Category: Gadgets

10th anniversary of iPhone introduction

It’s been 10 years since Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone. Time for another comparison with the iPhone 7: Comparison shots iPhone 7 vs 1st Gen iPhone: Did this walk-through of the 10 year old, 1st gen iPhone (8GB) (on iPhone OS 1.0.2) this weekend: Amazing to see that after 10 years, these third party APIs…

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Australian Online Retail

<rant> So I bought something on JBhifi.com.au. Yeah right, I know. I ordered a GoPro accessory, for $19.99, which was available for pickup at the North Sydney store. I paid with PayPal. The online experience was pretty bad to begin with (really, what’s with all that yellow? :). After payment at PayPal, I thought I’d…

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Australia Day CARnivale

Every year on Australia Day, Sydney hosts a car festival, with mostly oldtimers, and some newer super cars. This used to be organised by NRMA as MotorFest, but this year it was by someone else, and called CARnivale. Mostly the same cars though, and I have taken pictures of them previous years. This year I…

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Happy Carbon Tax day!

The “dreaded” Carbon Tax comes into effect today.  And look, the sun is still shining, the world did not end. I’m not going to go into the politics of things here, I’m just a geek. So I want to talk about my new TV. We bought our previous TV in 2009, when we moved into…

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