Category: Technology

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BusyCal 3.0 Review

I was going to start this post by saying “As a bit of a Mac Fanboy I generally use the built in Apple software for most things” and then write a list of the Apple software that I use. When I got to the list though I realised that this isn’t in fact the case....

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Sunset Timelapse

After all of the Timelapse photography with our new drive being built I thought I’d try some of a sunset. We do get amazing sunsets here so why not try to record some and share them with the world. Sunday was a gorgeous day and after a hectic weekend we finally had a bit of...

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Fitness Rewards

As a quick follow up to my recent ‘Get Rewarded When you Exercise‘ post I thought I’d let you know that the Bounts scheme has been working well for me. I’ve been gradually amassing points and rather than cash them in when I reached enough points for a ¬£5 voucher decided to hold out for...

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Garmin Fenix 3 Phantom Activities Fix

Recent updates to the Garmin Fenix 3 seem to have introduced some annoying bugs for me and many others. One of the most annoying of these is the addition of loads of ‘phantom activities’ to Garmin connect, and therefore any other tracking services that use Garmin Connect as it’s source. For me, this manifests itself...

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Sleep Tracking Comparisons – Garmin Fenix 3 and Xiaomi Mi Band

I’m not the greatest of sleepers – sorry, but I can’t be good at everything! So, I’ve always been interested in sleep tracking just how much sleep I do actually get. My Garmin Fenix 3 does this for me thanks to it’s inbuilt sleep tracking abilities (just one more reason why I love it), but...

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Divoom AuraBox

Just a quick review of a the Divoom Aurabox¬†that I acquired the other day courtesy of I’d been thinking about getting a bluetooth enabled speaker so that I could play music or podcasts from my phone for a while. Doing so via bluetooth works well in my car but since getting rid of my...

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Fenix 3 Back up and Restore

I’ve recently had some people asking how to restore their Fenix 3 after performing a master reset. Essentially they had used my preferred Fenix 3 set up post to get their devices just the way they wanted them, but then for one reason or another had to reset their device which meant they lost all...

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Garmin Advanced Run Dynamics on my Fenix 3

The latest Fenix 3 v6.50 firmware introduced a slew of new Run Dynamics features giving me yet more run data to analyse. The updates to the Advanced Run Dynamics included Ground Contact Time Balance (GCT Balance) Stride Length Vertical Ratio This is in addition to the previous Advanced Run Dynamics of: Ground Contact Time (GCT)...

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