Category Archives: Blog

May Monies

Coming to the end of May and my big cap portfolio is coming along okay. It’s up a little over 2.5% for the proverbial Mad Month of May. However as nice as that sounds it has under-performed compared to the … Continue reading

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iPhone 6s Plus First Impressions.

I’ve had my iPhone 6s Plus for a couple of weeks, so I thought I’d comment on my first experiences with it. As soon as I got it (from my local 3 shop) it was straight off to Starbucks and investigate. … Continue reading

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iPhone Upgrade

I’ve just updated my mobile phone to a new iPhone. As much as I love my Samsung Note 2, it is getting left behind technology-wise. Finger print readers, contactless payment systems, 4G connection speeds, camera quality and so on has … Continue reading

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Evernote thoughts

What’s happening in the world of Evernote? Came across an interesting article in Business Insider about the ups and now downs of Evernote that highlighting their recent laying-off of staff, and I’m afraid I do agree with the overall conclusion that … Continue reading

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Which Cloud System

Which cloud system for my day to day use? I’ve been running Windows 10 since they first released their developers preview versions and have generally liked it. Microsoft also has its Onedrive, desktop and web-based Office stuff, all that sort … Continue reading

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Giant Squid lavalier or Rode

Giant Squid and Rode smartLav+ lavilier mics. Recently I bought myself a Giant Squid lavalier microphone. The version I got was the mono, cardioid model and came in at around $(US)40. This makes it about half the price of the … Continue reading

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RØDE smartLav+

The  RØDE smartLav+ is a huge improvement over the original. I got the original RØDE smartLav earlier on this year and was so disappointed with it. As I’ve already commented on that in an earlier blog I won’t go on … Continue reading

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BlackBerry Z10

I’ve never taken BlackBerry that seriously. It’s main feature has been based around (secure) messaging, and the amount of messaging I do (secure or otherwise) is quite minimal. For me my mobile phones are primarily used as portable computing type … Continue reading

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Rode smartLav

sadly disappointed with my Rode smartLav mic. I had always associated Rode with quality, I’ve used their products before and always been very happy with them. However I find myself sadly disappointed with the quality of my recently purchased  Rode … Continue reading

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Google+ and Windows Phone 8 surprise

Google forcing Google+ onto YouTubers has had an unexpected result for me. I do use (and now rely on doing things through) the cloud. Whether e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet work or general video or photo storage, it’s all done remotely … Continue reading

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