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Cheating with Pebble

I’m pleased to say that I hadn’t thought of this particular use for my Pebble smartwatch! Thanks to Alastair for the link

Social distancing in Norfolk

Yesterday, we took the day off and went to the North Norfolk coast. Maintaining social distancing wasn’t too hard. And Tilly got lots of exercise. That old pipeline that runs out along across one of our favourite beaches has clearly seen some action in the past: Rose said this looks like two friends embracing across Continue Reading

The watchword

Like many other people, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Apple Watch. It hasn’t really arrived yet, you understand, but you can at least now see it, play with it, and plonk down large amounts of money for it, in anticipation of delivery in a month or two’s time. I spent quite a Continue Reading

Toq of the town

I was fortunate enough to get to play with one if these today – a Qualcomm Toq – one of the first to be publicly shown. It’s very nicely put together, slightly bigger than my Pebble, with a colour e-ink touch screen, and wireless charging. But Qualcomm have created this more, they say, to seed Continue Reading

Time’s Wingèd Chariot

The best chat-up line ever invented has to be the poem To His Coy Mistress, by Andrew Marvell, where, in 46 lines of glorious verse, he explains to his girl that they really do need to get down to some hanky-panky, because they won’t always be able to do so, and time is running out. Continue Reading

Any colour, so long as…

Looking at the collection of gadgets on my bedside table makes me wonder whether I’m dull and unimaginative, or stylishly coordinated… (For the curious, the three similar-looking devices on the right are my Kindle, iPad, and iPad mini. I don’t normally need them all in the same place at once! The thing on the left Continue Reading

Recherche du temps

About a year ago, like many thousands of others, I backed the Pebble Kickstarter project. Yesterday, after forking over another 25 quid to the Queen (a combination of the Royal Mail and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs), I received my new toy. My first impression was that it looks and feels much nicer than I Continue Reading

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