Category Archives: Technology

Gadgets, consumer electronics, video games, it’s all good.

The Other Side of the Street

I’ve been gazing longingly at that greener grass lately. It all started when–on a whim–I treated myself to a new phone. My new Samsung Galaxy SII was a first bite of the forbidden fruit that is Android, and now I’ve … Continue reading

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Today’s blog post: The Director’s Cut

I started out intending to write a diatribe about movie “Special Editions” and “Director’s Cuts”, preparing to denounce them all as blatant exploitative rip-offs that are produced with no respect to the original but aimed only at squeezing more money … Continue reading

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Drowning in Apps

“Middle-aged man beats himself to death with iPad. Coroner records a verdict of ‘Appcidental Death’.” WEEKEND CHORES Take out the rubbish Clean out the fridge Update my apps Don’t get me wrong: I love my iPad, but having to keep … Continue reading

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Zen And The Art of Scrollball Maintenance

Hands up if you have a scrollball on your computer mouse. You know, that tiny pimple on the top that you roll around under your finger. Wow, that many huh? I have one too. My Apple Mighty Mouse (inspired name … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment

Day Three of my Utah trip and thanks to jet lag I woke up this morning feeling as fresh as a daisy—at 3.30am. So it looks like I will have time to blog after all. It’s at times like this—when … Continue reading

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Money for Nothing

The Kindle from Amazon is a wonderful electronic reading device that lets you download books, newspapers, magazines and BLOGS from the Internet so you can read them anywhere — at the beach, on the train, on the toilet. Anywhere. So, … Continue reading

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iPad2 Decision!

Yes, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for! Following the uncertainty in an earlier post, what did Chris decide to do? Give in to the gadget freak inside or hold out for iPad3? It’s quite simple really: I’m going … Continue reading

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