Month: July 2016

It’s true, ‘Pokémon Go’ is becoming a fitness craze

It turns out that there’s an amazing side effect to joining the ranks of the millions now addicted to Pokémon Go: better health. Fitness tracker Jawbone UP claims that users of its fitness band who also mentioned that they used Pokémon Go logged a…

Brick thrown through Angela Eagle’s office window after she announces Labour leadership bid

Angela Eagle has had a brick thrown through her constituency office’s window and been inundated with abusive phone calls after announcing her bid to become Labour leader. Source: Brick thrown through Angela Eagle’s office window after she announces Labour leadership bid

Thoughts for Today (London Victoria)

Pop Up Ads…. *punches wall*

Source: This clip of a man trying to close an online pop-up ad will make you seethe

Microsoft’s Windows 10 nagware goes FULL SCREEN in final push • The Register

I am actually not that surprised with Microsoft’s behaviour on this. Forcing an upgrade onto people without consent. In fact, it was using malware-like tactics to make you (or persuade you) to upgrade. Some other references: http://www.pcworld.com/article/3014238/windows/get-windows-10-prompt-adopts-malware-like-tactics-to-trick-you-into-upgrading.html http://www.pcworld.com/article/3073457/windows/how-microsofts-nasty-new-windows-10-pop-up-tricks-you-into-upgrading.html http://www.computerworld.com/article/2993851/windows-pcs/microsoft-antagonizes-users-with-intrusive-new-windows-10-upgrade-tactics.html http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/03/17/microsoft_windows_10_upgrade_gwx_vs_humanity/ <– this one I…

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