Hi, and greetings from a warm Ikea after leaving the slowly sinking wet, cold boat. Let’s all hope for the “frost” not happening this year with wet feet marine one being a bit shit.
So I got a new battery with a phone around it. The old one had reached the end of service with cold failure imminent. So I got an Alcatel 1 (the cheap dual SIM unlocked one), and it is quite nice for the price, and the battery lasts as it should. I’d recommend it.
It fits a surprising amount in the 8GB, due to android Go and little bloat. You must check if you already have some Go versions installed of some of the old bloatier apps (like Maps). Bits of it are to the cheap end of the market standard, but functional. It is available in other versions with a better camera and more memory, but I don’t need those. A good calculator, YouTube and varous social app lite editions. It still has enough space to keep Chrome, and install Libby for audiobook reading.
I suppose I’ll find out how the settings have been reorganized, and how to enable debug mode. One of the 7 taps on the build number in the system settings. OK.
They put a big telescope into space. Perhaps they’ll find some intelligent life. Or maybe the intelligent life will broadcast the bunny ear fingers of the thing galaxy wide for a bit of Crimbo fun.