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An Ode to OSMAnd

Open door, open data, hit the trail, see you later… Open Street Map is a real boon! Whether navigating the Quantocks or Tenerife, handy is understated. The ability to flag way points, GPX track & tell you which way you … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Bing Free

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Nokia’s dirt cheap Android phone is now on sale

Originally posted on BGR:
Two weeks ago, Nokia launched the Nokia X, a smartphone that runs a forked version of Android that’s been redesigned to look like Windows Phone. While no one is sure if the Nokia X is a…

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French Fancy

So, car runs better than it ever has before after a basic service! New coil, cleaned connections (thanks Ben), new plugs, oil/filter change, new points gapped to 0.45 (new condenser), timing set statically (needing no adjustment dynamically.)  I will remove both … Continue reading

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Keep The Faith

Ubuntu bumped Chromium to version 20, no third party repositories. Jst sayin’… & now X-notifier needs Chromium 21, as 20 does not support manifest version 2: Charming!

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Google Synch: Too Clever For It’s Own Good

So I’m on my mothers PC with rarely logged in Chrome (she uses Firefox.) Last time Chrome re-synced all the culled deadwood bookmarks I did not want. Being a rarely used installation there was quite a backlog of changes, so … Continue reading

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