12 July 2020

Fixing TomTom Update - Our servers are very busy right now

A couple of days back I was visiting a friend and he asked for some help geting his TomTom Start 20 to update. We initially diagnosed the USB cable was faulty but once having confirmed that was resolved the update kept failing with the error message; Our servers are very busy right now. Click Retry a few times until you are connected. If that doesn't work, close MyDrive Connect and start it again.

13 June 2020

Xiaomi MiJia 25 in 1 Screwdriver Set Review

I've been servicing small and portable devices for a long time, the precision screwdriver set that I use the most at the moment was bought around 2007. It's held up well but as I'm doing more work on mobile phones there are some smaller and less common screwdrivers that I've needed. I'll confess that I often use the free [poor quality] ones that come bundled with items but it's really time I get my own.

9 June 2020

Getting a Motorcycle License in the UK

I don't do many personal posts on my blog but I'm opening to the idea of adding some on the rare occasion that may help or be of interest to others, this is the first in that category.

16 April 2020

Manhattan T3-R Owners Review

Like many countries we've been asked to stay at home here in the UK whilst the Coronavirus cases and deaths continue to increase at a concerning rate, so I thought it's about time I wrote a review on the Manhattan box we took a punt on last year.

26 September 2019

Migrate Outlook.com Calendar to Google Calendar

Looking to move your calendar from Outlook.com to Google Calendar? This short guide has you covered - once complete all your previous and future calendar entries will be moved over to the Google account. In my example I have only the one calendar in both my Outlook and Google accounts and I'm looking to move all calendar entries.

28 July 2019

Cardo Packtalk Bold Review

A few weeks ago I bought a Packtalk Bold and thought this was a good opportunity to share my thoughts on it having used in a number of different scenarios. This is an honest review and not sponsored by Cardo or any retailers.

10 February 2019

Installing a VW RCD330 Plus into a MK2 Leon 1P

Following on from my previous post which covered how to remove the original radio from a MK2 Leon 1P, I've since sourced the replacement radio I'm fitting to my car - it's an OEM VW RCD330 Plus which supports Apple CarPlay.