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Amazon.com Review “I swear my sphincters were screaming”

One of the funniest reviews on Amazon I’ve ever send. BUT (or should I say BUTT), not long after eating about 20 of these all hell broke loose. I had a gastrointestinal experience like nothing I’ve ever imagined. Cramps, sweating, bloating beyond my worst nightmare. I’ve had food poisoning from some bad shellfish and that […]

Review:RHA Earphones and Comply Isolation Earphone Tips

Recently I found that my much-loved earphones ( Sony MDR-EX90LP ) had an unplanned overnight soaking in cup of coffee (the details still bring tears to my eyes) and I’ve been looking for replacement. As I said on Twitter I looked the receipts and was much surprised to find that I purchased them in January […]

Ergotron MX Monitor Arm Review

As part of working more hours at my desk in my home office, I’ve been considering ways to improve my productivity and comfort. To this end I now have a 27″ and 24″ Apple displays since some studies suggest that additional screen space allows for the more productivity. Disregarding the opportunities for distraction¬†I’ve found two […]

OSX: SmartSleep

Quick review of one of my favourite system tool for the Mac.

Review: Guardian Newsstand App for iPad (Newspaper)

I’ve been using the Guardian apps for the iPhone and iPad for a year or more. I’ve been reading the newspaper for much longer than that (I read papers on the left and right side of politics to in the hope of getting a somewhat balanced view – wishful thinking probably) When the Guardian released […]

OSX:Awaken and TimeBoxed Time App Reviews

You might think that OSX would have a decent clock application but it’s does not. Recently, I’ve started using the Pomodoro technique of timing my concentration bursts on a specific topic. Partly to retrain my habit of constant attention shifting and partly to find a smarter way of working. I have two apps on my […]