Tag Archives: amazon

Amazon, Kindle, reading lists

I’m preparing a blog post with a list of the latest books I’ve read, and in the process, I’ve been reminded of the awful Amazon experience. For starters, I’d like to have better integration between my Kindle, goodreads, calibre, and this blog, … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Tech, Personal, Planet | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Buying Starcraft

At long last, Blizzard has unleashed the next chapter of StarCraft, with the release of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (959 days since StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, and not a day too soon). As I was slightly disorganised, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Books 7

Two months on from the last list. Much time on trains has meant much time reading, hence the list is already long. Temeraire by Naomi Novik: a gunpowder mix of fantasy and historical epic. I was not convinced at first, … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Planet | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Books 6

A quick review of the latest books to be fed through my eyeballs. It’s been seven months since my last book list. I must try harder to publish these lists more frequently, as I could barely recall the plot of a … Continue reading

Posted in Personal, Planet | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Antipope the second

I previously had a bit of a grumble about The Antipope by Robert Rankin. Mr Rankin was decent enough to follow up with me on Amazon and Twitter, and to my shame he’d already pushed out a corrected version of … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Tech, Personal, Planet | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Antipope

This review is for: The Antipope (The Brentford Trilogy) (Kindle Edition) 1.0 out of 5 stars Interesting story ruined by poor spelling and typesetting,10 Jun 2012 The story is reasonably entertaining if a little slow to get going. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Tech, Personal, Planet | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Out for delivery?

It feels like my Amazon order has been in transit for ages. It was dispatched over 40 years ago and I’m still waiting …

Posted in Personal, Planet | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Home office essentials

I’ve been working at home quite a bit recently, following my change in employment status. As a result, I’ve been buying a few bits and pieces to make life easier. Therefore, some reviews. ~ First up, a Sennheiser PC36 USB Plug … Continue reading

Posted in Planet | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Books 4

A couple of months already since my last reading update. A couple of busy months, so not much was actually read, but here’s what I did get through: Deja Vu: A Technothriller (The Saskia Brandt Series) by Ian Hocking, and … Continue reading

Posted in Planet | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Touchpad kindling

Fire sale. Touchpad. Kindle. You can now pick up TouchPads ridiculously cheaply. Unfortunately, if you’re in the UK, there isn’t yet a Kindle app available, so the claim of “TouchPad: cheaper than a kindle, includes a kindle” is not yet … Continue reading

Posted in Planet | Tagged , , , , | 20 Comments