I just fitted a fresh DE blade into my safety razor. Normally I do this by touch, with my glasses off. But following cataract surgery, anything at around arm’s-length is in focus. I observed the cutting edges are numbered from 1-4 on… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
One of my brothers was having trouble getting Gmail to work through Outlook on his Windows 7 PC. He'd deleted & re-added the account details several times, all to no effect.
Turns out the problem was in Gmail's forwarding settings.… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, has landed in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.
Pilot André Borschberg, on being asked what he'd learnt during the 118 hours in… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
@thedoctor It was all straight-forward until I opened Safari and it went to a 1Password pop-up message saying the main 1PW app couldn't be found. And my home page had become the Apple website, the customized toolbar had lost its… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
After much removal of duplicated items from my Photos library, I have 7,425 photos & videos in the iCloud Photos Library & the same number in both Photos libraries on the MacBook Air & MacBook Pro.
Around 2200 duplicated or unwanted… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
@mttmccb My current licence shows I need corrective lenses for driving. I gave a letter from the eye doctor to the licence folk stating the contrary.
They emailed it to the relevant internal section, I'll get a letter in the mail… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
@matigo My experience on 2011 MacBooks (Air & Pro) is different. I get a grey screen with the logo & a progress bar beneath it. this persists for perhaps 15 seconds, then the login screen appears. Enter the code, & then the Mac… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
Was messing about with a couple of sick 2011 MB Pros today. I suggested to the owner that he might like to book in a genius appointment to get them looked at. His response was on the lines of: I got them from a friend of a friend who… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
One day the zoo-keeper noticed that the orang-utan was reading two books - the Bible and Darwin’s Origin of Species.
In surprise he asked the ape, “Why are you reading both of these books?”
“Well,” said the orang-utan, “I just… Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog
I am looking for an outfit for a friend's wedding next month and want your thoughts. It's a summer wedding and I do not think it is super formal, ergo, no black tie. I think I am really debating between two "looks". Look… [Read More [longposts.com] #adnblog