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The Plan #London2016

Set up a command post

In The Queens Hotel, Newport

Food And Drink

Turn That Old Tablet Into A Sub-$100 Linux Laptop

Tiny laptops have always been devices that promise so much, yet fail somehow to deliver. From the Atari Portfolio palmtops through to the recent crop of netbooks they have been either eye-wateringly expensive if they are any good, or so compromised by their size constraints as to be next-to-useless. 279 more words

Computer Hacks

Tech - Tablets, Chargers, Batteries and More

Besides being Signal Corps (Army IT), Nick’s already something of a nerd – and has been passing that on to the kids. With us making multi-day trips a few times a year, entertainment in vehicles is key. 617 more words



Let’s get the obligatory disclaimer out of the way, shall we?

I’m not in favor of piracy. IMNSHO, information does not want to be free. And, while I believe the music, movie, and publishing industries, have, to varying degrees, bobbled the transition to a digital-dominated marketplace*, I don’t believe that justifies an attitude that all audio, video, and written material can be “shared”, guilt-free. 384 more words


Android Nougat comes out of beta

Google surprised everyone when it launched a public beta of the Android Nougat back in March. Annual updates are nothing new for Android, but not only did this announcement come very early, it also offered users the option to easily install the beta with an over-the-air update. 929 more words


My first Nexus update mistake!

I’ve got a number of Android devices including the original 2012 Nexus 7 , WiFi tablet. Some months ago Lollipop was presented as an update and I installed it. 341 more words

Nexus 7 (2013) is running slowly - the fix!

Speed up your Nexus 7! My Nexus 7 was running very slowly on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. I’ve tried to hard reset the tablet several times, but after a couple of weeks it became very slow again with even 2 apps installed. 29 more words