Archive for November, 2018

Part 1 – Lived with loss – Oticon Opn 1 Hearing Aid Trial

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

I have hearing loss. Not the sort you get as a result of listening to too much loud music. Well, I have that sort too. But that’s not what I mean. While my predisposition toward loud music has not helped my situation, I actually posess no hearing whatsoever in my right ear. None. Nada. Zip. […]

Plugable USB Type-C Mini Docking Station Reviewed

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Many USB Type-C docking stations are fairly desk dominating but the mini USB-C docking station from Plugable- at around 9cm by 10cm and just over 3cm deep -is different. But its small size doesn’t mean it compromises on ports. With a typical array of HDMI, 3.5mm audio and Gigabit Ethernet, plus 4 USB 3.0 ports […]

LG 34GK950F 3440×1440 Widescreen, FreeSync Gaming Monitor Reviewed

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Once again I find myself testing a giant, glorious gaming monitor while ill equipped of both knowledge and hardware to truly do a thorough job. I’ve never purported to be a font of technical knowledge when it comes to displays, albeit I do have more than a passing understanding of many of the technologies involved. […]

The Current State Of Linux On The Gemini

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

The Gemini is an interesting beast. A modern revival of the Psion Series 5 personal organiser that, once upon a time, captured so many hearts and minds for its uniquely excellent keyboard. Indeed I still remember getting my hands on the Series 5 of a family member and being in awe of the form factor. […]

StarTech DKT30CHVSCPD MultiPort USB Type-C Adapter Reviewed

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

While USB Type-C docking stations are excellent for home and office use, tied to a desktop, they don’t really solve the ports problem on the go. Enter StarTech’s range of USB Type-C multiport adaptors. In this post I’ll be looking at the DKT30CHVSCPD and if that name means absolutely nothing to you… well I’m hardly […]