Author Archives: jamespo
I miss Home Truths, this was my favourite: Jim Thompson got in touch with Home Truths with a tale of friendship which totally altered his perception of himself. Around forty years ago, in the 60s, Jim worked as a cattleman … Continue reading
I saw WWW BRAINTREECHARGE COM on my credit card statement, so put the URL in – it seems to be a legitimate PayPal credit card processor. What’s not great about them is the URL redirects to https://origin-www.braintreecharge.com/gb which doesn’t have … Continue reading
This means your account is locked and you’ll need to contact Waitrose Customer Services by email to fix it.
I remember this Vic-20 game… a long time ago
Getting that strange AROS screen from Retropie / Amiberry? That’s because you’re trying to run a zip file and Retropie interprets it incorrectly. Convert it to lha: https://gist.github.com/jamespo/8507608997fd3cd13ba0d86dd8c054d2
The story at the end of this review made me laugh. It was around new year, and I was in Edinburgh, staying with some friends in their student house. We were playing a big â€˜ol LAN game of AoE2, and … Continue reading
Able to hear but can’t be heard? Try disabling the google assistant: Open the Google app on your phone. Tap on More at the bottom right. Tap on Settings. Tap on Google Assistant. Scroll down to Assistant devices and tap … Continue reading
You want a 3.5×1.35mm USB cable as these can be powered from a router.
Trying to use the Center Parcs wifi with an Amazon Fire Stick doesn’t work out of the box, it prompts you for a login page that disappears. I got this to work but it is not easy. The way these … Continue reading