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…
(Old) review of Sony MDR-1RBT Wireless NFC Stereo Headphones from OMGitsHUGE.com
I was looking at my Sony MDR-1RBT Wireless NFC Stereo headphones this morning and thinking what a great pair of headphones they have been. I have been using them every day almost for well over 4 years and they have worked flawlessly. I have even…
Yubikey is a USB multi-factor authentication device for LastPass etc.
Last August I did a post on the password manager LastPass, you can read about it here. I recently purchased the Yubikey, which compliments this awesome password manager and other online websites. What does multi-factor authentication mean? Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires…
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…
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…
How did folk buy stuff in the old days without quality reviewers?
Normally before I buy anything, I spend many hours researching or reading reviews on the item in question, and then I make a formal decision based on a dozen or so positive reviews from random sources. It has eliminated the need to ever return faulty goods,…
Hello world, Bowen got a Raspberry Pi.
I bought a Raspberry Pi model B+ starter kit yesterday. It came with a full-size USB keyboard, mouse, Wi-Fi Dongle, 4 port USB powered hub, HDMI cable, and standard USB cable and an 8GB sdcard containing NOOBS. I set it up today, which was dead…
Green Day Wembley Stadium 19th June 2010 Review.
We witnessed the most fantastic, incredible, awesome Green Day concert at Wembley Stadium. We’ve never seen them live until tonight, but wow! was it worth the wait? Singing along to all their songs with the crowd singing in unison was an amazing feeling. Wembley Stadium…
Well done Overclockers & DPD on a speedy delivery.
One cannot fault Overclockers.co.uk for their delivery speed. I placed an order on Sunday evening for a 2TB Hard Disk and true to their email, the delivery arrived within 10 minutes of the estimated time of arrival. They use a company called DPD for parcel…
Messenger Live + Winamp = MessengerAMP.
If you listen to your music through the best music application in the world “Winamp” and use MSN Live Messenger (2009 is now out) to chat to friends and want to switch on the feature that allows you to show what you are listening too,…
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