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How Contactless Debit Cards Work

Contactless smart cards are miniature computers with no onboard power that communicate using a private encrypted protocol. It's all rather ingenious ...
The LFD scrapbook of news, comment and photos

The LFD Scrapbook

A series of news items, thoughts and photos that aren't sizeable enough to be presented as individual articles have found a home on this evolving scrapbook ...
Lake Geneva Trip with Surprise Strip 'n' Dip

Lake Geneva Trip with Surprise Strip ‘n’ Dip

Tempted by low priced flights, we decided to spend a few days beside Lake Geneva. We found snowy peaks and friendly nudists in freezing water ...
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Choosing the Best Guitar Tuition

I had a guitar and no idea how to play it. I tried books, videos, articles and sifted guitar tuition courses. Eventually, I decided that I needed to look at the bigger picture instead ...
VR with the Oculus Rift S

VR with the Oculus Rift S

The first time you experience VR will be amazing. The sense of depth and scale it gives you is undeniable and it makes a perfect companion for a flight sim ...
The LFD Software List

The LFD Software List

Some software is well made and a lot of it isn’t. Here are some that I have found worth while ...
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Saturated Fats, Trans Fats and Unsaturated Fats Explained

Ingesting trans-fat and saturated fat increases blood cholesterol, but the level of cholesterol you have depends upon a combination of factors ...
Travellers ToDo List

Travellers ToDo List

The less you travel the harder it is to remember those essential items. Here is a ToDo list of some of the things you may need and could forget ...
A diagram of VoiceAttack in use

Voice Control for Gaming

VoiceAttack is a great little utility that provides the means to control games and other apps with voice commands that work like magic ...