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New Power Supply

      The benefits of USB-C are now finally realised…. I have switched from having a small USB charger and a PC powerbrick over to a single, powerful power supply to convert mains power to what I need for … Continue reading

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Amazing new headphones

I have just switched to the Sony WX-1000XM3 wireless band style noise cancelling headphones.  They are amazingly good – and meet all my current requirements. https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/headband-headphones/wh-1000xm3 I was very happy with my Bose QC30 collar style headphones and my Samsung … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a return to business…

After a gap of more than 3 years, its time for a return to activity in 2018. Lost of changes to document: * Addition of Rimowa IATA Topas Titanium to the fleet (with rationalization) * Change of laptop to Dell … Continue reading

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Candidate for Addition: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition)

I have started to see if I can use a Galaxy Note tablet to replace paper in my travel gear. (1) Reduce bulk / hassle / untidyness (2) Ensure all docs captured are synced to cloud and therefore recoverable on … Continue reading

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Upgrade Phone to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Having played with the Note 3 at a trade show, I was quite impressed, but a few moments using the S-Pen feature suddenly blew me away with the extra functionality: – Handwrite notes on any screen or image and pass … Continue reading

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Upgrade Phone to Samsung Galaxy S3

Google upgraded the Nexus S operating system to Ice Cream Sandwich.  Result was that battery life plunged from 24hrs to only 8hrs – disastrous. Immediately triggered a search for a new phone. Fortunately the Galaxy S3 was launched around that … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: Staying with Rimowa Salsa

After getting two Salsa Air cases for my daughters, as Xmas presents, I’m going to stay with my four year old Salsa (reviewed below). Reasons: (1) The Salsa air, while lighter, has two zippable membranes that secure items in each … Continue reading

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