Category Archives: Computers and Internet

MapMyfail.

11°C, light NW..slight snow. MapMyRide failed yesterday. The app refused to communicate with the GPS sensor. Other GPS apps worked as expected, but not MapMyRide. Strange because there were no updates that could be a simple explanation. Other software updates? … Continue reading

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Galaxy Mini 3.

17°C, grey still. Still poorly, but the aches and racing heart has stopped. Today has been restful. Just good day then, to set up a new phone. I bought a Samsung Mini 3 which seems to work far better. There … Continue reading

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Can I have a new mobile phone?

20°C, heavy storms with thunder. The sun gets a look in too. I have a Samsung Galaxy Mini II. It runs really badly, sometimes with a 30″ delay before text appears on screen. Internal memory is low most of the … Continue reading

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BitTorrent.

18°C, mixed, but nice. CA: 20. Blimey- I have an email that warns of copyright violation on my home internet account. So this evening, I spent my time adding filters to the firewall. The time consuming part is where legitimate … Continue reading

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Router (dsl-g624m) dropouts

9°C, calm & grey. Still ill as the line in the Smiths song goes, but I’m bored with talking about it. My router is probably the cause of poor internet connections at home. The latest stage in this sorry, tedious … Continue reading

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Kissing you is like…

9C, clear “Kissing you is like kissing gravel, you look better upside-down.” …Listening to kristen Hersh Rosie had a run in the woods. Golden light filtered between tall trunks set against deep blue sky. Rainfall inside the wood was heavy … Continue reading

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Tracked 47 miles

17°C  westerly breeze, brisk Used an app to track my Sunday bike ride. It ran alright to start with. I admit that it takes a while to learn the program, but it did raise other problems. It missed 11 miles … Continue reading

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Smart phone

17°C sunny. Got a new phone today. This is going to take some getting used to. I got a Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 in the end. For this post, I’m trying the touch screen T9 keypad. Finding the apostrophe in … Continue reading

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Peleliu layered

19°C, showers later. Peleliu looks much better in FSX. The island, like most in the Pacific is built on a seamount (a volcano), with some jungle and edged with coral reefs. Waves actually break offshore over the reefs and not … Continue reading

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Peleliu

18°C, wind & sunny bits Ill and off work but after a monster sleep, you find me feeling better. Making Scenery for FSX like old times. The default land texture for Peleliu in the Pacific is a joke. It should … Continue reading

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