Fun in the sun!

Fun in the sun!

With a suprising burst of sunshine, the last weekend was spent running around outside with Sam and Ellie making the most of a lovely sunny sunday. The day led to some lovely “lifestyle” photos of Sam enjoying himself, which seem to have become some of the most popular images over on my Facebook page –…

House catchup – apologies for the silence, life got a whole lot busier!
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House catchup – apologies for the silence, life got a whole lot busier!

As mentioned elsewhere, this blog has recently been moved off the elderly WordPress platform to a shiny new blogging engine called Ghost. Ghost is a brilliant new way of managing your content, and one that’s simpler and faster than WordPress. Enough about the technology though. Once I’d moved the blog over, on looking through the…

Why I’ve switched from Apple Aperture to Adobe Lightroom 4.1
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Why I’ve switched from Apple Aperture to Adobe Lightroom 4.1

Let me start by saying that having used Apple’s Aperture for years, I’ve reached the conclusion over the last few months that it’s no-longer the best product for my imaging workflow. This isn’t intended to be a comparison between Aperture 3 & Lightroom 4.1 nor is it a review of either product. Both can be…

Review: Samba Mobile – Ad supported mobile broadband (updated)
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Review: Samba Mobile – Ad supported mobile broadband (updated)

  Advertising-supported services for various things have been around almost as long as the advertising needed to support them has. Over the years various companies have experimented with offering a full gamut of services from advertising-supported mobile phones through to PCs and internet access. For various reasons, many of those services are now not around…

Apple iPad Smart Case – a smart option?
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Apple iPad Smart Case – a smart option?

Alongside all the higher-profile news & products emerging during Apple’s 2012 Worldwide Developer Conference was something intended to address one of the most obvious flaws with the iPad Smart Cover. Sold in their millions to iPad owners wanting to protect their devices, it may sound slightly obvious but Smart Covers only cover the screen; leaving…

CloudFlare – Supercharge your website in five minutes?
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CloudFlare – Supercharge your website in five minutes?

Since itsย launch back in 2010, CloudFlare has been a company with an ambitious goal – help to power and protect the entire Internet. Along the way they also accelerate your website, promising massive performance gains through use of their globally distributed servers – providing everyone with easy access a content delivery network. Content Delivery Networks…