The replacement for my failing google Pixel-C tablet arrived yesterday afternoon. I turned the old one around by packing it back in the box that the replacement came in and Lorna sent it on its way this morning.
At the moment, work is getting busy. This is going to likely result in reduced blogging. There are certainly interesting things to say, but in the last week or two I haven’t been finding the time to say them…
I’ve had a Pixel-C tablet since they were released and until the last week or so have been very happy with it. Over the last week it has taken to having one half of the screen freeze and refusing to come out of sleep mode without a hard reset. The frozen screen even occurs at boot (when half the screen is pixel snow). As of this morning, the failure is there at boot and never goes away and even when I just press the button to put it to sleep it refuses to start up again. Continue reading Disappointed – My Pixel-C tablet is not working right
I’ve bought quite a few books (paper and kindle) since last time I updated my books list. I’ll be working to back-fill that area to cover the new stuff as time permits. I’ve added a number of entries to the EBooks and Others section and expect to keep at this area until I’m caught up. I may or may not handle the paper based books as a bookshelf depending on time and quantity of items.
I spent last weekend getting backup set up for the site after a scare that had me thinking I’d lost the blog side of the site. Backups now are looking good and appear to be running well. I still need to load XAMPP on my linux box and verify that I can restore the sites, but I’m pretty comfortable that will work.
I’m not sure what is on my agenda next in terms of technical projects but here’s a loosely form list in no particular order: