'tech' Tag

  • my BOINC history

    May 11, 2016

    been running BOINC since 2004 without too many breaks in number crunching. WCG, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] and a few others. this is what my world rating has looked like over the years.

  • dropping dropbox

    April 13, 2016

    been using dropbox with the 1TB plan for a year or so and have found it useful thought of late i’ve been unhappy with some of their ‘business’ decisions (think you’ll know of at least one). so a replacement for dropbox? i’ve got a box account but have always found it a bit clunky (it […]

  • alfred 2 for OS X

    December 17, 2015

    after recently turning to the dark side (well not the darkest of dark sides…just OS X) i’ve been looking around for apps that i would never, as a linux user, have encountered before. the most interesting of those that i’ve so far is alfred 2. i suppose it’s aimed at improving productivity but its simple […]

  • keepass 2 on a mac running el capitan

    November 4, 2015

    keepass 2 on a mac running el capitan? use the alpha version (6) that’s available here. only way i could get it to work.

  • fitbit charge update

    October 29, 2015

    this update mainly consists of my damaged fitbit charge. bit of a flaw in the design here methinks. have a gander… see? can’t wear it now in case sweat damages the innards. i’m missing it more than i thought i would…have become rather used to it being on my wrist. i contacted fitbit and they […]

  • Bank of Scotland website incompatible with most browsers

    October 23, 2015

    i’ve been a Bank of Scotland customer for 25 years or so and have used their on-line services for years. recently, after an eye candy upgrade, the Bank of Scotland website has become incompatible with most browsers. after logging in the main accounts page displays put that’s where the functionality stops. much waiting cursors, script […]

  • fitbit charge

    July 23, 2015

    i’ve had a couple of ‘smart’ wearables. a pebble watch (good) and a sony smartband (might not be called that but it was pretty useless whatever it was called). recently spotted the fitbit charge for a good price (n.b at lot less than they’re advertising on their page). a simple looking activity tracker. i wasn’t […]

  • are you

    July 21, 2015

    looking for a simple, and easy to use, free blogging platform? might i suggest nibbleblog? only just came across it but it looks good and is highly configurable. sometimes you just want something that works and doesn’t require extensive code knowledge or take 72 hours to setup. check it out. it’s also SEO friendly out […]

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