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24 OCTOBER 2019

Difficulties trying to promote local businesses

In 1996 we started a local tourism website called Virtual Swanage which over time grew to have over two thousand pages of local photos, events, business listings, local attractions and much more. I posted about the twenty...

04 OCTOBER 2019

Trying to Save Power and Lower our Energy Bills

This is a very text heavy post but I thought I would share our efforts to save on our energy usage in our home. With the constantly rising costs of energy we have always tried to use as little electricity and gas as possible...

02 OCTOBER 2019

Workshop Tool Storage Rack

In our loft workshop we have many electrical hand tools and screwdrivers which we use often, and these have all been held on the wall using plastic pipe clips and magnetic tool holders. The magnetic tool holder did not...

16 JULY 2019

Broadband problems with REIN interference

Bit of a long-winded post but maybe interesting for anyone with broadband speed problems. Over the past year we have experienced increasing problems with our broadband connection either randomly cutting out and resetting,...

05 JULY 2019

Ford sync 3 interference white noise from speakers

My 2016 Ford Focus has an intermittent problem with the Sync 3 sound system. Sometimes when starting the car the sound system will emit a very loud static / white noise sound from the center speaker and turning the volume...

02 JUNE 2019

CNC Mill Driver and Motor Controller Upgrades

  Our Axminster SIEG Super X1 Micro Mill has had many upgrades since we purchased it over 10 years ago but it has always stood on the same MDF table in the loft which had limited storage for the milling and lathe...

22 MAY 2019

Oculus Rift and Windows Update 1903 VR performance

I updated my PC to the latest Windows 10 1903 release using the updater from Microsoft and apart from having to reboot a couple of times as some USB devices were not recognised everthing else seemed to be working. I tried...

16 MARCH 2019

No more Facebook

For many years I have had a Facebook account to use with my business pages and also using their API’s for some of my own websites and also clients websites to use the Facebook Login system and also other services...

29 JANUARY 2019

Bitcoin sextortion emails and scams

For our web design business Apexweb LTD we have run our own dedicated servers for over twenty years and offered email accounts as part of our website hosting services for our customers. One of the biggest problems with...

31 DECEMBER 2018

2018 Overview

It’s now the end of December 2018 and it has been another busy year for me and Andrew with our businesses and hobbies. Our website design business Apexweb LTD has been running along in the background as we are concentrating...

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