Category: Gadgets

It's such a treat to see past tech in movies

I don't know why, but I really enjoy watching older movies and seeing them use the off-the-shelf computer technology that was available at the time. Like this evening, we watched the movie Deep Blue Sea, made back in 1999.  In the movie, the lead…

I Make a Case for Writing My Blog on Vivaldi

I just read a book by Glenn Reynolds, "The Social Media Upheaveal". He says that we are deep reading less, and learning from headlines more. He also says that many of us share on social media articles that we have not read, more so share by the…

Another long day of work.

Also, trying to improve my Linux skills; which might take me to a very fun and interesting project. Other than that, same old same old. Tomorrow and Tuesday off, yay! :happy:…

We need more e-ink desktop monitors

I couple of years ago I got a Kobo e-reader device for reading e-books, comics, PDFs, and it works very well. I was initially apprehensive because every time I had read on a screen, I found it difficult and not as enjoyable. But the e-ink displays…

Vivaldi Browserのこと

たぶん、シリーズ化すると思われ Vivaldi Browserを入れたのは何年前のことでしょうか?確かテクニカルプレビュー版と言って、本当の意味での試作品と言うか、試験公開の頃だったと思う。その頃はOpera Browserを愛用していたが、ネット上では「OperaのGoogle Chrome化」と言われた。確かPrestoという独自エンジンを廃止し、Google…

Cliqz: Коронавирус с точки зрения приватности

Коронавирус породил целый пласт приложений, отслеживающих перемещения и взаимодействия пользователей, и многим это кажется существенным ударом по приватности. Могут ли подобные приложения использоваться для слежки за установившими их…

Zenfone5(ZE620kl)をAndroid10にアップグレードする方法

どうも、じめん。(@JimHazeR)です。最後の投稿から何年立ったか知りませんが気が向いたので書こうとおもいます。 内容はタイトルの通り。ASUSが2020/05/05にZenfone5(ZE620kl)向けにAndroid10ベータ版をリリースしました。…

The One by Wacom Drawing Tablet

I recently got my first drawing tablet to try out, the One by Wacom. I have no previous experience with drawing tablets, so wasn't quite sure what to expect. And given I have a lot of time at home, now seems the perfect time to try it…