Posts Tagged ‘screen’

I decided to use my Samsung ARM Chromebook for a presentation at Brighton Pi last night. It did not go well. Creating the presentation Using Google Docs instead of Powerpoint was pretty straightforward. I never do much fancy with my slides – usually just a visual anchor or a few bullet points, so no real […]


Three screens

17Apr12

I’ve had a run of bad luck with screens recently.. Laptop The first casualty was my son’s X121e. He brought it home from school one evening saying ‘the screen on my laptop is broken … I didn’t drop it’. My response was of course ‘why are you telling me you didn’t drop it’, and ‘what […]


For many years I ran a desktop PC in my home office, and it was always on in order to provide various services to other machines scattered around the house. The one good thing about this arrangement was that the room was always warm in winter. After getting my NAS and Microserver I started paying […]


Last week I was very impressed to find this at my desk in the Westin Jersey City: and yesterday I found this in the Crowne Plaza Zurich: NB The D-Link pocket WiFi router being powered by the media bar USB. For some odd reason this hotel doesn’t have WiFi (but thankfully it does have free […]