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Aug 1, 18, 7:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By quick_dry

How small is small? interchangeable lens? As...

How small is small? interchangeable lens?

As a pocket-size camera I take a Sony RX100 v3, next size up I go for the Sony A6000/A6300/A6500 cameras.
Forum: Travel Tools
Feb 5, 18, 7:09 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 19,162
Posted By quick_dry

one thing I forgot to add in the survey: make...

one thing I forgot to add in the survey: make sure the app isn't restricted to specific versions of iOS. I see lots of apps that flag themselves as requiring the latest iOS, but there are very few...
Dec 22, 17, 5:09 am
Replies: 643
Views: 202,744
Posted By quick_dry

I only have to setup the network once, do the...

I only have to setup the network once, do the hotel network portal login screen once, and all the devices already have the connection info.

It gives it a consistent network for auto-discovery e.g....
Dec 13, 17, 11:35 am
Replies: 2,798
Views: 700,026
Posted By quick_dry

I've never had any problems carrying my bags of...

I've never had any problems carrying my bags of food or drink up, and thats when you're loaded down in the "everything must go in one trip" ridiculous style.
Replies: 36
Views: 5,638
Posted By quick_dry

I would cut time from Auckland... it's an...

I would cut time from Auckland... it's an approximation to a big city... (it's like my second home, but I think there are better things to do elsewhere) and drive down to Rotorua. It sounds like...
Replies: 11
Views: 5,208
Posted By quick_dry

I've never had to use an Uber from/to AKL, for a...

I've never had to use an Uber from/to AKL, for a trip to Matamata just hire a car - hire cars are very cheap in Auckland.
Dec 4, 17, 1:50 am
Replies: 62
Views: 11,119
Posted By quick_dry

Mavic Pro, I don't think anything else comes...

Mavic Pro, I don't think anything else comes close for the size that it can pack down to - Mavic with 5 batteries, filters and controller fits in a bag that is smaller than a Phantom or Solo on their...
Forum: Travel Tools
Dec 4, 17, 1:35 am
Replies: 225
Views: 99,523
Posted By quick_dry

Flight Tracker by impala studios is the one I've...

Flight Tracker by impala studios is the one I've settled on as a Flight Track Pro replacement - but every time I open it up I feel sad that it isn't FTP and wish they'd never had to shut it down.
Forum: Travel Tools
Dec 4, 17, 1:31 am
Replies: 29
Views: 8,199
Posted By quick_dry

Losing MyFlights and Flight Track Pro were both...

Losing MyFlights and Flight Track Pro were both quite sad moments, two apps that I actually found useful - not just a way to pass time. farewell old friend
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 4, 17, 1:11 am
Replies: 48
Views: 9,548
Posted By quick_dry

I had an exchange student make a similar...

I had an exchange student make a similar suggestion on an SFO-SYD years back, I was not devastated my J upgrade didn't come through.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 4, 17, 12:59 am
Replies: 103
Views: 5,847
Posted By quick_dry

I'm a bit late to the party, but this one speaks...

I'm a bit late to the party, but this one speaks to my travel habits as I'm the same with my socks and other gear.

Do you wring them out with a towel?

After washing them and wringing them out...
Nov 28, 17, 6:22 am
Replies: 67
Views: 8,143
Posted By quick_dry

back to the OP's original post, there have also...

back to the OP's original post, there have also been lots of changes at the start of November related to the trans-tasman alliance between VA and NZ - and as you'd expect, there are clearly some...
Oct 29, 16, 10:11 pm
Replies: 344
Views: 39,671
Posted By quick_dry

it feels like none of the product teams at Apple...

it feels like none of the product teams at Apple ever meet up and compare notes.

Given how long it takes to actually design and bring these things to market - the switch to USB-C was made a long...
Oct 28, 16, 5:39 pm
Replies: 480
Views: 153,628
Posted By quick_dry

awesome info, thanks!

awesome info, thanks!
Oct 27, 16, 8:37 pm
Replies: 480
Views: 153,628
Posted By quick_dry

what would people suggest taking if your only...

what would people suggest taking if your only option on an HNL-SYD A332 was 14E or 34A and the people on either side for both seats aren't part of your group?
I'm 6'1" and can't remember (or find...
Jun 17, 16, 5:54 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By quick_dry

why not just get some of those old school timer...

why not just get some of those old school timer switches that used to be used on gardening systems, turning the TV/radio/lamps on for a few hours at night so it looked like you were home, etc.
...
Feb 8, 16, 10:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By quick_dry

I have a plug-bug, but I found it made the...

I have a plug-bug, but I found it made the charger too long to fit into many spots so ditched it in favour of a Y cable to go into my macbook charger, and into an Anker 5 port.

I got a regular...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 8, 15, 1:52 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,201
Posted By quick_dry

I know this is all academic as you've bought the...

I know this is all academic as you've bought the ticket already, but perhaps a data point for other people in similar spot.

If you have elite status with another airline, I'd try for a match into...
Sep 7, 15, 11:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By quick_dry

US residents only

US residents only
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 23, 15, 8:29 am
Replies: 189
Views: 34,003
Posted By quick_dry

I saw a pod of humpbacks breaching from a SYD-MEL...

I saw a pod of humpbacks breaching from a SYD-MEL just after takeoff - finally all those times looking at the ocean while climbing to altitude and seeing nothing but waves paid off.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Aug 13, 15, 10:41 am
Replies: 44
Views: 10,856
Posted By quick_dry

tamarind is more of a sour taste, are you...

tamarind is more of a sour taste, are you thinking of the palm sugar? it has a different taste to plain ol' white sugar.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jun 15, 15, 8:48 pm
Replies: 1,977
Views: 618,813
Posted By quick_dry

that still exists, you have to fly on Czech...

that still exists, you have to fly on Czech Airlines and they'll match whatever status you have into theirs. Not bad if you can work a flight with them into it, China Airlines seem to have tightened...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 9, 15, 12:25 am
Replies: 52
Views: 14,450
Posted By quick_dry

why did they take a photo of what looks to be a...

why did they take a photo of what looks to be a melted UA F ice cream sundae?

thankfully I also now know I can't just steal any cutlery or crockery I like.
Jun 8, 15, 11:53 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 11,771
Posted By quick_dry

NZ uses passbook now - only for airports you can...

NZ uses passbook now - only for airports you can do online checkin with (ie not SYD)
Mar 4, 15, 11:15 am
Replies: 39
Views: 6,480
Posted By quick_dry

get a 128GB iPad, and load something like Azul,...

get a 128GB iPad, and load something like Azul, Ace Player or VLC - I prefer these as you can import files and play most formats. Not needing to sync with iTunes makes it much easier to load videos...
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