Why I turned off merged SMS & IM in Hangouts 2.1.076

Having just updated the Google Hangouts app (and being in a blogging mood), here are my thoughts about the new merged conversations feature.

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Posted on Thursday 24 April 2014 at 22:12 | author icon | comment icon no comments yet

Why Nest themostats might fail in the UK

I'll explore the different options we have in the UK, but since we don't have air conditioning here, will the Nest have enough information to use to help us out?

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Posted on Thursday 24 April 2014 at 20:37 | author icon | comment icon no comments yet

Espruino - JavaScript Microcontroller

The newest Kickstarter project for a micro-controller board (a la Arduino/Raspberry Pi) but with JavaScript as it's core sketching language.

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Posted on Sunday 15 September 2013 at 16:35 | author icon | comment icon no comments yet

Deploying to Heroku using a Git branch

A simple method of deploying a webapp to Heroku without being afraid of publishing your database credentials

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Posted on Saturday 7 September 2013 at 22:57 | author icon | comment icon no comments yet

Always-online consoles

With both the PS4 and new Xbox consoles being rumoured to require an always-on Internet connection, what does that mean for your games in a few years?

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Posted on Thursday 25 April 2013 at 23:23 | author icon | comment icon no comments yet

CSS table-row creates a table on-the-fly

A strange issue with the way browsers render CSS table-row elements

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Posted on Tuesday 12 March 2013 at 22:28 | author icon | comment icon 1 comment

First impressions of Google's Project Glass

Just a few comments about Project Glass after watching the concept video and seeing a few photos

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Posted on Friday 6 April 2012 at 16:58 | author icon | comment icon no comments yet

What my Tourettes was like as a kid

I just stumbled upon this video which reminds me a lot of myself when I was between 8-12 years old, and I thought I'd share it in case people were wondering how Tourettes affected me as a kid.

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Posted on Saturday 14 January 2012 at 19:51 | author icon | comment icon 2 comments

So-called standards

An analyst reader contacted me asking for some information regarding home automation standards, and since I felt like having a bit of a rant, I thought I'd write my answer as a blog post.

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Posted on Friday 2 September 2011 at 02:19 | author icon | comment icon 4 comments

Arduino Binary Die

After buying a Nanode (an Arduino-compatible board with ethernet built-in) last weekend, we've been trying to work it out by making a couple of simple examples, the 'Binary Dice' is the first one with input and outputs.

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Posted on Saturday 20 August 2011 at 21:37 | author icon | comment icon no comments yet

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