19 Oct 2016

Taking a Test Shot

Taking a Test Shot

A useful camera habit for you today: the test shot. Every time I pick my camera up at the start of a new day, I take a test shot. Here’s one: On its own, a test shot is the absolute minimum of double-checking: you know you’ve got a battery in the camera, and you know […]

9 Oct 2016

First Impressions of the UK Amazon Echo

First Impressions of the UK Amazon Echo

Gosh, but isn’t the Amazon Echo bloody brilliant? I mean! The speech recognition, the voice of Alexa herself (we’ve come a long way since I were a lad), the way it can pick your voice out from across a noisy room and home in on exactly what you’re saying… What? You already know? What do […]

6 Oct 2016

Low-Energy Days

Low-Energy Days

Some days, I wake up and I cannot brain. This is often accompanied by lethargy and and desire to eat many carbohydrates. No, it’s not always coincident with drinking the night before. I have a trick for days like this, so that I can at least feel like I’ve done something, even if I’m not up […]

5 Oct 2016

Review Corner: The 1byone Folding Bluetooth Keyboard

Review Corner: The 1byone Folding Bluetooth Keyboard

A review of the 1byone Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard.

27 Sep 2016