May 182019
 

At long, long last, I’ve upgraded to Windows 10 Pro, from Windows 7 Pro. It was a system rebuild, since I’ve had a new SSD hard drive installed! Which now means my PC boots faster than my mobile phone does.

But of course, since it rebuild. I’ve had to reinstall everything! Got all the main software back working again. Which includes… Audacity, Firefox, GIMP, gPodder, LibreOffice, WinSCP and many more.

Next job is getting the video editing software installed, so I can start doing new vlogs again! 😛

P.S. Do check out my YouTube channel over at uk.youtube.com/gsvalentine

 

Apr 042019
 

The desktop departure board turned up this morning! Go to say, that I am super pleased with it!

Was so easy to set-up, sure that even non tech people could do to! Just had a edit a file, to get speaking to my Wi-Fi and that was just about it!

Right, now I am got it showing my local railway station, which is of course Grantham. But you can choose any railway station in the UK. It can also show, live bus times (I checked, it even found my local stop) and of course it shows tube info also!

Who knows, maybe one day, it will also show Glasgow subway info…

What's in the box?
Desktop departure board

Thinking of getting one for yourself? Then head over to ukdepartureboards.co.uk. You will need to be quick, they are selling out fast! And he’s not due to get back more back in stock, till November!

Apr 032019
 

I’ve just gone and ordered a desktop departure board! After watching a vlog about one, that Geoff Marshall did way back in November 2018! I just had to get one!

All going well, I will have it, in next day or so!

Thinking of getting one for yourself? Then head over to ukdepartureboards.co.uk. But be fast, they will soon sell out! And he’s not due to get back more back in stock, till November!

Here is a description of what it does:-

  • Designed to simulate the real station departure boards in great detail.
  • View real time train/tube/bus departures for your favourite uk stations/stops.
  • Both origin station and optional destination station can be set.
  • Live train/tube/bus service information from real feeds.
  • Fully configurable (shades, arrival times, animation speeds etc..)
  • Power saving options.
  • Web configuration app.
  • Plug and play (no assembly required).
  • Built in WiFi.
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Displays time and date.
  • Alarm clock functionality (up to 3 alarms) with buzzer.
  • Display available in yellow, green, blue and white (Only have yellow in stock).
  • Ideal for work desk or bedside table.
  • Small compact size, Low power, Micro USB.
Mar 112019
 

Got to say, I really do love my Anker wireless charger. Saves me from having to look on the floor at night for the USB cable to change my phone. But like someone at work said, it’s a bit like witchcraft. Got no idea, how it works…

Just know, that you need a Qi-Certified, 7.5W Compatible iPhone XR/XS Max/XS/X/8/8 Plus, 10W Compatible Samsung S9/S9+/S8/S8+/LG G7 for it to work…

Anker Wireless Charger

Check out www.amazon.com/Anker-PowerWave-Qi-Certified-Compatible-Qi-Enabled/dp/B07DBY64PB if you are thinking of getting one.

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