Category Archives: opinion

New APIC ACI 5.1 firmware – Cisco have gone colloquial

This is an absolute affirmation that Cisco only cares about North American users Continue reading

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Protected: You won’t beleive how secure Cisco is!

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RedNectar’s Guide for writing Exam Questions

I feel your pain. You are sitting another [insert name of favourite vendor here] exam, and you come across a question that is just not written clearly, where the examiner has not made the question clear. And so, you begin … Continue reading

Posted in Cisco, rant

Zoom Support Warning

This is a courtesy announcement for any followers or vistors about Zoom Support.

Zoom Support is, from the evidence so far, non-existent
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USB-A for Apple Magic Mouse – Apple, you’ve GOT to be joking!

I have just bought a Magic Mouse 2. I bought my Mac Book Pro in 2016. The instructions in th MM2 say “To Pair you mouse with your Mac, use the Lightning to USB cable that came with your Mouse”. … Continue reading

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MS Community Robot Finds Word Tables Offensive

I posted this question on the Micsoft Community board and in the course of the following discussion, I posted this picture of a MS Table with the Language incorrectly set. But suddenly, it was removed from my discussion.  Replaced by … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft, opinion, rant

Why Easter doesn’t it fall at different times in different time zones

This year for example, tonight’s full moon occurs after midnight in places between the International date line and the UTC+11 time zone. So according to the formula, Kiwi kids should have to wait another week before breaking open those chocolate eggs. Continue reading

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CSMA/CD and full duplex for wireless? It could be coming

The problem with existing wireless communications is that once a device starts transmitting, it doesn’t know if another device has transmitted at the same time until it has finished transmitting. This may be the solution to evercome that Continue reading

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Why have WordPress made it soooo hard to follow someone?

 I won’t start a tirade of things you STILL can’t do on WP, but I am going to have a whinge about one feature you have obscured. Continue reading

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Conditional Page Break in MS Word

Background For many years I have put up with using MS Word’s Insert | Break | Section Break (Odd Page) (now Layout | Breaks | Section Breaks | Odd Page in Word 2016) to force a page break when you want … Continue reading

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