Category: Technology

Thoroughly Disappointing: Pebble is Shutting Down

Pebble has just announced that it is shutting down operations, having sold to Fitbit. I find this to be a thoroughly disappointing move, not because I was amongst the first to back Pebble on their original Kickstarter but because, yet

Raspberry Pi Adds Beautiful “Pixel” Desktop Environment To Raspbian Linux Distro

I’m downloading it now and will post my thoughts on it in due course…… https://fossbytes.com/raspberry-pi-adds-a-new-pixel-to-raspbian-linux-distro/

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Robot Wars returns tonight!

I’m very excited that #robotwars returns on the BBC tonight (UK).  It’s been 12 years since it last aired and, this time around, it has the always interesting Dr Lucy Rogers on the judging panel and is being hosted by

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Rii K12 Ultra Slim 2.4GHz Keyboard

Here is the Rii K12 Ultra Slim 2.4GHz Keyboard. I should make it very clear, this is an ultra slim keyboard so it’s not suited to being your everyday keyboard. Where the ultra slim keyboard excels is in being very

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HDMIPi Initial Setup

The temporary HDMIPi setup (awaiting the Raspberry Pi B+ before getting everything wholly contained in the HDMIPi casing). The display itself is really nice. Bright, crisp, 1280×800 display with good view angles (horizontal better than vertical). Next step is to

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Pebble app update brings better BT stability

The latest Pebble app release brings with it improved Bluetooth connection reliability. That’s something I hope makes good inroads into the issues of connecting to Pebble after a shutdown.

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Fashionable Tech Trends: Latest Wearable Gadgets You Shouldn’t Miss

Fashionable Tech Trends: Latest Wearable Gadgets You Shouldn’t Miss

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USB Laptop Light – Better Than Nothing

I bought a light that plugs into the USB port on the Chromebook/laptop.  It was a £2 / $3 affair off eBay which I bought for those odd times when I’m trying to work on the Chromebook and I can’t

This is the droid you’re looking for

I couldn’t resist!

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HP Pavilion 14-c001ea Chromebook

I’m into the Google eco system in a big way. Although a long term Apple fan, I have always enjoyed the Google eco system, making the final jump from iOS to Android early this year with the sale of my

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