Amazon UK sent out email to its Irish (and EU) clients today about how they will handle things post-Brexit. It wasn't exactly informative or helpful. The choice of language was telling. Bottom line: they have no idea what they're doing or how it's going to impact customers in the EU who want to order from the e-commerce giant from January onwards (realistically from … [Read more...] about Amazon UK and Brexit is a Mess
I just got back from Montenegro last night. I'd a great time (check out the photos!), but I was really hampered by not having data either in Serbia or Montenegro Vodafone have a network in Serbia, but for some stupid reason I didn't have 3G roaming with them. No idea why. Once I landed in Montenegro I ended up without any data at all. This is really really … [Read more...] about Irish Mobile Operator With Sane Roaming In Serbia and Montenegro?
There's been quite a lot of talk in recent weeks about how the Euro might collapse and whether or not Ireland would be better outside the Euro, back with its own currency or maybe even using Sterling. One of the things I miss about not having our own currency is the design of the notes and coins. Ireland's Euro coins aren't exactly distinctive, unlike a lot of the … [Read more...] about Punt Nua To Replace Euro?
I've been staying in the Hilton Brussels City for the last couple of nights.In terms of location the hotel is pretty convenient if you're in Brussels for meetings. The rooms are nice and the staff are friendly.However the internet setup is far from satisfactory.The Hilton group of hotels charges over €20 / day for internet access in its European hotels. While I don't … [Read more...] about Hilton Brussels City Secret Bandwidth Caps
Image via CrunchBaseIf you've been following the EU vs. Microsoft over the last few years this latest titbit should interest you.From the beginning of March 2010 (ie. tomorrow) Microsoft will be rolling out a new update to its users which will give them a choice of browser.While users have always been able to install alternative browsers to the default Internet Explorer the … [Read more...] about Microsoft To Offer Users Choice Of Browser