I’m Portable!

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So peeps, this is the first post from the netbook, and also the first one using Windows Live Writer, wish me luck!

It seems my new toy is more versatile than I thought, as from the comfort of my armchair I was able to control my Xbox using the built in Smart glass app and set an episode of Haven to play in the background as I write. I was also able to reply to a message from Shady and view achievements for my recently played games. I am, I have to admit, rather impressed!

My only bugbear at the minute is the size of the text on the screen, but I am sure with a little tweaking I will be able to adjust that too. It’s a matter of figuring out which platform works best for my offline blogging needs. In fact cancel the whole screen size niggle, I just realised with a swipe of finger and thumb, I can adjust it myself! Doh!!

It’s going to take a while to get used to the whole laptop thing, I’ve only ever been used to PC’s and I have to say I am extremely useless when using the track pad, which is another reason why the touch screen is a blessing!

I’ve not been portable enough yet to venture to work with it, although when I decide I am ready I have a rucksack all set! With the weather getting colder and ground underfoot getting a little slippy, I am scared of falling and squashing Pinguette with my big fat ass!

Ah well, time to get off self same fat ass and go do the housework! Later eejits Smile

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20 thoughts on “I’m Portable!

  1. When I first used a laptop, I could never use a trackpad, but practice makes perfect! Now I’m pretty comfortable with one. :P Seriously though, try and use the trackpad every now and then. ;)

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  2. I never use the trackpad, I always disable it and use a mouse instead. Much easier! But hey, how did you manage to get Live Writer to install? Mine wouldn’t do it and every source online says it’s deprecated software.

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  3. Whoo Hooo! The Eejit is connected!

    Glad that you have a new toy Juls – may you be blessed with nothing but heavenly techno-wizards and no …. er …. brain fart happening here …… er ….. oh crap …. some really catchy phrase that has escaped my mind in the course of 3 seconds but was the equivalent of sumthin’ demons …..

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