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Why are printers cheap and replacement ink cartridges so expensive?Why are printers cheap and replacement ink cartridges so expensive?
I appreciate that there must be some logic to this situation, but I cannot work out why these companies sell their printers for so little and then - [2 August 2016 - 7 comments]

Forced to install Windows 10 and how Microsoft ruined my dayForced to install Windows 10 and how Microsoft ruined my day
Well, I did it last night, but only after several months of nagging on behalf of Microsoft. I finally downgraded my computer to Windows 10. - [29 July 2016 - 8 comments]

Teenagers that can't live without their smartphones and FacebookTeenagers that can't live without their smartphones and Facebook
When you get on a bus or a train these days take a look around. How many people do you see quite literally glued to their mobile devices? It's - [19 August 2015 - 3 comments]

Idiots on computer chairs, watch where you go!Idiots on computer chairs, watch where you go!
Today, at the libary, I saw someone decide to move to another position on the computer cluster. So, rather than actually getting up and walking round, - [5 January 2015 - 0 comments]

The Facebook generation think they know it allThe Facebook generation think they know it all
I'm absolutely fuming right now having read a post online that's entitled 'When I see my parents start to type in 'www'. The Facebook generation - [30 September 2013 - 23 comments]

Flashing adverts on websites are a distractionFlashing adverts on websites are a distraction
I understand that in today's competitive business environment, selling your product is important. And advertising helps to do that. Recently, - [6 August 2013 - 11 comments]

Websites that won't let you delete your profileWebsites that won't let you delete your profile
There are a lot of websites that allow (or require) you to set up user account or profile in order to use their services, but I find it infuriating - [31 August 2012 - 17 comments]

BBC shuns Google Plus in favour of FacebookBBC shuns Google Plus in favour of Facebook
My gripe is about the BBC's attitude towards social medial. They seem to be promoting Facebook almost to the point of advertising it and yet they - [28 June 2012 - 11 comments]

TalkTalk customers complain about poor serviceTalkTalk customers complain about poor service
We get sent so many complaints regarding TalkTalk here at The Weekly Gripe that we genuinely don’t know what to do with them all. I’ve included - [23 April 2011 - 85 comments]

Why are people still using Internet Explorer?Why are people still using Internet Explorer?
Why on earth are people out there still using Internet Explorer, let alone IE6? I read a news article recently that stated Microsoft are practically - [9 March 2011 - 42 comments]

Companies take too long to respond to emailCompanies take too long to respond to email
My gripe is really about the lack of timely communication and there are quite a few companies out there that are guilty of this. How hard can it be to - [31 January 2011 - 14 comments]

Too much time wasted on E-mail?Too much time wasted on E-mail?
When my other half was introduced to the world of e-mailing, I noted a change in her pattern of behaviour: time is frittered away so that lunch is - [17 January 2011 - 25 comments]

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