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by n3tw0rk5
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Have's and Have Nots
Replies: 28
Views: 5619

Re: Have's and Have Nots

<t>I wonder if that why what i'm being charged has been upped by £2.40 as i've been moved into the 3rd batch which doesnt ship till the end of april,<br/> <br/> Managed to get onto the order page at around 6.45 but the order wasnt completed till 7.10, due to the pages taking forever to respond.<br/>...
by n3tw0rk5
Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Farnell price fluctuations
Replies: 18
Views: 4628

Re: Farnell price fluctuations

<t>I got a order confirmation email mail saying the unit cost was £24.55 + vat, total £29.46 with free delivery (sure that was the price stated on the site as well)<br/> <br/> Just checked my order and it seems it has jumped up a bit, havent checked if payment has been taken yet, not fussed about pa...
by n3tw0rk5
Sat Mar 03, 2012 9:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Have's and Have Nots
Replies: 28
Views: 5619

Re: Have's and Have Nots

I was down as 12th of march on the order confirmation email, phoned Farnell to check and was advised it would be the end of April.
by n3tw0rk5
Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: RS Components
Replies: 175
Views: 34242

Re: RS Components

<t>spurious said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Doesn't RS Components only sell to companies?, so how does average Joe buy one?<br/> <br/> <br/> This seems to have been an issue with Farnell as well in Germany and the Netherlands, allthough a few managed to get round it. At least we didnt have that hassle in th...
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a time and a date on the front page...
Replies: 177
Views: 34748

Re: There's a time and a date on the front page...

<t>Insmonia is my friend!<br/> <br/> I remember when the original eepc 7" lappy first came out here, It ended up with a trip to tottenham court road as there was a whisper there were a couple there.<br/> I was over the moon when I got one, and I"m just as excited about the raspi, plus I don"t have t...
by n3tw0rk5
Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...
Replies: 52
Views: 12962

Re: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...

<t>ChaosAffect said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Looks like it's going to be a late night for me. It's currently a little past 3AM in the UK, 10:11PM here, which means I'm probably going to have to be up until at least 3AM, if not later. Hope y'all get the sales going bright and early so I don't have to forgo...
by n3tw0rk5
Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:06 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Android app for Raspberry Pi buying alarm
Replies: 8
Views: 2916

Re: Android app for Raspberry Pi buying alarm

Just puts extra load on the webserver, not ideal when the site is busy.
by n3tw0rk5
Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better
Replies: 31
Views: 5378

Re: Mobile site updated to look prettier and work better

Working well with the standard android browser and also Dolphin HD ( Arc s/gingerbead)
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day
Replies: 25
Views: 3947

Re: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day

Ingredients and various fillings sourced, let the mess commence!
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Disagreements on these Forums
Replies: 77
Views: 11291

Re: Disagreements on these Forums

When traveling in bad weather conditions your advised to carry a shovel, flask, wellies, high visibility jacket and a blanket. last time I did it I looked like a right muppet sat on the bus!
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day
Replies: 25
Views: 3947

Re: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day

Yup, I"m not a fan of the packet mixes, never tastes the same.
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day
Replies: 25
Views: 3947

Re: It's Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day

Ok never mind inedible RasPi"s, it"s Shrove Tuesday!

So you are all cordially invited to submit your favourite pancake recipes and fillings.

Don"t be shy now, I"ve a tea to make tonight; -)
by n3tw0rk5
Mon Feb 20, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Official image packaged for VMware and VirtualBox emulation
Replies: 26
Views: 102434

Re: Official image packaged for VMware and VirtualBox emulation

Grumpyoldgit said:


nmcc said:


I'd of done this Friday night but it was Panto weekend in the village and I was needed on stage


Altogether children. Oh no you weren't.



Sounds all wishy washy to me
by n3tw0rk5
Mon Feb 20, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Official image packaged for VMware and VirtualBox emulation
Replies: 26
Views: 102434

Re: Official image packaged for VMware and VirtualBox emulation

Thanking you muchly

Newly acquired netbook is being put through it paces with vm's as we speak.
by n3tw0rk5
Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Couldnt it have been Atoms?
Replies: 40
Views: 9750

Re: Couldnt it have been Atoms?

<t>Why stop at an atom lets just cain the power usage and shove in a i7 Extreme cpu, 64gb ram, Nvidia  GTX 580m GPU and a 512gb ssd drive, (bespoke additions to be entered here).<br/> <br/> Moon on a stick surely not, for $35 i might even buy 2 <br/> <br/> In all seriousness an Atom based RasPI woul...
by n3tw0rk5
Sat Feb 11, 2012 1:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Couldnt it have been Atoms?
Replies: 40
Views: 9750

Re: Couldnt it have been Atoms?

<t>But just how many of those 40 quid mboards were made to get them down to that price. It would be a damn sight more than 10k.<br/> <br/> Also the fact the a good few of the peeps that came up with the RasPi, work for broadcom, which meant they were able to get a low volume of arm based processors ...
by n3tw0rk5
Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New here and feeling a bit overwhelmed
Replies: 36
Views: 7539

Re: New here and feeling a bit overwhelmed

<t>Welcome to the forum from one who regards himself as just making up numbers for the moment.<br/> <br/> If you have a hunt about there's a lot of useful info on here, that doesnt require a brain transplant to put into practice and dont be afraid to shout up and ask questions, it helps the rest of ...
by n3tw0rk5
Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tom's Hardware "not available until September" headline
Replies: 11
Views: 1811

Re: Tom's Hardware "not available until September" headline

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> n3tw0rk5 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Ah the joys of misinterpretation, I bet the why/when/where/I demand one by divine right, lemmings would of gone into a rabid meltdown reading that!<br/> <br/> <br/> Oh, they did. You should have seen the emails. <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> ...
by n3tw0rk5
Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tom's Hardware "not available until September" headline
Replies: 11
Views: 1811

Re: Tom's Hardware "not available until September" headline

Ah the joys of misinterpretation, I bet the why/when/where/I demand one by divine right, lemmings would of gone into a rabid meltdown reading that!
by n3tw0rk5
Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: The South Yorkshire Pi Group
Replies: 53
Views: 10872

Re: The South Yorkshire Pi Group

I work in Sheffield so could pop along.
by n3tw0rk5
Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Netflix Ready?
Replies: 29
Views: 25275

Re: Netflix Ready?

<t>Prometheus said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Unfortunately, I don't think that this will work, because Netflix does not support Linux, and it seems that all of the current workarounds require you to be using x86-based systems (whereas the Raspberry Pi uses an ARM CPU).<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Thats pants, s...
by n3tw0rk5
Wed Feb 08, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Netflix Ready?
Replies: 29
Views: 25275

Re: Netflix Ready?

<r>Here is the link for the wiki for the basic setup and what you will need <URL url="http://elinux.org/RPi_Hardware.....asic_Setup">http://elinux.org/RPi_Hardware.....asic_Setup</URL><br/> <br/> If you have something like lxde for the desktop enviroment and a browser that supports whatever plugins ...
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Would the Wrist Charger from ThinkGeek work?
Replies: 7
Views: 2043

Re: Would the Wrist Charger from ThinkGeek work?

<t>Grumpyoldgit said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I have to admit that when I first saw the contraption I assumed is was a masturbatory device which created a charge for storing power.<br/> <br/> Now that I can see what it is, it just appears wanky!<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I'm glad someone else posted what I w...
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New post on the front page: a date that'll interest you, and a datasheet that will too.
Replies: 127
Views: 19319

Re: New post on the front page: a date that'll interest you, and a datasheet that will too.

JamesH said:

Big glass of fizzy wine tonight for me - cooking a slap up meal for the other half's birthday.  Wish me luck!

Good luck, I'm sure your better half will be impressed
by n3tw0rk5
Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New post on the front page: a date that'll interest you, and a datasheet that will too.
Replies: 127
Views: 19319

Re: New post on the front page: a date that'll interest you, and a datasheet that will too.

<t>liz said:<br/> <br/> <br/> I'm afraid that rather than politely telling them to jog on, what I actually do is to dump them in my trash folder. I know it's impolite, but the number of legitimate mails I'm getting every day is hard enough to reply to as it is, so I have made a decision not to respo...

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