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Computer Keyboards – 1

In Gadgets, General, General, video by John2 Comments

In the past, I’ve always used the keyboard that came with my computer.  The only exception was years ago when I bought a special keyboard that had a small piano keyboard (which could be covered to form a hand-rest) that connected to the computer and could play musical notes and chords.  It was handy for me as a quick way …

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Verdi: The Complete Works

In Gadgets, General, Media, Music, Photography, video by John2 Comments

I have to admit that I’m a real sucker for big collections of classical music CDs, especially if they are of composers, conductors, artists and musical genres.  Or even of a nostalgic recorded music period in my life when RCA Living Stereo and Mercury Living Presence recordings in the years when stereo first came out, and many recordings demonstrated ping …

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Samsung Galaxy S III camera

In Gadgets, General, Photography, Smart Phones by John3 Comments

These days all modern smartphones have a built in camera feature, otherwise maybe they’re not too smart.  I used to find the camera on my iPhone very useful when I wanted to take a photo of something I came across when I was away from home, but didn’t have a dedicated camera with me at the time.  I considered that an iPhone …

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Samsung Galaxy S III keyboard

In Design, Gadgets, Smart Phones, video by JohnLeave a Comment

The Featured Image for this post is a screenshot of the Samsung Galaxy S III keyboard in vertical mode, in the Email screen.  Note the sliding row of text format options at the top.  The keyboard is significantly different to the iPhone keyboard in a number of respects.  On the alphabet (ABC) view the top row has numerals in small …