Monthly Archives: October 2009

Why is Windows WiFi so slow?

A friend of mine has just bought a netbook – a Samsung… I tell everyone I love my Lenovo and they buy Samsungs anyway – and he noticed how slow its wireless networking was compared to his MacBook. I fired … Continue reading

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The power of horns

An odd thing happened to me on the way to work today. I was standing on Platform 3 at Hither Green railway station and a non-stopping train slowly rolled through. It blasted its horn and a plastic bottle hit me … Continue reading

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