Samsung Galaxy S3 fails Sep26

Samsung Galaxy S3 fa...

At first I thought it was me – that I hadn’t charged my phone properly, or had accidentally hit the reset button. But after the fifth time, I started searching and found the threads…...

Acer 501 Android update – finally Jan19

Acer 501 Android upd...

I’ve been waiting for what seems like forever for an upgrade to my Acer Iconia 501 tablet. I forget how long I’ve had it – feels like a couple of years – but given that it first came out late 2011, it’s really only around 15 months. It’s just that I use it...

Size does matter Apr21

Size does matter

I thought I would be happy with 13 inches. But it wasn’t enough. At work I have the big 17 inch quad core Dell Precision. For the first year and a half I took it home each night. I ended up with a sore back and friendly chiropractor. So I decided to buy a second laptop, purely for home....

Toshiba get your @#$% act together! Apr20

Toshiba get your @#$...

We used to be a Toshiba family. Not ever again. I bought a Toshiba laptop for Scott in October. In March he complained that the HDMI port was no longer working, so as we had paid for the extended warranty at Dick Smith, we took it in. We demonstrated the problem to the lovely guys at my local...

Not bad service Jan13

Not bad service

It’s not excellent service. But it was service in the end. My scanner died, after years of trusty service. So I went to Harvey Norman armed with a catalogue of a basic model printer and scanner. The salesguy was good. He convinced me to upgrade to a better machine. And to move from HP...

Which software crashes the most? Feb21

Which software crash...

In the last two weeks I’ve been having a lot of FireFox crashes. Strangely they have happened 9 out of 10 times whilst using Google AdWords. Not what you expect from two leading software providers. But the absolute winner for me has to be Macromedia Dreamweaver. Without fail, if I...