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Backup Social Media

With constant changes in T&Cs and encroaching fees, you never quite know where you stand with “free” online services. Keep control of your social media data by exporting a copy from the cloud to your own PC. To this end … Continue reading

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Google Glass: Inverse Surveillance?

‘‘Wearable’ computing’ Google Glass, as a product hardly needs and introduction – a small computer, a compact camera, display and audio system built in to a lens-less pair of spectacles. What might not be so well known is that the … Continue reading

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Update: #Website, #Blog, Star Adventurer Magazine, #Writing, #Podcast

Website and Blog: I updated my home webpage and wasted far too much time learning about the Google Font API, before deciding they mostly looked nasty, giving up and returning to CSS-thinned Times New Roman. Also, as you can see, … Continue reading

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.tek: #Apple Maps #App Vs #Google #Maps for IOS: You Both Still Suck! #tech

I downloaded and tested the new Google Maps for IOS against Apple’s own Maps app and, guess what?  (Ironic fanfare etc…), they both still suck.  Mightily.  Of course, presumably unlike my richer and fatter (metaphorically speaking guys- don’t get your … Continue reading

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TechieTalk: Catchup Edition: Windows 8, Surface, iPads, Nexus and Fire

What an exciting few weeks it has been for geeky news!  Microsoft finally unleashed both Windows 8 and its Surface RT tablet, Apple released a smorgasbord of hardware updates along with the dinky iPad Mini and both the Google Nexus … Continue reading

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In Your Face Sergey and Larry

Me update:  I was sick enough to go to casualty the day before yesterday.  The pain in my left side was incredible.  Apparently I may have whooping cough or an allergy or a bog-standard chest infection mainly in my right … Continue reading

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