And I would cycle 1,000 miles…

And I would cycle 1,000 miles…

And I have! I’ve just clocked up the 1,000 miles mark for 2015, almost all done on my commute to & from work. Because I don’t care for riding in the dark, I limit my commuting to BST, so yesterday saw, I think, my list commute for the year. And courtesy of a cool site called the Strava Multiple Ride Mapper¬†here’s a map of the year’s...
Possibly the best Android Home Screen replacement

Possibly the best Android Home Screen replacement

I’ve tried many replacement home screen launchers for Android, but have recently found and fallen in love with Themer http://themerapp.com I was driven by a desire to lose the Lollipop Google Search box on the top of every page – something I used rarely and that took up a lot of screen real estate, and Themer deals with this perfectly. With hundreds of themes to choose from, I found myself switching to a new theme several times a day before settling on a favourite. There’s a split between themes that deliver all you’ll need on just one screen (which is quite a challenge considering all they need to do), or themes that show elements over 3 or so screens. The challenge is to find one that shows what’s important to you – I need easy access to my fave apps, the weather, and a big clock. Many of the themes focus on screens for weather, news and the media player.   I’ve barely tweaked the theme or played with the built in widgets, but that’s entirely possible.¬†Overall, its a brilliant app. And it’s...