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by telboy
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: VPN Recommendation
Replies: 13
Views: 157

Re: VPN Recommendation

A VPN such as Nord VPN seems easy to set up with a 30day money back guarantee, I could give it a try and determine how the issue of speed effects my connection. Enrique - Thanks for the informative link. I noticed on SmartyDNS website the whole set up and use sounds simple. The pricing is in US$ I t...
by telboy
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: VPN Recommendation
Replies: 13
Views: 157

VPN Recommendation

Probably best to try before buying.

My set up - LG Smart TV, MacBook Pro, iPad, Movistar Fusion Radio (Campo living NO ADSL and Fibre) with 20mbps download max and 0.7mbps upload.

terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: log in
Replies: 3
Views: 629

Re: log in

Olive - same thing happened to me when I posted the other day (macbook pro)

Terry
by telboy
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Ranitidina withdrawn
Replies: 4
Views: 7567

Re: Ranitidina withdrawn

I've always suffered with acid reflux I used to just take a Rennie as an immediate remedy or Zantac long term. When I moved to Spain I found Rennies very expensive, my pharmacist recommended Ranitidina 150mg, I was taking this drug almost daily which was a lot cheaper than Rennies and could be bough...
by telboy
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 617
Views: 13304

Re: Coronavirus

Anyone know what the criteria is for renewing prescriptions. We are under with Spanish Healthcare system, we live in the campo our medical centre is 16km in the nearest large town. Normally we have to see our doctor for him to extend the long term medication drugs, this info is inputted into compute...
by telboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Weed Supressant
Replies: 3
Views: 1421

Weed Supressant

Looking to get about 200mtrs of weed suppressant material in Spain. Over ten years ago we couldn't get this product in any form here around that time my wife purchased 50trs of it at B&Q in the UK and stuffed it in her suitcase. That product was a water permeable fabric material rather than the ...
by telboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar No Weekend Service
Replies: 1
Views: 844

Movistar No Weekend Service

We have Movistar Fusion package (campo living) Internet 20mb up 0.7up, landline, 2 mobiles. From Saturday until Monday morning we had no signal whatsoever on all devises. Since there is no post about it I take it the issue was local to us and the nearest receiver tower was taken out by lightning on ...
by telboy
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Painting Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 693

Painting Advice

Just had a property reformed, I'm doing all the painting myself both exterior and interior. Internal All solid walls and ceilings are finished in plaster on top of mortar. Is it best to first apply a thin watered down 50/50 matt emulsion (misting coat) :?: I've been advised not to add PVA to the pai...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 882

Re: Pool Paint

Costakid - Never been to Big Mat, bit of a hike from this side of Andalucia, there is one south of Granada and another near Alhaurin el Grande slightly nearer to me is Leroy Merlin Construction and BricoDepot as well as BricoMart at Plaza Mayor I feel they too are geared towards tradesmen. cheers te...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Gmail Desktop version on iPad
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Re: Gmail Desktop version on iPad

Enrique - Found that site and tried the suggestions but had problems trying to log out of Gmail as suggested, in trying to log out I was given two options One - would close the account indefinitely or two - for access to another account, which I don't have. The option to change to the 'desktop versi...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Gmail Desktop version on iPad
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Gmail Desktop version on iPad

Does anyone know how to get the desktop version of Gmail for my iPad :?: iPad version of Gmail is quite limited with a default font size and the facility to format text in Bold , Italic and Underline . The desktop version on my MacBook allows font changes of Small, Normal, Large & Huge as well a...
by telboy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 882

Re: Pool Paint

I didn't mention the large DIY sores as a I was advised to forget about these and use a specialised paint store like Pinturas de Andalucia, Pinturas Antequera or similar as their staff are more knowledgeable regarding specialised jobs.

terry
by telboy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 882

Pool Paint

Having a plunge pool built 2x2m finished in concrete/mortar, having a painted finish rather than tiled, any tips would be useful - paint brand, etc

cheers terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: spam call
Replies: 13
Views: 11893

Re: spam call

We've always had a landline mainly for family/friends in the UK to call us. In any dealings we have in Spain we always give our mobile number as the contact number, so when get landline calls they are likely to be spam especially with a Madrid or Barcelona area code. We had these calls regularly whe...
by telboy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Power Tool Battery
Replies: 2
Views: 7251

Power Tool Battery

Just purchased a cordless leaf blower, I get 20 to 30mins use on a full charge, is it OK to charge (top-up) a Lithium Ion battery if only partially spent?

terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Pump Repairs
Replies: 1
Views: 8190

Re: Pool Pump Repairs

Our local Spanish plumber deals with pool problems relative to pipework and pool pumps. Try your nearest specialist pool shop.

terry
by telboy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Leroy Merlin Click & Collect
Replies: 1
Views: 10662

Leroy Merlin Click & Collect

Does anyone know whether or not LM provide a Click/Collect service for floor tiles :?: I need 10 boxes of floor tiles 31x31cm I could pick them up at either Malaga or Granada (both around 70km from my home). 80€ for delivery to my address seems a bit steep, besides I'd like to visit the store to loo...
by telboy
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TVMucho Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 5616

TVMucho Issue

Anybody out there using TVMucho? Tried accessing different programmes on TVMucho Catch-Up, eg The Great British Bake of or A Place In The Sun on Tuesday 1st October, Pointless (Wednesday) to name a few I have accessed. I have an issue with these stuttering or shuddering incessantly throughout. I've ...
by telboy
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Samsung TV issue
Replies: 4
Views: 6563

Re: Samsung TV issue

markwilding - The language for my TV is set to English that's the base language for the TV operation, I wasn't expecting to get British channels but just on those Spanish channels that show programmes/films originally recorded in English for the dialogue to come in in the original language, I'm talk...
by telboy
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Samsung TV issue
Replies: 4
Views: 6563

Samsung TV issue

One issue I have found with my Samsung Smart TV (3 years old) I've set up remote control > menu > broadcasting > audio options > audio language My set up is Audio Language - Default Language Primary Audio - English Secondary Audio - English Despite default channels being in English/French/German etc...

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