Category Archives: Technology

Oh WPEC version 3.8 … why are you such a failure?

I have used the WordPress eCommerce plugin on a number of sites and have been very happy with it but since the change from version 3.7.x to 3.8.x I have been having nothing but headaches from it. The changes in … Continue reading

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Social Networking – Some elementary security

Thanks to my shiny white teeth I’d like to promote this latest service… No, not really! As some of you may have noticed last week my Facebook status was updated some time before I woke up on 28th December with … Continue reading

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We’ll Control Your Internet, Thanks

I’ve been following for quite a while now, the debate regarding the government decision to introduce a filter that will block certain websites from being accessed by users in Australia. If you are unaware of this then you’re not alone … Continue reading

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Attempting to pay – When your web service upgrade doesn’t cut it!

This morning I attempted to pay my electricity bill online, however upon accessing the Synergy website to make the payment I discovered that the page that was cached in Firefox now diverts to a generic payments page giving you information … Continue reading

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Win 7 Approacheth

The release date for the latest flavour of Windows has been announced along with a nice little ad from Microsoft inviting me to upgrade. Thanks, that would be nice! Of course, when I followed the link I knew deep down … Continue reading

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Power saving gadget

It’s well known that I am someone who loves gadgets and I’ve always had an interest in consumer electronics and computers. As a result, I have quite a few toys around my house and, having children, I am also forever … Continue reading

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Broken link in the chain

Last Thursday my monitor unexpectedly died and, while it’s still got six months of a three year warranty left it’s going to take three weeks before the repair company can even look at it so on Friday I ended up … Continue reading

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Telco blues

When I was working as a courier my mobile phone was my most important means of communication. As I started to develop my web design business I started to use my fixed line phone a little more than previously. To … Continue reading

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Firefox 2.0

After a false start I have upgraded to the latest Firefox browser. When Version 2 first came out I installed it onto my computer only to find a minor bug in the way the tabbing works due to a customisation … Continue reading

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