Recently, I complained to the Government’s epetitions about the use of Captcha and whether it was necessary especially when we are providing our home address. I brought this up as I am aware that Captcha… Read More »Using Captcha on epetitions.direct.gov.uk
To follow up my last post:
recorded message ongoing,…….if you are calling about thenumebr you are calling abuot enter the full number ga
order bt vision change package or talk about order 1 stop service 2 technical with bt vision 3 bills 4 ga
please hold for an advisor………Read More »Anytime, anyone….and you too
I am currently looking to reduce my telecomms bills at the moment – ever since I’ve been made redundant back at the start of September. Since then, my monthly phone/broadband bills have increased somewhat between 60 to 80%. It is all because of the 08xx numbers linked to various Government services, notably the JobCentre and Tax Credits office – plus other ad-hoc calls linked to my current predicament.
In short, I got to pay if I want information about jobs. There are free phones provided down at the JobCentres but they are no good Read More »Anytime, anyone….except you(!)
At the behest of Alison Byran of G.O.D.
Apologies for the lengthy break away from blogging. Things have been mad at work, plus an impending new addition to our new family, plus sustained efforts throughout Autumn to renovate the 2nd half of our house in readiness for the new addition. Oh well, life happened!
I started my Xmas holidays early – on 16th Dec – hee hee, Xmas glee! Whilst out Xmas shopping, I had an impromtu shear – haircut – so, as per usual, my hearing aid are taken off. Typically, I am always asked to take them off by the barber and, as per usual, the barber still try to strike up a conversation as if I am a hearing person. Read More »Gold-plated service
Extracted from Pattaya People (Thailand newspaper)
An exciting new portable device for deaf-blind people allows them to have face-to-face conversations, make phone calls using a text relay service and communicate by SMS.
The Deaf-Blind Communicator (DBC) consists of a Braille note-taker linked by Bluetooth to a mobile phone. Using the device, a deaf-blind person can have real time conversations in pubs and shops, with sighted friends or when conducting confidential meetings – for example with a doctor or solicitor.Read More »DeafBlind Communicator
London, England – The UK’s Teletext analog TV text service is to close next year – two years ahead of schedule, leaving large parts of the UK population without subtitling for the hard of hearing.Read More »Deaf hit by end of TV subtitling service
This blogsite is now webcam and gravatar-enabled. I am using Riffly plug-in for WordPress. I edited the php code to omit the ‘inappropriate’ option to make an audio comment (no brainer, really!). You can create… Read More »Just a boring and geeky blog announcement