Category Archives: Technology

Tanzania Ferry Disaster

The latest capsize in the news killed over 200 on an overloaded vessel. As the shore was approached at the end of a trip, hundreds rushed to the same side destabilising the ferry’s balance. This will probably result in blame … Continue reading

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Incomplete Import iPhone Contacts to Mazda

Incomplete iPhone Contacts Synchronisation with Mazda Connect. Given that more than a million latest generation MX-5 ND cars have been sold – many to people with recent iPhones – it should be of concern to Apple that automatic synchronisation to … Continue reading

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Vehicle Refuel Contingency Idea

Adelaide South Australia experiences all too frequent electric power interruptions that have  knock on effects to important logistics such as traffic light operations, petrol pump operation at service stations, mobile and NBN dependant  fixed line phone operability, and life critical … Continue reading

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Biometric Security Initiatives in Australia

The new Australian Federal Government security initiatives give rise to some disquiet as to whether or not they are both technologically premature and also too heavily weighted against citizen’s civil right to liberty guaranteed by the judiciary. The use of … Continue reading

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Energy Crisis in Australia

Energy Crisis in AustraliaThe news networks are reporting a looming petroleum gas price rise of 60 % in the coming financial year. Electricity prices may double in consequence too. The Treasurer is warning the industry to not sell overseas at … Continue reading

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Apple ID & iCloud Authentication Mess

The Apple User Interfaces for connecting newly updated Apple Devices are confounding. Say you have two macs and an iPhone or two… after upgrading the OS it needs another device already acknowledged as yours to approve things – it locks … Continue reading

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MacOS Update Printer Hangup

Has upgrading your Apple Mac to MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 resulted in your printer hanging up? It seems that the upgrade includes a printer driver and or firmware update that causes an attempt to print failing with an error message: stopped … Continue reading

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