UK2, Rails and Firewalls

I’ve just started using UK2.net for some web hosting tasks. Thus far the experience has been a positive one, and in any case I’m not one to publicly slag off companies. One wrinkle I did discover yesterday, though – their firewall is remarkably sensitive to any unexpected traffic, and will block an IP for any […]

March 30, 2013   Tags: rails, uk2  5 Comments

Getting Voicemails on Skype for Android

I’m a recent arrival in the world of Android, but not in the world of Skype. So getting Skype on my Android tablet was a high priority. In general it works as you’d expect (aside from the occasional crash). However, receiving voicemails is far from obvious, and after a lot of messing about I’ve worked […]

March 14, 2013   Tags: android, apps  No Comments