Category Archives: Techie Stuff

Anything dealing with the internet, computers, laptops, iPads, digital cameras, whatever is electronics and needs some brain cells to operate

India, the Internet at the Mumbai Airport, and Good CS

“FREE wifi” offered at the airport is just a joke.  It SOUNDS good, but only if you have an Indian mobile phone number.  Internet access has been dodgy at best, for “tech savvy” India.  OK, maybe Mumbai isn’t the Tech … Continue reading

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Getting around India — maybe

Well, it took several trips to the Indian Visa Center in Colombo Sri Lanka to get our visas, and Rp. 15,000+ (about $150) – FINALLY.  Plus, the visa folks there didn’t seem to care if we went to India or … Continue reading

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Album fix = next project

Thanks to those letting me know the Albums don’t click through.  Anyway, it’s because I’m trying out Microsoft’s Live Writer – a blogsite publishing tool that can be laid out offline, and published once online.  Guess the pix in the … Continue reading

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The Apple iPhone myth & Japan Tech

OK, so I “unlocked” my iPhone in the States just so I could insert a local foreign SIM and have it running the local calls for me, and without the roaming charges if I kept my AT&T data account.  Well, … Continue reading

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Ha ha ha …! Visa surfing!

While surfing online, I found some pretty funny info, though most of it is basic – passport has at least one year left, (2) 2″x2″ photos, last three pages of passport available for stamping … OK, you “hippy” types! Beware! … Continue reading

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Ahhhh, … back online (sigh of relief) …

OK, some of the beginning of this blog will be “Techie Talk” (in Blue) but the rest (in green) is what’s going on, too… Tech Talk Odd, the good o’ Toshiba Satellite (2nd one in 2 years) quit working about … Continue reading

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