Corrupted soldered on memory.

So my old, but not heavily used, laptop is starting to become very slow and I've had some out of the blue crashes. It's a Sony Vaio ultraportable bought back in 2013. At the time it was quite good, SSD disk and a light package.…

Digital will never replace my physical media

As a long time collector of different media (video games, music, movies, etc.), I think the most concern for me, regarding digital media, is the uncertainty that what you collected has the potential of one day unexpectedly disappearing on…

The boring market report, Feb 3rd 2021

We talked about the short squeezes, which if coordinated, can lead to strong bull markets. This is usually the case when prices reach an area around the one year high, which is seen as resistance, and so many are shorting to benefit from a price…

Listening to the Weather

I find the weather forecasts here to be somewhat lacking. To make up for this I usually grab my scanner and press the weather button but I am finding that too easy. (I do like make things difficult for myself.) …

Review of the Aucma 5.5L air fryer

We've made a recent change in our lifestyle and what we're eating. To support some of these changes, we decided to buy an air fryer. After a lot of research and comparative shopping, we went with the Aucma brand.…

An eventful couple of days

On Thursday 28th January, I had booked my car in for a service and MoT test at Halfords in Bangor, who know the car well. As it is twelve years old, there is always a degree of suspense about the outcome, even though it has clocked up less than 3000…