I was due to have a 65″ Sky Glass TV delivered and set-up this Saturday, but on Monday decided that having gone through all the latest available information from the Sky Community forums, YouTube and other bits and bobs, Sky Glass is just too new and too finicky to take on at this time, despite… Continue reading I decided that Sky’s Glass is Half Full, decided to go in a different direction..
Update: Back on again, but with an additional 10 inches. Ooer missus. I have caved in and decided to give Sky Glass a go. There are many different reasons for doing so, but mainly: My 2015 60″ LG television isn’t fully supported by LG anymore – it’ll get a small firmware update or two each… Continue reading Hi-diddle-dee-dee, no more satellite for me.. (Sky Glass)
With the news that Jodie Whittaker is stepping down from the role of the Doctor, one must ask who will be taking on the iconic role? Well.. I mean, after all, Doctor Who did feature the iDaleks, available in a number of colours to suit your lifestyle (note: the iDalek does not come with any… Continue reading Is Tim Cook the new Doctor Who after Jodie Whittaker?
Sky, the satellite TV, broadband and mobile company, today announced their newest product: Sky Glass. It’s effectively a television set with a Sky decoder built-in and uses the internet rather than satellites to provide the service. You effectively buy the TV through Sky as a loan (so even more bloody credit checks) or outright and… Continue reading Is Sky Glass relevant in today’s streaming world?
It’s been a fairly interesting week. Thanks to Britbox, I caught up on all The Goodies episodes and decided to buy the complete collection on DVD. Fourteen, yes, fourteen discs! Given these episodes were made in the 70’s, some of the effects work featured in these episodes are rather extraordinary despite their simplicity compared to… Continue reading The Goodies’ Moving House, and Other Things That Happened This Week
Wonderful news! Susanna Clarke has won the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her novel, Piranesi. And as a result, in a rare, uplifting moment, Twitter’s What’s Happening section reveals that Susanna Clarke is trending in the UK (as of 6:45am on the 9th September, 2021): When I first read Susanna’s Jonathan Strange & Mr… Continue reading Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi wins the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction!
Good grief, people. I know this pandemic is tough, but let’s get our priorities right!