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$300 earphones for school kids?!
04/08/2020 - 12:34
Newcastle permanent
02/08/2020 - 09:05
I would ask for an extension. What reason did BUPA give for rejecting the claim?
23/07/2020 - 01:56
Big Salt.
22/07/2020 - 16:21
@magicamushroom Agreed. Proof is the post above asking about the backyard.
19/07/2020 - 22:07
@harry2015 - is that on a roller door? can you post a picture of the garage install? I haven't figured out an optimum location for it on...
09/07/2020 - 23:08
Did you buy a new monitor off the many recent deals? :-) /jk
02/07/2020 - 10:54
Oh, that's good. So can be controlled via the app? Also just checked that the Arlec also has two USB outputs - 1 USB A and 1 USB C.
17/06/2020 - 16:57
Similar to this one from Bunnings? https://www.bunnings.com.au/arlec-grid-connect-smart-4-outlet-powerboard-with-usb-charger_p0074829 On...
17/06/2020 - 16:52
Saw your post late in the night and missed the deal. :-(
11/06/2020 - 13:22
That's not a bad price. Thanks for the hint. I have set price alerts on the site.
09/06/2020 - 21:29
Pre covid we reduced our spend on eating out. During COVID a) decided to support the locals by ordering takeaway at least once a week and...
09/06/2020 - 12:12
Home Assistant. I was originally using a Xiaomi hub to interface but now moving them all onto zigbee2mqtt with a Sonoff CC2531 stick.
09/06/2020 - 11:45
Aliexpress listings are a mess. The sellers list a number of different things on the same listing. I click on something that says starting...
09/06/2020 - 10:46
Hi All, Has anyone seen good deals on Xiaomi Aqara zigbee sensors? The last good deals on ozb were in 2018 from gearbest. Nothing in the...
09/06/2020 - 09:30
Two of my orders have been stuck in China for over a month. One order from Sonoff arrived in less than two weeks. So it depends on the...
05/06/2020 - 22:20
Are you related to Pam?
27/05/2020 - 16:56
I will take your advice. Off to Bunnings to pick up some bits and will try again.
27/05/2020 - 08:51
So follow up on this: Three months after my post, I went ahead and bought a Ozito Hammer Drill. I liked the idea that it would be useful...
26/05/2020 - 19:57
If you are handy with software, then Xiaomi Smart switches with Home Assistant or other automation software. Requires a Xiaomi hub though...
26/05/2020 - 09:03
Someone picked up the chainsaw kit at Box Hill. Doesn't show up in stock now. :-(
22/05/2020 - 14:32
That maybe the 18v kit not the 36V kit (2 x 18V) above
20/05/2020 - 15:03
Most of the low stock stores don't have in stock or is display stock that they are not selling
20/05/2020 - 12:10
Coincidentally picked up a used Mirra today. Haven't tried it yet. No receipt though so won't get any warranty. Will warranty transfer to...
01/05/2020 - 19:51
> Smart dimmable wifi downlights Or Zigbee/Zwave. I much prefer these as you have only one device on your WiFi network to monitor and...
29/04/2020 - 10:56
This is what concerns me. By the time you get hit with a redundancy, you have used up annual leave and also taken a pay cut. So you end up...
23/04/2020 - 09:27
Curious - Did Deloitte offer redundancies if you *didn't agree* to take the pay cut?
23/04/2020 - 09:20
Looks like the government is backtracking on its claims of fully open source - https://twitter.com/Spoonyman/status/1252358916496691200
21/04/2020 - 14:41
Govt backtracked on that a bit - https://twitter.com/Spoonyman/status/1252358916496691200
21/04/2020 - 14:39
No. Governments always use crisises to push through privacy busting legislation/processes. Very easy to do it when people are panicking...
20/04/2020 - 18:47