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Foxtel iQ3 – The worst piece of technology this year?
May 20, 2015
Ladies and gentlemen, it appears that we have a definite contender (and likely winner) of the 2015 Shonky Awards! When you pay a premium for cable television, it is every Australian’s right that, they get premium hardware… or that at least works… or that works on occasion… at least I now know, this was a woeful […]
TorGuard Review 2015 – My VPN of choice as an Australian
April 26, 2015
Choosing a VPN provider can be difficult, you want one that provides great customer service, security, reliability and most importantly, one with servers close to you as well as around the world. When my account with Astrill came up for renewal recently, I decided it was time to review the field again. I use a […]
Pinentry and Pinentry-Curses on Mac OSX Backspace Issues
April 19, 2015
So this is going to be short and sweet… for those of you that are looking to use pinentry or pinentry-curses (at least in my case installed with Homebrew) that are having problems with the backspace character not working properly… this might just be up your alley. Recently while using the LastPass CLI (for writing […]
Office 2016 for Mac – A plea for add-ins functionality!
March 6, 2015
With the release today of the first preview of Office 2016 for Mac (which has been a LONG LONG time coming as you will all know), I want to put forward the following plea to Microsoft. Thus far, on brief inspection, I have not seen any indications that add-ins will be supported in the new […]
Push notifications on CommBank for iOS should be disabled
February 12, 2015
When a company such as a major Australian bank implements two-factor authentication poorly, I believe the issue should be made known so that others can decide how to address the concern for themselves. We all know that two-factor authentication these days is a must, it adds an extra level of safety to many online services including email, government […]
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