Category Archives: Computers and Internet

The Great Work Begins…

The last time I blogged about our Broadband saga was back in September – time for an update. Back then I wrote that there was good news – the company (the Communications Infrastructure Fund – CIF) financing the rollout of … Continue reading

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The Saga of Broadband Internet – Part III

I last blogged about the poor state of broadband internet here back in February. At that time things were not looking very good. The company (the Communications Infrastructure Fund – CIF) financing the rollout of fibre optic cables had made … Continue reading

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Falling Short

I watched the live stream of the Microsoft keynote at IFA 2017 today, or at least I tried to. It was supposed to start at 14:00 CET, but for the first 18 minutes, there was no live stream, only music … Continue reading

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Search in Microsoft’s Photos App – Simply Not Good Enough

Another day, another rant at Microsoft. And once again, my despair is directed towards the team developing the Photos app in Windows 10. Ever since the Photos app had its debut in Windows 8, back in October 2013, it has … Continue reading

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Microsoft: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Again

Once upon a time, back in 2013, Windows had a feature called “Smart Files”. I found it very useful – I was able to use Windows Explorer to search all of the files stored in my OneDrive, even though the … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga of Broadband Internet

It’s been 15 months since I blogged about the poor state of broadband internet in our area. In that time, steps both forwards and back have occurred, so I thought it would be useful to summarise the current state of … Continue reading

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The Lenovo YOGA Mouse

Lenovo has a wide range of computer accessories, and recently they sent me an example of the new Lenovo YOGA Mouse for me to review. Lenovo tells me that, up to the end of December 2016, North American users can … Continue reading

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