Month: October 2008

  • Sky+: check your scheduled recordings this weekend!

    If you’ve got a Sky+ box and use it to record things on series link, check your scheduled recordings on Sunday when the clocks have gone back.  Last time the clocks changed we had to re-schedule the recordings because they were all wrong by an hour…

  • expendable: translations open

    Translations for expendable can now be submitted using Transifex.  Currently there is just a British translation and a partial German translation.

  • Predictive text predicament

    Try typing this into a predictive text phone: “Tidying treacle in Cornwall.”

  • Stoozing calculator

    Now expendable can make calculations for stoozing as well.  Stoozing, if you haven’t heard that word, is when you pay for things on a credit card that charges 0% on purchases so that the amount you would normally pay off the card with each month is moved into a savings account instead.  This way you […]

  • Whole-house electricity monitor

    As I wrote previously, I’ve been keeping tabs on how much electricity I use.  Last week I got a whole-house electricity monitor called an OWL from natural collection and have been playing around with it.  It’s surprising how surprising the results are, if you see what I mean.  I know that switching on the kettle […]