I have had a pair on Taotronic in-ear wireless headphones for about 6 months and for the money they are fantastic. Battery life is excellent and the sound is lively with a good bass hit. I'm tempted to try a pair of these as well now.
42 posts • joined 3 Jan 2014
What does £55 get you in the noise-cancelling headphones world? Something like the Taotronics SoundSurge 85
Boris celebrates taking back control of Brexit Britain's immigration – with unlimited immigration program
Remember that Sonos speaker you bought a few years back that works perfectly? It's about to be screwed for... reasons
Well that's another nail in the coffin of an idea I had of making our home any 'smarter'. Whether it's Sonos or any other manufacturer of IOT devices like thermostats, light switches or door bells it's only a matter of time before they decide they aren't going to support them any longer and they stop working. Why would you want to have to replace all these things at someone else's behest?
Accenture sued over website redesign so bad it Hertz: Car hire biz demands $32m+ for 'defective' cyber-revamp
Another way to look at Amazon's counterfeit-busting Project Zero: Making merchants cough up protection money
Part of the problem with this is that there is a general confusion between Gender Pay Gap and Equal Pay and this is an article about the latter really. The there has been legislation for some time stating it that people should be paid equally for doing the same job resulting in a number of court cases where (usually) women have been awarded quite substantial amounts of back pay. The gender pay gap is different though and it is not a legal thing but an indication of the proportional gender of the workforce is paid more or less than the other on average. This won't normally be addresses by legislation but by companies operating a culture where people of all genders feel able to and have the skills to do any job.
The margins must be so small on most phone packages these days and people have to be either rich or nuts to buy the latest iPhone when it's released. I switch networks every couple of years usually hopping from O2 to EE and back again to get the best deal. Last time EE offered me a Galaxy S8 a few weeks after it was launched with a decent data package for less than the cost of the of the handset SIM free. I'll probably do the same in a few month's time.
We used to get pretty much the same communication when any big boss was coming for a 'surprise visit'. They even asked us to submit questions once that we might like to ask them so they could be approved and then the centre leader would try and pretend it was completely off the cuff. I always wanted to turn up in my y-fronts and vomit on their shoes just to see the reaction.
I thought smart watches were stupid and then my wife bought me the original Huawei watch for my birthday and I was an instant convert. I love being able to read texts, Facebook messages, control my music and when exercising Google Fit and Runkeeper are both very good. I found the step count more accurate at judging distance than the GPS on my phone. My email inbox is less cluttered as I delete crap as it comes in rather than once every couple of months when I can be bothered. I though the battery would be an issue but it lasts a day comfortably and I just pop it onto the charger by my bed at night. Best of all it looks great and I've had more people say how good it looks than a lot of other similar priced watches I've owned. The Android Wear 2 update is a great improvement too.
Will be interesting to see how much they have to disable to get this working. VBA will almost certainly not be allowed. You probably won't be able to insert tables or do much in the way of changing the structure of a spreadsheet. Probably not much more functionality than current shared workbooks.
It was excellent
Finished work early yesterday and took my seat in an almost empty cinema and was taken back to being a kid watching Empire Strikes Back in the Quinton Essoldo.
The fighing is dirty, the characters likeable (or not as the case may be) and it's a good old galactical scrap. A nice few nods to previous films such as the two gents from Mos Eisley that Jyn bumps into.
All in all I thought it was terrific and can't wait to see it again.
Re: Owwwww My Eyes !
I work on spreadsheets all day and whilst I can just about view them on my Nexus 7 there's no way I'd want to edit them on it. Either a dual or large widescreen monitor setup is essential for any kind of serious work. Tablets are mostly toys for the consumption of media no matter what the companies that make them would like to make us believe.
Best game I can remember
I know games have moved on and it's difficult to compare but I don't remember a single game that I had any more fun with than Speedball 2. The graphics, sound and gameplay were amazing. I loved playing it in single player where I could win straight through every time and against mates who played as much as I did which meant for some epic battles. Pure class!!!