DigameXtra No. 1307 Tuesday, June 4th 2019

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O’Learys Irish Bar, Torrox Costa
-Weekly Lineup-
Here we are again, it’s Monday and time to tell all you lovely people about all the fun we have lined this week with no fewer than 5 live music acts (back to back acts on Saturday) and 2 food specials!
-Thurs 2100hrs The fantastic Rosstown will be back in acoustic duo form and last time, this girls voice wowed everyone so don’t miss them!
-Fri 2130hrs The wonderful Art Club Band are back doing everything from American country to rock’n’roll. A fun night of classic American fun!
-Sat 1800hrs The songbook that is Shony is joining us for some great music on the terrace in the evening sunshine, looking at the beautiful sea!
-Sat 2200hrs Our Saturday night main event is a punk and rock extravaganza this week as we welcome back The Altoonas! These guys are fantastic fun and we were packed and rocking for their last gig so don’t miss them!
-Sun 1500hrs What a treat we have this Sunday on the terrace…. we’ve waited months to get these guys back after they blew our minds when they 1st played with us 2 months ago! Chicago Jim & Mandolin Mick Duo/Trio/Band are back to is finally! These guys are so so good and so so busy and hard to get so make sure and join us Sunday for what will be a simply incredible afternoon of amazing live music!
O Learys is the only place to be in Torrox Costa this summer. FB-Link

 

Trinity at the San Francisco Market: Starting the 6th June, every Thursday from 8pm you can listen to Trinity Trio at the San Francisco Market, in Velez Malaga, where you can also drink and eat something while listening to music. Info: dana10marzo@gmail.com

 

El Jam Live feat. Jonny Blacksheep: At Danny Boy’s Bar & Kitchen. Wednesday’s from 9pm. BLQ 89 Torrox Costa. FB-Link

 

Richard Ray Farrell Trio: At The Parrot, Nerja. Sat June 8th, 9:30pm. Plaza Tutti Frutti.
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Marenostrum Music Castle Park, Fuengirola:
-Rod Stewart. Wednesday 3rd July 2019.
Info at: http://www.costadeldisco.com/buy_tickets.html

 

Nerja Music on Balcon: Hello Nerja,
I now have the programme of musicians on the Balcon for June ’19. They are in .pdf format. I can send them direct on request before Sun 9 June to sjc2714@gmail.com.
Please give generously to support the music you love.
Tony

 

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Pet Care: Hello readers of Digamextra: If you need to leave your dogs in a nice and familiar place, my husband and I are dedicated to the care of pets, in my house I have the day care service and overnight accommodation. We live in El Morche, next to the church, 30 meters from the beach. The dogs that come home, are treated with dedication throughout their stay, respecting their walks, meals and rest.
For the care of cats: we go to the house of the kitten, 1 hour per day, the number of days you need, during that time we do company, clean your bathroom, etc.
We await your inquiries. silviacaminante@gmail.com
WhatsApp: 666-782 766

 

Yoga Classes: Join us to try the wonderful beneficial practice of Hatha Yoga at “The Yoga Room”, Hotel Los Arcos, Nerja (Tuesday evenings 19.30 mixed level and Thursday mornings 11.30 beginners upwards). First class half price! (Also Wednesday mornings 11.30am at Centro Shiva, Torrox Costa). Discount bonus cards available at Nerja classes. All levels from beginners to advanced very welcome! One to one classes also available and classes on Burriana Beach Nerja! I look forward to meeting you!
Message or call Jo Bradley on 0034 606313307 or
email jobraddersldb@gmail.com for more info

 

Wanted: Cleaner. I need a cleaner for one day only to help me prepare my apartment on Oasis de Capistrano in Nerja for sale.
Jennifer/Nerja 636402947 and WhatsApp also allweathers@hotmail.com

 

Items For Sale / Wanted / Rent

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For Sale: 3 great deals from The Nerja Household Center, Av. Castilla Perez 10. More info in poster.
-2 good quality matching sun loungers with adjustable headrests Price €140 for both (slight sun fading )
-Ikea assortment of plates €12
-Collection of porcelain plates by Mike bensley Price €45
Contact Jackie/Nerja 672170429
info at nerjahouseholdcentre dot com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Pushchair/Buggy Maclaren Techno XT , good condition, not used very much, photo makes it look more blue, it’s actually very dark grey/medium grey. (price on Amazon.es for current model is around 250-300 euros.) It has been stored in garage but all detachable material etc have been washed. 65 euros
-Baby’s Cot made by Blasi Bed, to fit 60 x 120cm mattress (not included) Very good condition, sturdy wooden cot with drop side, locking wheels. 50 euros
Vanessa 663313943 Venta Baja (near lake Vinuela) Buyer to collect
email: vanessa.in.spain AT gmail DOT com

 

For Sale, 2 items:
-Pet wicker basket, oval, Excellent condition and clean size L 100 X W 75 x H 25 €20.-
-Pet stretcher bed as good as new, lovely and cool for summer. Size L 90 X W 65 X H 16 size of stretcher part that animal sleeps on is L 65 X W 60 (too small for a Beagle anyway ) €10.-
Susana/El Morche,
e-mail smokeybeagletje AT gmail DOT com

 

Wanted: Items of furniture
-Sofa bed
-Chest of drawers
-Gate leg dining table plus 2 chairs
Am living in the Torrox area, Graham, Phone: 633976203 (Whatsapp) or
e-mail grahamhgodleyatgmaildotcom

 

Recommendations

The Meat Man: Can anyone provide the contact details for the man who delivers orders for meat to homes in Nerja area please.
Jane/Nerja ;  janekirkspain@gmail.com

 

Wanted, ride/taxi: Two lady travelers seeking ride or taxi recommendations are flying to Manchester on Thursday 6th June (boarding closes 10.20: flight leaves 10.50 (not Liverpool as previously posted).
Can meet at convenient pick up point (el Ingenio, Lidls Algarrobo or Torre del Mar)
Reply please to:
jean on the beach 54 @ gmail.com (remove spaces) or telephone WhatsApp 666819623

 

Pets

Found: Stray dog, is it yours or do you know any one who wants it, very friendly and timid, Torrox Costa, El Penoncillo area. Steve, Tel: 633891897 Email: stvo59@gmail.com

 

Kitten requiring a forever home: Little Luna is only about 5 weeks old and was rescued from the main road in Torre. She is a lovely, friendly, playful little thing. She has been de-flea’d and wormed and is eating solids. As we go back and forth to the UK we can’t keep her. Therefore she is looking for a permanent home with loving owners. WhatsApp (Paul/Caleta) 0044 7753814797
hams AT gmx DOT com

 

Tech News by DoctorLaptop

Intel Chip Patch on Older Computers, Tablets & Smartphones- Update June 4th 2019
It is now evident all the big tech players are supporting the current patch, despite it slowing affected Intel processors significantly. Microsoft, Apple and all major Linux distros have released their version of the patch. It also appears that more computers have this problem than was initially announced. It is NOT limited to Win 7 and earlier versions of Windows, as I previously quoted from early press releases. It very likely is present in most modern era Intel chips, even those being made today. It takes a long time to retool a processor making facility. Some tech experts go so far as to say, “On May 14, 2019, a new class of Intel CPU vulnerabilities was published by the microchip giant. Known as speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities, they affect almost every Intel processor produced since 2011 – this includes a great number of servers, laptops, smartphones,…”
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613598/cybersecurity-flaws-in-chips-are-taking-too-long-to-fix/
https://www.bisinfotech.com/data-information-security/intel-cpu-vulnerabilities-could-be-used-in-mds-attacks/
https://macdailynews.com/2019/05/14/new-secret-spilling-flaw-affects-almost-every-intel-chip-since-2011-apple-to-release-patches-today/
Thus there is no avoiding the patch. No better patch is on the horizon. Turn Updates back on if you followed my earlier advice to turn updates off. A slow, safe computer is better than a fast, infected computer.  The best we can do now is keep our computers well maintained and updated.
New Tech Purchases: I would advise anyone looking to buy a new computer, tablet or smartphone to only buy the newest models they can find if Intel Chips are used. Or buy a device with AMD or ARM processor chips. So far, AMD and ARM chips have not suffered from the chip flaws and remain safe. How to tell what chip a device has? Most laptops, not all, have a sticker with INTEL or AMD near the keyboard. Other devices will say INTEL or AMD or ARM on the carton. If in doubt, ask the salesman to show you the date-of-manufacture and Chip-maker’s stickers or check the model’s Official Manufacturer’s specs/details page on the internet. Many “on sale” and budget models, especially loss-leaders sold at the big discount shops, have sat in warehouses for a year or 2. The older it is, the more likely it will get the “slow down” chip flaw patch update as soon as you do the first updates after setup. The newer it is the less it will slow down after doing the chip-patch updates.

 

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Valez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
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Sunday: Valez Malaga, Torre del mar, Nerja Car Boot

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Nerja 952 524 519
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Frigiliana: 952 533 231

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Ambulance: 061
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Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
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