In a previous post, I described how I rooted a Barnes and Noble Nook e-reader, in order to use it for things it isn’t meant to do, like reading BBC news, accessing Instapaper, and opening Amazon Kindle books. As these things didn’t work all so well (or at all), I’ve unrooted it and returned it to its original firmware.
I wasn’t quite sure how to go about this (all the instructions tell you how to root it, not to undo that action), but this is what I did. Continue reading Unrooting a Nook: My experiences
Rooting a Nook. It seems quite hard, to be honest. Continue reading Rooting a Nook: My Experiences
A few months ago, I bought an e-reader. The decisions I made you can read about in that blog post, here. At the time, I suggested I’d be doing more reading, and also possibly hacking it to run Android apps on it. Since then, the price of it has dropped from the £59 price I paid (an apparent special offer), to what is apparently another special offer of just £29.
Anyway, a few months on, I haven’t hacked it, and here’s a few quick thoughts on it. Continue reading Nook Simple Touch E-reader Update
Was just in the garden. There’s quite a social gathering going on out there., a photo by benparkuk on Flickr.
Definitely not tap water. No. Hardly worth mentioning., a photo by benparkuk on Flickr.
Quite a few weeks ago now I made the mistake of buying a supposedly cabin-safe suitcase from Sportsdirect. I got it home, discovered the measurements on the label were wrong (they say it’s smaller than it is), so I attempted to return it (due to it being useless in the actual size and not the product described on the label), and they refused to refund me.
Since part 2, I have written them a letter and posted it recorded delivery. I posted it on the 8th May, and they received it on the 10th May.
As of 3 June, I’ve received no reply or acknowledgement of this letter. Continue reading Sportsdirect – very poor customer service – part 3
It’s hot this morning. I am currently shirtless. But I’m indoors, in my own house, so that’s ok.
When I venture out, I won’t be inflicting my pale skinny nature on random strangers. I will be going by Ibiza bus rules. That is, the clear signage found on some buses in Ibiza. Continue reading Currently shirtless