Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people copying and pasting the same thing to each other makes me long for a 'Shut up' button — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. I'm too good to be tweeting.
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Oi, Apple! When I set some user preferences, have the decency to honour them because it’s my choice, not yours.
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Unlocking your phone with a passphrase, password or pattern takes time. Using your thumbprint is virtually instantaneous, and it’s guaranteed to belong to you, right? Wrong.
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The hashtag: the cornerstone of social media. Trends. Analytics. Fun. But I sometimes wonder if certain entities understand what it’s actually for.
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When your boiler’s broke. And your water’s cold. Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters? A heating engineer? Or someone with a soldering iron and dogged determination?
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Android is alright as far as operating systems go. It’s no iOS, but far more usable than Windows phone software. Unless it starts eating your battery.
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An episode in hardware upgrading for a mid-2012 MacBook Pro. The road is slightly rippled with a flat underside, but well worth it.
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The title of this outpouring should be “2FA considered harmful” but articles containing ‘considered harmful’ are harmful and attract abuse from people who claim to know better. But 2FA is crap, and here’s why.
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Paranoia about online security is rife. But when safeguards are put in place, it helps to scope out how people might use them first.