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Website: Testfreaks.com

TestFreaks is about aggregating all information about your favorite products. User reviews, professional reviews, prices, blog posts, forum threads, news, rumors, manufacturers descriptions and specifications, manuals, videos and more. TestFreaks provides you with the best possible information about the product...

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Moron award: Write off an Aston Martin DBS

On 19th December, some epic moron took an Aston Martin DBS, a 6 litre, V12 beauty — valued at about 3.5 million Rand (USD 280,000) for a test-drive and managed to land himself in a 6 car-pile-up on Grayston off-ramp....

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The favorite posts in 30 days

It’s quite amazing to watch this blog grow. Of the monthly 50,000 – 60,000 hits, between 1000-2000 hits a day originate from browsers. A further 200-300 hits a day originate via RSS-readers. I pulled some stats and was amazed about...

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Heatwave – Portable air-conditioner

The weekend was unbearable and while most people stayed close to a pool, I found that the humidity and heat was just draining the life out of me. MegaMica had the DeLonghi 14,000 BTU portable air-conditioner on special and just...

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ADSL: Significance of SNR and attenuation

As an ADSL n00b I wanted to understand how the technology works and how to get the most out of it. In essence if you want to improve speed and increase stability you need to familiarise yourself with SNR (signal...

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iBurst: Almost wowed me…

After putting enough pressure on iBurst, the company decided to provide me with a free installation of a directional antenna. Installation team arrived last week Friday and install went smooth (bar the fact that for whatever unexplainable reason, they chose...

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Blog – stuffed

In my infinite wisdom I scheduled an upgrade for my blog last night and the upgrade did not work 100%. All linked images are gone and the theme is stuffed. I will fix this in a day or two…. NOT...

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iBurst: Fix your broadband

There is no doubt that iBurst is one of the worse broadband providers out there. Look at the over 500 complaints in the last 12 months on HelloPeter or HellBurst. While most users complain about incorrect debit orders and the...

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NAS: Boot your router….

Having the Synology DiskStation hooked up to the UPS I have avoided any sudden problems when Eskom decides to load-shed again. Over the last few days I did notice (especially since now my iBurst modem and WLAN-access point is on...