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    [Wanted] Asus VivoBook X420FA

    Thanks. Budget is up to R9k. I don't mind a demo unit. It's up from the R5500 I was planning for the Lenovo IdeaPad S145 | 15.6" Need something affordable for remote working. The Lenovo while light (1.9kg) has a bad webcam and lots of complaints on performance. This 1.3kg Asus Vivibook looks...
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    [Wanted] Asus VivoBook X420FA

    Hi, I'm looking for a 14", SSD + 8GB RAM Laptop that is light to carry with me. Anyone have any good deal on the Asus VivoBook X420FA? Thanks
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    "Free" delivery of Rain sims - Black Friday special

    If the P20 lite goes on special, I'm in
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    #PatriciaDeLille to retract resignation

    DA is a mess!
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    Switch Telecom feedback please?

    I also emailed SwitchTel and they asked me to contact Telkom. On Telkom's tariff calculator, I checked the standard call cost from a landline to 087 550 0000 (the SwitchTel contact us number). Works out to 67c per minute, weekday, midday, default call plan. This can be pricey for family /...
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    Switch Telecom feedback please?

    How much does it cost a person on a Telkom landline (home rate) to call SwitchTel?
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    Air quality / sulphur smell in Johannesburg

    Hi Is anyone else having difficulty breathing, or at least smelling sulphur in the air in Jhb over the past 3 days? I am in Killarney at the moment and find it quite intolerable. I thought it was just me until I saw this post on Facebook where others reported it...
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    SA credit and debit cards compared - for overseas purchases and withdrawals

    Hi I've been trying to find the cheapest way to spend overseas. I did a comparison of all the major cards in SA here: When it comes to travel wallets I find that purchasing forex notes...
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    Designing & manufacturing a custom shaped & coated mirror

    Hi. I need to design a special shaped mirror to function as an optical component for a tech solution which I'd like to mass manufacture & sell (who wouldn't?). At the moment I've only found 2 global companies that can produce it. The cost of the mirror + shipping is over R10000, which won't...
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    Need development help on Android to warp the display

    Hi I am looking for someone to help me with some coding to warp the entire Android UI (across all apps on an Android TV device), or alternatively just one of the Android TV HDMI pass-through apps. Purpose: Allows me to display content from and Android Media Player onto a curved screen...
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    More foreigners are expected to visit KZN

    With an increase in direct international flights (Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Proflight from Lusaka, Air Mauritius and Emirates), the upcoming 2022 Commonwealth Games and more attractions planned residents of KZN are set to benefit in many ways. I've written a new...
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    Opportunities to be a part of the Virtual / Augmented Reality ecosystem

    If you're interested in being a role player in the VR ecosystem but you're unsure of where to contribute, check out this article I've published on Medium: Hope it inspires!
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    The 5 Day Otter Trail Hike

    Hi All, I've finally published a comprehensive day-by-day guide to the Otter Trail with plenty of photos and videos: It includes a link to the preparation guide that I published 2 weeks ago. Enjoy, and all the best to those...
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    An Open Letter to Jack Dorsey, Acting CEO of Twitter (with ideas)

    Hey All I've just written an open letter to Jack expressing some disappointment as a minor shareholder, with ideas on how Twitter can improve (user experience, declining user numbers and revenues). Check it out:
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    Top VR Games to look out for

    The consumer edition of Oculus Rift and Samsung's Gear headsets will be available by Christmas 2015 and there's a number of VR gaming titles that will follow soon. I've prepared this overview of some of the top titles to look out for...