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The Hydropath HS38

British Gas came to service our boiler today. They didn’t actually fix the problem it’s currently having, but that’s another story. One of the recommendations made by the engineer was to fit something called a Hydropath HS-38. Here’s the leftlet he left, complete with price: It “could” save me money, it says here, and “could” […]

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Ah, screenshots..

How to take a screenshot in Apple iOS: Push both buttons simultaneously How to take a screenshot in Google’s Android: Root the phone Install Screenshot It (£2.50) Use that app How to take a screenshot in Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7: Attach handset to tripod with Blu-tak Attach DSLR to another tripod Place the two 40cm […]

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“Uninhabitable” Japan? No, unchecked sources

Saw this on the front page of Twitter today. Sounds awful, obviously. The source? This article, from, ahem, ‘Natural News’ (which carries on the same page an advert promising to ‘cure almost cancer for $5.15 a day’). It says: …And senior political official Ichiro Ozawa suggested in an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) […]

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LowePro Fastpack 250 review

I’ve just returned from reporting on Computex Taipei 2011 – another trip that means lugging all my usual reporting stuff plus a laptop, two cameras and all the gear that goes with them. This time, though, I took a secret weapon: a LowePro Fastpack 250 camera bag. Before buying it I wasn’t sure if everything […]

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