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Jun 06 2016

Uber driver sacked for hurling homophobic slurs at passengers

Uber has been making slow but steady progress toward legalised operations in Australia having become legal in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales late last year. Meanwhile, in Victoria, Uber services were effectively legalised after charges against one of its drivers were overturned on appeal much to the dismay of the local taxi …

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Dec 06 2013

Keeping Track of Unfinished Business in The Legend of Zelda – A Link to the past

Here’s a quick tip that I’ve picked up whilst playing the latest Zelda game on 3DS. A major gripe that I’ve had in prior games is the inability to mark the map when you come across stuff that seems important but you have insufficient means to interact with it. You may need an essential item, …

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Dec 05 2013

Check Warranty Availability on Overseas Purchases

Depending upon the sort of things you may buy it can seem that in Australian that we are slugged with higher prices over and beyond what we’d consider reasonable. Particularly in the case of downloadable software and content where the same product can but multiple times the cost found in the USA or UK it …

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Nov 25 2013

DoNotTrackMe Upgrades to 3.0

If you’ve been following my blog you might of read about a service called DoNotTrackMe and some of the fantastic security capabilities it brings to your browser: With the ability to stop websites from tracking you as you browse across the internet and mask your e-mail address you’re ahead of the game when it comes …

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Oct 27 2013

My Thoughts on the Pebble Smartwatch

The smartwatch is the next potential battleground for smart devices and the Pebble seemed to garner significant interest ahead of the big name manufacturers getting on board in a major way. Particularly, with smartphones getting larger screens approaching a whopping six inches I could see the benefit in having a smartwatch paired with a smartphone …

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Oct 23 2013

Keeping Tabs on Australian Fires

At present, in Australia fires are tracked on a state and territory level which makes it hard to get a consolidated view at a national level to see what is going on. This might not be a big deal if your family, friends and properties are largely located in one state or territory but if …

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Oct 16 2013

Pinterest – Not Just for Sharing Pictures

There are lots of picture sharing services out there – Flickr amd Instagram come to mind whilst Facebook and Twitter are also popular alternatives. However, Pinterest is another alternative that is growing on the masses particularly when it comes to arts and crafts. That said, I’ve found another use for Pinterest – it’s great for …

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Aug 22 2013

How to Tell Which Browser Tab is Playing Back a YouTube Video

Another quick tip. Sometimes you might just have a lot of time to kill and you end up with a whole stack of browser tabs containing YouTube videos that you want to watch. However, you might lose which tab has a video playing back if you’ve got a large number of them opened and you’d …

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Aug 18 2013

Monsoon Vulkano Flow Media Streamer Unboxing

Ever wanted to watch something on Foxtel when you’re not at home? Of course, there is the Foxtel Go app now but not all Android devices are supported and it also won’t help you view your recorded content if you’ve got a Foxtel IQ or IQ2 box. The other restriction with Foxtel Go is that …

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Aug 13 2013

My Printouts are Terrible!

If you’ve owned a printer at home then you may have faced frustrations with poor quality printouts at one point down the line. Printers are awesome when they work properly with great quality documents and photos appearing almost magically in the tray. What happens when that magic seems to go astray? There are a couple …

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