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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

19/11/17

Firefox Quantum Release 57 of Firefox brings us what is essentially a whole new browser, faster and leaner; a quantum leap as it were, which I suppose is why they're calling in Firefox Quantum.  read more ...

09/06/16

As we're in the process of selling our house in Milton we need a solicitor, so I Googled for "Cambridge Conveyancing Solicitors" and got three top results thus:  read more ...

03/06/16

I dislike Facebook Messenger and I don't have it on my phone or tablet (not least because it's a processor and memory hog on Android). Nor do I have the Facebook app for the same reason, instead I use Face Slim, an unofficial app built around the mobile Facebook site which is both lightweight and works well. ...  read more ...

29/04/16

The story so far.

Despite our new home having had a phone line and ADSL until the day we took possession on 24th March BT OpenReach decided that there was no phone line here so we would have to pay for a site visit to re-commission the line. ...  read more ...

16/02/16

I got an email recently from a company asking if they could use some of my photographs. This is it:  read more ...

09/02/16

I was reading a blog post today Why Twitter Represents Everything Wrong With America Today and, if you're a Twitter user I commend it to you as it's very good. However he makes some points about Facebook which I think are worth highlighting for Facebook users.  read more ...

16/01/16

For a while now I've been wondering if I could set up an auto-responder for Facebook Messenger because although I use Facebook I don't, despite Facebook's determined attempts to make me, use Messenger. So when people do message me then, if I'm at home using my browser I do see their message. Eventually.  read more ...

25/10/15

I've been meaning to wibble on about MUBI for a while. According to MUBI it is "a curated online cinema bringing you cult, classic, independent, and award-winning movies".  read more ...

09/07/15

I know a lot of people use it but I'm not a great fan of Facebook Messenger. I think part of the reason is that it's imposed upon you: if you use Facebook then, implicitly, you are using Messenger. I can find no way of saying "I don't use Messenger" and people assume you do. So they message you anyway. Sometimes about stuff that matters, and that's a problem.  read more ...

08/03/15

If you're coming to this fresh you need to read this article first which explains how it is that for some mailing lists we host I was having to re-write the From address so that mailman produces a mail that looks like this:  read more ...

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