Fortunately, no one I know sends those ghastly round-robin emails or letters at Christmas, full of the details of their ghastly children, Jocasta and Tristran, and how they’re doing so well at competitive lute-wielding, and such nonsense. Yet, through the magic of Gmail, I get to experience much the same effect, with the odd bonus… Read More Gmail – a Christmas Round Robin
More fun with Orange and their utterly insane billing system. This time, it’s not the amounts that they’ve got wrong. But the sheer stupidity of the way they present information on their online billing system, which makes it incredibly hard to work out exactly what this month’s bill is. I have two Orange account numbers;… Read More More bonkers Orange billing
I’ve written before about the sorry state of Orange’s billing systems, back in 2010, and it would be nice to think that they’d sorted them out since then. They’ve presumably been too busy with the merger with T-Mobile, creating Everything Everywhere, to actually do anything that might help out customers. Yesterday, I thought I’d best… Read More More fun with Orange billing
I was rather hoping I’d get my Nexus 7 today; I had a dispatch note from Google, with a TNT tracking number. And an email saying they’d upgraded the shipping – probably to make up for the annoyance suffered by people who’ve pre-ordered, only to see those who waited get their units first. Throughout the… Read More Waiting for a Nexus 7
I have a Google Plus page; like a lot of people, I don’t tend to go there that often, because I’ve not yet found anything compelling. And, thanks to the latest changes that Google has made, giving it a new look, I’m even less likely to go there in future. Because Google has made it… Read More So long, Google Plus
There’s something funny going on with Freeview HD – at least from the Crystal Palace transmitter. I updated my DigitalStream recorder earlier today and in common with other users noticed the time was shown in the EPG as Saturday 3rd March. So, I did a full factory reset, and still had that problem – and… Read More FreeviewHD’s leap year problem – check your timers!