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Member Since 24/09/2009
Last Seen 19/08/2019
Location Melbourne

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I've found Gen2 to be really good and responsive. But that's using HomeAssistant and "LAN Mode". The phone app and Google Home/Alexa...
11/07/2019 - 15:58
The point is that if someone rings the bell I can look over at the tablet from the kitchen table or couch and see who's at the door. I...
20/06/2019 - 12:03
I'm doing this with an old Samsung Galaxy TabS that was lying around unused. Put it on a stand on the kitchen bench and plugged into power....
20/06/2019 - 09:41
These work with HomeAssistant. That's how I'm using them. But they have to be registered and setup using the ~~Mi Home app~~ Yeelight app...
07/02/2019 - 12:20
Hey Op, any special pricing on the [5.1 pack]( Cheeky...
01/11/2018 - 16:48
Any technical details on the "Medion Smart Wifi Plug" shown in the catalogue? Wondering if it will work with Home Assistant.
04/10/2018 - 10:29
If they are declaring bankruptcy, then you'd be an unsecured creditor, and probably screwed. Maybe you'd get cents in the dollar back -...
24/04/2018 - 12:26
In my case it looks like the last monthly charge was for the service period 1 Apr - 30 Apr. I was sent an emailed Invoice for May, but it...
24/04/2018 - 12:20
Seems sold out / unavailable at OfficeWorks already. Would have been a good price.
12/04/2018 - 12:44
SanDisk 240GB has been price jacked to $109 with discount. :( Edit: but pc.byte have it for $94.40.
10/04/2018 - 14:24
Thanks bought one. The grey updated version is gone, only green left.
29/03/2018 - 12:05
A word of warning about shared hosting generally: you share the server with dozens or possibly hundreds of other customers, and a...
05/03/2018 - 12:38
Yep, it shows the time as well, once you've synced it using the app. This isn't that easy to do though, as the app is utter garbage. Very...
24/02/2018 - 15:50
Thanks poitrek! I'll PM you. eh, you're account doesn't accept messages. In any case, I'll take the phone. Maybe PM me. Thanks a lot.
17/01/2018 - 16:13
For squeezebox I use a pi/pi zero with [piCorePlayer]( It's *really* good - much easier and...
16/01/2018 - 13:18
PPPoE for me on HFC. Don't know if anything else is used for other connection types. They don't have a referral system as far as I know....
12/01/2018 - 09:41
I registered my NAB Amex for this offer. Checked my NAB statement and one 10% credit came through on 2 Jan. Not sure if it's the Amex offer...
05/01/2018 - 11:39
Thanks ozbargain!
18/12/2017 - 13:15
Can you confirm HN staff allow you to split payment across two separate cards?
21/11/2017 - 17:00
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21/11/2017 - 09:59
I accepted this promo, listed 3 items and sold before promo end. Got my ebay invoice today, and was charged the full fee. ebay is bloody...
06/11/2017 - 10:14
Optus policy is to request you send it back, and they mail you a Toll courier bag for returning it. But I guess they forget from time to...
11/10/2017 - 14:54
That was my experience also. I joined with a Amex promo a few months ago, and when I checked I couldn't see any discount.
06/06/2017 - 10:32
Damn, prices for G5 and G5 Plus now back up to $299 and $399 on both the GG website and ebay. G4 Plus still on sale.
30/04/2017 - 11:23
Can confirm it works with my back-to-base alarm
11/04/2017 - 15:02
Yeah, I had a gift card added in 2014 but also took up that deal for $6 credit in Feb 2015. That was the last credit to my account, so two...
03/03/2017 - 12:04
Yeah, I actually have an iPhone in addition to my Android tablet. When I complained about their behaviour the support person asked me, "But...
03/03/2017 - 11:57
Went to purchase an app today and noticed my Google Play balance was unexpectedly zero. Unfortunately Google don't provide a running...
02/03/2017 - 16:31