Ever since I travelled into Iraq during the war in 2005 I've had a use for location tracking. Back then I used my Geocaching GPS receiver, the Garmin Gecko 101. I would manually log my location then send the coordinates back to the UK in an SMS. I thought, that should I go missing, at least my last location would be known. Satellite or SIM card tracking back then was not available to the likes of … [Read more...] about Personal tracking devices
So much for heading off-grid to get some writing done. Who am I kidding? I'm not a writer. I'm a bad typer at best. It's all very well heading out to darkest Norfolk thinking that with fewer online distractions I can work better. But I work in multimedia. I need access to the internet to research. I need access to my online backups and clouds resources. I need to upload.. download.. browse.. … [Read more...] about Off-Grid is for adventure, not work.
I have a Nokia Booklet 3G on loan from 1000 heads but was having issues with such a beautiful device running an operating system I've not touched for years. In stepped @Computid Über geek, and in a couple of days he had installed Mac OSX. The background story is linked here... http://su.pr/1hsIfN How how did it is listed and the downloadable PDF is linked … [Read more...] about Nokia Booklet 3G Running Mac OSX
Today, the Nokia Booklet 3G on loan to me from @WhatleyDude and 1000 Heads just increased it's usefulness ten fold. Maybe more in fact, as so unaccustomed have I become with Microsoft's OS, any device running a version Windows turns me into a temporary luddite. I'm not a coder and come from a photography background. I'm afraid 'I am a Mac' through and through. When James handed me Nokia's … [Read more...] about Nokia Booklet 3G on Mac OSX