A pathetic minority of internet keyboard
warriors react to a brief appearance by a female on Scrum V as if she's a suffragette throwing herself in front of the king's horse - even though women make up almost half the programme's viewers.
That's right, the ITV man who had internet keyboard
warriors raging on a fortnightly basis is now thought of far more fondly.
The machine comes complete with CDRW drive, 5 USB ports, including a convenient front-side port, Internet keyboard
and optical mouse, and 2W speakers.
Compaq will offer RealOne Membership, including RealOne Music, to their existing customers and new PC buyers through a RealOne icon on the desktop, a hot link to a co-branded Compaq and RealOne Web site from the Compaq Internet Keyboard
, and other online and offline promotion vehicles.
The prize personal computer from 24-7 Freecall makes accessing the Internet easier and faster than ever, using Compaq's innovative easy access Internet keyboard
and 24-7Freecall's Internet access service.
The computers also feature an Easy Access capability, a 'pop-off' panel giving access to memory, PCI slots and hard drive and a new Internet keyboard
featuring an 'email-waiting' light which lights up the PC to notify up to 10 household members that there is new e-mail.
Compaq's Internet solution comprises of one month's free AOL UK membership with a free 100 hour online trial of AOL UK and GBP 50 cash back if customers stay online for six months, a pay-as-you-go method of accessing the Internet through BT Click, Compaq's Internet set-up wizard and Compaq's Easy Access Internet Keyboard
. Pricing for the range has been announced and is set at between GBP699 and GBP1,299.
Since January 9, all its Presario home PCs have shipped with a so-called internet keyboard
, which includes various hot buttons, one of which takes users to a 'My AltaVista' site that will later be opened to the entire web.
The company will offer a new non-payment Presario Internet Smart Card solution, powered by Netissimo, to accompany its Compaq Smart Credit Card Internet Keyboard
for Presario 5000 and 8000 desktop PCs.
The new Internet keyboard
features a Compaq exclusive 'email waiting' light which automatically 'wakes up' the PC to notify up to ten household members that new email is waiting for them.