Internet

Internet, Technology

The Pros and Cons of YouTube Music – September 2020 Edition

I’ve been a user of Google Play Music for quite some time now – almost exclusively because they uniquely allow you to upload...

Internet, Technology

Apple and Dark Sky

Yesterday came news that Apple has bought the company who make the mobile weather app, Dark Sky. For those who don’t know, Dark Sky...

Internet, Technology

Magic Mirror

Note: Taking good photos of mirrors is very hard! This photo suggests lots of double images, but in fact they’re not visible to the...

Internet

When Things Go Wrong: aka Thank Goodness for Amazon Drive

I have a NAS drive, and it holds all my worldly digital goods. That is, it has all my photos, videos, documents and other things. I still...

Internet, Sport, TV

The Premier League in an SVOD World – Running the Numbers

This week, Amazon Prime in the UK has begun the first of its streaming-only games offered to Prime subscribers. You will recall that during...

Internet, Radio

Space for Audio: The Internet and Streaming Radio

Yesterday I was a speaker at this year’s Radio TechCon conference, and took part in a “debate” about the future of...

Films, Internet

Flixster Transition to Google Play

A few weeks back I noted that Flixster would be closing soon and had written to me to say that my film collection would transition to...

Internet

Twitter’s Algorithmic Toxicity

This piece started life as a Twitter thread – ironically – which I posted recently. Read the thread here, or read on....

Internet, Media

RIP Flixster

At the start of this year I noted that buying a digital movie or TV series in the UK was an absolute mess. You can buy movies or TV series...

Internet

Transitioning from Evernote to OneNote

I feel a little bad about this, but I’ve decided to close down my Evernote account and move across to OneNote. The main reason is...