Thursday 31 December 2020

Working with the Linux /proc directory

This strange directory contains some interesting & useful stuff.


Accessing data contained in its files is pretty easy.

So in this post I explore its treasures with some simple Gambas code.

Monday 14 December 2020

Trekarta: my Garmin eTrex replacement?

Trekarta is a Global Navigation Satellite System app for Android.


It seems to offer similar functionality to my old Garmin eTrex 10.

So is it an adequate replacement?

Monday 7 December 2020

YouTube: no user account required

Up until recently, viewing videos on YouTube was not a problem.


But I now get a Google nag-screen asking me to sign up and log in.

Is there some way around this?