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A Month In Apps – April 2013

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Welcome back to my column – For those that missed the first here I will be summarising how I have used my phone in the last month, well, with regard to apps anyway. People seem to think that I have an eye for finding applications that others may have missed so hopefully in reading this you will find some gems, ... Read More »

Life without my Laptop

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Today was like any other, get up, shower, coffee, take dogs out for a walk along the burn (river for those English readers :-) ) for 45 minutes or so. Arrive home feed the dogs, second cup, and oh strike that, mug of coffee. Switch laptop on disaster, smoke coming out of it between the keyboard keys, laptop dies! Horror ... Read More »

A Month In Apps – March 2013

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Welcome back to my column – For those that missed the first here I will be summarising how I have used my phone in the last month, well, in regard to apps anyway. People seem to think that I have an eye for finding applications that others may have missed so hopefully in reading this you will find some gems, ... Read More »

Fat to Fit with Technology: The difficult 3rd Week

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As with almost anything we try to do in life the third part is always the hardest.  I have really struggled this week to keep the gym going in any meaningful way.  I am still not losing any weight and although I feel healthier and look better (according to others not myself) I can’t escape this nagging feeling that I’m just not ... Read More »

A Month With Windows 8 – Week 1

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Last week I started A Month With Windows 8 and I’m back to detail my experiences of the first week. My initial impressions of Windows 8 were quite jarring. There is somewhat of a learning curve when starting it up for the first time and it became obvious that this wasn’t going to be a straightforward process. I had never ... Read More »

From Fat to Fit With Technology: Level 2

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So the trials of an unfit, slightly overweight tech fanatic continue. On this weeks “episode” we delve into the problem of Gym apps and the joy of the Nike Fuel band. Non Tech News: Currently I have lost 10lbs and feel much fitter. I have been going to the gym 3 times a week and after a training session with ... Read More »

A Month in Apps – Feb 2013

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  Welcome to my new column – here I will be summarising how I have used my phone in the last month, well, in regard to apps anyway. People seem to think that I have an eye for finding applications that others may have missed so hopefully in reading this you will find some gems, or maybe some reasons to ... Read More »

From Fat to Fit With Technology: Level 1

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Maybe “Fat to Fit” is misleading, perhaps it should read “From Fat to Trying to not be so Fat and a Little Healthier” but that isn’t quite as catchy is it? To give you a little backstory,  I have recently given up smoking after 15 years and find myself for the first time in my adult life in the position ... Read More »

Android Gaming Corner – Episode 2

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Good evening! I’m going to start this episode of Gamers Corner with a bit of a rant. Something has come to my attention that is utterly confusing and I would like to publicly ask few questions, and will publish any answers I receive next month. So let’s get to it. Gamevil, I’m sorry it has come to this, but recently ... Read More »

Laura’s Girl In The Know – Voco Have Gone Loco!

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Hey everyone and welcome to my very first ‘Girl In The Know’ – every month I’ll be taking a look at some stories in tech and picking out some of my favourite accessories and apps for us girls – don’t worry there won’t be a tacky blingy case in sight! Before I begin, I should really give you a little ... Read More »