DigameXtra No. 1244 Sunday, Mar. 24th 2019

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U3A Axarquia- Activity Programme Monday 25th March – Friday 29th March
-Monday 25th Petanque 3pm, meet in the carpark west of the lighthouse in Torre del Mar
-Wednesday 27th Book Club 11am, meet at Richie’s Bar (behind Tourist Office) Torrox Costa
-Thursday 28th Mahjong 10.30am, meet at Bar Ri-Jo Algarrobo Costa
-Thursday 28th Singing for Pleasure 11am, meet at Parquesol Restaurant in El Morche. Looking for new members, this fun group is for anyone who enjoys singing for the sheer enjoyment of opening their lungs and singing for a couple of hours each month in convivial company
For further details or to contact the group leaders, please check out our website www.u3aaxarquia.com
Stop by our stand tomorrow at the Nerja Residents Day. An opportunity to meet members of the U3A Axarquia and discover the many activities we have to offer.

 

The Phoenix Club invite you to a talk by the British Consul: On Wednesday 10th April at Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar. Commences at 11am – please be seated by 10.45
RSVP to phoenixsocialclub AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk to give an idea of numbers attending.
Home made sandwiches and cake available after the meeting free of charge

 

Meetup for Facebook Group: We hereby invite you, dear group members of the Facebook group “Andalusia-Axarquia-Treff”, to the regulars’ table of this group
The meeting of mostly German speakers should be very informal!
Everyone who has time is invited!
Chat, exchange, laugh and maintain new and old acquaintances
Registration would be nice but no obligation!
Also spontaneous are welcome
The meeting is in Torrox – Costa, Bar YoSoY, Block 77 west side. FB-Link

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Richi’s Pollo Asador, mini-market, fresh bread and cafe: Open Sundays all day. Closed Thursdays. Hours 8am – 10pm approx. Rotisserie chicken and various pork cuts (other birds, lamb, rabbit or goat on 1 day notice, jabali in season). Fresh local produce, baked goods, dried fruits and campo eggs. Full menu and tapas plus Menu del  Dia and paella €5/plate on weekends. Tapa & cana €1.50, try the “flaming chorizo on a skewer” tapa for a spicy treat cooked in a ceramic pig mini bbq on the bar. Av Garcia Penalver BLQ 77, Torrox Costa (behind the library). Tel.951 38 90 73 ; FB Link

 

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Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: Paella, Pizza Pan Grill. 40cm diameter. Purchased for a paella dinner party and used just once. Original price €39.95, will accept €15 ovno. Contact Suzie on mobile (0044) 07811611844 including WhatsApp. Algarrobo.
Email: suzielawes AT btinternet DOT com

 

For Sale: 43″ Philips TV with 3 USB/HMDI and scart port. 120.00 euros
Ellen/El Penencillo 692683438 or
Email: ellenspain AT msn DOT com

 

For Sale: A combination of a Cupboard, a Cabinet & Side board: 80 euro.
Cupboard: 97x80x40 Cabinet: 80x50x30 Side board: 240x80x60
Where? Casa Mena Pago Montealegre 8 Torrox Campo- Eugene, tel: 952030168 & 0032496691039
Email: gene.janssens AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Single Headboards x 2, Black rustic style. Measurements; 100cm (W) x 130cm (H). Excellent condition, bubble wrapped for protection. 10€ each.
-Travel cot. Measures (folded); 25cm x 25cm x 80cm Measures (erected); 80cm (H) x 80cm (D) x 110cm (L). Includes, zipped carry case. Excellent condition. 15€ .
Buyer collects: Caleta de Velez. Contact Stuart, Mobile:609592766
Email: stuartlincombe AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Washstand, height 95, width 37, €30
-Mirror, height 87, width 67, €45
Pick up Competa. Becky. wapp: 608822298
Email: beckyspanien AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale: Samsung Galaxy Core LTE Prime SM-G360F White
Hardly used, as new! 4,5″ screen 540×960 Dual Core 1.2 GHz 8GB, 1GB RAM Camera 5MP Android 5.0.2 GPS, radio, compass, accelerometer, proximity Battery 2100 mAh Li-lon MicroUSB 2.0 MicroSD up to 64GB NFC With case Simlock free. Price 50 euro. Peter/Torrox.
Email: pjotr4726 AT hotmail DOT com

 

Wanted: Parasol. 2,5 – 3,0 meters in diameter. Stick 4 – 5 centimeters. Arne/Competa.
Email: brandtoft AT yahoo DOT dk.

 

Recommendations

Eye Glasses: I need a full proper eye testing and some glasses. Any recommendations for a place, English spoken, in Torrox Costa or El Morche? Normally I would be able to travel further but at the moment I have a bad leg. Naythan/Torrox Costa
Email: fixit AT gmx DOT es

 

Weekend Tech News by DoctorLaptop
-Pirate IPTV: Police Across Europe Carry Out ‘Largest Ever’ Operation. As it turns out some of the large IPTV providers, that may also offer fiber optic & internet, which makes them appear to be legit operators, are selling pirated stream subscriptions. Police carried out 14 simultaneous raids, eight of them in Spain (in Malaga, Madrid and Alicante), four in Denmark, and two in the UK. Five people were arrested and now stand accused of a variety of crimes, from IP offenses to fraud and money laundering. Ten others gave statements to police.
The investigation began in late 2015 following a complaint filed by the UK’s Premier League against a Malaga-based website offering IPTV subscription packages providing “a multitude of international conditional access channels”, i.e, otherwise premium subscription-based content.
Following the complaint, police in Spain made efforts to verify the illegal activity, which included the provision of more than 800 television channels, on demand content, and radio stations. The packages offered by the unlicensed provider cost 40 euros per month and could go up to 460 euros, depending on subscription duration.
The investigation revealed various social network accounts through which the service attracted more customers, plus a network of 20 additional websites offering the same product.
“To give the illicit business the appearance of legality and to launder the profits, they created companies with lawful activity and a stated objective related to the provision of telecommunications services, internet and hardware,” Spanish police explain. “On the one hand, they had the technical and technological infrastructure necessary to carry out their legal business (fiber operators) and also the illicit business (illegal IPTV subscriptions). On the other, they were authorized operators for fiber. It served as an argument for customers to believe that they were also in the business of distributing foreign channels.”
The operators, therefore, allegedly mixed legal revenue with illegal, in order to raise as little suspicion as possible. However, that didn’t stop the police from noticing their luxury lifestyles.
Source: https://torrentfreak.com/pirate-iptv-police-across-europe-carry-out-largest-ever-operation-190322/
-“Google Unlocked” Aims to ‘Uncensor’ Google Search Results: Can’t find a site using Google Search, even though you know for a fact it used to be there? Many users don’t bother making bookmarks, relying on Google Search to find the site again and again. Then one day it’s gone! Google may be censoring it for possible copyright infractions. Google Unlocked, a new extension for Chrome and Firefox, scans for hidden links that were censored due to requests from copyright holders to remove allegedly-infringing content from its indexes. This extension extracts the censored links and puts them back into Google results. Google honors most DMCA take-down requests but rejects a fair few too, often due to the reported activity not actually being copyright infringement. However, when links are removed, users are informed of the fact via a note at the bottom of Google’s search results. Here is a screenshot of a search for “action movies” with censored notice, and links where you can get this extension.
Firefox addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/google-unlocked/
Chrome addon: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-unlocked/aldhhcbddlopnofbjimhnhglnhkfoino/

Source & Pic Credit: https://torrentfreak.com/google-unlocked-aims-to-uncensor-google-search-results-190323/

Lost & Found

Found: Denture. Reaching out to Digamextra community word’o’mouth in hopes of reuniting owner with found top denture on the beach. Discovered Friday March 22nd 2019 around noon washed ashore near Rio Güi outlet in El Morche. Please contact Susan Ta Ta For Now : )
Email: mityorn AT gmail DOT com

 

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