Ubuntu 16.04 on HP Stream 11

So last night I finally got around to moving my last laptop over to Ubuntu from the dreaded Windows 10. The laptop in question is a small HP Stream portable that I have had kicking around for a while. Since information about working distributions on specific hardware can be hard to find sometimes, I thought […]

Us, The EU & The Future

I tend to keep out of the political sphere. I always make an effort to vote, as I feel that is a hugely important part of our democracy but normally how I vote is not something I publicly declare. However, the result of the EU referendum, which is quite possibly the biggest and most important […]

Book Review: Happiness by Design (Paul Dolan)

Happiness is an interesting topic to think about. We all experience it (or lack of it sometimes) at some point in our lives. To me happiness is timeless, you can experience happiness now, in the present, but you also experience happiness over your lifetime – when you look back you have a sense of how […]

Fixing Renault R-Link TomTom Incorrect Time

Over the weekend, myself and brother couldn’t help but notice that the ETA displayed on my Renault R-Link system with TomTom Live Maps was incorrect. It appeared to be displaying a time +1 hours ahead of current, even though the main clock was set correctly. Having searched the internet for a solution to this and […]

It’s almost Christmas

Had such a good day tooday! And it’s almost Christmas! And there is hope my favourite blog program Windows Live Writer will live on and get updated again! These are all YEY things!   The days at work go so much smoother when there is more work time and less meetings, so nice to be […]

Opinions, Knowledge & Understanding

I have always been a great believer in the ideology that everyone is entitled to their opinion. It is something you are taught as a child that you never forget. Opinions are great things, they give you an insight into people, their thoughts, other ways of thinking, things you missed or have never thought about […]