Monthly Archives: July 2009

Free technology – the best kind

For ages I’d been stumbling along with my ancient SPV E200 Smartphone. Normally people would add “trusty” in these circumstances but I have chosen not to for a couple of good reasons. Firstly, the button has always been sticky and … Continue reading

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Confusing – what to do?

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New PC comes with chocolates

Nice touch is TranquilPC chucking in a couple of chocolate bars when they packaged up the PC I’d bought. Puts you in the right frame of mind before you even switch the box on. Not that there would be much … Continue reading

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Tracking my healthy Xbox

I’ve now got a new UPS tracking number for the return trip. The repaired console was passed back to UPS on Thursday and was back in the UK (via Cologne and Brussels) the next day. After a weekend resting in … Continue reading

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We have your Xbox…

Dear John Breakwell, Xbox Customer Support Service Request ID#: xxxxxxxxxx Good news, we have received your Xbox console at our Service Center. You can track the status of your order online by accessing http://service.xbox.com/servicesignin.aspx. You will also receive an e-mail … Continue reading

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Tracking my sick Xbox

Following the UPS tracking number, I see the console was collected on Friday from Reading as planned, stayed overnight in Barking, then took the weekend to travel to Dusseldorf. Last night, it reached Frankfurt and was signed for at 3:35am … Continue reading

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Today came so close to being a "Positive Xbox Experience Day"

Today was an “almost” day for Xbox in so many ways. I was shopping in Comet for an extra Xbox 360 for the bedroom. They had only one Arcade in stock and that was a bundle with Sega Superstars Tennis … Continue reading

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