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Closing down sale. Grab a Bargain!

Posted: 24/11/2015 3:39:22 PM
Still some items left to clear. In particular: Billion 7800NL at just $89.00 with free shipping!Normally you wouldn't find these under $100.00! Billion 7700NR2 at just $59.00. with free shippin... [more]

Internet Time Restrictions, aka Getting Kids off the Computers to do their Homework

Posted: 9/10/2015 11:27:29 AM
As a parent I am sometimes frustrated getting kids off their computers and mobile devices to come to dinner, do their homework and go to bed at a reasonable hour. Thankfully my Billion 7800VDPX makes ... [more]

Stock Clearance Sale!

Posted: 8/10/2015 4:33:52 PM
I have too much stock so have lots of Billion and Fritz items reduced to clear, many items below cost! Billion and Fritz also announced a price rise recently due to the current exchange rate so these... [more]

Bandwidth Throttling/Monitoring

Posted: 3/10/2014 5:13:19 PM
I get asked from time to time about finding products with the ability to monitor and/or restrict downloads to a certain size or speed for a given user on the network. While my experience in this area ... [more]

MyDLink Camera Comparison

Posted: 10/07/2014 4:10:37 PM
D-Link have a wonderful range of IP Cameras with cloud services which allow monitoring from other locations via PC or app. For a great comparison table click here (PDF). For more information about ... [more]

Happy Birthday to the Linksys WRT54G

Posted: 27/11/2013 5:15:15 PM
(Copied from Cisco/Linksys internal newsletter) Monday 18 November was a very special day. It was on this day eleven years ago, that history was in the making, with the launch of the first 802.11g ... [more]

OzCableguy on Facebook

Posted: 17/09/2013 5:35:09 PM
Give us a like on our Facebook page over at https://www.facebook.com/Ozcableguy where I've been adding any new products of interest as well as specials, manufacturer promotions and related news.... [more]

New Bluetooth Keyboard for Tablet PC

Posted: 14/08/2013 1:33:19 PM
i-LAN recently introduced a new Bluetooth keyboard for the ITP97A 9.7 inch Android Tablet PCto replace the old USB keyboard. Along with the coolness factor of doing away with the cable they've also e... [more]

Billion 7800 series at a glance

Posted: 21/06/2013 5:40:05 PM
With 4 new models just announced for the 7800 series I thought it was time for a quick comparison table to help choose the right model: Model Broadcom ADSL Chip LAN/WAN Port for Cable/NBN 3G... [more]

i-LAN 7" Tablet PC

Posted: 16/04/2013 4:47:11 PM
Now available at shop.ozcableguy.com : (Sadly now discontinued) ITP70A-SP 7" Tablet, Keyboard & Stylus Pen Bundle ITP70A 7" Tablet PC (Just the Tablet, nothing else) IKP070 7" Keyboard ... [more]