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Porting a mobile number to AAISP

Just look at my custom network name St Columba's has had the same 07 mobile number for a long time, and consequently it's printed on various signage and read...

Maple Manor Parking @ Gatwick

Since Google gets stuck in an infinite loop asking me to log in to leave a review, I'll leave a few notes here instead. I booked 7 days' parking and a hotel ...

OnePlus/Android - preferred network type

I don't think I changed this Last night, I got off a plane at Gatwick, breezed through security and baggage reclaim in record time, hopped straight on a bus ...

Outside broadcast

I've been away with a few friends this weekend to Ledbury, which, in case you were wondering, is near Hereford. In other words, it's the heart of cider count...

Chromebook: the story so far

Google kindly gave my employer a Chromebook recently - all the better to talk to Google's marketing team on about what one might buy. And once that call was ...

Call forwarding for the walking club

My walking club makes use of some clever technology which at least one other group has asked us about, so I thought I'd write it up here... We list all our u...

Golf Mk5 side repeater replacement

LED side repeaters built in to the wing mirrors may look cool and be more aerodynamic, but after 11 years and 101,000 miles, the one on the left of my Golf G...

3 SIM meets the OnePlus Two

Out (and back in) with the old, in with the new. Three's new pay monthly SIM took quite some bedding in to the OnePlus Two. It needed nearly 24 hours, multip...

ApacheCon North America 2017

I've spent the past week out in Miami for ApacheCon, and thought I'd share a few things. Getting there We flew direct out of Heathrow on BA. Eight hours in c...