Digital cameras are quick and easy to use, but sometimes film can be fun. These days you can pick up some pretty decent SLRs at bargain prices – my Nikon F90x body cost just £50.99 a few years back. Developing your own black and white film is a pretty simple task, but usually involves a… Read More Analogue gems: The Rondinax 35U
A couple of weeks ago, in my Breaking Fad column over on The Register, I wrote about Dolby Atmos, and the difficulty in getting people to upgrade their AV systems. In short, people don’t upgrade home it the way they upgrade their phones, and you’ll need a compelling reason to do so. Most of what… Read More Beyond Atmos – objects are the next big thing in audio
Facebook’s new look manages to squeeze the stuff I care about into a small central section of the page, with navigation down the left and a stream of promoted junk at the right. Here’s how you can make it a bit more tolerable, if you’re a Firefox user. First grab the Stylish Add On for… Read More Ditching the clutter on Facebook
The first of a few pieces I’ve done for The Register on tech gifts for christmas is now online.
Most of you don’t care about this. Testing a widget. More details at http://bluf.com/api/calplugin.html
Yesterday, I came across an interesting scam on a dating/contact site. I received a message from someone that contained this text Hi! I find your photo on this site: http://tinyurl.com/m9e3xrt This is your site ? You looking for new people… Generally, in my experience, when people on sites like this (it’s GayRomeo in this case)… Read More Affiliate scam on a dating site
Read some of the reports around the web, and you’d be forgiving for thinking that Facebook has decided to charge people to send messages to celebrities. And, you probably think, that doesn’t bother you because you’re not the sort of person who does that. But what they’re really doing is charging for communications to people… Read More Facebook’s communication surcharge