Use of Fritzbox 7390 with BT Infinity broadband

At long last we now have BT Infinity installed – and just to be clear, as soon as the BT engineer had left I disconnected the BT home hub and the BT modem from the line, and connected the Fritzbox (a 7390 with FRITZ!OS 05.22) directly to the master socket. (As a first step I had verified that I could also connect the Fritzbox to the BT mode using a Ethernet cable – which worked very well, but did IMHO not give me enough control over the line).

The settings are now :


In addition to this I needed to use the login name and password BT sent me in the activation email.

I can now see :


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And this is before the line has settled down – so I fully expect some of the errors on the line to reduce in the near future.

The illegitimate child of the Kinect

Interesting device – apparently extremely sensitive and intelligent


“What exactly is The Leap?

The Leap is a small iPod sized USB peripheral that creates a 3D interaction space of 8 cubic feet to precisely interact with and control software on your laptop or desktop computer. It’s like being able to reach into the computer and pull out information as easily as reaching into a cookie jar.”

Sushi King in Santa Monica

Just went out for dinner and managed to get in to a very small sushi restaurant just down the street from my hotel – “Sushi King” (the name of the restaurant – not the hotel (-; )

I presume the excellent gentleman that made all my sushi was the man himself – the food was excellent, even though it took me some time to figure out how to eat some of the sushi pieces with my dignity intact/

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