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Tuesday
Apr252017

My latest piece in The Oldie...

A chap from Facebook assured me the other day that there are now more smartphones (the ones with the screens) in the world than toothbrushes. He may be right, but if they are so popular, why is it so difficult to get through to someone on them? And if you do manage it, why is the connection so poor?

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Wednesday
Mar292017

Ask Webster anything...

I am always pleased to hear from readers for any reason but in particular I’m happy to try to resolve any computer or internet related headaches you may have.  If I can’t help, I may be able to point you in the right direction.

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Wednesday
Mar292017

My latest piece in The Oldie...

President Trump’s enthusiastic use of Twitter is not as surprising as you might think; it’s an example of the way the internet is gradually altering how governments and politicians communicate with each other, their electorate and the rest of the world, by encouraging them to eschew traditional diplomatic channels.

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Monday
Apr042016

Is this really a perpetual motion machine?

Monday
Jul202015

BBC Consultation

The Government launched a Green Paper on the future of the BBC - and they wanted to hear your views.

The time has passed to contribute, but you can see the comments received - and I know many Oldie readers did contribute.  Click here

Monday
Jul202015

My favourite Honda advert - from ages ago

And I don't even like Honda cars.

Thursday
Feb052015

A new devolo homeplug review

Although the Wifi in my office was registering nearly at full strength, I’d been finding that it was regularly cutting out, or drastically dropping in download speed. My router is two rooms and three walls away. The solution is to use what are known as Homeplugs; I’ve written about these before, but devolo, one of the bigger brands, has just sent me their latest model to try.

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Saturday
Jan102015

Who is the better fisher?

Sunday
Dec142014

Wrap your presents in 12 seconds...

Provided that you are buying everyone a box of tissues, of course.

Wednesday
Jul022014

Wifi is for the birds