Looking forward to ‘Altered Carbon’

I thoroughly enjoyed Richard Morgan's 'Altered Carbon' and was excited to hear it was being adapted for TV in the form of a Netflix show. I love good, well thought out sci-Fi and this book has it in spades. Set five hundred years in the future, humans have developed the technology that allows us to ...

Dipping my toe in the podcasting pond again…

Hopefully nobody out there recalls my pretty disastrous attempt at creating a podcast. It turned into a real chore, due to all the work involved. And finding the time to record in a quiet environment was just proving impossible. And so, like many many podcasts before it, my podcast withered on the vine. But I'm ...

So. Many. Avengers.

Marvel released their trailer for the next Avengers movie. And it is EPIC. It's worth watching it a few times, just to spot all the different characters. I mean, we've got Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Thor, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Panther...the list goes on. https://youtu.be/6ZfuNTqbHE8 While the trailer itself looks stunning,  have one big ...

Giving thanks

It's Thanksgiving in the US tomorrow, something we don't celebrate in Europe. If I'm honest, I'm fine with that. The last thing we need this time of year is another holiday that can be commercialised and stuffed down our throat by greedy retailers. That said, there's nothing to say I can't give thanks, even if ...

Star Trek: Discovery goes out on a bang!

Wow. I'm not sure how to describe how I felt once last night's episode of Star Trek: Discovery was over. I mean, I knew it represented a mid-season pause in the schedule, with no new episodes until January. So that meant a little disappointment. Note: some spoilers below! In fact, many spoilers below.  Disappointment at the scheduling ...

One week in with the iPhone X

I finally got my hands on the new iPhone X last Sunday and I have to admit, it's rarely left my hands since then. This - finally - is the iPhone I've wished Apple would make. Yes, there's been a ton of anticipation and hype about this phone, but for me it has lived up ...

Unboxing the iPhone X

I promise I'll write up a full review of my experiences with the iPhone X once I've used it for a few days, but first, here are some snaps I took last night. My very, very preliminary observations are: It feels great in the hand. Very high quality, very solid. Face ID seems to work ...

So near, yet so far: iPhone X lust

@TheFrankFlyer managed to snag us a couple of iPhone X handsets on launch day, while I was working in Barcelona. I tried my best to do the purchasing, hunched over my iPad and iPhone in my client's office, but I couldn't event get into the Apple Store before he'd bought them for us. So yay! ...

Wait. Where are all the travel posts?

If you've been here before, you may be wondering where all my travel adventures have gone. I've bundled several years worth of travel posts into a single blog, located elsewhere. This blog will remain geek-central (along with pictures of my artery-clogging meals), and if you're interested, you can follow my travel kvetching over at mylittletravel.blog. ...