Damn power cuts!

APC SmartUPS 1400We’ve had 3 power cuts this afternoon, but only half the estate has been going out – a couple of blocks down it’s been fine 🙁 Not impressed! But, my £3 APC 1400 SmartUPS eBay steal from a few months back has kept my computer going each time – though there wasn’t much left on the battery by the time it came after the last cut! There was me sitting all smug thinking “Ah well, least I can carry on even with the power out” until I realised my wireless router downstairs isn’t covered by a UPS, nor does it have a steam-powered backup…


Senior Content Development for Microsoft writing about Azure virtual machines. Occasionally I play video games.

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Iain Foulds, 34 years old. Originally from England, now living in Seattle. I currently work as a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft writing about Azure VMs. Gamer. Very passionate about photography. Comments and opinions expressed here are my own. More...