Pixel C – A love/hate story

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    Where to start? A few years ago, my old beloved Nexus 7 (2013 edition) gave up the ghost, so to speak, and I was in search of a new tablet. Mostly because of the Nexus 7, and because the Nexus 9 was being phased out (not to mention less good), I opted for a Google Pixel C tablet. 11″ screen, 4k resolution, aluminium case and matching keyboard… USB C connector… the works, and all for a mere king’s ransom of cash. What’s not to love? So, I won’t go to much into the tech specs of this device. Let’s just say it was then, by a long way, the best tablet on the market with any OS.  Read more…

    Categories: Blogging, customer service

    Some updates

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    Compliance

    There have been a couple of updates to the blog including a new page regarding Privacy Policy in order to comply with EU GDPR, and changes to the Moderation Policy and Feedback pages.

    In other news, I am no longer using Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr nor Twitter. If you followed me on these sites and wish to remain in contact, please leave some feedback, and we can sort out other options. I’ve not gone completely dark, just limiting my exposure to data harvesting.

    A request

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    I’d just like to ask people not to link me any YouTube content  until they reverse their bigoted anti-LGBTQ stance. Being LGBTQ+ or an ally of is not “adult content”, and blocking LGBTQ+ content in the name of being “family friendly” is harmful to kids.

    If they want to block adult content, then that’s fine, but they need to be more realistic about their filters. And until they do, I’d rather not be reminded that they exist.

    Thank you.

    Valentine shennanigans

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    There is so much I wanted to do today by the time Louise got home from work, but most of them required a lot of preparation and in some cases shopping. Unfortunately, I was unwell over the weekend†, and while I managed (mostly) to do what I needed to, any extras were pushed to the side. Read more…

    Categories: Blogging, Sickness

    Headaches

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    Many apologies for not posting anything this weekend as I had planned. I’ve been suffering from headaches which I originally thought were due to alcohol but now seem to be more like caffeine withdrawal. Also it’s been hot in the house overnight so much dehydration.

    Anyway, normal service will be resumed as soon as possible, by which I mean hopefully later today or tomorrow.

    Thanks.

    Categories: Blogging

    I’m Back… again

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    You may (or may not I suppose) have noticed that I’m back in the land of blogging, and that most of my recent posts have been Elite: Dangerous related. It gives me something semi-regular to blog about when real life isn’t being interesting enough. However, it’s not all I’ll be blogging about, and I’ll tag/categorise it when I do. See you all around.

    Categories: Blogging

    With Apologies…

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    This blog seems to be getting loading problems. I’ve seen it and some of you have seen it too. I think it’s due to database caching, but I’m not sure. I am looking into it, but since it’s at a shared hosting provider there’s a limit to what I can see.

    I’ve upgraded the cache and started a rebuild, so hopefully things will improve. Meantime, please bear with me. I’m hoping I don’t have to change hosting providers.