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For Brian G by Phi
I don't know if you have seen this article on Braille displays. http://arstechnica.co.uk/gadgets/2016/03/alternative-cheaper-braille-displays/
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March 26th 16 11:14 AM
by Ian[_14_] Go to last post
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Adding to the gaiety of nations by Bill Wright[_3_]
I might have mentioned this before but I can't remember, so here it is again. A few weeks ago I was trudging round Morrisons when the background music thing suddenly played Barbara Ann by the Beachboys. It's a catchy tune and it has many happy associations for those of us of a certain age. So I...
March 26th 16 09:49 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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music while you try to think by Bill Wright[_3_]
I've been to the bank to open an account. I was made to watch a series of videos that explained everything. Trouble is the videos had music that made it hard for me to hear the words. How daft is that? The girl said, "Well it's upbeat music Mr Wright. It's to make you feel all bubbly and...
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March 25th 16 12:57 PM
by Davey Go to last post
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[OT]I just read this on the LondonLovesBusiness website. by Johnny B Good[_2_]
On Wed, 23 Mar 2016 21:05:37 +0000, Adrian Caspersz wrote: On 23/03/16 20:32, pinnerite wrote: 'Flash crash' trader Navinder Sarao to be extradited to US, faces maximum sentence of 380 YEARS if found guilty. If convicted will he get training to become adjusted to society when he ...
March 24th 16 10:20 PM
by Johnny B Good[_2_] Go to last post
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No posts received here since 15.07 yesterday! by Bill Wright[_3_]
No posts received here since 15.07 yesterday!
March 24th 16 09:09 PM
by critcher[_5_] Go to last post
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Egan rotary variable attenuators by Bill Wright[_3_]
Who remembers them? Can you still get them? Who was Egan? Bill
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March 21st 16 11:17 PM
by tony sayer Go to last post
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Keyboard for TV? by Kenny
I have a 50" LG Smart TV, internet seems slow on it in comparison with PC's, tablets and phones all using the same wi-fi connection. I find using the on screen keyboard with the remote very fiddly and slow and was wondering about using one of those mini keyboards instead. Any recommendations...
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March 21st 16 09:28 AM
by Paul D Smith[_2_] Go to last post
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Happy Valley sound quality by Davey
I caught the end of an interview this morning on BBC News with somebody who was something to do with the series Happy Valley, which I have not watched. She was saying that there had been initially some complaints about the speech on the broadcasts being mumbled, and that they had checked the audio...
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March 21st 16 04:34 AM
by Johnny B Good[_2_] Go to last post
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Recording HD from Freeview/Freesat - Xpost by David[_19_]
I have been nudged back into thinking about recording TV using a PC by the dire performance of my Bush satellite decoder. All the "Smart" stuff gave up a while back when they changed the iPlayer specs. The EPG keeps flipping from showing what is on to "No information available" and mostly you...
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March 19th 16 04:02 PM
by Davey Go to last post
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OT, Tesco Direct website. by David[_14_]
When I do a search on the Tesco website for electronic items the results include many stores in addition to Tesco I'm wondering what is the connection with these, do Tesco own these others stores or what? EG Cleverboxes, Hughes etc. Regards David
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March 19th 16 01:31 PM
by Woody[_4_] Go to last post
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Sick hummy fixed by Vir Campestris
Our HDR Fox-T2 started playing silly buggers. Kept rebooting, lost several recordings was getting worse. So I took it apart, stuck the drive in a PC, and checked it - all OK. Put the drive back intending to back up the files I most wanted. Fiddling about with an app to walk the directory, and...
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March 18th 16 10:47 PM
by Vir Campestris Go to last post
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[OT] Braun RC wall clock and MSF time signal by Jon
I've have a Braun RC wall clock for a few years and have had no problems with it until now. it has an LCD display which shows the current date and up to the leap day it was fine, but when it should have showed for the 1st of March it was showing , so I took the battery out for about 10...
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March 18th 16 03:32 PM
by Woody[_4_] Go to last post
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Oh dear me, another technical fault by Phi
The BBC blamed the "angle" of long-lens photographs for making the stunt appear closer to the Cenotaph than it actually was. However, images later revealed tyre marks surrounding the nearby women's memorial remembering the women who served in the Second World War. Chris Evans, Top Gear's new...
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March 18th 16 09:50 AM
by Martin[_3_] Go to last post
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Dead people by Bill Wright[_3_]
"He's dead isn't he?" "Which one?" "The one on the left. Well, both of them for all I know." "The one on the left is Terry Wogan. Yes, he's a gonner all right." "Oh turn it off!" "Why?" "Well he's our age!" "Hang on." (quick google) "No, he's ten years older than us." "Oh that's all right, leave it...
March 17th 16 09:50 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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OT Carphone Warehouse by alan_m
I must commend the honesty of Carphone Warehouse in their latest advert We will rip you off unless you actually ask for a better deal. -- mailto: news {at} admac {dot] myzen {dot} co {dot} uk
March 13th 16 11:00 AM
by tim...[_2_] Go to last post
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Trump's mouth by Bill Wright[_3_]
Is it just me, or does he have Mussolini's mouth, when he tries to look serious? Bill
March 13th 16 09:22 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
1 245
watch out by Woody[_4_]
"Bill Wright" wrote in message ... The metal strap on my 100 five-year-old watch failed, so I took it to a shop that sells that make. A big posh shop.They took it in but after three months of me ringing them finally said they...
March 13th 16 04:11 AM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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Tis the end of days ... Culture Secretary to end iPlayer "loophole" by madge
The culture secretary has vowed to end the iPlayer "loophole" soon, so those watching catch-up TV do not get "a free ride". http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-35708623
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March 12th 16 06:08 PM
by Martin[_3_] Go to last post
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Huge shift in Lip Sync BBC1 1900 by Dickie mint[_2_]
Several times over the last few weeks, when BBC1HD (108) goes into the One Show the lip sync is way out. It seems to be an effect of the ad, sorry trail, voice over. Anyone else see this? Solved by switching to 109 (BBC2SD) and back. Humax Foxsat HDR.
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March 12th 16 04:39 PM
by Peter Duncanson Go to last post
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Licensing the use of iPlayer catchup programs by Phi
The Beeb will have make all the listed programs available, where at the moment only about 30 per cent are playable. It looks as if all the american crap like (family guy etc.) takes up huge chunks of space, but is 'not available'
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March 12th 16 04:18 PM
by Roderick Stewart[_3_] Go to last post
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