2016/11/02

LG 34UC98-W: a belated review

I've bought a set of new displays, the LG about 8 months ago, and a Asus MG279Q some time later to replace my Dell U2414H and P2414H combo. First I bought a 29" ultrawide (LG 29UM67-P), but then I got an offer and I exchanged it for the then-brand new 34UC98-W. Needless to say I jumped at the occasion head-first. I've posted a short review on /r/ultrawidemasterrace back then, here is a more fleshed-out version of it.

2016/07/22

Pokemon Go Map HowTo

Yes, I did get the Pokemon GO fever, and yes, I hate the 3-step bug. It doesn't even show you which one is the closest! And even when it worked, you really should at least have a better way to triangulate the pokemon.

Anyway, here is a quick guide to how to set up your local map. Do keep in mind that using it does apparently conflict with the TOS.

2015/12/12

Amplifying problems

Problems, problems, problems. Namely, you can't really get a decent amplifier cheap like we used to. But let me get into my setup and the problems that led to this realization first!

2015/02/17

Surface 2 Pro: a long, grueling test

After using the SP2 for about a year, I think I managed to meet every good and bad side of the tablet. Unfortunately, it is pretty ugly.

2014/08/17

The NEX upgrade

I really think my ages-old NEX-3 is ripe for an upgrade, but what could I possibly upgrade it to? 6? 7? A6000? A7? Wait for the A7S? Here are my thoughts on this issue...

2014/06/22

How not to 2-factor

I've had a nasty surprise on a Sunday morning: someone accessed my supposedly 2-factor protected Microsoft account, elegantly sidestepping the whole 2-factor authentication. How? And Why would Microsoft do this?