February 22nd, 2011

full steam ahead

My tweets

  • Mon, 12:43: So Huawei can't get approval for US infrastructure projects but they could do comms for London Underground? national interests vary?
  • Mon, 13:08: bemusing the cats by bopping around in the kitchen to Oysterband on the #Sonos - not sure if it's the coffee or the sound clarity moving me
  • Mon, 15:44: Utter rumour with added speculation: could Google deal with Android fragmentation by closing source? #ZDNetUK http://t.co/so1pwGx
  • Mon, 15:47: How to deal with Android fragmentation: closed source? http://bit.ly/hw6AxM #zdnetuk
  • Mon, 19:07: considered making up for absence of @sbisson by tweeting amusing comments about the cats; comprimised by wasting afternoon online instead
  • Mon, 19:10: wow; Virgin SFO-LHR flights will now leave early evening instead of late afternoon; three hours difference in the new timetable ;-(
  • Mon, 19:19: oh c'mon Oracle; you're *still* not signing the #Java installer? even uninstalling to avoid intrusive update prompts every restart is hard
  • Mon, 21:44: Flying over Meteor Crater http://j.mp/i3SCLN
  • Mon, 22:28: Dinner for one, FAO @sbisson http://bubblegum.me/p/guavgw
full steam ahead

Tips: 20 ways to make Windows 7 better for tablets

From increasing the DPI to tweaking the delete gesture to something proofreaders will recognise. I'm amazed OEMs don't do most of these as standard on touch tablets, although what Windows 7 really needs is a pen and touch combo screen. If you can't afford that, or you're using a touch only screen until the Asus Eee tablet turns up, check out my tips at Tom's Guide.