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by telboy
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Unsolicited pop ups
Replies: 7
Views: 730

Re: Unsolicited pop ups

I have the same problem with pop up ads especially for women's clothing company called Yvette. despite reporting them via google and changing my 'based on' settings, they appear on A.com too
by telboy
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Earthquake last night
Replies: 11
Views: 756

Re: Earthquake last night

:oops: Sorry yes probably me who had too much vino :crazy: a visit to Specsavers out of the question due to inter province restrictions. :lolno: Anyhow there was seismic activity on 14th May at the Alhama de Granada area of 1.6 magnitude, the same day there was activity at the Straits of Gibraltar a...
by telboy
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Painting Railings
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Painting Railings

We're having terrace wall railings constructed by our local Carpinteria de Metalica, they paint the primer base coat, deliver and fit them, but they don't apply the finished coat. I have seen a metalwork finishes on railings in our local town of Loja which are a kind of matt charcoal colour with a b...
by telboy
Tue May 26, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Refilling my swimming pool
Replies: 16
Views: 1238

Re: Refilling my swimming pool

Had a Facebook notification from our town hall that it is absolutely necessary to contact them before refilling a swimming pool with town water. Maybe this is just a reminder of the legality of it, or are they are wanting to now enforce some sort of licence. The notification didn't have a Junta or l...
by telboy
Tue May 26, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Earthquake last night
Replies: 11
Views: 756

Re: Earthquake last night

No seismic activity mentioned on the official monitoring sites for Spain on 22 May, 11pm Friday night - maybe too much Rioja or Lock-down madness. :crazy: :lolno:

terry
by telboy
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Shopping
Replies: 30
Views: 1809

Shopping

For those of you who are able to shop at a Carrefour. Can you tell me if they are only open for the sale of food items or can you purchase, clothes, white goods, electronics, bedding etc.

terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: VPN Recommendation
Replies: 16
Views: 869

Re: VPN Recommendation

Mediator - Just signed in and wrote/added details in reply to my initial post - on clicking submit I was presented with the log/sign in box after which I'm presented with a blank page and lost posting - wtf

terr :thumbdown:
by telboy
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Homeland on catch-up
Replies: 11
Views: 666

Re: Homeland on catch-up

Tried it on TVMucho, it airplays OK direct onto my Smart LG TV or through Apple TV. :thumbup:

terry
by telboy
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: VPN Recommendation
Replies: 16
Views: 869

Re: VPN Recommendation

A VPN such as Nord VPN seems easy to set up with a 30day money back guarantee, I could give it a try and determine how the issue of speed effects my connection. Enrique - Thanks for the informative link. I noticed on SmartyDNS website the whole set up and use sounds simple. The pricing is in US$ I t...
by telboy
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: VPN Recommendation
Replies: 16
Views: 869

VPN Recommendation

Probably best to try before buying.

My set up - LG Smart TV, MacBook Pro, iPad, Movistar Fusion Radio (Campo living NO ADSL and Fibre) with 20mbps download max and 0.7mbps upload.

terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: log in
Replies: 3
Views: 909

Re: log in

Olive - same thing happened to me when I posted the other day (macbook pro)

Terry
by telboy
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Ranitidina withdrawn
Replies: 4
Views: 12430

Re: Ranitidina withdrawn

I've always suffered with acid reflux I used to just take a Rennie as an immediate remedy or Zantac long term. When I moved to Spain I found Rennies very expensive, my pharmacist recommended Ranitidina 150mg, I was taking this drug almost daily which was a lot cheaper than Rennies and could be bough...
by telboy
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1753
Views: 43002

Re: Coronavirus

Anyone know what the criteria is for renewing prescriptions. We are under with Spanish Healthcare system, we live in the campo our medical centre is 16km in the nearest large town. Normally we have to see our doctor for him to extend the long term medication drugs, this info is inputted into compute...
by telboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Weed Supressant
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

Weed Supressant

Looking to get about 200mtrs of weed suppressant material in Spain. Over ten years ago we couldn't get this product in any form here around that time my wife purchased 50trs of it at B&Q in the UK and stuffed it in her suitcase. That product was a water permeable fabric material rather than the plas...
by telboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar No Weekend Service
Replies: 1
Views: 999

Movistar No Weekend Service

We have Movistar Fusion package (campo living) Internet 20mb up 0.7up, landline, 2 mobiles. From Saturday until Monday morning we had no signal whatsoever on all devises. Since there is no post about it I take it the issue was local to us and the nearest receiver tower was taken out by lightning on ...
by telboy
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Painting Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1019

Painting Advice

Just had a property reformed, I'm doing all the painting myself both exterior and interior. Internal All solid walls and ceilings are finished in plaster on top of mortar. Is it best to first apply a thin watered down 50/50 matt emulsion (misting coat) :?: I've been advised not to add PVA to the pai...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Re: Pool Paint

Costakid - Never been to Big Mat, bit of a hike from this side of Andalucia, there is one south of Granada and another near Alhaurin el Grande slightly nearer to me is Leroy Merlin Construction and BricoDepot as well as BricoMart at Plaza Mayor I feel they too are geared towards tradesmen. cheers te...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Gmail Desktop version on iPad
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: Gmail Desktop version on iPad

Enrique - Found that site and tried the suggestions but had problems trying to log out of Gmail as suggested, in trying to log out I was given two options One - would close the account indefinitely or two - for access to another account, which I don't have. The option to change to the 'desktop versi...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Gmail Desktop version on iPad
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Gmail Desktop version on iPad

Does anyone know how to get the desktop version of Gmail for my iPad :?: iPad version of Gmail is quite limited with a default font size and the facility to format text in Bold , Italic and Underline . The desktop version on my MacBook allows font changes of Small, Normal, Large & Huge as well as co...
by telboy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Re: Pool Paint

I didn't mention the large DIY sores as a I was advised to forget about these and use a specialised paint store like Pinturas de Andalucia, Pinturas Antequera or similar as their staff are more knowledgeable regarding specialised jobs.

terry