Adjust Netflix subtitles
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Adjust Netflix subtitles


Originally posted on CTRL-V:
Thanks to a combination of teenage rock’n’roll, Israeli stun grenades, and age – I am 84, after all – I need subtitles for my TV viewing. Any show that doesn’t provide subtitles is shut down, sharpish. Netflix provides subtitles, but the default is so small they can’t really be read on…

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Come back tomorrow . . .


… for the best and worst of 2013. Next day for 2014 hopes and fears. Happy New Year! Though the images in the slideshow above may not all come from the past year, they are all relevant to what happened during that year for me. Continue reading

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A 2013 slideshow


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Amazon workers face ‘illness risk’


Amazon workers face ‘illness risk’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-25034598 I’m still going to use the Kindle format because I can’t ignore the biggest ebook market, but I’m going to develop parallel products using PDF and Lulu. But we need to campaign to get Amazon to treat its workers more humanely – and also, of course, to pay it’s … Continue reading

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Buy The Electric Muse – for £436.81


I’ve been busy all day settting up a website for my electronic books and other publications and during my research found that a mint copy of The Electric Muse is available for £436.81 from HERE. If that seems a bit strong, there are two second-hand copies for £34.72 from a US bookseller HERE. Someone is … Continue reading

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Google Chromecast video streamer


$35 in US, £99 in UK! The “Register” online reviewer said “it’s the most important smart TV tech ever . . . Netflix, YouTube are just the tip of the iceberg”, and it certainly compares favourably with Apple’s $99 streaming device, especially at the US price of $35. But there’s a price snag for UK buyers. … Continue reading