Tag: gadgets

January 5, 2011

A short while before Christmas, my combination microwave went up in a puff of smoke – quite literally. There was no actual fire, but a smell of burning, and a minor temporary smog. I immediately unplugged it, and it has been sitting in the corner…

August 19, 2010

I’ve wittered about this to two people on the phone today, and sent one of them a long email because the poor soul sounded vaguely interested in my demented enthusiasm. So I thought I might as well post about it. As some of you have…

July 30, 2010

No, I haven’t been cooking again, am going to a BBQ on Sunday, and that will be plenty enough for me this weekend. But I did pop in to my local butcher’s today, which is run by the local pork farm, and asked about the…

July 25, 2010

Following on my last BBQ experiment, I did a google on how feasible it is to retro fit my Weber Kettle with a grill thermometer. Note that I already have a meat thermometer, but the idea of the grill meter is to measure the actual…

June 8, 2010

To anyone who I have looked strangely or yawned at when they have been raving about their iPhone, Nokia N97 or Blackberry. I’ve always thought it odd to get that passionate about a phone – after all, all you need it to do is make…

May 17, 2010

When I bought my Kodak ZI8, the first thing I thought of was how I was going to mount it. As well as being a fun thing to take with me and film things like the Gadget Show, I am planning to do some home…

May 17, 2010

When I bought my Kodak ZI8, the first thing I thought of was how I was going to mount it. As well as being a fun thing to take with me and film things like the Gadget Show, I am planning to do some home…

April 9, 2010

Well I made it to the Gadget Show Live, and I made it back again. There were a couple of times that my chest got bad, but not at any critical moment, so I just went and sat down until I was better. I’ve been…