Monthly Archives: October 2009

Cyber Security

Had an interesting job this week, a customer got in touch with a story about her ‘Cyber Security’ system not letting her browse to any web pages. Nothing she did would get rid of the messages it kept throwing up.

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Another web site

Signs of Success signed up for a free community website at ourporirua.com recently. Today I got a version of my printed flyer up as a simple place holder (at host.ourporirua.com/soscomputerrescue). I struggled with this site for a few days. The

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New blog theme

I just down loaded a new theme for my WordPress blog. Normally, if I was using the WordPress site to host my blog, I could choose any of thousands of different themes with no real difficulty. However, when you install

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Orange phone

Also while travelling in the UK, I bought a mobile phone from Orange for 15gbp (GB pounds), which included 10gbp airtime, so I got the phone for 5gbp. I brought it back to NZ hoping that it would just ‘work’.

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Vodafone UK vodem in NZ

While in the UK (May-June 2009) I bought a Vodafone wireless modem (a Vodem!) which cost 40 pounds including 15 pounds worth of access (1 gigabyte) so the vodem only cost me 25 pounds. As it happens I only used

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