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by Prosserp
Fri 03 Jun 2016 11:39
Forum: Language Matters
Topic: spanish
Replies: 1
Views: 5474

spanish

Our daughter aged 17, she is fluent in English and French and would like to improve her spoken spanish. Does anyone know of a teacher local to the Sorede area
by Prosserp
Sat 03 Oct 2015 14:51
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Roofer required
Replies: 1
Views: 1518

Roofer required

A few years ago I got a quote for a new roof from an english roofer working in the region , dad and son , does anyone have their details , we are sorede
by Prosserp
Sat 08 Aug 2015 20:51
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Moochie
Replies: 7
Views: 3153

Moochie

Did anyone go down to see the demonstration of moochie tv box and what did they think ...
Is it legal as i know a fair few companies have been raided and closed down in the last few weeks
by Prosserp
Mon 22 Jun 2015 21:10
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: pal and seam advice sought
Replies: 2
Views: 1846

pal and seam advice sought

i have an xbox 360 that runs on pal tvs, as i understand it , france tv's were on seacam. with the new led tv's , does the above matter anymore ,, are all uk and french tv's interchangeable as far as xbox etc is concerned
would rather buy locally than chance a delivery from amazon uk if possible
by Prosserp
Wed 10 Jun 2015 10:18
Forum: Travel
Topic: Rentals
Replies: 14
Views: 6441

we were fully booked last year and this year , we do our homework by comparing our prices with others, we cut the prices if a week isn't getting any enquiries and we offer a much higher quality of care for our guests ,,, last year we had lots of german, danish , french ,, no english this year its ma...
by Prosserp
Fri 27 Feb 2015 21:32
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Time to change internet provider?
Replies: 16
Views: 6395

We changed to sfr about a year ago from orange , we were getting too much buffering with orange ,,, we now get no buffering at all and no break in our programmes at all , we watch filmon all evening from 5pm till 10pm ish We however do not use a laptop as they are rubbish for using filmon , you wont...
by Prosserp
Thu 08 Jan 2015 19:18
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Handyman in Sorede
Replies: 1
Views: 1758

I've PM'd you.
by Prosserp
Sat 20 Dec 2014 15:58
Forum: Travel
Topic: Future development plans for Perpignan airport
Replies: 70
Views: 31205

A couple of things that seem obvious to me re the tourist industry of the region ... I am a very keen cyclist and regularly cycle the cols around this region , i have also cycled the Alps and the high pyrenees as well , and i follow the sport with a passion , firstly girona has the highest rate of p...
by Prosserp
Wed 26 Nov 2014 18:06
Forum: Airport Transport
Topic: carcassone airport for the liverpool flight 02/12/14
Replies: 0
Views: 1707

carcassone airport for the liverpool flight 02/12/14

is anyone going to Carcassonne airport for the liverpool flight on the 02nd of december as my wife needs a lift ...just hand luggage !!!
by Prosserp
Thu 13 Nov 2014 21:21
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Current FilmOn status
Replies: 27
Views: 11000

We watch film on everynight and haven't had any problems whatsoever , in fact we were saying how stable it seems at the moment
We use an iPod connected to the tv and we live in Sorede , the tv is on from 4pm to 10 pm ish every night ...
by Prosserp
Thu 25 Sep 2014 13:49
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: has anyone got this installed from sky digi ??
Replies: 18
Views: 7771

is the above any good
by Prosserp
Thu 25 Sep 2014 13:48
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: has anyone got this installed from sky digi ??
Replies: 18
Views: 7771

has anyone got this installed from sky digi ??

Many people are still using their computers to view TV using various sites for free, but installing the IPTV system it is viewed on your telly using a remote control. We are using a UK Agency and am happy with their service, support and prices. You do not have to deal with the agency, we remain your...
by Prosserp
Mon 01 Sep 2014 09:54
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: really good plumber
Replies: 3
Views: 2531

sorry yes i use him regularily we do holiday lets in the area and he will come out at short notice , he doesn't charge for a call out , he will give you a quote if you want one , we don't even bother with that as he is so cheap and RELIABLE which is like gold dust to us !!! he is ex french military ...
by Prosserp
Mon 01 Sep 2014 09:44
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: MAC vs. PC
Replies: 38
Views: 10950

we bought a iMac 27 and i must say it is absolutely fabulous , i cannot find fault with it ... it boots up within 15 seconds , closes down perfectly and is very fast.. everything just works as computers should ... what is amazing is the sound quality , we have loaded all our music collection and pla...
by Prosserp
Sun 29 Jun 2014 22:24
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Filmon
Replies: 8
Views: 4110

yep you have to press the sd button now
where as before you didnt
by Prosserp
Tue 24 Jun 2014 21:20
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Filmon
Replies: 8
Views: 4110

i have emailed filmon re their app and they inform me that have switched around the default settings on it .... the default used to be the free sd channels , now if you just press for instance bbc one, it defaults to hd and therefore will go off after a minute or so... so now when the channels come ...
by Prosserp
Fri 20 Jun 2014 15:50
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: really good plumber
Replies: 3
Views: 2531

really good plumber

Jerone - 0613985429
based in saint andre
top bloke , very reasonable , very good at his job , and wont rip you
off , always on time and happy to come out at short notice over weekends
only downside is he doesnt speak much english
but we manage with pointing and franglais
by Prosserp
Fri 20 Jun 2014 15:43
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Free Internet
Replies: 7
Views: 2754

we recently switched from orange to sfr , sfr were doing a good deal of internet and phone for 19.99 for 12months ... orange have just
brought out the same deal. dont know what Free charge but 19.99 is a good price in my mind
by Prosserp
Wed 18 Jun 2014 21:49
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Filmon
Replies: 8
Views: 4110

Filmon

Has anyone else been having problems with filmon app on their ipod , iphone etc , if so in the top corner of app is an 'about' button , press it and you can email filmon with your problem , they normally reply within an hour or so and they will send you a link to software that checks your filmon etc...
by Prosserp
Sat 31 May 2014 21:30
Forum: Travel
Topic: Ryanair Girona
Replies: 2
Views: 2123

perpignan to stansted will be a through this winter , ryanair announced it recently
by Prosserp
Mon 26 May 2014 11:38
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: If you don't want the expense of an Apple TV box
Replies: 4
Views: 3033

We gave up using a laptop plugged into a tv , because of the buffering Etc My advise would be get a cheap ipod off of ebay , if you get a 4th generation or even an earlier one then the connection lead is cheap as posted above I have checked on ebay and there are loads of 2/3/4 generation ipod at a r...
by Prosserp
Mon 26 May 2014 11:27
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: If you don't want the expense of an Apple TV box
Replies: 4
Views: 3033

We also use an old ipod for filmon and this is connected to the tv using av/hdmi adaptor .... The picture is great and the buffering has gone We bought several leads from ebay and they work great they were about 8 euros each The av lightining lead for the latest ipad etc is expensive but also works ...
by Prosserp
Thu 22 May 2014 07:02
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 21
Views: 11504

We searched in the region for a long time and eventually we bought in Sorede . We made a wonderful choice in location and have settled here very well ... We eventually made the choice by looking at a map after narrowing down what we wanted in life, for us we love walking along the seafront of an eve...
by Prosserp
Thu 08 May 2014 09:57
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Broadband packages
Replies: 13
Views: 4123

we have just got sfr package phone, internet and french tv via internet for 19.99 a month for 12 mths , then goes upto 30 euro a month. we looked at the orange package where you can turn it off , but it worked out a lot more expensive
by Prosserp
Mon 28 Apr 2014 07:29
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: apple tv box
Replies: 3
Views: 1694

many thanks for your advice
by Prosserp
Sun 27 Apr 2014 19:13
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: apple tv box
Replies: 3
Views: 1694

apple tv box

i am looking at buying an apple tv box to watch filmon via my ipad.

On ebay there are a lot of jail broken apple tv boxes running xbmc streaming
has anyone got a jail broken box and would they recommend one
by Prosserp
Mon 07 Apr 2014 22:12
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: tax advice needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1934

tax advice needed

hi can anyone reccommend a tax and social payments advisor local to perpignan.my s1 runs out at the end of this year. i have a french property which i am renting out this summer with the intention of paying social charges and tax in france so that i can carry on in the french healthcare system once ...
by Prosserp
Sun 06 Apr 2014 14:47
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Watching filmon
Replies: 8
Views: 2780

Watching filmon

Having watched filmon for a while now on my laptop fed through to my tv , we have found that we get far less buffering by using the ipad or ipod instead. We bought a lead that allows you to charge the ipad at the same time as watching on the tv .The lead plugs in from ipad to hdmi on tv , so picture...
by Prosserp
Wed 26 Feb 2014 11:47
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Have we cracked it?
Replies: 6
Views: 3196

i have been using SMARTVIA for the last year using their VPN and their smartdns service. I also changed search engines from google to mozilla firefox and that has cut down on the buffering
cost of Smartvia was 50 pounds for one year ....
we are in Sorede so internet speed is good
by Prosserp
Thu 06 Feb 2014 06:49
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Choose Channels on Horizontal Frequencies where possible.
Replies: 36
Views: 11260

No bbc channels this morning on our humax box
Tried manual tuning etc , the strength of signal bar still shows
A signal , but no picture
No regional bbc news channels either