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Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 24-06-2015, 19:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
Yes, it was on eBay, it's this one:...

Yes, it was on eBay, it's this one: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/181773168387?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

or search item: 181773168387

I actually got an offer of £40...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 24-06-2015, 19:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
Right one ordered now. Returning the old one....

Right one ordered now. Returning the old one. Good mind to charge the twit on eBay that told me the PA5053U-1BRS was the right one for the return postage. :(

Thought I was really clever getting the...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 24-06-2015, 15:30
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
After about 30-40 minutes of careful prying I...

After about 30-40 minutes of careful prying I managed to get the tablet open and got access to the battery but noticed immediately the replacement doesn't match the original one. The original battery...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 23-06-2015, 13:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
The seller accepted an offer of £10 on this...

The seller accepted an offer of £10 on this battery(!) and I managed to get some plastic pry tools for £2 odd, so for a total price of under £13 I think it's worth at least trying to get the tablet...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-06-2015, 18:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
Thanks I'll take a look, seems a few people have...

Thanks I'll take a look, seems a few people have had issues with the battery, some comments under this video review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIdxnFo3MuQ describe a similar problem to...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-06-2015, 18:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
The trouble is I can't find any videos on opening...

The trouble is I can't find any videos on opening this tablet at all. Presumably because it was a rather expensive and (it seems) not very popular model. There are reviews and the like but obviously...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 22-06-2015, 16:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
I have since managed to find a replacement...

I have since managed to find a replacement battery that is a official Toshiba part and I was assured would be compatible. The details can be seen here:...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 19-06-2015, 13:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
They occasionally come up on eBay e.g. one live...

They occasionally come up on eBay e.g. one live now:...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 19-06-2015, 12:02
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
Unfortunately, this is impossible as it only uses...

Unfortunately, this is impossible as it only uses the regular micro USB port for data transfer. It has a custom power adapter, which looks a lot like a smaller version of a laptop power brick with...
Forum: Tablets and e-Readers 18-06-2015, 17:12
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By steven123
Replacing Battery on a Android Tablet

I recently purchased a Toshiba Excite Write AT10PE-A-104 32GB Android tablet. I managed to get it very cheap since it has a problem in that the battery won't hold charge. The tablet was described as...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-05-2015, 13:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By steven123
All sorted. Tesco were very good about it and...

All sorted. Tesco were very good about it and said I could drop it off at my local store and they even said they would give me my money back (they offered repair or refund). Couldn't be happier to...
Forum: Gaming 20-05-2015, 12:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By steven123
The Witcher – Should they be played in order?

A long time ago I got the Witcher after hearing great things about it. I had the best intentions of playing it but had a lot of other games I wanted to play too so it ask added to my ever growing ‘to...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-05-2015, 09:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By steven123
Yes, it is looking like it would need repair....

Yes, it is looking like it would need repair.

Is it best to go to the retailer first and then the manufacturer if they can't/won't help?

I got it from Tesco Direct last October. Would prefer to...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-05-2015, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By steven123
Laser Printer Tray/Paper Issue (Ricoh SP201N)

I bought this printer (Ricoh SP201N) last year. While it seemed to work fine initially it quickly developed a problem where when I first powered it up I got the red error (! sign) light and it...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 13-05-2015, 08:36
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By steven123
This is quite a saving but how would you actually...

This is quite a saving but how would you actually do that? I'd guess VPN needed through sign up?

What about after sign up though? Could you use the account as a normal UK account or would you have...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 13-05-2015, 08:34
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By steven123
Received, many thanks. :)

Received, many thanks. :)
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 12-05-2015, 14:36
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By steven123
Well I didn't know you could buy gift cards at...

Well I didn't know you could buy gift cards at all but seems ludicrous that you can only buy them at Morrisons (do they secretly own shares in Netflix or something) and even dafter that you can't...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 07-05-2015, 18:41
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By steven123
Well that is my point, there should be a cheaper...

Well that is my point, there should be a cheaper option to pay 12 months in advance much like similar gaming services like PS plus and Xbox live do and like telephone companies do (albeit to a far...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 07-05-2015, 16:31
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By steven123
Netflix – Any Way to Buy a 12 Month Subscription?

I have enjoyed Netflix pretty much since it came to the UK and think the quality of their home grown series like Breaking Bad, Orange is the New Black, etc are superb. In terms of content and...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-05-2015, 12:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By steven123
Yes, I've tried both with and without the battery...

Yes, I've tried both with and without the battery and it makes no difference.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-05-2015, 12:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By steven123
I was not able to do the continuity tests as I...

I was not able to do the continuity tests as I wasn't sure which settings to use on the multimeter (there are about 2 or 3 different resistance ones (think it was 200, 2000 and another one) or where...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 06-05-2015, 16:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By steven123
I tried the steps suggested but they didn't make...

I tried the steps suggested but they didn't make any difference, still no sign of life at all.

I have now got the multimeter and tested the AC adapter, it seems to be ok and is outputting the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-04-2015, 13:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By steven123
Ah, I don't actually have a multimeter, guess I...

Ah, I don't actually have a multimeter, guess I should get one. I see they seem to start at a few pounds, would a cheapie like this one do the trick?...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-04-2015, 12:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By steven123
Repairing / Diagnosing A Toshiba Satellite C55

A friend has given me a Toshiba Satellite C55-A-184 laptop (part no: PSCG6E-06F001EN) to try to repair for them. The problem is there is no sign of life from it whatsoever either on the battery or on...
Forum: TiVo 16-04-2015, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By steven123
Tivo on Xbox One Benefits?

I recently got an Xbox One and so far am very impressed with it as a games console. However, I know there is a bit more to the Xbox One than that. In particular, I am interested in the HDMI input and...
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