Red the new green

I’m currently catching buses to and from work as my insurer works to effect minor repairs to my Mazda CX-5, someone having reversed into me several weeks ago. It’s been a few years since I last needed to catch a bus, it would seem a few cowboys have been employed since then. When last I... Continue Reading →

Facebook greed

In Australia it has been proposed that companies like Google and Facebook that re-use and share news media content should pay for that. There has been some push back, though earlier this week Google announced a deal in which it would pay for content produced by the 7News group of companies. It was good to... Continue Reading →

Router says: ‘No’

What an interesting week I had working from home. It was meant to be the first week I would only work from home on Fridays since COVID first impacted the world last year, late-March here. Then, COVID impacted our city once more and we had a one-week lockdown and our return to work schedule was... Continue Reading →

Migrated, now shaped

After yesterday’s fun with Internet stability we were migrated with ease to our new internet service provider come morning, Aussie Broadband. I’ve been particularly impressed at the ease of the migration process, we didn’t even need to contact our former internet provider, all taken care of. At the moment we are still awaiting our VoIP... Continue Reading →

Poor service; Switch

When we purchased our home it also meant swapping internet technologies from Telstra Cable TV to Naked DSL, that is ADSL without a telephone line service connection. We selected major internet service provider iiNet as they were locally based and well respected. Our service had worked well for us, and was actually faster than the... Continue Reading →

Bukerk

Recently I took my car in for its regular servicing, and must unusually I didn't receive that dreaded call alerting you to 501 things they insist need doing that will cost you a mortgage to have fixed; that has never happened to me before. They did, however, alert me to the fact there was a... Continue Reading →

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