Category Archives: Gadgets and bits

False alarm

The internal alarm went off a couple of days ago and one of the installed cameras sent me a picture. Nothing to be seen. Must have been a large moth or similar flying by the movement detectors. In any case … Continue reading

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Samsung IV & final?

The same repair man turned up today with another new TV screen. Like last time it did not take him long once I helped to move the television flat on the dining room table. This time it worked. Let us … Continue reading

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Samsung quality III

And the saga continues. Further to my previous posts I was contacted ,as planned, by the repair people and an appointment was made. The repair person turned up on time, unloaded a large box containing a brand new screen and … Continue reading

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Fossil IV

Following the recent exchanges with Fossil, they were very quick sending the new replacement and upgraded watch which arrived safely a couple of days ago. One little snag which I understand is that the wrist band is far too big. … Continue reading

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Samsung quality II

Further to my previous post a couple of months ago as well as a few polite exchanges of of information with Samsung’s head office in France, I have received an email this morning which basically says” Following the response received … Continue reading

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Fossil III

And the saga continues. I reported a few weeks ago that my birthday present from 2 years ago stopped working. I contacted on their web page the Fossil’s service team who replied immediately, it was on a Sunday, that I … Continue reading

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Fossil

Not my lucky month. A few weeks after the guarantee ran out my Fossil watch is not behaving. I kind of knew that buying an American product made in China and powered by Google had all the chances of going … Continue reading

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Samsung quality?

Bought a Samsung smart curved TV 4 years ago from Darty here in Carcassonne. It is now developping a large white spot in the middle of the screen. The after sales service from Darty sent a technician for evaluation and … 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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Solar WIFI Bin

Whilst in Morocco I saw and used some of the many WIFI Solar Routers / Rubbish Bins to be found on the streets. They can have different and many sponsors or just the one. The password to be used is … Continue reading

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