Category Archive: Legal

Sep 30 2015

Dashcams – Worth the Investment?

Over the decades, cars have become safer thanks to advances in technology including airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system) and even things such as PCSS (pre-collision safety system) which may not stop an accident from occurring but can assist in decreasing impact and damage. That said, technology can only do so much whilst humans remain in …

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Apr 04 2015

Enable Tracking Protection in Mozilla Firefox

Here’s a quick tip that not only helps you maintain some privacy but may also increase browsing speed in Firefox as well. Recently introduced into Mozilla Firefox, there is a disabled capability which will be enabled in Firefox 39 (we’re on Firefox 36.0.5 at the time of writing). This functionality blocks all of those invisible …

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Sep 18 2014

Product Warranties – Stick to Your Guns

Whenever we spend our hard-earned money on products such as electronics we do so with the usual expectation that those products will work for a long time to come. You may formulate that expectation based upon the brand, its reputation, the cost or other attributes of the product. In December 2013, I bought myself a …

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Aug 10 2014

Incoming Gadget – Logitech G930 Wireless Gaming Headset

Just a quick update. Given that my Logitech UE9000 wireless headphones broke at the end of June 2014 I’ve had to use other headphones until I sorted out my warranty claim. I’ll cover that in more detail soon but it took me four weeks to convince Logitech USA to replace the headphones as I purchased …

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Jun 29 2014

Broken Logitech UE9000 Headphones :(

A while back I unboxed my Logitech UE9000 headphones and I have really enjoyed their audio quality as well as the convenience of Bluetooth connectivity with my smartphone and computers. Unfortunately, after six months usage the plastic band across the top of the headphones snapped. The sound still works though but obviously there are problems …

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Jun 25 2014

iOttie Easy Flex Wireless Qi Charging Car Mount Review

Prius dashboard surface

Introduction Again, I want to thank MobileZap for sending out the iOttie Easy Flex Wireless Qi Charging car mount for me to review on my blog. This car mount was one of a number of solutions physically and technically suitable for my new Nokia Lumia 1520 – this is just one of the wider range of wireless chargers on …

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Jun 16 2013

Beware of End of Financial Year Sales

Just a quick tip for those in Australia as we approach the end of year. No doubt, your inboxes will be bombarded with EOFY (End of Financial Year) sale promotions and various websites will have huge banners plastered on them spruiking offers. These offers may be very tempting particularly if you are justifying purchases as …

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Jan 23 2013

Ever Heard of Do Not Knock?

Perhaps not technically orientated but I thought this was a good tip to share nonetheless. I reckon a lot of us would of heard about the Do Not Call Register and even registered your phone numbers online to stop telemarketing calls from coming through. However, what if there was something to stop salespeople from knocking on your door? …

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Dec 25 2012

LastPass Sentry – Even More Password Protection

While this is a couple of months old I thought I would share this anyway as I thought this was a really neat feature. If you use LastPass as your password manager across your browsers you can execute a check of your account credentials through use of the LastPass Security Challenge. It will scan all …

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Dec 23 2012

How to Close Your Instagram Account

Following on from yesterday’s article about how to backup your Instagram photos the next step for some may be to delete your Instagram account altogether. It’s very easy to do – just visit and, if prompted, login prior to verifying your attention to close your Instgram account. Be careful though as this is a one way process. …

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