theresa knowing what kind of porn I watch.
>> No. 25985 Anonymous
17th July 2017
Monday 10:49 pm
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>>25981
As has been addressed previously, there are numerous examples of popular imported handsets from China having backdoors identified and exploited by researchers. It's not just "the Chinese" who have access to your information, it's anyone with the knowledge and incentive.
>> No. 25986 Anonymous
17th July 2017
Monday 10:52 pm
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>>25980
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HiSilicon

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>> No. 25958 Anonymous
14th July 2017
Friday 10:20 pm
25958 Abode's creative suite
I bought the old CS6 a few years back, I'm getting good value from it, but is it worth upgrading to CC2017? I don't really wanna pay monthly, and I'm hearing more and more about the cool new updated versions. So basically is it worth me shelling out?

Thanks
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>> No. 25959 Anonymous
14th July 2017
Friday 10:57 pm
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>>25958
The monthly deal is quite good - it is worth getting the subscription I think just so that the security holes are updated regularly.

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>> No. 20156 Anonymous
19th December 2013
Thursday 11:57 pm
20156 Vaporisers
So, who here's tagging along with this latest drugs craze?

I know there was at least one of you with good knowledge on this subject in a smoking thread we had on /b/ a while ago, but I thought we could do with a general dedicated thread now it seems more and more of us are getting them.

I've personally just invested about £50 for two Kanger e-Smart batteries with clearomisers, liquid and addendums and I'm quite enjoying this whole vaping business. It seems to be even more moreish than cigarettes, and I'm looking forward to going through some of the tastier flavours. What setups have you got? Any comment on my kit (510 battery, T3 clearomisers) if you're familiar with it? I seem to already be getting that sucking/gargling noise which is apparently to do with the liquid being in parts of the apparatus it shouldn't be, but have followed YouTube guides to try and clear it out to no avail.

Anyway, yes. Vaporising general.
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>> No. 25950 Anonymous
7th July 2017
Friday 4:32 pm
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>>25949
>Nuts how the technology has come on since this post
It is, although tbh I'm more amazed that mechanical mods (i.e. no control circuitry whatsoever on the lithium battery, just a button to fire) are still being made. And people are still buying them, because they're pretty, or something?

Actually, vapelad, why do people still buy mechanical mods?
>> No. 25951 Anonymous
7th July 2017
Friday 4:36 pm
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Oh and I definitely wouldn't describe the smell of unflavoured liquid as "neutral", but more musty than chippie. I'd guess your mum's just trying to put you off using the thing at all so I doubt she'll be happy either way.
>> No. 25952 Anonymous
7th July 2017
Friday 7:53 pm
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>>25950

>Actually, vapelad, why do people still buy mechanical mods?

Fuck knows. I don't see many of them these days, but it seems unbelievably daft that anyone is still risking an explosion for the sake of a worse vape. The responsible retailers have stopped selling unprotected devices and most others seem to just be getting shot of their old stock. A lot of "mech mods" still on the market have a sneaky hidden protection circuit, which seems particularly odd - for an extra £2 in components they could have made it VW/TC.

I suspect there are still some remnants of the daft macho vapebro subculture; some subset of that group think that a DNA250 or an RX300 isn't quite manly enough. I still can't quite believe that a 300 watt box mod is a thing you can buy.
>> No. 25954 Anonymous
11th July 2017
Tuesday 2:59 am
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>I don't see many of them these days
I was in a vape shop earlier today and they had a few fancy-looking brass ones (no prices, but no way they were less than £100). That's a canny point about them having "stealth" protection circuitry, I can well believe that's true. Still fucking stupid.

>I still can't quite believe that a 300 watt box mod is a thing you can buy.
I think my gaming PC hits just a little over that when running Furmark. Who on earth can even inhale this, and what kind of coil/wick arrangement do they use? A year back I dicked around with an RDA on ~0.2 Ohm dual claptons, got up to ~60W before the vape became simply obnoxiously thick, not to mention it was a massive hassle to run (and of course it ripped through juice like nobody's business). I've ended up with RDTAs, dialing everything right down to about 20W max between 0.5 and 1 Ohm single-coil clapton.

That "cloud chasing" is anything other than a temporary novelty is just confusing to me, but everyone needs a hobby I suppose. I can't imagine what a 300W vape would even feel like, but personal preferences aside... there's no way that's healthy, surely?
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11th July 2017
Tuesday 4:00 am
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>>25954

I've had a go on a 300w Sigelei at full power. Even with 1mg liquid I nearly fainted after the first puff. The vapour was boiling hot and so dense I could practically chew it. I had a sudden pang of empathy for Thomas the Tank Engine.

The really extraordinary thing was the atty - a Smok TFV12, the most insane piece of vaping hardware I've ever seen. It's a standard tank with disposable coils, but they offer a 14-coil head rated for 350w. I tried it at 70w and it produced literally no vapour. The box describes the tank as "explosion proof", which I assumed was a daft bit of poorly-translated engrish until I had a go on it. It's basically a thermonuclear reactor with a drip tip.

http://www.smoktech.com/atomizer/tfv12-cloud-beast-king

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>> No. 25930 Anonymous
7th June 2017
Wednesday 9:27 am
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I'm not sure if this even exists, but can someone recommend me some sort of free organiser/calendar application. That has an absurd level of customisation of repeating cycles and an ability to integrate in scripts and other applications to run automatically, potentially other 'smart objects'.

I've decided that I want to attempt to structure my life to an absurd level, where the computer will play music playlists where they left off at fixed times, turn on lights, message my phone to tell me it is time to brush my teeth, tell me every 3 days to practice coding for an hour, every 10 days tell me to cut my nails. Tell me when to order my shopping, when I need to preheat the oven based on the exact mean I’m having that night to always eat at 8 o’clock. Budget time for my exercise routine that scales up depending on how far along the routine I am and previous data I’ve fed it. And that if I need to amend the process there are various options as to how to handle that.

Does this exist, does anything even come close?
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>> No. 25936 Anonymous
8th June 2017
Thursday 11:55 am
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>>25935

In the adult world we call those PAs and yes, what I really want is a PA that works 24-7 and I don't need to see or pay.
>> No. 25937 Anonymous
8th June 2017
Thursday 12:17 pm
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>>25934
There are some Android apps which family your daily routine. Try 'life rpg' or similar.

This will allow you to micromanage your day, but you may need a separate app to trigger events based on alarms. I used to use one called alarm clock plus which had me perdoing sums to turn the alarm off and could probably be used for events.
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8th June 2017
Thursday 12:34 pm
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>>25934

Learn Python then.
>> No. 25939 Anonymous
8th June 2017
Thursday 7:58 pm
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An app called Timetune has helped me do this.
>> No. 25944 Anonymous
19th June 2017
Monday 12:33 am
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>>25931
Don't forget Tasker, for your Android smartphone.

Lifehacker is basically an infinite repetition of 'use Tasker and IFTTT to automate your life'.

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>> No. 25940 Anonymous
11th June 2017
Sunday 12:29 pm
25940 drone swarms
China has launched a swarm of 119 fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), breaking its previous record of a swarm of 67 drones, according to the China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC).

https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d4d6a4e3049444e/share_p.html

Interesting article. I've been thinking of a drone purchase for a while - the DJI ones look good, but I have been thinking of building one from scratch - anyone tried building drones/planes?
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>> No. 25941 Anonymous
11th June 2017
Sunday 12:38 pm
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>>25940
If you do roll our own, avoid the obvious mistakes built into the off the shelf ones.

https://hackaday.com/2013/12/06/skyjack-a-drone-to-hack-all-drones/
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11th June 2017
Sunday 1:16 pm
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>>25941
That is specifically one of the pitfalls I'd like to avoid - too many drones use shitty Wifi networks for communication. I would like to do the whole thing with a proper radio control setup - thats still quite hackable but not in as many interesting and varied ways as Wifi.

Spent a lot of time looking at Arduino based setups - http://www.arducopter.co.uk for instance.
>> No. 25943 Anonymous
11th June 2017
Sunday 5:21 pm
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I'd recommend starting out with an Almost-Ready-To-Fly or Ready-To-Fly product from Eachine. If you're starting out you will crash a lot, so it's worth starting out on something cheap and small. The Eachine E010 looks like a toy, but it's a really good trainer quad for indoor or backyard flying. It can be easily upgraded to FPV at a later date.

https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-E010-Mini-2_4G-4CH-6-Axis-Headless-Mode-RC-Quadcopter-RTF-p-1066972.html

When you're ready to upgrade to a full-size 250 quad, you'll need quite a lot of stuff. It's all fairly cheap individually, but it does add up. This video covers what you'll need and how to use it:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Q2KdhtmFA

You'll also want a big packet of spare propellers, a spare motor and speed controller and a couple of extra batteries. If you've got a lot of money to spend and you're serious about the hobby, I'd suggest going with the FRSky Taranis radio and the Aomway Commander FPV goggles.

There are some fairly strict legal restrictions on drone operation. You really need to be aware of the rules, because the Civil Aviation Authority have handed out some massive fines to people who were flying like twats.

If there's no camera at all on your quadcopter or plane, it's just a radio controlled model and can be flown anywhere that is reasonably deemed to be safe. If you stick a camera on, then your model becomes a "small unmanned surveillance aircraft" and the rules get a lot stricter. You can't fly within 50 metres of any person, vehicle or structure that is not entirely under your control, within 150 metres of any "congested area", or more than 400 metres above ground level. If you fly with FPV goggles, you must have a competent observer with you, monitoring the flying area to prevent collisions.

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>> No. 25920 Anonymous
18th May 2017
Thursday 8:49 pm
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I was given a dated Archos tablet. After some messing about I can see the utility in them, but it can no longer run the latest versions of my Android apps.

I'm completely new to tablets, but I'm hoping to find something cheap and cheerful for reading (eBooks and my own notes), and some light internet browsing.

I'm thinking about one of the ASUS ZenPads, probably the bigger 10.1" one. Could this feasibly be used for comfortably study?
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>> No. 25923 Anonymous
19th May 2017
Friday 6:15 pm
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>>25922
I'll never understand why companies persist in thinking putting magnets in electronics is a good idea.
>> No. 25924 Anonymous
19th May 2017
Friday 6:17 pm
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>>25923
So you have to buy another one.
>> No. 25925 Anonymous
19th May 2017
Friday 11:56 pm
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Holy shit tablets have come a long way since I got mine. Looks like it's time for me to upgrade. Is any particular manufacturer considered to be leading the field at the moment?
>> No. 25926 Anonymous
21st May 2017
Sunday 11:26 am
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I can't compare it to Android tablets but the Kindle Fire tablets are pretty good value for money. Only problem is that they are by default hooked into Amazon's app store not Google Play, so quite a few apps available on Android are either not maintained as frequently or completely absent. I'd say it's great for reading ebooks and light internet browsing but if you have want to use a lot of specific non-Amazon apps you may be out of luck.
>> No. 25927 Anonymous
23rd May 2017
Tuesday 8:22 pm
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>>25926
You can root them then replace the hideous launcher, disable the ads and install Google Play. I've been using my a while just for reading and a Spotify remote. I can't complain for £30.

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>> No. 23774 Anonymous
11th February 2015
Wednesday 11:49 am
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I have a USB hub that I sleep in the same room and its ultrabright boy racer blue LEDs are a nuisance. I can unplug it every night, but that's a nuisance. I've tried taping over the lights but the LEDs are so bright that they kick light out of the USB sockets etc and still manage to make the room glow blue at night.

I don't care about these LEDs and want them gone altogether. Can I open it up and pincer the LEDs, or would that damage the hub? I've had a quick look around on google but don't particularly trust the results.
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>> No. 25915 Anonymous
3rd May 2017
Wednesday 2:54 am
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>>25914
So where do they get used en masse? I know they're in quad copters and that kind of thing, anything else justifies mass production and brings the price down?
>> No. 25916 Anonymous
3rd May 2017
Wednesday 9:16 am
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>>25915
Almost anything you see that's USB charged and not obviously 18650-shaped, will have pouch cells. They're available in hundreds of shapes and capacities, and generally work well, within their limits. https://www.aliexpress.com/store/group/Polymer-battery-wholesale/1681007_510525232.html
Shipping is a bitch, though.
>> No. 25917 Anonymous
3rd May 2017
Wednesday 12:04 pm
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>>25915

Quadcopters and other RC thingumabobs use pouch cells, because you can achieve a higher discharge rate at the same weight. Cylindrical cells are mainly used in bulk applications - electric cars and bikes, power tools, that sort of thing. A cordless drill might use eight 18650s, an electric car might use a couple of thousand. The market for cylindrical cells is gradually moving towards the 21700 size, which is slightly more energy dense.

Pouch cells can be economically produced in fairly small quantities, so you can often design the battery to fit the product rather than vice-versa. This is a big advantage for mobile devices where every millimetre matters.
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3rd May 2017
Wednesday 12:33 pm
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This thread continues to deliver. Good job lads.
>> No. 25928 Anonymous
29th May 2017
Monday 11:06 pm
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>>23774 Blue Tac lad, come on... easy option.

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>> No. 25899 Anonymous
2nd May 2017
Tuesday 9:35 pm
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I need a cheap printer, which will live in my bedroom, to kick out invoices and reports. I know from working with printers for a decade or so that early LaserJets are built like tanks and are absolutely reliable, as well as reasonably compact, and they're cheap on ebay... but unfortunately the toners/fusers are now quite pricey, equalling the cost of the printer or more.

Any advice on the cheapest way to print, per page? Just knocking out some draft-quality documents, colour not really needed but would be a mild bonus.
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>> No. 25907 Anonymous
2nd May 2017
Tuesday 10:59 pm
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Amazon sell a Pantum laser printer for 31 quid. It's wireless and black and white and I swear by mine.
>> No. 25909 Anonymous
2nd May 2017
Tuesday 11:05 pm
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>>25903
Most of them. Epson are a bit odd - some of their inks are somewhat odd, with pigments held in a solvent that smells funny. (My R2400, for instance - pigment inks, and 8 colours. Tesco value ink isn't going to do the job for that. I buy the inks by the 0.5l and pipe them in to fake cartridges, CISS-style. )

So - maybe. Check t'internet.
>> No. 25910 Anonymous
2nd May 2017
Tuesday 11:48 pm
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Use knock-off toner cartridges. The print quality is very slightly worse than using original toner, but it's perfectly acceptable for office use. Knock-off drums are more of a mixed bag, so if you're buying a second-hand printer you might want to inquire about the condition of the drum.

You can get a perfectly good WiFi laser printer for £60.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Brother-HL-1210W-Mono-Laser-Printer/dp/B00NUB8J3Q/
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2nd May 2017
Tuesday 11:52 pm
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>>25909

Inkjets don't really make economic sense unless you print an awful lot of photos. Online photo printing services are much better value for the occasional set of prints.
>> No. 25912 Anonymous
3rd May 2017
Wednesday 1:05 am
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>>25910
Seems like the toners are quite cheap, and can be refilled at home anyway. Might go for that one.

Shame it's not cheaper on ebay. Was hoping for something in the £40 region, with a toner that's good for 10,000 pages or something, like the HP ones.

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>> No. 25894 Anonymous
28th April 2017
Friday 1:01 pm
25894 Handheld document/book scanner
This might be a bit of a strange request, but can anybody recommend a good quality, durable (battery and general lifespan) and reliable document and/or book scanner?
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>> No. 25895 Anonymous
28th April 2017
Friday 1:53 pm
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Handheld scanners are rubbish.

If you need to occasionally scan a few pages, use your phone. There are great apps that will instantly produce print-ready PDFs. As long as your phone has a half-decent camera, you'll get perfectly usable results.

http://lifehacker.com/five-best-mobile-document-scanning-apps-1691417781

If you need to digitise large quantities of documents, use a Scansnap iX500. It does 25ppm full duplex and you can get spare parts at a reasonable price. If you need to digitise large quantities of books that you don't mind destroying, take them to a printing shop and have them cut off the spine on their guillotine. You can then run the loose pages through the iX500.

If you need to digitise large quantities of books that you can't destroy, you'll want a dedicated book scanner. The Scansnap SV600 is acceptable, but the Archivist Quill is the cheapest serious option.
>> No. 25896 Anonymous
28th April 2017
Friday 6:27 pm
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>>25894
Your phone.
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28th April 2017
Friday 7:50 pm
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>>25895
>If you need to occasionally scan a few pages, use your phone. There are great apps that will instantly produce print-ready PDFs. As long as your phone has a half-decent camera, you'll get perfectly usable results.
This. On top of simply spitting out images, some apps will even do cool things like pick out the edges of the document and distort the image so it has the right proportions, and then attempt to read it.

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>> No. 25892 Anonymous
27th April 2017
Thursday 2:33 am
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Hello lads, I'm looking for a USB stick to record live TV shows on to, using my smart TV. It's a Sony KDL32W705C.

Can any one recommend a stick fast enough for my TV to record on to, it's got to be fast enough to record HD TV and has to be at least 64GB (The TV doesn't accept smaller sticks).

Also will I be able to record channels that I'm not watching, after doing some googling this seems to be a drawback of most TVs?
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>> No. 25893 Anonymous
27th April 2017
Thursday 5:19 am
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Like most TVs, the KDL32W705C only has one tuner. This means that you can't watch one programme while recording another - the TV can only tune in to one channel at a time.

I think you'd be better off with a streaming stick like a Fire TV Stick or a Chromecast. Everything you'd want to watch is available via streaming, without the faff of remembering to record anything. A decent 64GB USB stick is about £20, but a Chromecast is only £25 from Currys.

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>> No. 25884 Anonymous
25th April 2017
Tuesday 11:09 am
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I'm in the market for a laptop, but I'm not sure if I can get away with meeting all my criteria.

- It'll be purely for business, the most demanding thing it will be opening is numerous Chrome tabs.
- It needs to run Windows software, with MS Office.
- I want it to be lightweight and no bigger than an A4 pad.

Is there any chance of me getting this for around £200?

I've been seeing refurbished X series Thinkpads from as little as £100, but maybe this is dodgy?

Do you lads know of something better?
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>> No. 25887 Anonymous
25th April 2017
Tuesday 4:21 pm
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People throw away laptops with those sorts of capabilities at the skip. Get down there quick and have a rummage, you might save some poor African kid the trouble.
>> No. 25888 Anonymous
25th April 2017
Tuesday 7:33 pm
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>>25886
Agreed - many of the T series and X series of Lenovo are actually still IBM designs in disguise, before Lenovo bought them. They are very very good PCs and what I would have were I not a Mac person. We use them extensively at work, also. You can pick them up s/h very easily and they are quite upgradable and fixable.
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25th April 2017
Tuesday 8:52 pm
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>>25886>>25888

Thanks lads, I went with an X100E, which is meant to be highly portable. I'll report back whether it's up to much as a laptop.

>>25887

A bigger or more fancy laptop really wouldn't suit my needs here. No sense in spending more than I have to.
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25th April 2017
Tuesday 9:56 pm
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>>25886
Good advice.
>It's also well worth considering an SSD upgrade
I would say that an SSD is one of the most important considerations for a new laptop (or PC for that matter). There's been plenty of evangelism for them here in the past so I'll spare you the sales pitch, but get one, even if it means getting a machine that's shittier in other ways.
>> No. 25891 Anonymous
26th April 2017
Wednesday 1:26 am
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>>25890
Yep - easiest and most effective PC upgrade out there at the moment.

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>> No. 25875 Anonymous
18th April 2017
Tuesday 3:14 am
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAypvLN-6uk?start=1099
This BBC documentary from 1994 predicted that everybody would be on the Internet in the future.

What predictions have you lads made whether they turned out true or false.

What predictions do you have for the future, ten years time, a hundred years time, may be even longer?

What predictions from films have come true and which predictions turned out to be utter bullocks?

Also did any of you lads experience the Internet or BBSs in the 80's or 90's?
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>> No. 25877 Anonymous
18th April 2017
Tuesday 5:51 pm
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I predicted about six weeks before the EU referendum that May would be the next leader of the Tories after seeing a very cagey and vague interview she did with the Beeb. I posted about it in the relevant thread on here somewhere, but have yet to receive my one million Swiss francs reward.

Also Deus Ex famously lacks the twin towers from the New York skyline.
>> No. 25878 Anonymous
18th April 2017
Tuesday 6:50 pm
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Not a prediction but when I was about 7 (which would be 1987) I had a dream I had a handheld "bus radar" which had a street map and showed where all the buses were moving about on it. It still kind of blows my mind that now there are apps for exactly that.
>> No. 25879 Anonymous
18th April 2017
Tuesday 8:41 pm
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I predict that within at least ten years, we'll be wearing in ear translators and the teaching of foreign languages will be entirely obsolete or just a hobby
>> No. 25880 Anonymous
18th April 2017
Tuesday 8:45 pm
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If anyone is interested you can view Usenet posts from 30 years ago as they would have appeared back then at http://olduse.net/ .
>> No. 25881 Anonymous
19th April 2017
Wednesday 12:39 am
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>>25879

Actually, this is one of the few industries likely to survive 20+ years.

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