After a happy period using Rdio I've switched back to Spotify for all my music listening needs. Despite a much larger catalogue, the killer feature Spotify lacked was a collection of albums, something Rdio's UI manages very well. But with its new(ish) reboot, Spotify now supports how I want to play music. Switched.
Trying out Twitter Analytics by tweeting a link to a post on my site.
Fun discovery yesterday: my car is 4G.
I have a Three SIM card for data from which it creates a wifi hotspot, displays live traffic updates, plays Spotify, etc.
Driving along the M25 I notice a little '4G' icon appear. Sadly I was a little too busy driving to use it.
Yes! BT has accepted my order for its FTTC broadband, now available in Virginia Water. I'll soon be improving on my 2Mbit/s to ~40Mbit/s.
Update (2014-04-22): Up-and-running, but only after a cocked-up cabinet activation by an incompetent Openreach engineer that left me without broadband at home for 8 days.
Twitter have recently announced changes to support multiple photos per tweet and tagging of people in photos, changes that bring their service even closer to Facebook/Instagram.
What saddens me is the continued shift away from the original concept of a tweet being entirely encapsulated within 140 characters to fit neatly in a SMS. It's easy to see why, but photos and tagged users will be hidden in a tweet's metadata rather than being part of its body.
It's expected that Twitter will include the new features in the public API but what else is being planned?
As the above tweet suggests, other non-text cruft may also be on the way out. If so it'll be a shame. It's arguably a welcome move for Twitter's new users to lower the barrier to entry and bring it closer to Facebook, but I'll miss the 1:1 relationship between a tweet's content and its meaning.
Wedding wine tasting today and thankfully being driven. Perk of getting married.