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Moving from Windows Phone to Android

I'm a fan of Windows Phone. I like the design and the UX way more than its competition. I'd been a satisfied user of WP8.1 for years. However, since my old phone had died and I had to buy a new one, and Windows 10 Mobile turned out to be slow and buggy to the point of being completely useless, I had to switch. This post documents the good, the bad and the ugly of my experience. (Note: I'm I'm not at all convinced of iPhone's superiority, but even if I were, its price is prohibitive. I stick to...

Books of 2016 - Non-fiction

I always try to keep track of the books I've read. This time around, I've also decided to try to write a short overview of the books I've read in the last year, in the hopes that it will quickly remind me of the highlights when I try to review them the next year. Or in the years after. This isn't an exhaustive list, just the best and most interesting ones. If something is written as a quote, it's taken from my Goodreads [http://goodreads.com/] review. This list deals with non-fiction only. (Upda...

How to buy (video)games cheaply

We live in a great time for gamers. Computers are powerful and games cheap, especially if one is patient enough. Here I’ll try to outline ways to get the most out of online distribution without spending a fortune. However, I’d like to emphasise that I’m really only talking about the games you buy and download online. If you insist on cumbersome paper boxes and annoying optical media, you can stop reading here. If not, there are multiple sites, tools and services worth knowing. Shops and bundles...