Archive for the 'technology' Category

High Quality YouTube

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

I have been posting my videos on both blip.tv and youtube, mainly because I was appalled at the low quality of Youtube. Recently, as they’re now part of Google, they’re supporting HQ uploads. It seems a bit of hit and miss, and essentially it will mark those it deems as HD with the “view in […]

Knight Rider GPS

Friday, September 12th, 2008

I already have a GPS unit, but if I was in the market for another, I’d be soooo tempted by this one. It’s the first time since the TV Movie Knight Rider 2000 – has William Daniels been involved in anything officially Knight Rider. In fact it had been rumored for quite some time that […]

Theme change

Friday, September 12th, 2008

When I moved this blog to WordPress I looked round for free templates and decided on the Green-Blue one that’s used up until now. I tweaked this to personalise it, and have been fairly happy with it. However the layout is fairly rigid, so if I add a plug-in it may require another tweak. Not […]

Narrowboat Favicon

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

This site didn’t have a favicon – I’d adapted a theme when I originally set the site up but never thought to add one. When reading a few other people’s boating blogs, many have a side bar with links to other boating blogs, as I do too, though I noticed some blogging software includes favicons […]

The ultimate narrowboat domain?

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

It seems Andrew Denny and myself have been following each other’s posts over domain names. Now I suppose http://nboat.tk isn’t too memorable and if someone’s trying to remember it after being told in a pub/lock/etc may just remember it as nboat-dot-something-or-other. However it is probably better than some random short URL redirection service (they are […]