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    Re: 2Talk - local number

    Pretty much cheaper and I get 100Mbps.
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    2Talk - local number

    We currently have Snap UFB which comes with a Snap number VOIP might be. Currently a single telephone cable from the living room phone jack is plugged into the router so the other phones in the...
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    Re: Have you gone to UFB if its in your street?

    Spoke to a IT guy today at lunch. He's still on ADSL and he says Youtube HD is fine and ditto Netflix which his daughter watches. He's probably close to the exchange. When we had ADSL we got...
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    Re: Have you gone to UFB if its in your street?

    Yeah we had UFB 30Mbps for about 1.5yr now with Snap with the free Fritzbox but they make you sign 2yr for a free router. We were with ADSL in a good location so we got 18Mbps already anyway. So...
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    Re: Trades people common practice?

    Rinnai Infinity hot instant water. They opened the case up and checked inside ...

    Q1 - yes same company different guy.
    Q2 - he didn't ask up first what the charges were. I guess he was just...
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    Re: Trades people common practice?

    Yep but theirs was more expensive so went with different plumber gas guy. Yep told us after that part didn't work.
  7. Thread: Travel gear

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    Re: Travel gear

    Not sure on devices... Maybe others recommend. Don't have tablet don't need but phones I've found high end phones just better experience every day use. Maybe a older model not necessary latest...
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    Trades people common practice?

    Dad's leaking gas water heater. First guy came said try this part. Second guy fitted doesn't fix. Asked to buy a new unit too expensive.

    He gets billed for 50 first guy 30min probably a...
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    Re: Travel gear

    Those offline maps apps - you just download it and select which countries you want and hit install. It downloads the whole country map. So unlike Google Maps by using the workaround method - you...
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    Re: Travel gear

    For whatever device you go with - have a look at a offline map for GPS. Because the Google one relies a lot on the Internet - question is are you going to have continual SIM card access when you are...
  11. Re: I got fiber, can I use my old modem+router as a range extender?

    Is that a Telecom router, some of them are locked down.

    We have UFB now and someone took a old ADSL router to his bedroom - the room has ethernet cable so he plugged it in and it provided...
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    Re: Extend partition with another

    All done :)
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    Re: Extend partition with another

    Do I need to convert to dynamic disk?

    I used GParted to move it. C: now has a unallocated group right next to it. 50GB free. But with C when I right click extend partition. There is not much I...
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    Re: Extend partition with another

    Might try moving with software someone might have installed iTunes on D. Copy paste over might have issues thou he could reinstall. .
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    Re: Extend partition with another

    C is 40 most used up, D is 100 all used up, free now unallocated 150. System hidden image is elsewhere. Not those. D is just our own data. Laptop. No recovery partition own install win7 came with...
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    Extend partition with another

    C drive has 1GB free. D is the second partition right next to it under disk management. If I shrink D I still cannot increase C. So possible to shrink D set up a third partition without a drive...
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    Dual sim phone - 6 inch screens

    Hi, looking for a dual sim phone. I note that some 6" have a lower resolution is that ok? I mean some smaller 5" phones have a similar resolution as a laptop but the screen size is much smaller -...
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    Re: Dick Smith Gift Card

    I asked the store if I could make a instore purchase with the online prices with my giftcard and they said yes.
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    Re: vodafone or skinny on prepay

    https://www.skinny.co.nz/combos/

    Once you use all of your Combo’s MB your data will stop. Just like that. No more chewing through your credit. Just buy a data Add-On to get going again.
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    Re: vodafone or skinny on prepay

    Edit - I think the auto renew thing is on the anniversary of the month. So if you finish the mins or data before it is over it might be casual rate.

    Not sure about Skinny as I don't have that...
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    Re: vodafone or skinny on prepay

    IMO - if one is working fine for you there is not really any point. Sure $3/mo is $36 PA. Depends if you don't use much data and then it adds up by carryover with 2D (maybe others dunno who else...
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    Re: Mobile data- how often on?

    Would you leave on if work had no WiFi. ... ? I have 500MB
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    Mobile data- how often on?

    When you are outside how often is mobile data turned on? Just when required or always? On a combo 500MB deal.
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    Re: Ipad first observations

    My Android hotspot works with it. However bluetooth doesn't work for file transfers (probably by design) but they use AirDrop to transfer files next to each other with yeah .. only iDevices :lol: ...
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    Re: Ipad first observations

    We have ufb but he doesn't have a GPS smartphone for on move. Useful to see the 10 inch map thou afterall it has the map icon.
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