A fix for Wi-Fi Cycling on the Samsung Galaxy S5

My Samsung Galaxy S5 has never been the most robust phone around. The battery never kept a charge too long, and the idea of having the "location" services switched on for more than when they were essential was a luxury I could not afford. Recently I noticed the battery performance had changed again. My phone …

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“Quality over quantity” or “why I like Google+ Circles”

The web is ablaze with Google+ gossip, and everyone is quick to jump aboard the new social media revolution from the world's leading search engine/portal/mapper/web dev magic shop.  So why should this blog be any different?  I'll wade right on in there too. First off, for those wondering "what is Google+?" I suggest y read …

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Outdoor safety, avalanches and smartphones

Smartphones are everywhere these days, and they're replacing our cameras, diaries, address books, maps, GPS, and many other things in an easy hand-held unit.  We take them everywhere, and wherever we may be we know communication is but a swipe of the finger away. Listening to a podcast recently (on my phone) I learned how …

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