Picture of Stuart Ryan - IT Professional Sydney, AustraliaMy name is Stuart Ryan and I am an I.T. Professional currently based in Sydney, Australia.

Since completing a Bachelors in Computing Science with a Diploma in Information Technology Professional Practice (UTS), I am now studying a Masters of Business in Information Technology Management to further my studies and professional skills.

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Stuart Ryan

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  • Consider the risk of gift cards for your next birthday or Christmas present January 10, 2017
    After the unfortunate demises of retailers including Dick Smith Electronics, Masters, and Pumpkin Patch in Australia (to name a few), and my own shopping for Christmas gifts not a month ago, I began pondering an issue with the humble gift card. While this has been written with an Australian context in mind, the principles apply worldwide (and with a […]
  • A review of ShopMate – Australia Post’s US shipping service January 7, 2017
    We Aussies live on an island in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes that makes getting things from other countries a little tough. Just before Christmas, I wanted to buy myself a Kindle Oasis from Amazon! Normally this wouldn’t be too much of an issue, however Amazon suffered a bug where the site refused to […]
  • Speedify can help you with slow or flaky internet October 9, 2016
    As mobile data plans become more and more generous, wouldn’t it be great if you could actually use your quota in truly beneficial way towards the end of the month? I came across Speedify a few months ago, and in short… it permits you to ‘bond’ multiple internet connections together for either a speed boost, or […]
  • Telstra meets Kitty Smalls! – Social media done right! June 1, 2016
    Picture this, I am sitting at home, in need of some laughs and I begin to see an exchange between one of my great friends and Telstra’s social media team. I first met Laura as the owner of the Woo! social club and have since had many an opportunity to get to know her. What I can […]
  • Speed Tests of VividWireless’ new network offering May 17, 2016
    Recently I got my hands on a juicy new device from VividWireless and as promised I have now done some testing so that you might get a better idea. These tests were all done from Concord NSW and are obviously indicative only. If there is anything you would like me to test please let me […]