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by SpanishBlue
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: UK PAYG mobile providers
Replies: 19
Views: 9279

Re: UK PAYG mobile providers

Wicksey, switch to their £7 a month plan. £2 a day is daylight robbery, at least D1ck Turpin had the decency to wear a mask. https://www.virginmedia.com/mobile/sim-only/pay-monthly-sim?contractDuration=12&tariffID=1509710961 I ditched Virgin a while back. I use 1pmobile which is 1p a minute or ...
by SpanishBlue
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Email from Microsoft
Replies: 5
Views: 2872

Re: Email from Microsoft

I got that email today. It looks genuine, but as others have said, just ignore it.
by SpanishBlue
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Freeview app
Replies: 7
Views: 3197

Re: Freeview app

The link in the 1st post does say "An Android version will launch in early 2019", so hopefully it won't be too long.
by SpanishBlue
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Alternative Messaging Apps
Replies: 25
Views: 5579

Re: Alternative Messaging Apps

I don't see the problem with using WhatsApp as it uses end-to-end encryption which ensures only you and the person you're communicating with can read what's sent.

That isn't likely to change is it?
by SpanishBlue
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Terrarium tv alternative?
Replies: 13
Views: 4074

Re: Terrarium tv alternative?

I was considering Tea TV as well, but there are lots of comments that many of the programmes/films come up as "No links available"

It would be interesting to hear how common this problem is.
by SpanishBlue
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: The Premier League on Amazon Prime.
Replies: 6
Views: 2514

Re: The Premier League on Amazon Prime.

Very clever by Amazon as it coincides with the time a lot of people will be doing their online Christmas shopping.
by SpanishBlue
Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Too Smart to be Scammed Test
Replies: 15
Views: 2383

Re: Too Smart to be Scammed Test

7 out of 8. I got the same one wrong as most other people but I still think when in doubt be cautious.
by SpanishBlue
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: UK TV Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 2676

Re: UK TV Guide

Has anyone else found in the last week or so you now have to login every time you visit http://www.tvguide.co.uk/ - It no longer remembers who you are and your TV channels? Annoying.
by SpanishBlue
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Internet TV
Replies: 5
Views: 1286

Re: Internet TV

Thanks for that. I tried several channels, Spanish & UK with mixed results.

BBC1 in HD was superb. Eurosport2 was buffering and not showing the advertised programme. Teledeporte would not load at all. A few others were perfectly watchable even though the quality of the stream was not great.
by SpanishBlue
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Facebook question
Replies: 11
Views: 2057

Re: Facebook question

In case you are not aware, there is an option to block anybody you don't want to see your posts on Facebook.
by SpanishBlue
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: KODI
Replies: 73
Views: 12890

Re: KODI

Another option - you can easily install Kodi onto a laptop or tablet. There is always the option to then connect to your TV via an HDMI lead.
by SpanishBlue
Thu Feb 09, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: UK Kodi bust
Replies: 5
Views: 2215

Re: UK Kodi bust

I can never understand why most people pay extra for fully loaded boxes when it's so simple and cheaper to buy a blank box (or just add Kodi to your laptop/tablet) and then add your choice of Add-ons for free.

There are numerous tutorials on Youtube telling people how to do it.
by SpanishBlue
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Good downloading sites for films.
Replies: 29
Views: 10674

Re: Good downloading sites for films.

Download Kodi onto your device.

You will have access to literally tens of thousands of movies and TV programmes, many in HD quality.

There are loads of Kodi tutorials on youtube if needed.
by SpanishBlue
Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Downloading UK Shows
Replies: 10
Views: 1854

Re: Downloading UK Shows

http://fmovies.to/tv-series

I used to use this site (before I discovered Kodi) to stream TV programmes, but there is an option to download if that's what you prefer.
by SpanishBlue
Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: The "Back" Button using Chrome
Replies: 5
Views: 1596

Re: The "Back" Button using Chrome

I have just found a "Back to Back" browser extension for Google Chrome in their Chrome Web Store. - It restores the backspace back navigation feature in the browser. Note that it requires permission to read and change data on web pages you visit. The extension works right out of the box wh...
by SpanishBlue
Tue Aug 16, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: The "Back" Button using Chrome
Replies: 5
Views: 1596

The "Back" Button using Chrome

Does anyone find the "Back" button no longer works using Windows 10, Chrome - No problems with Firefox. If eg I click on something, to return the previous page, out of habit I am used to pressing "Back" on the keyboard. Now I have to use the mouse and click on the browser back bu...
by SpanishBlue
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Euro 2016 England games on spanish TV
Replies: 33
Views: 5794

Re: Euro 2016 England games on spanish TV

Well I asked for that didn't I? :oops: I will be getting rather fat on the amount of humble pie I am eating today. :shifty: The problem is not the players, they are mostly young and will only get better in time with the right manager. The problem is the old senile geriatric fool of a manager who thi...
by SpanishBlue
Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Euro 2016 England games on spanish TV
Replies: 33
Views: 5794

Re: Euro 2016 England games on spanish TV

MartinEB wrote:Presumably the England Football fans will be wishing they followed England rugby instead :roll:

I doubt that very much. England are unbeaten in their 3 group games, safety through to the knockout stage and now have what is basically a bye through to the quarter finals.
by SpanishBlue
Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: CD & DVD
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

Re: CD & DVD

Whilst a DVD is physically exactly the same size as a CD, you may well find however that your CD player can only read CD disks, not DVD disks.

If you want to try a DVD in it, it won't do any harm to the CD player, it just might not be able to read it and therefore not play it.
by SpanishBlue
Sat Jan 23, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Where to Put The Dead Bodies?
Replies: 41
Views: 5382

Re: Where to Put The Dead Bodies?

I agree Chunky Monky. Any product that averages 4.5 stars (on the UK site) from well over 8000 reviews means a huge number of people are very happy with it. Of course anyone can be unlucky and get a dud, but at least buying from Amazon, they are very good should you need to replace it under guarantee.

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