Broken Fitbit

As you may recall I was gifted a Fitbit Charge HR last year and have quite enjoyed using it as my fitness tracker. Unfortunately it seems my time with it is coming to an end as the band has started to peel away from the face of the device. Checking out this issue online seems…

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Read The Wealthy Barber Returns for Free

The Wealthy Barber Returns is the follow up (sequel?) to the original best selling book The Wealthy Barber by former Dragons Den dragon David Chilton. In it Chilton covers a wide range of financial scenarios and offers sound advice while cracking the occasional, actually more like frequent, terrible dad joke. Overall it’s a very quick…

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Game Review: Quantum Break (Xbox One)

Quantum Break is a story heavy game that places you in the shoes of Jack Joyce, an accidental hero who must fight against the evil Monarch Solutions corporation and fix time before everything literally comes to a halt forever. Without ruining the plot too much the story is a classic tale of a science experiment…

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Upgrading to macOS Sierra… success?

I have an older, late 2012 model, Mac Mini that has gone through quite a few operating system (OS) upgrades over the years and has gotten progressively slower each time. In an attempt to regain some of this lost speed I decided that I would erase the drive and do a clean re-install of the OS. My…

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The Linux Experiment Post Roundup (October 2016)

Here are some of my recent posts from over at The Linux Experiment: Extract album art from MP3 files Fix: trying to overwrite ‘/usr/share/accounts/services/google-im.service’ installing kubuntu-desktop Surviving systemd – a quick look at a few alternatives… KWLUG: Sound in Linux, Part 2 (2016-05) KWLUG: Raspberry Pi Projects (2016-06) RetroPie – turning your Raspberry Pi into…

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