How to separate trackpad and mouse scroll settings on Mac

08 February 2018 Hey, Apple! Scrolling on a trackpad and scrolling using the wheel on a mouse are different things! If you've managed to find this post, you probably understand my frustration, but let me quickly summarise... You use the trackpad on your…

10 Annoying things switching from PC to Mac

10 November 2015 After 5 years of relentless bullying/coercing from Adam Hartwig he wore me down and I ended up the skeptical owner of a brand new 15" MacBook Pro. The only way this was going to work for me was a clean break, jump…

Jaybird Bluebuds X Wireless Earphones Review

17 June 2015 I've been watching the wireless earphone market for a few years and Jaybird have been leading the way. I was put off by the bulkiness and battery life of previous generations (and the high price tag!) but with the Bluebuds…

Cookies!

25 July 2014 Here's an idea, how about if I visit your website and accept your cookie policy you set a cookie that remembers my f-ing preference! And don't ask me again every time I visit your site. That would be really, really…

Google’s Pokemon April fool was awesome!

02 April 2014 'Google Maps: Pokemon Challenge' has got to be Google's best April fools prank yet! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YMD6xELI_k I found almost 100 before I had to look up the locations of the last ones online, but I did it, I got all 150...…

‘Hekz’ Android icon pack

31 March 2014 My car's been delayed a few days at the bodyshop so in the absence of a car to modify, I started messing around with the theme on my Nexus 5 instead. Browsing though all the various icon packs in Google's…

Google Chromecast review

25 March 2014 My Chromecast got delivered yesterday and will almost certainly be the first of several. Setup was really simple, and even with downloading updates only took around 10 minutes to be completely up and running, connected to my Nexus 5. Super…

My Nexus 5 blew away!

04 February 2014 My phone needs to be able to take some abuse. It will come on every bike ride with me, and get chucked around the garage while I'm working on my various little projects and inevitably dropped every once in a…

The Audi, Android, Bluetooth, iPod dock, OEM radio Fiasco

17 December 2013 You can connect an android phone to your audi factory radio, you just have to go against everything you (as an android phone owner) believe in and buy an Apple product... sort of... Plans for the AV/Nav setup in the…

Android’s stock email app is finally good!

17 December 2013 Well, it's always been good, but now it's a little bit better! My Nexus 5 arrived yesterday thanks to o2 persuading me to "Be more dog" and get myself the latest greatest phone with their o2 refresh contract. This worked…

Is it hot in here?

04 September 2013 It turns out my PC isn't completely toasted, just my graphics card which was the oldest component in this current build. I think I've had this card for at least 5 years and at the time it was the best…

Catastrophic IT Failure

04 September 2013 I've been pretty busy lately with lots of freelance work, so my home PC has been racking up an impressive mileage and thrashing it like I tend to do generates some serious heat. Heat which seemingly has nowhere to go…