Chris Robert’s ‘Star Citizen’ – Supernova or Black Hole?

I have always been a big fan of simulators, this encompasses such games as Flight Sim X, Sim City, Elite Dangerous & Arma 3 to name but a few. I have also felt that multiplayer games are much, much more engaging than single… Continue Reading

Nest Thermostat 3rd Gen Install

This is my experience of swapping out my old thermostat for a shiny new Google Nest Thermostat 3rd Gen. I’m mainly writing this as a reminder to myself on what I did should I ever need to go back and… Continue Reading

Elite Dangerous

  Elite (1984) Way back in 1984 at the dawn of the home PC era, a friend of mine bought a game called Elite, it was written by David Braben and Ian Bell who where, at that time, undergraduate students in… Continue Reading

Money and Cryptocurrency

Money We use money everyday in one form or another. From hard cash to credit and now cryptocurrency. Before money we had to barter for goods which was time consuming and awkward. Without money you would have to take your… Continue Reading

NFC Tags & Tasker on Android – Making smartphones smarter

Having read this blog back it does read a bit like Alan Partridge rambling on about his new Lexus. However this is not a blog on cars and leafy European highways, this is a blog about the Nexus and the… Continue Reading

Advertising & Zombies

First off;  what I am about to say, in a no doubt rambling fashion, is certainly going to be much better summed up by a famous Bill Hicks statement at the end of this blog post. So I won’t be… Continue Reading

Two Factor Authentication

These days we have to remember passwords for a huge host of web sites and systems, unless of course you just use the same one for every site, bad idea, eggs and baskets spring to mind. Then there is the… Continue Reading

Phorm – All your data are belong to us

From Monday April 6th 2009, British Internet service providers must retain all information on email traffic, visits to web sites and telephone calls made over the Internet by everyone in the UK for a period of 12 months. This is… Continue Reading