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Sep 072017
 
Video Streaming on Your Television

Surely you know all about Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and the now literally thousands of other internet video streaming services. The internet has progressed astonishingly – do you remember, seemingly only ‘yesterday’, when the internet struggled to allow poor quality audio to be broadcast?  The first attempts at video, with appallingly low resolution and constant […]

Aug 102017
 
Can You Really "Live Abroad So Cheaply You Might Not Need to Work"

A recent article in Forbes Online had the appealing headline “Quit Your Job And Live Abroad: 8 Places So Cheap You Might Not Need To Work“.  What’s not to like about that (although the web article is one of those ultra-annoying click-bait type articles that results in endless clicks onto new pages, each with minimal […]

Dec 012016
 
Amazon's Echo - Intelligent Voice Control for Your Home and Life?

Amazon has been developing an increasingly sophisticated type of voice controller – called the Echo – that allows you, from anywhere the controller can hear you, to simply speak questions and express commands to it and receive spoken answers and responses back.  Want to order a pizza (or many products from Amazon, of course!)?  Wonder […]

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