Category: Technology

Odrive or ExpanDrive for Cloud Unification?
Technology

ExpanDrive 6 Review – Improvements and Caveats

As you may have read in my previous blog post on ExpanDrive 5, it had some great features, but some significant caveats. Now, ExpanDrive 6 is here, released almost 6 months ago (July 5, 2017) it’s had some time to release minor updates and bug fixes. So as a traveller looking to keep my local

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iOS 11 app update screen on an iPad
Technology

Is this iOS 11’s most annoying change?

For the most part, I’m really liking iOS 11, especially on the iPad. I like the steps it has taken towards unifying with OS X, while still remaining very usable on smaller screens. However, there is one, tiny thing that really irritates me. Most apps have changed, new fonts, more spacing, and to be honest

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New Found Money Merchants on Raiz (Previously Acorns Australia)
Money

New Found Money Merchants on Raiz (Previously Acorns Australia)

I’ve just been skimming through the Found Money participating merchants on and have noticed a few new ones have joined the ranks over the last couple of months. This is great news, especially as more and more retailers that I buy from on a regular basis have become available. Sadly, a few of the previous

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Mophie XXL Powerstation Portable Universal Battery Review
Technology

Mophie XXL Powerstation Portable Universal Battery Review

The Mophie XXL Powerstation is a 20,000mah portable universal battery that you can use to extend the life of any device capable of USB charging such as smart phones and tablets. It’s not the highest capacity battery on the market, but it is at the larger end. For comparison, most of the battery packs you

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How to Bulk Update the Timestamp on Photos in Adobe Lightroom
Photography

How to Bulk Update the Timestamp on Photos in Adobe Lightroom

When we travel, I often use more than one camera. I almost always use my smartphone, and then sometimes I use a GoPro, and sometimes I use my DSLR camera. My phone always has the correct time, but sometimes the other two are incorrect. Most recently, on our road trip from Darwin to Perth, I

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Nerve Movie Poster - © Lionsgate
Money

Nerve is real – A review of Field Agent’s money making mobile app

I was blown away by the 2016 movie, Nerve. It follows the story of some high school kids, two in particular (played by Emma Roberts and Dave Franco), who start playing a distributed online game called “Nerve.” It has “players” and “watchers.” The “watchers” watch the “players” and come up with dares for them that

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How "Found Money" works in Raiz (previously Acorns Australia)
Money

How “Found Money” works in Raiz (previously Acorns Australia)

I signed up with when they first launched here in February 2016. Then, in late 2016, Acorns Australia added the “Found Money” feature to their app before later rebranding as Raiz. The concept behind this is that you get rewarded with bonus money in the form of cash back, for shopping with participating retailers. Generally,

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Odrive or ExpanDrive for Cloud Unification?
Technology

7 Days of ExpanDrive Cloud Unification – Review

ExpanDrive behaves like an external USB attached drive, or more accurately a series of USB attached storage. Each of your cloud storage systems becomes a drive connected to your computer. As long as you are on the internet, you can then enter these storage destinations anytime and access the files on them as you would any other external drive. Similarly, you can save directly to them just like a regular external drive.

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