Archive for the 'technology' Category

Win7 features on an old XP system?

Friday, March 5th, 2010

I have a laptop with windows Vista on it, and have even bought Windows 7 (well this copy is either going on my laptop or if I decide to build myself a new desktop, then that), but I still have a desktop with windows XP on – wow it almost sounds as if it’s some […]

PC problems solved

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

I’ve finally solved my PC boot problem, and it wasn’t what I thought it was. After eliminating all the components I could, it still crashed, when I suddenly had an idea.

Twitter for canal boaters

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Having joined Twitter for a couple of weeks now, hmm Johnny-come-lately since some have been using it for ages, I got to the what’s it all for. Many people “get” the idea and use it to keep friends etc. updated, some join and after a short period think its a waste of space and move […]

wefollow twitter – but are we alone!

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Earlier this month Andrew (of granny buttons fame)  did a post about utilising wefollow on twitter suggesting people “Send a tweet to @wefollow, containing three words … that categorise you” but the question that arises then is what words? Andrew uniquely chose @wefollow  #canals  #waterways  #narrowboats which you’d think were obvious choices, but not many […]

Hi Def eats memory cards

Friday, March 27th, 2009

When using my camera to take photographs for my videos I use the cameras lowest setting (640×480) even though its a 7MP camera. Previously youtube always butchered my videos so there was no appeal to go higher, and it also meant my two 4GB cards are fine for going out for a fortnight or a […]