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i-gotU GT-600 GPS data logger review

i-gotU GT-600 GPS data logger review

The last time I reviewed a stand alone GPS data logger it was the GlobalSat DG-100, a functional but not very stylish box for recording GPS tracks. The new i-gotU GT-600 GPS Travel & Sports Logger from Mobile Action (disclosure: they sent it to me for free) has the same SiRF Star III chipset as the DG-100, but it comes in a smaller and more [...]

Windows 7 on a 2010 MacBook Pro 13 inch

Windows 7 on a 2010 MacBook Pro 13 inch

I’m going to review what it is like to use Windows 7 Home Premium on a 2010 MacBook Pro 13 inch. This is one of the 2.4GHz models with 4GB of RAM. Some parts of this review would be applicable for running Windows 7 on any Mac, but other parts may be specific to the 2010 MacBook Pro 13 inch. Installing and setting up Windows 7 I [...]

Protective sleeve for MacBook Pro 13 inch

Protective sleeve for MacBook Pro 13 inch

After buying a 2010 13 inch MacBook Pro, I wanted a protective sleeve to go with it. I bought this one from Amazon. It is a fairly basic one, cheaper than other versions. This is what it looks like with the MacBook inside. If you read the reviews on Amazon you’ll see that someone has commented on the plastic smell. It does certainly [...]

Fitting an ADSL faceplate to your BT line box

Fitting an ADSL faceplate to your BT line box

I’m going to talk about how to fit an NTE5 compatible ADSL filtered faceplate to your BT master socket. This will allow you to plug your broadband modem router directly into the BT master line box, rather than having to use an ADSL micro filter. Broadband reliability problems I’ve previously written about some of my broadband problem [...]

Samsung N140 netbook real world review

Samsung N140 netbook real world review

I bought the Samsung N140 netbook from Amazon very soon after it was released and have been working with it regularly for a few months now. I’m going to review it based my real world experiences of using it. The Samsung N140 comes in a fairly compact box. If you are used to buying standard sized laptops then you’ll notice the difference [...]

Best Vegetarian restaurants in London

Best Vegetarian restaurants in London

Here is a list of my favourite places in London to get Vegetarian food. The first group are actual vegetarian restaurants. The second group are restaurants that just happen to have good vegetarian options. They are presented in no particular order. Vegetarian restaurants Tibbits Tibits is a vegetarian buffet restaurant that started in [...]

GlobalSat DG-100 vs Nokia LD-3W GPS module review

GlobalSat DG-100 vs Nokia LD-3W GPS module review

For over two months now I've been the owner of two different GPS devices, and I've had plenty of time to thoroughly use them whilst on my London Underground tube walking project, so I thought it was about time I reviewed them. Both are headless GPS units - in other words neither have a display. And both are based on the SiRFstar III chipset. [...]