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Parking Restrictions City: Sydney - Do They Apply on Public Holidays?

So visiting Sydney and staying with family in Alexandria. Awesome spot but parking is almost impossible. I’m parked in an half hour spot Monday-Friday 8:30 to 5:30, but the sign says nothing about …

Super8 film convert to digital: looking for recommendations

Hi all I’ve got a stack of old family Super8 reels that I want to convert to digital format. There seems to be quite a few services out there so I’m looking for recommendations for a provider …

Vintage Cellars

Vintage Cellars Ditching Wine Club Points

I received a letter today advising that Vintage Cellars will no longer be offering points for purchase. Points will stop accruing at the end of April 22 and cellar shares will be redeemable until the …

Should I Give Computer Password to Laptop Repair Guy?

Hi, my daughters touchscreen laptop had a cracked screen and I organised for the laptop screen repairer to fix it. He’s in another state so it’s picked up and returned by courier. I get a message …

Touchscreen Replacement ASUS VivoBook Cost

Hi my daughter’s touchscreen laptop - ASUS VivoBook - which is less than a year old and cost $650 has a cracked screen and so the touch feature and track pad don’t work. All the repair quotes …

iiNet

iiNet VDSL service - good riddance.

Have been with iiNets VDSL service in Canberra for a few years. Noticed that service kept dropping out all day for minutes at a time and sometimes the mini dropouts happened for days at a time. …

Google

Google app takes up 1 gig of space on iPhone - why?

Trying to reduce storage on iPhone but stumped by google app using a 1gig+. Tried to reduce this by clearing history but that didn’t do anything. Can’t see a clear reason or way to clear out …

Kogan

Kogan Promotion Found to Be Misleading by Federal Court

Link to ACCC media release. Tax time promotion involving 10% off products found to be misleading as a number of products had their price increased before the promotion period and then reduced after …

Costco Wholesale

Does Costco Sell Laptops Other than Mac?

I’m being lazy I know, does anyone know whether Costco sell laptops other than the Mac variety? Their website doesn’t show any but it’s not a reliable indicator of what’s in store.