Better batteries?

Hope these don’t cost too much more than existing ones & more to the point, don’t take too long to arrive! [Oh, and don’t take inordinately long to recharge when they need it!]

But, perhaps Samsung should go on the list of next possible phones 🙂

Originally shared by +Ronald Buelow



New Technology Can Make Batteries Safer & Last Indefinitely | Androidheadlines.com
In what could become one of the most important breakthroughs in battery technology in recent times, Samsung Electronics and Massachusetts Institute of Tech

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I feel very old now

I remember the first time round for BBC computers!

Originally shared by +Steve Fisher



BBC – BBC and partners unveil the landmark BBC micro:bit – Media Centre
The BBC and partners today unveiled the BBC micro:bit – a pocket-sized, codeable computer that allows children to get creative with technology. In the BBC’s most ambitious education initiative for 30 years, up to 1 million devices will be given to every 11 or 12 year-old child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK, for free.

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Easy Formatting in G+?

I’ve used the editor from http://www.paulspoerry.com/code/post-editor-for-google-plus/ for a while, though it only works if you’re a Chrome user, (for some reason, it doesn’t always show for me – sometimes I have to click a * to trigger it into action, but that could be me) however, I’ve just seen http://www.thepluseditor.com/ as well – which works on other (all?) browsers – but involves cutting & pasting from it to G+



Post Editor for Google+: simple formatting assistance for Google+

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Phorm returns?

No, not http://www.phorm.com/ but https://www.getphorm.com/ – (make sure you scroll down the page to see what it does)
It looks fascinating (though wonder how well it really works) – however, could the name put people off??
[Or do few others than me remember the BT/Phorm issue??]



I just ordered the world’s first morphing touch screen keyboard & case.
For a limited time get yours for $50 off retail

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Spectrum on the Raspberry Pi?

I was just thinking about getting the #Spectrum emulator going on my #raspberrypi (I have B, B+ & 2). I found http://www.raspberrypi.org/fuse-a-zx-spectrum-emulator-running-on-raspberry-pi/, as well as a reference to http://www.raspberrypi.org/raspbian-chameleon-remix/



Fuze – a ZX Spectrum emulator running on Raspberry Pi | Raspberry Pi
At the celebrations for the BBC Micro’s 30th birthday on Sunday (more on that to come, when the organisers’ videos are available), we met the rather excellent Andy Taylor. Andy volunteers for the UK Computer Museum, and had been working on getting their Raspberry Pi software ready to exhibit at …

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