Category Archive: Opinion

Dec 04

There is an answer to slow internet

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If you live in the ACT there is a pretty good chance that you hate your internet. It is slow. It crashes. It is good for – maybe – browsing the web for a few minutes before it grinds to a halt completely. It would actually be quicker to fly to Sydney, get a cab …

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Dec 04

It is farewell to the Airport router

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I don’t know why this bothers me so much but the recent news that Apple are (if the rumours are true) halting production of the Airport Router (Time Capsule, Extreme, Express) has left me feeling rather dazed. These are excellent products. They are easy to setup, a joy to administer and they are a work …

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Oct 16

New iOS 10 feature is not as daft as you think

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Two things I hear a lot lately. “I just upgraded to iOS 10.”  “I hate the fact you cannot slide to unlock, stupidest idea ever!” I said in a previous article that the removal of the swipe feature, more than any other, was going to take some time to get used too. In actual fact it is …

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Sep 18

Apple Watch series 2

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The Apple Watch is, as regular readers can attest, a favourite of mine. It helps monitor my health, it has inspired me to get off my rear and exercise and it helps me quickly answer phone calls and texts, and this says nothing for the way it monitors my working day, lets me control gadgets …

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Aug 21

How and why to avoid Clickbait

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Click here to win a million dollars Hollywood legend dies suddenly Click here to claim your free iPhone Loose 10KG by following this simple trick These are crude examples of Clickbait and, as the name suggests, they are designed to make you click on them and what happens after that is anyones guess. Some are …

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