Buying a new laptop for the boat (part 2of2) ….

In part 1 of this posting I was trying to see how best to approach the task of getting a good replacement laptop for my…

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Buying a new laptop for the boat (part 1of2)…

The time has come to retire my Dell XPS M1530. Actually it retired itself when the screen faded and drifted away. Despite my attempts to…

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Stunning little computer ..for $25!

Those of you who follow this blog know I have an "attitude" when it comes to the big marine electronics companies. I’m sorry, but very…

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How many WiFi hotspots can you see?…

Its not at all unusual for cruisers whether they are weekenders or blue water adventurers to have a laptop, iPad, or smartphone – or even…

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Sailing Junk…

Having just come back from a holiday in Turkey it was disheartening to find that I could not open the front door of my house…

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