Category Archives: Computing

Internet speed

I was checking, as I regularly do, my internet Connection speed. I just want to make sure I get what I pay for. Obviously when connected directly to the router, the Ethernet connection is the fastest. I certainly cannot complain … Continue reading

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Computer down

My main computer won’t start. Only goes as far as a blank page. I went through all recovery procedures I know but to no avail so far. Quite frustrating. I have a full back-up version so I just need for … Continue reading

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Pencil II

Had earlier on the scheduled call from Apple Care regarding my defective brand new pencil. The call came from Ireland, which is hardly surprising, and took more than 45 minutes. Anyway all is solved to my satisfaction. I shall get … Continue reading

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Pencil

Quite a disappointment. The Apple Pencil I received 48 hours ago together with the new 2020 iPad Pro 12.9″ stopped working last evening. It simply does stay connected to the bluetooth network more than 5 seconds. I spent an hour … Continue reading

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Pro

Did I mention I received my new iPad Pro 12.9” yesterday? It only took minutes to set up as soon as it detected my phone and transferred the necessary data. I started practicing and learning to use the pen to … Continue reading

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Home office

I have some issues with my computers / digital equipment for which I simply cannot find a solution. Basically the 1st 3 pieces of equipment below all the time: ✒︎ My old and trusted iMac 27 ✓ ✒︎ My cherished MacBook … Continue reading

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Free advertising

I am not sure most people realise that they are advertising their telephone or tablet brand when sending emails using them. Most messages / emails sent automatically signs “Sent from my iPhone”. The same is valid for Samsung, Huawei etc. … Continue reading

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Speed test

Just ran an internet speed test and I am glad to see everything is working properly which is obviously not the case with some websites which are so slow and keep cutting out. Keep computing

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Project on the go (VI)

VPN Router As a reminder, the original objective of this project was to establish a VPN router which would, among other things, allow us to watch foreign TV and more importantly give additional security to our home network. As part … Continue reading

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Project on the go (V bis)

Connected equipment I had a strong feeling I had omitted some equipment on my list from yesterday. The night obviously brings advice and I woke up with 2 additional pieces bringing the list to 22 bits of equipment. Missing were: … Continue reading

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