Wireless Range Extenders

Just bought a Netgear WN2500RPT Dual Band wireless range extender from JB Hifi for $87.  Bargain really! Even the sale price of $99 (down from $129) is good value.  It also has 4 wired ports as well which is handy - although I do not really need them at the moment.  Speed of the ports is … Continue reading Wireless Range Extenders


Facebook Privacy Security Flaw

This evening I just discovered this issue with the Facebook iPhone application.  If you create a new album with the iPhone app, the privacy settings for this album will be set to everyone! Steps to reproduce: Go to Photos in the facebook iPhone application Press + to add a new album Enter an album name … Continue reading Facebook Privacy Security Flaw

Reviving my Blog – Firefox 3.6 Scroll Wheel Fix

Something that has been bugging me since I upgraded to Firefox 3.6.  My mouse wheel broke.  Now - you don't realise you miss something until it is gone... and man did I miss it. After trying many things (upgrading drivers, etc...) I just found a simple solution to my problem this morning. Make sure "Microsoft … Continue reading Reviving my Blog – Firefox 3.6 Scroll Wheel Fix

Slow iPhone 3G? Really?

Sure, I have blogged about the iPhone 3G reception before and how it could probably be improved a touch.  But in general the speeds have not been too bad. Generally, Tech (possibly most ?!) stories in mainstream media are usually pretty poor quality.  Unfortunately, The Age have continued this by today writing a bogus article … Continue reading Slow iPhone 3G? Really?

iPhone 3G and ‘Free’ Optus Wifi

Since Optus promised us all free Wifi with all iPhone 3G plans, I decided to check it out. There is a hudsons coffee place near work. So I follow the instructions to setup an account, it SMS's me a password, and manage to login just fine. Nice and fast. Cool. However, Optus dont have many … Continue reading iPhone 3G and ‘Free’ Optus Wifi