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Recommended: iammoving.com

iammoving.com was recommended to me by the estate agent who advertised the house we’re moving to in August. After registering, for free (though I would pay for the service), you select the organisations you need to notify from a large, categorised list, and provide your account number (or whatever detail is appropriate). You can then […]

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RAC

The RAC have impressed me. Whilst driving to my fiancée’s parents’ at the end of last week, the car conked out (while on the M6 Toll). Fortunately, the power simply seemed to dissipate rather than instantly disappear, so I was easily able to slow to stop by an SOS box. I have a mobile phone […]

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Rant Web

BT (Bastards Telepunish) Woes

My ISP, BT, have got my goat again. They’re punishing me by crippling my (already joke-worthy) download speeds, because I used a lot last week. So they’ll probably charge me for that (fair enough, I suppose). I understand that they need to provide a fair service to all their customers, but why does that have […]

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Musings Opinion Tech Web

Firefox 3 to break Zoom (Edit: I’m mistaken)

Mozilla is about the make a big mistake, the same as that made by IE7. Zooming the whole page is not a good idea. Current Firefox text-only zoom on the left, IE7 on the right. Using the current Fx way you can easily read the text without having to scroll sideways, but the new way […]

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Automatically Added Start Menu / Desktop Icons

I have just allowed Adobe (Acrobat) Reader to update itself, fair enough, though it is still remarkably slow to load on first use. I keep a clean desktop, with shortcuts only for the things I use on a regular basis (at least daily). I keep my Start Menu under control (am still using XP). I […]