Category Archives: Technology

I like to Moof It

I recently decided to take the plunge and buy an e-bike. There were various reasons for this, but one of the big ones was to help with my mobility after my recent operation. I enjoy cycling but have been finding … Continue reading

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Captive Mac Woes

Recently I have been in a situation where I have had to rely on “externally provided” internet for my MacBook (like you might get at Starbucks, for example). What should happen is that the first web page access should direct … Continue reading

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Why I’m Leaving WhatsApp

I have finally made the decision to leave WhatsApp and use Signal as my messaging platform of choice. This is actually part of a wider move to take back my privacy (as far as practicably possible). I encourage everyone I … Continue reading

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What laptop

A friend recently asked me what laptop to get after his had died (fortunately no data was lost – clever man!). His question was really “Windows or Mac”? The requirements were photos, email, music, Office. It is an oft asked … Continue reading

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Apple versus your bank balance

I have moved over to the Dark Side and am now pretty much completely Apple in my IT kit. When I bought the iPhone 5S a few years ago I was impressed by the camera, especially burst mode, ┬ábut unimpressed … Continue reading

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Android versus iOS: Do you care?

There are a lot of comments on which is the better OS – Android or iOS. If you see blogs asking “Which is better, Android or Apple?” then move on since the author is comparing an operating system to a … Continue reading

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