On the History of Food

My new slightly longer commute means I’ve started listening to random stuff, especially Podcasts. Over the past few days I’ve enjoyed this from the rather Radio 4-ish EconTalk. Really quite fascinating. Rachel Laudan, visiting scholar at the University of...

No Sound with iPlayer and a Humax YouView box

I’m exploring “Cutting the cord” at home (cancelling Cable). So I got a Human YouTube box. See link below. The idea is I want something which can give us Live TV but without a subscription. I’ll need a DTT ariel in time. But for the moment,...

Google Nexus 7 Brief Review

I’ve killed my iPad Mini (dropped it in a car park) so I’m back to using my Nexus 7 around the house. This is an interesting exercise because I’d stopped using it once I got the iPad Mini and mostly forgotten about it. Here’s some brief...

Series: Tablet computer reviews

For various work reasons, I tend to buy one of each of the viable tablets. I don’t have time to post full reviews of each of them, but people keep asking me. So over the next few weeks I’ll briefly jot some thoughts down on: Apple iPad Apple iPad Mini...