April 16, 2024

Chapter 8 – summer of 23 and a bit of time out (i.e. 2 weeks of holiday)

I don’t know if it’s just me this year, but the pace of things seems to have slowly but steadily accelerated to the stage where I really sometimes struggle to keep up with myself, nevermind everything happening around me.

Chapter 8 – solution to get Garmin Smartphone app working on non-google android phones (see edits 1 and 2 (success!!) below)

So far so good BUT no amount of fiddling about or reinstalling, resetting or various other methods could persuade the Garmin Smartphone Link app to work without Google background services.

Chapter 8 – Revamping the old Lenovo T430 for the next 8 years!

Round about when I started this blog in 2019 I bought a used Lenovo T430 for noting things down when travelling. It has been great over the last few years but was slowing down under Windows 10 and the drives were filling up.

Chapter 8 – the Ubuntu Touch project is up and running (again)

I have been using the Volla phone 22 since it arrived in August… and, after a few initial hitches, reboots in the night and griping about the camera, I have got used to it and it’s a good daily companion.