Month: January 2010

Apple iPad – What’s it for?

After saying I didn’t want to be a fanboy, I’m posting about the new Apple iPad on the same day as getting an iMac, though it’s hard to get away from all the exposure this new gadget is getting. It seems to be getting great reviews. I’m sure it’s a …


iMac 27″ Joy

Yesterday I mentioned my intention of getting a new computer. I really wanted to get the Apple iMac 27″ with i7 processor but was put off by reports of flickering and my the 3-4 weeks to ship the machine. I looked at lots of different setups in the meantime including …


Non payers on eBay

A week or so ago I decided to sell my HTC Hero (T-Mobile G2 Touch) as I was frustrated by the touchscreen; I really am terrible at typing without hard keys. Therefore I decided to purchase a Blackberry Bold 9700. So far I am loving it, though I usually feel …


I sold BloggingTips

The other day I sold, one of my main sites and one which I have founded close to 3 years ago. I listed the site for just before Christmas though the auction only ended at the start of this week. I was happy with the sale. Not only did …


Modern Warfare 2 Mythbusters

My fellow Modern Warfare 2 junkies will enjoy this :) Episode 1: Episode 2:

Ever met one of your heroes?

Have you ever met one of your heroes? I’m not really one to get star struck and have never had any interest in hanging around to get autographs or anything like that. Though they always say that you will be disappointed if you do meet your heroes. I came across …


Go away Winter

Will this damn season never end!!!

Chav Granny

Remember kids, respect your elders!

Watch out: American Express have a Sneaky Renewal Policy

This time last year I was in Thailand at the start of a 3 month trip. Before going over I secured a year long worldwide travel insurance policy with American Express. I had used a cheaper UK insurance company the previous year but having actually having made a claim and …


How to Open a Banana Like A Monkey

This is probably the most useful thing you will learn this year. OK, perhaps not if you don’t eat bananas that often. I personally eat bananas several times a week so I was amazed that there was a quicker way to get my potassium fix. We need to give more …