Recent content by Bryn

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    No more dessert-themed names for Android

    Google knows their international userbase isn't too stupid to recognise an American sweet. They're just sick of the hassle involved, especially when it's a trademark like KitKat or Oreo.
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    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    Just installed PingPlotter. Looks even worse when visualised their way: Nope. Had to just give up after a few attempts. And can't upload now as it's still rekt.
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    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    I'm getting <2Mbps to OneDrive for some reason. Speed tests and general performance is otherwise good. This is disappointing considering some recent uploads went at a rock solid 100Mbps without dipping at all, for the first time ever. The OneDrive web app is at onedrive.live.com. WinMTR to that...
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    Major overhaul for Google Play Store

    My Play Store app has looked like that for ages now.
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    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    Why is so much data being used?
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    Free the Western Cape

    This is no different to any wealthy region of any country wanting to secede. The prospect of pulling it off must be somewhere close to zero.
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    FNB backtracks on decision to block password managers

    Probably a good percentage. If you're signing up with a password manager then you take your security more seriously than most. Which means you're also more likely to make the small extra effort to enable 2FA.
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    The most reliable hard drives in the world

    Looks like Toshiba could make a killing if they were able to supply the quantities that Seagate can.
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    The end of medical aid as you know it in South Africa

    If you take drug development out of private hands, then there won't be drug development. The kind of funds required to aimlessly invest in that level of research, across the entire spectrum of medicine, is an interstellar distance beyond South Africa's budget. And indeed most countries' budgets...
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    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    How strange. My Openserve fibre is fine in Walmer, PE and has been all day.
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    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    Sounds like your line is dead. I hope you requested a migration from CISP and not a line cancellation.
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    YouTube Premium launched in South Africa

    Nah, VPNs are unnecessary. A smart DNS service like Getflix works just fine. Just $5pm or less if you pay annually.
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    Why does payfast allow any merchant to sell?

    My PayFast merchant account required all the usual documents to setup. Director ID, account holder ID, company registration, proof of address, proof of bank account etc. PayFast should be able to provide the identity of any scammers if you involve the courts. It's certainly troubling though...
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    Why do you use Internet speed tests?

    Speed tests are enormously useful as a basic indicator of connection issues. - Takes ages to load or commence: problem - Latency is higher than normal: problem - Download/upload speeds are lower than normal: problem - Test progress curve fluctuates wildly: problem - International test servers...
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