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Tuesday
Oct112016

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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Tuesday
Oct112016

My latest piece in The Oldie

“Virtual” is a much used word these days. As a boy, I think it only ever meant “almost, but not completely”; my headmaster would observe that “there is a virtual absence of common sense in the fourth form”. It has now been hijacked to mean almost anything that has no apparent physical presence; we often hear of virtual businesses or even virtual assistants. There are two current uses of this changing word I want to mention: one with a recommendation, one with a warning.

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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

Wednesday
Jun182014

My best health and safety sign