Tag Archives: internet

Technology

Do you remember the days long ago when we had a problem with our computers, wi-fi or technological internet kit?  We used to phone helplines, spend ages on line, then follow the instructions of seeming gurus, who knew how to … Continue reading

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Achieved today

Today has resolved around my computer /imac for a goodly part of the day. It is amazing what can be done online. Paying a bill Checking friends and families on facebook Email Catching up with blogs – enjoying seeing what … Continue reading

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Creeping paperlessness

To be honest I’m not even sure if paperlessness is a word – I suspect it is not. However, it describes what is happening. Bit by bit companies are snidely sliding towards the cost-saving exercise of arbitrarily deciding that bills … Continue reading

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A Luddite

It’s been a strange old week – yet more power cuts. I’m afraid it has led to some grumpiness, more from me than HBTW.  I really am grateful for the quality of life we have in Scotland, but not having … Continue reading

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Moses and technology

Just as a by the by yesterday was my late Father’s birthday. He would have loved all the new technology. May he rest in peace.

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Getting the balance right

Yesterday I was talking about how knitting and crochet calm the soul. As you can see from the photo (excuse the chins!) I am more inclined to be waylaid by technology. And even more so now that I have been … Continue reading

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Remote technology

Tens of thousands of BT Broadband customers in Scotland, N. Ireland and the north of England have been without broadband yesterday and into today. What a palaver! First of all the broadband was intermittent yesterday, then at 8pm last night … Continue reading

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Search engines

Search engines have always tended to confuse me. But over the years I have got better at typing in keywords and even phrases or questions, to help me get to the places that will have the information I need. It’s … Continue reading

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Joining in with the throng

Have just spent a happy hour with son #3 surfing the internet for golfing toys. It has been much slower than usual. All I can think is that thousands upon thousands of people are doing the same thing. Now we … Continue reading

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Clever Marketing

Sales techniques have fairly improved over these last years of computers and online shopping. Or, according to your view they could have been said to be detrimental to consumers. Anyway, this week I have to hand it to one large … Continue reading

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