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Those legs only adjust up to 90cm, so it isn't really a standing desk.
05/06/2020 - 03:59
This one is always free, and doesn't ask for questionable permissions like "full internet access":...
05/06/2020 - 03:54
If you just need a lower desk, Ikea sell adjustable desk legs that adjust down to 60cm:...
03/06/2020 - 16:59
> it might fall off Surely a mount with some flexibility is more likely to survive than a more rigid mounting? You can always enhance the...
02/06/2020 - 00:10
Have you tried the website www.heavens-above.com ? - Click on "location" at the top-right of the screen, and enter your latitude and...
01/06/2020 - 00:40
> but every MicroSD card is going to be made in China Not so. SD cards contain NAND flash, which is made in Japan, Korea, USA, Singapore...
29/05/2020 - 23:45
For a small portable whiteboard, I just use an A4-size glass-fronted picture frame or "certificate frame", with a sheet of white paper as...
18/05/2020 - 10:31
Halogen lamps are hugely non-linear. Assuming your lamps were rated for 240V, this inverter puts out 230V. Although that's only about 5%...
18/05/2020 - 01:31
Mains-powered tools still have their place. Try drilling more than a few dozen holes in concrete, and you'll be wanting a mains-powered...
18/05/2020 - 01:24
1000W/12V gives 83.3A, so if you're measuring that, the unit would have to be 100% efficient. Which doesn't tally with the heatsinking fins...
17/05/2020 - 21:15
Sorry for the delay replying, I haven't signed in for a week, so I didn't see your question. It's the MyNetFone "Whirlpool Saver" plan, for...
17/05/2020 - 18:10
> I wouldn't trust that being modified sine wave. For the majority of mains-powered hand drills, the speed control won't work with...
17/05/2020 - 17:24
Actually it's likely to be a bit over 100A, as the inverter isn't 100% efficient, and you'll probably see a bit of voltage drop along the...
17/05/2020 - 17:18
> could you not use say an Optus or other carrier's APN settings with WiFi? That's a confusing question - APN has nothing to do with WiFi....
11/05/2020 - 23:05
> Cheaper than any alternative if you update your location more frequently than 5 times a day (at 4c an sms) If your tracker can use data,...
11/05/2020 - 22:45
Unless it says "LTE FDD" and states compatible frequency bands, don't trust that it will work here. There are lots of sellers who have no...
11/05/2020 - 22:06
I can't find a PAYG plan on the Lebara AU website - is it a grandfathered plan?
10/05/2020 - 15:42
If your GPS always wants a data connection, something is wrong. Having a data connection means you'll get a position much faster, as the...
10/05/2020 - 15:26
Just be aware that broadband plans with SIM failover, are only data for the failover. All phone calls through the modem will be VOIP calls,...
10/05/2020 - 15:15
The point is that although you should be able to receive MMS through WiFi, Dodo apparently won't let you, unless you pay extra to be on a...
10/05/2020 - 15:04
I was just looking around for similar items, and I found there are 4G boxes that you can plug an ordinary landline phone into, that dial...
09/05/2020 - 23:28
The first one does look identical, but at a much better price. The second one is 2G only, won't work in Australia, you need either 3G...
09/05/2020 - 22:14
> granny has to remember to keep the mobile charged There are corded phones that connect through 4G, but they're a bit expensive:...
09/05/2020 - 20:31
> MMS requires Data to work Doesn't necessarily require mobile data. I just did a test, with mobile data turned off, and connected to the...
09/05/2020 - 20:03
Aldi Mobile have data-only SIMs: https://www.aldimobile.com.au/plans/data-plans/ Or if your data needs are very small, just use their PAYG...
09/05/2020 - 19:51
I got the same upgrade a year ago, I suspect everyone is offered the upgrade after you have done 12 or 13 recharges. At the time I got the...
08/05/2020 - 22:39
> they trot out the same lines every time you get a hold of any of their staff. Agreed. There is no point in arguing with them, as...
03/05/2020 - 10:20
You must make a deposit to earn the $50. Deposit must be $500 or more if you're a student or apprentice or under 21. Otherwise, the minimum...
03/05/2020 - 10:06
My point is that you couldn't get ADSL2 without the phone line, so it really has to be factored in. When you add phone line rental, and...
03/05/2020 - 09:49
> Wonder whether there are any other gems. Way back when Dick Smith stores were operating, for a couple of years there would be a joke item...
03/05/2020 - 09:38