Covering Deafspots

Moving to a full online streaming based music platform means I have to contend with rights issues. (Of course, you would be quick to say that that has never stopped me in the past and I would have to agree.) Therefore I have to consider artists and more predominately labels not signed up to Spotify […]

Time Is Running Out For Wires

The death of the cable has long been over exaggerated. My constant bug-bear is the fact that in 2017 we still use shoelaces. Anyhow, I can confidently predict the start of the wireless future for myself in exactly 96 days! Want to know more? Stay tuned! Patience is a virtue and I tend to live […]

Software Will Rule The Earth

At times I struggle to decide the most suitable home for a blog post. Do I really want to bore my readers with a geeky rambling on some niche piece of tech. My professional site, as rarely as I find the time to update, does have a now semi abandoned blog (or should that be […]

Sleeping With The Enemy

Do you stare at your smartphone in bed before you finally drift off to sleep? I too, am guilty as charged Your Honour! Now blue light is affecting our brains and well-being in multiple ways and as this is a recent phenomenon, research continues but the signs are not good. Therefore after many years of […]

King Of The Road

For many years I was a devout fan of the trusted TomTom. Just remember this was in the late 1990s when SatNav was a completely new product range and smartphones did not truly exist in their current form. When I went over to Germany for our lads weekend to the Nurburgring, we spent a good […]

Back In Time

Unsure exactly when but at some point in the past decade I stopped wearing a watch. Sure, I still wear a watch on special occasions but in the office, I could rely solely upon my smartphone. Once you are in a routine, there is little need for a watch, the time is on your computer […]

Life Before Shazam

How did we identify songs before the mobile app Shazam? Well you would have to remember a key lyric in the song, ideally the chorus. In most cases you would just have to record those words to memory, rather than write them down as a note in your smartphone. We are talking about the pre-smartphone […]