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Archive for February 13th, 2017

Want for birthday or X-mas: “The Lamp” and “BBS: The documentary”

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/02/13

Via KansasFest 2009 Keynote with Jason Scott | KansasFest [WayBack] I bumped into these documentaries by Jason Scott Sadofsky:

The BBS Documentary DVDs are No Longer for Sale [WayBack] though “There will be digital copies sold in the future!” and there is “BBS The.Documentary Part 1 – Baud – YouTube”

There are upcoming documentaries as well, including one on the 6502.


Posted in 6502, History | Leave a Comment »

GSM/3G/4G/LTE/… enable or disable caller ID when calling

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/02/13

When testing the setup of a Fritz!Box 7490 with fiber connection, routing anonymous/withheld ISDN calls to a new answering machine I needed to test if only Caller ID calls were getting through.

The easiest was to do this from my mobile phone.

Izzy explained how to in callerid – How can I make anonymous calls for everyone but contact list? – Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange.

Basically all cellular networks based on GSM or derived technologies allow you to prefix any phone numbers with:


Posted in Cellular telephony, ISDN, LifeHacker, Power User, PSTN, Telephony | Leave a Comment »

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