Monthly Archives: June 2013

hardware maintenance

A while ago, the F3 key on my small laptop (Acer V5-171) went missing. While it would have been possible to just fit a new key cap, from prior experience, it’s much simpler to fit a new keyboard, so a new keyboard was ordered and today I got around to fitting it.

Over 30 screws using six different sizes…

Alternatives for Google Reader – continued

After initially being rather hesitant about moving away from NetNewsWire, I’ve moved completely over to using tt-rss and Reeder. The tipping point was af_feedmod, which by configuring an xpath provides a mechanism to get entire articles instead of just summaries. So now instead of having to click on “read more” links, I have everything stored for offline reading on my iPhone :-)