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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...

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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...

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The Pricing of Apple TV+

Apple has announced that it’s upcoming TV service will cost £4.99 in the UK (and $4.99 in the US). That’s instantly brought a...

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News Twitter Feeds and Inky WHAT E-Ink Display

For some time now, I’d been meaning to create a little display that shows me the latest news. I’d had a Pimoroni Inky PHAT...

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Powerbeats Pro Review: with an Android Phone

TL;DR Excellent sounding and superb fit; but some significant connectivity and synchronisation issues alongside an atrocious case....

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NAS Upgrading Fun

I’m documenting this, just in case there’s someone out there for whom it’s useful. I had two NAS drives, both made by...

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Longer Lasting

Over the last few weeks, a lot of things around me have started to break. Most annoyingly, the TV that was given to my father just over 18...

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YouTube: Different Things to Different People

There have been a few stories kicking around about YouTube’s end of year “Rewind” video. YouTube has been making these...

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IKEA Tradfri Lights Working with Hue, Alexa and Google Assistant

Here’s another one of those tutorials that I really shouldn’t need to write but somehow do, because despite dozens of tutorials...

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Building a Desktop National Rail Dashboard

For ages now I’ve been meaning to put together a home dashboard: a screen that gives me up to date information about my local railway...