A small HTTP POST server


A couple of weeks ago Neil mentioned on Mastodon being interested in a privacy focused GPS logger for use in a car, which was odd, as I was thinking about the exact same thing a few days before. RevK jumped in to provide something, which Neil wrote about a short while later. I was lucky enough to be able to buy one of the first versions (everyone can get one now), but was a bit stuck for time to play with it initially, which I’ve been able to remedy over the last couple of days.…
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Evolution calendars in Org Mode's agenda


On a Linux GNOME desktop it’s convenient to use Evolution as a calendar sync tool (for Fastmail in my case). Once a configuration has been created, you can stash away the <mumble>.source files, drop them in place on another machine and (subject to re-entering your password), everything just works. Such calendars are also available through GNOME Calendar, which is a little easier on the eye for casual glances. Spending a lot of time in emacs, and enjoying org-mode more all of the time, I’d really like all of my calendar events shown in the org agenda.…
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Looking for a new non-iPad tablet


Dear Lazyweb, I’m looking for recommendations for a non-iPad tablet, which I imagine means Android. The requirements are not very specific - at least 200dpi, around 10", under £300 (would like under £200). Ideally I would be able to run upstream Android, but I realise that this is unlikely to be possible without buying a Google Pixel tablet. The Amazon Fire HD tablets would probably be fine in most respects, except that I don’t believe that it’s possible to get rid of the Amazon advertising skin any more (I grabbed a refurb Fire HD 10 to try, and the approach using adb to delete packages now fails), and I find it quite annoying.…
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