Month: June 2020

Swiss Covid App

Swiss Covid App The Swiss Covid App is now a reality. It is based on the Apple/Google decentralised approach that ensures privacy is protected but the App can be effective. Of course many will speculate that the App will not achieve much unless a critical mass of installations and users have it – but it …

The Global Window-shop for Netflix

The Global Window-shop for Netflix It seems we in Switzerland don’t get the best value for money with Netflix. While the cost is not massive, there are other countries in the world who get a better deal. Interesting reading can be found (like this). What does this mean? Well, Netflix tells us that Swiss prices …

The Great Swisscom-to-Salt fiber migration

The Great Swisscom-to-Salt fiber migration with feature comparison and The Good, The Bad and The Ugly As a family, we recently moved from Swisscom Fiber (1Gbps) to Salt Fiber (10Gbps!!). The attraction was based on speed (claims), price, an AppleTV 4K with Salt.TV to replace Swisscom TV and a phone line. It was not a …

Lockdown, Swiss style

Lockdown, Swiss style So there we were, at the enforced end of the skiing season in Austria. Anyway, we left Austria with a tan and a great ski weekend behind us and returned to Switzerland. Monday night had a strange feeling about it; we went to our local bar as we fully-suspected it would be …

Shopping during Corona

Shopping during Corona Since the #socialarmageddon began in March, we managed to shop. It’s a wide and interesting collection of things that we ordered via mail order – thank goodness for online shopping and probably, mostly, Digitec!! Se we bought, in no particular order: A MacBook Pro An iPhone 11 Pro Max Salt 10Gbps fiber …