Microsoft Band 2

Microsoft Band 2 first thoughts. How about some first impressions of my Microsoft Band 2 that I got a week ago. (This is NOT a blow by blow review of all its functions etcetera, just some first thoughts on how I found using it.) Let’s get something sorted out first … Continue reading

remote desktop

Remote Desktop computer access. Over time I’ve tried one or two different remote desktop applications but none have impressed me enough to make me want to continue using them. However the idea of accessing my home desktop machine from anywhere has become quite appealing so I thought I’d have another … Continue reading

Windows Technical Preview

I’m having a play with the new Windows Technical Preview / Windows 10 and find myself pleasantly impressed. I’ve installed it onto two machines, both machines around 8 years old. One a Pentium D based device, the other with an AMD Athlon processor, both of these computers originally came with … Continue reading

4k video

I must confess I would quite like a 4k video camera. It’s not that I have any intention in producing any 4k video for upload to the internet, but for two other specific reasons. Recording in 4k but downscaling to 1080 can give an improved picture by reducing the amount … Continue reading

Too much Cloud

Here a cloud, there a cloud, everywhere a cloud! I guess my first experience of The Cloud (as we currently accept it) was with Dropbox and Evernote. Dropbox worked well for my files and Evernote for memos and the smaller documents. Pictures went up to Flickr, videos to YouTube. For … Continue reading