Category Archives: Technology

New Car + Android Phone + Bluetooth A2DP = Spotify While Driving

I’d already paired my phone with our new car on the day we bought it, for the purpose of conducting phone calls. Today, I decided to see whether the car and the phone would team up to allow the distribution … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Music, Technology | 5 Comments

Some Call It The Cupboard Under The Stairs…

..but to me, it’s the data centre. Yes, that’s dust in the grille of one of the NAS units and yes, it’s embarrassing. I will rectify the situation.

Posted in House, Technology | Leave a comment

Barry, The Back-Ups Are Sorted

Last week, I took receipt of our third NAS. Like the two that went before it, it’s a Netgear ReadyNAS, this time a Pro 6 with 18 Tb of storage, model number RNDP6630-200EUS. The first thing I did was upgrade … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | 1 Comment


Unless you have been living in a bunker for the last couple of weeks, deprived of all access to the media, you can’t have failed to have received wind of Google‘s latest foray into the colourful world of social networking. … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, This Site | Leave a comment

WordPress 3.2

I’d been reluctant to upgrade the Web server to WordPress 3.x, fearing the loss of my many customisations to the EOS theme and the ensuing scramble to reintegrate them, which would probably fail due to fundamental changes in the structure … Continue reading

Posted in This Site | Leave a comment