iPad Travelling man in France

I didn’t just have my iPad with me, I also had other technology which deserves a good and geeky mention too. Of course I had my iPhone, I had an extra battery and I often use the Ravpower 14,000 mA hour battery for charging my devices. It has two USB 5V outlets, one is 1amp and the other 2 amp. I had my Apple Watch because that’s a personal device Read More …

Subtitles onto a film with Handbrake

It took me a few goes yesterday to work out how to add subtitles onto a film. I tried using ScreenFlow to do the job and although it is supposed to work it didn’t. In the end I found that the only way I could do it was with Handbrake. That’s a handy application to keep around even though I am not using it up a lot lately. I’ve been Read More …

Scientists talking about comets and planets

Space-time with the dog While I was out walking this morning with the dog I started off by listening to some podcasts and they were talking about Apple. It didn’t take long for me to get bored because it is the same old rubbish they are talking about. So I scrubbed to the end of them to delete them and change to the Guardian Science Podcast in which there were Read More …

Becoming the Million Dollar Good and Geeky Man

Bears, Cyborgs and your External Brain The cyborg anthropologist mentioned the guy walking down the street only paying attention to his phone, who walked directly into a bear. It could be dangerous to divorce yourself from the real world by getting too much screen time. If you’re not walking into a bear which is a bit more improbable you could walk into a hole in the street or into lamp Read More …

Record a Life the Good and Geeky Way

Good and Geeky digital journalling The book is now available on Amazon. It was released on 8 September. The book covers the how and why concerning journalling and recording your life. No more scribbling on paper-based books, do it all digitally and with audio, video and pictures as well as all those important words. Day One  is my preferred Mac and iOS journalling software. It is brilliant and does just Read More …

Protect Yourself With Two Factor Authentication

Diving Deeper into Online Security – Two-Step Authentication I tried once before to set up two-step authentication with a Google account and it was completely annoying. Every time I wanted to do something it seemed I would have to do the two-step authentication. I thought it was going to work in a way so I would use the extra security authentication once for the device or at most, each time Read More …

Microsoft Universal Bluetooth Keyboard or Dictation with Siri

Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard I bought a keyboard by Microsoft to use with my iPad. It’s a good little Keyboard and I like it. Takes a bit of getting used to because of its size. I do most of my typing on a full size Apple Bluetooth keyboard so any mobile keyboard will seem a bit cramped to start with. Despite how good it is, I don’t use it as Read More …

Technological Dreaming and Lusting

The WalkCar Electric vehicle Living in the Future Now Something I really enjoy is the way the future is progressing with science and technology. I love the way developments in these areas are dragging us out of the dark ages. With using some of the latest technology like my Apple Watch it feels like I’m already starting to live in the future. Most days I get an email newsletter in Read More …

Geeks Do It Automatically

Mac Automation Tips for Geeks   This morning in Twitter I noticed a tweet from Mac automation tips. I love it when I can use my Mac to do things automatically for me. It seems to me that is what computers are supposed to do, make my life easier. It definitely feels good and geeky to set things up to happen automatically. The website Mac Automation Tips recommends the use of Read More …

Good and Geeky Money 

The good and geeky way with money. I bought another bitcoin as it is my way of saving. In the past I have bought a bitcoins at under €100 per bitcoin and I have managed to sell at €800 per bitcoin. For the latest bitcoin I paid nearly €260 and one day later they value of bitcoin is down by €10. I’m not worried about it as I am looking Read More …