* Posts by Delicolor

3 posts • joined 23 Dec 2015

Begone, Demon Internet: Vodafone to shutter old-school pioneer ISP


I seem to remember aTenner a month was plus VAT, fortunately I had just gone self employed/vat registered then.

ISTR using a powermac for access, the SMTP force download on first connection was a pain as I don't think you could get Mozilla going properly until all the mail was received and my client sent be big source files. I eventually solved that with Highway bonding and a move to Pipex but the arrival delay of mail was exponential to the attachment size and sometimes took an infinite time to turn up.

All through the house, not a creature was stirring... especially Samsung smartwatches: Batteries empty at 3AM


My Gear S3 Frontier has just started doing the flatten overnight syndrome for the last week or so. Also, if I leave it on the dock overnight, it is still showing red in the morning and only at 90% ish.

There was me thinking the lithium was on the way out...

Electrician cuts wrong wire and downs 25,000 square foot data centre

Big Brother

I remember the S.I.D.E. BBC2 films. I always though the D stood for Dump though. Perhaps I'm misremembering...

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