Category Archives: Computing

Mouse and Tablet

I actually never thought about it before but this afternoon I successfully paired / connected a mouse with my tablet. It works perfectly and is an excellent alternative to a laptop. Why did I not think about it before?

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Cocorico

I have tried most if not all music streaming applications over the years: Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Tidal, Amazon Music, Qobuz, Napster and Deezer. In the end I found that Deezer suited me best and in the end I … Continue reading

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ZOOM

I have just cancelled my Zoom subscription which was going to renew automatically on May8th. The features available with the prescription are very good but no longer necessary now that the hard confinement periods appear to be over. Not worth … Continue reading

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Pi 3B

I am all set, my Raspberry PI 3 Model B (retailing at €38,50) is all set up. I even have installed the necessary software (email client, browser) to use it as a desktop if needed. What remains to be done … Continue reading

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Bye Instagram

This is it, decision taken. I now need to find out how to cancel and delete my account. It was almost impossible to do with the parent company (FB) itself. I am in fact told there are still “traces” on … Continue reading

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Internet speed

I was checking, as I regularly do, my internet Connection speed. I just want to make sure I get what I pay for. Obviously when connected directly to the router, the Ethernet connection is the fastest. I certainly cannot complain … Continue reading

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Computer down

My main computer won’t start. Only goes as far as a blank page. I went through all recovery procedures I know but to no avail so far. Quite frustrating. I have a full back-up version so I just need for … Continue reading

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Pencil II

Had earlier on the scheduled call from Apple Care regarding my defective brand new pencil. The call came from Ireland, which is hardly surprising, and took more than 45 minutes. Anyway all is solved to my satisfaction. I shall get … Continue reading

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Pencil

Quite a disappointment. The Apple Pencil I received 48 hours ago together with the new 2020 iPad Pro 12.9″ stopped working last evening. It simply does stay connected to the bluetooth network more than 5 seconds. I spent an hour … Continue reading

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Pro

Did I mention I received my new iPad Pro 12.9” yesterday? It only took minutes to set up as soon as it detected my phone and transferred the necessary data. I started practicing and learning to use the pen to … Continue reading

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