• Posts Tagged ‘gadget’

    iPad flying and sceen visibility

    by  • 4th August 2011 • post

    iPad is a great device for flying, however it has one big mishap for cockpit use.  The shiny screen which attracts sun so well that unless properly placed in the cockpit you can see nothing!

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    iPad and Flying in Europe

    by  • 26th July 2011 • post

    For my Euro Trip which I have planned with Ivan Horsky I’ve decided to purchase an iPad 2 to help us with planning and flight tracking. The original idea was that we are going to fly around europe in a PA28 which has just a single GNS430 and having a second GPS/Moving Map device...

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    Flying and Mobile Apps

    by  • 4th September 2010 • post

    It is a while since I came up with an idea that I should invest some of my time to develop apps for pilots. Naturally, started developing some with me as primary consumer. That’s how very crude version of flightime appeared. It was KISS design, 2 buttons and it was logging my take off...

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    Ruby on Rails on Maemo 2008 N810

    by  • 16th November 2008 • post

    I’ve been looking to be able to code a bit of RoR while on the go. From a few devices which I have, N810 has the longest battery run time. So… Google gave me a nice How To from Jon Forrent, it talks about N800 but it’s the same. I was trying to do...

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    Good Sci-Fi story telling

    by  • 13th November 2008 • Uncategorized

    Two weeks ago I have got my Nokia n810 a Garnet OS install. I did it just because it enabled me to used the Mobipocket Reader ( for Palm OS ). It works, just the fonts are bit dull. Now, to celebrate my toys functionality, I’ve bought some Sci-Fi book, which had a reduced...

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    Moving Places

    by  • 13th November 2008 • Uncategorized

    I have recently moved from Stratford to Poplar. Maan, how I dislike all that packing up and even more – unpacking. Now, I have a bit smaller place but better in overall terms. The only think which I am missing is a place to store my rubbish gadgets. After some consultation with my tribe...

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    Wii Fit

    by  • 15th July 2008 • Uncategorized

    I’ve picked up a Wii Fit a few days ago in Amsterdam ( while en route to LCY ). And I love it! It’s great fun and work out. Brilliant product.

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    Mouse Razer DeathAdder

    by  • 16th April 2008 • Uncategorized

    After replacing damned dell keyboard with something usable, I had real urge to replace the mouse as well. I’ve got used to Logitech Marble Trackball and MX900 mouse ergonomic designs, so  standard mouse was actually putting a lot of pain in my wrist. It looks like symmetric mice just don’t work with my wrist...

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    Little bit of shopping today

    by  • 15th March 2008 • Uncategorized

    Didn’t intended to do any shopping today, but I ended up buying a few things. Headphones from Sennheiser , the HD 415 which are replacing my ancient Phillips HP140. This is because old ones started to leave pieces of some black coating on my head … and they were shit from the beginning. HD...

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    Ebook Reader – but rip off Britain stops me

    by  • 6th November 2007 • Uncategorized

    For very long time I am contemplating to buy an ebook, usually they were extremely expensive ( the eRex ) or didn’t had the MobiPocket® read functionality – Sony ( as I have a collection of ebook in that format I would love to be able to read them on the ebook reader, not...

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