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Articles tagged with: review

  • Tenda Nova Mesh WiFi Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review.
    990 words, 4 minute read time.
    A review of the Tenda Nova Mesh WiFi system, specifically the MW6 version which is the one I used to penetrate the thick walls where I live.
  • Apple's Reminders App Needs Two Features
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review, apple, ios, macos, omnifocus.
    527 words, 2 minute read time.
    A very brief review of Apple's Reminders app which lacks two key features as far as I am concerned. The addition of these features would make it truly useful.
  • Wilkins Cider Farm, Mudgley, Somerset
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: local, review.
    215 words, less than 1 minute read time.
    Wilkins Cider Farm in Mudgley, Somerset is well worth a visit, not least for the ambience of the place.
  • Coda Review - Nearly the Perfect Code Editor
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review, apple, ios.
    1112 words, 4 minute read time.
    A review of Panic's Coda, which is a code editor, FTP and terminal app for macOS and iOS. It's basically very good but suffers from one or two drawbacks.
  • Dark Sky Weather Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review, apple, ios.
    1675 words, 6 minute read time.
    A review of the Dark Sky Weather app, which I tested for seven days. It's quite accurate although it had one or two interface problems.
  • Ironmaster Super Bench Leg Attachment Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    634 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of the Ironmaster Super Bench Leg Attachment, which fits into the Ironmaster Super Bench. It’s fine, although a little below par for Ironmaster kit in my opinion.
  • BodyRip Cast Iron Fractional Weight Plates Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    662 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of BodyRip Cast Iron Fractional Weight Plates, specifically the 0.5kg and 0.25kg plates. Fractional weight plates are useful when trying to overcome sticking points.
  • OmniFocus Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review, omnifocus, apple, macos, ios, ipad, gtd.
    1616 words, 6 minute read time.
    A review of OmniFocus 2 for macOS and 3 for iPad, the popular list taking, project management and GTD app. In particular, version 3 of OmniFocus for iOS finally brings genuine iPad support.
  • Bodypower Rubber-Encased Tri-Grip Olympic Weight Plates Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    878 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of Bodypower Rubber-Encased Tri-Grip Olympic Weight Plates, of which I've been using 285kg worth for about two and a half years at the time of writing. All-in-all they're fairly good plates.
  • Yohann iPad Stand Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review, ipad.
    856 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of the Yohann iPad stand for a 12.9 inch iPad Pro. It's an attractive-looking wooden stand that serves both form and function very well.
  • MoneyWiz Review - MacOS/iOS Personal Accounting Software
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review, apple.
    891 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of MoneyWiz personal accounting software, which is a cross-platform app compatible with MacOS, iOS, Windows and Android. Over all, it's a pretty good package backed with good support.
  • Ironmaster IM2000 Review - Awesome, Essentially
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1947 words, 7 minute read time.
    A review of the Ironmaster IM2000 Self-Spotting Machine, which I think is awesome. It's expensive but it's one of the best bits of weight-training kit I've ever owned and it's perfect for a home gym.
  • Ironmaster Super Bench Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1137 words, 4 minute read time.
    A review of the Ironmaster Superbench, which is an excellent, high-quality FID bench that also takes attachments such as a leg machine, preacher curl and dipping bars.
  • Powertec Workbench LeverGym Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1860 words, 7 minute read time.
    A review of the Powertec Workbench LeverGym, which is capable bit of workout kit that has a relatively small footprint, making it ideal for a home gym.
  • Body-Solid Series 7 Smith Master System Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1339 words, 5 minute read time.
    A review of the Body-Solid Series 7 Smith Master System, which includes a Smith machine, high/low pulley, pec deck, bench and free weight gunrack.
  • The Fast and The Furious 8 (The Fate of The Furious) Review - Complete Tosh
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: entertainment, review, films.
    520 words, 2 minute read time.
    A review of the Fast and The Furious 8 (The Fate of The Furious), which in my opinion is a film without any redeeming features.
  • Bear Writer Review - A Gorgeous Notes App
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, review, gtd, apple, bear.
    1181 words, 4 minute read time.
    A review of Bear Writer, a markdown-based note-taking application from Shiny Frog. It supports tags and has multiple import and export options.