Rants Archive

20 Sep 2010

Vodafone Prepay Free Calls & Texts – It pays to ask questions heres why?

Vodafone is my current mobile phone provider and I have been using their “Prepay Free Calls & Texts” option by topping up by €20 per month. So this option allows me to call another 087 number for
21 May 2009

Backup, Backup, Backup!

My Dell Inspiron 1720 Laptop recently was me giving trouble where by it started to hang for no apparent reason. One minute I’d be working away contently with very few applications running, next “Bang!” it would freeze
3 Sep 2008

3V.ie Online Account Security Weakness – Beware!

I may have identified a possible security weakness with the 3V.ie (online customer account) service. This occurred recently while trying to retrieve my own 3V account details, this weakness would allow any person with prior knowledge that
12 Mar 2008

Ticketmaster.ie – Where Are The Cheap Seats?

I’ve come to realise a strange pattern when booking ticket online using ticketmaster.ie First off when I am logged into my account with them and I’m searching for tickets why is it that I can never book
24 Jan 2008

YouTube have blocked my download tool!

It’s less than 48 hours since I posted my last article “Free YouTube Video Downloader & Path To FLV Finder Tool” and today I noticed that the download tool has stopped working! At first I thought  it
14 Nov 2007

Update on Imagine/Gaelic Telecom Problems

In my last post I mentioned about problems connecting to my own blog from my home broadband connection with Imagine/Gaelic Telecom. Although it is now fixed I am still having problems accessing my friend Robert’ Sweetnam’s Blog.
17 Oct 2007

Vodafone Ireland – Web Site Redesign

Logged on to the Vodafone web site a few days ago and met the redesign. At first I was amused with the cleaner more accessible interface but then into the “Web Texts” section which I mostly use,
8 Oct 2007

The Police – Croke Park – Dublin – My Review

Got back from Dublin today after going to “The Police” at Croke Park. Being a teenager during the whole pre/post “punk” “new wave” age of late 70’s early 80’s The Police was the band I always wished
27 Sep 2007

Leaving MySpace

Finally deleted all the posted comments and friend contacts I had built up over the past year and a half on my MySpace page. The feeling was great! I no longer have to accept, respond or comment