I recently had to setup a new Macbook from scratch, so it got me thinking about which apps are "essential". While a Mac is "usable" straight out of the box, you'll find yourself installing extra software pretty quickly :) Obviously what you consider essential is going to vary a lot on how you work with your Mac and what you do for a living. I wouldn't, for example, recommend … [Read more...] about OSX Essential Apps 2015 – 2016 Edition
Although I don't do it that often, I sometimes have to make calls to the US from home in the evenings.This evening, for example, I've been dialed in to a call for about 3 and a half hours!At present I'm using Skype, which works out pretty cheap and has the added advantage that I can use it on my laptop when I'm overseas.Other friends are using services such as VOIPGate and … [Read more...] about Which VOIP Service Makes Sense?
I've been staying in the Hilton Brussels City for the last couple of nights.In terms of location the hotel is pretty convenient if you're in Brussels for meetings. The rooms are nice and the staff are friendly.However the internet setup is far from satisfactory.The Hilton group of hotels charges over €20 / day for internet access in its European hotels. While I don't … [Read more...] about Hilton Brussels City Secret Bandwidth Caps