Audiobooks & audio shows at audible where stories speak to you.
Audiobooks, stories that speak to you. For the past six weeks I have been listening to audiobooks from Audible… read on and I’ll explain why. When last did you buy a physical book? My wife would say yesterday or last week or last month. She…
I created my first slider using the WordPress plugin ‘Slider Revolution’.
Recently I noticed a plugin called Revolution Slider, which came with my Jevelin theme. I activated it but didn’t really know what it was about or how I could use it, so I spent a few hours watching some videos on it and all I…
Swype is the best virtual keyboard for touchscreen mobiles and tablets offering unique finger or stylus gestures.
Swype is a virtual keyboard for touchscreen smartphones and tablets where one enters words by sliding a finger or stylus from the first letter of a word to its last letter. I have been using the app since 2010 on all my touchscreen devices. In…
Untappd is the best beer discovery social sharing app & website.
For the past 8 months I have been religiously recording every beer that I drink. I am doing this with an app called Untappd and it has changed the way I drink beer. The app is super intuitive and easy to use. Whether I’m in…
Hello FastComet WordPress Web hosting, Goodbye Amazon Web Services
I gave Amazon Web Services my best shot as it is not a service you can simply sign up too and be up and running in no time at all. There is a lot to learn and read. It was fun and a steep learning curve to set…
Take a look at LastPass password manager.
I generally have a good memory for passwords, but over the years with all the cyber criminals hacking everything I’ve increased the complexity of my passwords, which ultimately makes it harder to remember. That is a good thing until one needs to access a site…
An Awesome ‘Home New Tab Page’ Chrome Extension.
I stumbled upon an incredibly useful and beautiful new home tab page extension for my Chrome browser. It is called Home – New Tab Page. On my 27-inch Dell monitor it looks incredible while on my Surface Pro 4, touching the icons is effortless. All my…
OMGitsHUGE.com – The rise of the phablet.
My new website is OMG it’s HUGE and I will be blogging about the smartphones that are extra-ordinarily large and now referred to as phablets. This market is picking up momentum as all the major mobile makers jump onto the phablet band wagon. The website…
It should be called the BIG CON-fused dot com
We are in the process of renewing our car insurance as our existing policy is about to expire, so I did what most sensible people do and visited confused.com since these guys promise to take the confusion out of chosing car insurance. (chuckle chuckle). After…
TFL Barclays Cycle Hire website is utter pants!
I have been trying to register online for TFL’s Barclays Cycle Hire – become a member, but have so far been unsuccessful because the site is just CRAP. It doesn’t tell you which fields are mandatory until the very end, nor does it explain which…
We are Mike and Jo Bowen. Originally from South Africa, we now live & work in the United Kingdom. Mike is the blogger, beer drinker, gadget man, investor and Jo is the proofreader, wine drinker, cat lady, sanity checker and “don’t you dare put that on lookatbowen.com“. Together we travel the world and have fun wherever possible. If you are new to this website and want to know more about us, check out the the longer version.
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