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Ad blocking, my conscious decision to abstain

When Apple released iOS 9 on iPad and iPhone it included a new feature that can block web ads within Safari. I’ve been using Ad Blocking plugins on my PC and Mac browsers for a while and jumped straight in and installed 2 apps to play around with. I wanted to improve my online experience […]

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Windows 10 and Surface 3 – Turn to the dark side

With all the buzz of the Windows 10 launch a few weeks ago I decided that I wanted to experience it for myself, rather than throw it on a virtual machine on my Mac I decided that I’d replace my iPad Mini and opt for a Surface 3 for my light commuting and travel needs, […]

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Will anyone miss Currys : PCWorld when it’s gone?

I ordered a Logitech Keys to Go keyboard for my iPad that was delivered on Saturday using Amazon Prime. Unfortunately there was a defect with Backspace key that was causing it to stick when pressed, I arranged a return with Amazon but there were none currently in stock, no drama. On a whim I took a […]

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To Jailbreak land and back again..

A few weeks ago I Jailbroke my iPhone 5, the latest in a long line of iPhones I’ve jailbroken over the years. I lasted 5 days in this Jailbroken state, I reinstalled stock 6.1 within a week. You see, one Jailbreak library update and my phone was left in a non bootable state. Hacking your […]

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Samsung Movies. Thanks for nothing!

Samsung, you really are something special, this is an email I received this week… Dear user, We’d like to inform you that from 15/12/2012, the Samsung Movies service will no longer be available and the web page movies.uk.samsungapps.com will not be accessible. If you wish to use the service over 15/12/2012, then please click here. Please also note that the following mobile devices are […]