* Posts by Steve Lloyd

7 publicly visible posts • joined 12 Apr 2011

The coming of Wi-Fi 6 does not mean it's time to ditch your cabled LAN. Here's why

Steve Lloyd

Re: Horses for courses

One thing I found out by putting an AP on a window sill. They don't like direct sunlight. I broke two of them before putting in a cardboard screen. The current one has lasted 3 years so far.

LastPass to limit fans of free password manager to one device type only – computer or mobile – from next month

Steve Lloyd

Re: Software as a service? no way

Been using PasswordSafe for 15 years very happily. I use DriveSync to sync with my phone.

It never seems to be mentioned in reviews of Password software, probably because it's free.

Microsoft warns against SMS, voice calls for multi-factor authentication: Try something that can't be SIM swapped

Steve Lloyd

I've set up my Paypal to use Authy. A much better option.I can't get the click box to work either though.

US-China trade war worse for tech business than COVID-19, says VMware's Asia boss

Steve Lloyd

Re: Perspective

True, but the way things are going it could end up in a real war involving Taiwan.

Here's why your Samsung Blu-ray player bricked itself: It downloaded an XML config file that broke the firmware

Steve Lloyd

Re: Thanks Gray!

I set up a pi-hole yesterday to block various internet crap. It's doubled the speed of my web browsing.

Added this domain to my blacklist.

Hear, hear: The first to invent idiot-cancelling headphones gets my cash

Steve Lloyd

Re: Too many words..

The Welsh marches are not Wales. They are Cheshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire. Formerly designated to keep out Welsh cattle hustlers.

Ten... 40-42in net connected HD TVs

Steve Lloyd

LG Models - iPlayer

Your table says that the two LG models do not have the iPlayer, but in the text it says they do.