Posts in Category: FAIL

Xbox One the facts or the confusion? 

As many who are interested in Xbox do I have "Liked" Xbox on Facebook, this does mean I recieve a lot of spam from them but occasionally it is things of interest like free games. Today I got back to my desk to find the most confusing item I had ever seen released from Xbox:

Xbox One Did You know -- Xbox One Does not require a Kinect to be plugged in

Now this may seem fairly obvious but Xbox division of been touting for a long time they aren't making an Xbox One without a kinect. I can refeeence many articles where they have made this ubundently clear. This post throws a spanner in the works because if it is not required why not knock of £100(~$150) for the kinect and allow a cheap entry level system. For me personally I dont care, I want the Kinect functionality even just "Xbox Next Episode"; but this bugged me a little adding to the much confusion that is usually unfounded but in this case justified about Xbox One.

Posted by Stuart James Sunday, October 20, 2013 8:08:00 PM Categories: FAIL Games Microsoft

My Stickmen look like a 5 year old (possibly younger) drew them 

If you have seen any of my research it heavily involves crazy little stick figures or badly hand drawn stick figures or horses. Sadly after 3 years of PhD my ability to draw via a computer or by hand has not improved as demonstrated by some quality stick figures that when are aged will go into my current project.




Often it feels like maybe someone with some natural artistic ability should be working on the topic of Sketch based Retrieval. For now though I will have to do!

Posted by Stuart James Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:57:00 AM Categories: FAIL

Surface RT 8.1, maybe I am impatient! 

After seeing the post come up in my sad to say Facebook feed went on to download the 8.1 update for my Surface RT. Am a little confused by how this error is to be fixed but still am a little disappointed.


Error “The update is not applicable to your computer”

Hopefully will fix a bit later, for the moment no 8.1 for me and many others.

Posted by Stuart James Wednesday, June 26, 2013 5:48:06 PM Categories: FAIL Microsoft Windows8
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