Azure Web Site - First Experiment

 

OK, I’m very late to the party with Windows Azure. My feeble excuse is that I’ve no use for it in the day job. Like I said.. feeble. Anyway, I decided I want...

Using my VIM config in Windows (gVim)

 

This continues from my last post, and is mostly a reminder to myself! My .vimrc file, created for VIM on the RaspberryPi, is also usable on gVim in Windows....

When Free Goes Bad

 

We all love free stuff. Google mail, calendar, contacts, docs(drive), music. All superb free services. Dropbox, SkyDrive, UbuntuOne all add options for free ...

Living with the Nook HD+

 

So, I got rid of my Kindle DX, which I decided was unsuitable for technical manuals. And due to Amazon’s culling of the product I made a nice profit on it on...

Sleep Credit

 

Sleep appears to be an area of human ‘activity’ which we are still learning about. One observation of sleep is that we can rack up a sleep debt - where we ca...

Replacing My Kindle DX

 

A comparison of the Google Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD and 8.9” HD, the Nook HD and HD+ I had high hopes for the Kindle DX. A 9.7” screen e-reader with PDF supp...

Adobe Reader 11 - Thumbnails Fix

 

This fix still works on Adobe Reader 11 on Windows 8 64bit. I use it at work and home. It makes browsing large collections of PDF files a lot easier. http:/...

Cloud Syncing Important Files - Flickr

 

Being cheap, I can’t bring myself to subscribe to a premium cloud sync solution such as Dropbox.  So I’ve been looking for synced backup for a few key areas....