Thursday, 3 January 2013

Internetty thoughts

I see that Jim of Starcross has,albeit reluctantly, returned to Blogger, having switched to Wordpress in protest at Google's tax practices. I sympathise with both actions. Whatever the faults of Google and Amazon - and I am wholeheartedly signed up to the view that in some respects they are the work of the devil - I not only use them, but also respect them, for one overriding quality that their competitors somehow lack: they make things easy. I don't buy from Amazon to save money; I do it to save hassle. And to my mind, that is a key and very significant part of providing a good service - which should be recognised and supported whatever their other faults.


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  1. Although I have to say (in a comment because I can't edit posts on the iPad) that Blogger is trying my patience somewhat at present - whenever I open a Blogger blog on the iPad now it defaults to the mobile version, hich I donn't want; I wantt the web version. Any way of overrcoming this that anyone knows of, or is it just the price you pay for being poncey enough to own an iPad?

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  2. I console myself my saying that at least we don't pay Google anything for the use of Blogger

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  3. That should be "by saying", obviously (and why can't Blogger introduce an editing facility for comments! :-)

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  4. Oh, any Sarah: Can you change your link to my blog, please. (I'll shut up now).

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  5. oh yes, but I was commendably quick to change it in the first place wasn't I? It may have to wait until I'm on a proper computer though.

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  6. Hi Sarah,

    Seems the only way is to use the Atomic web browser for the Ipad

    http://atomicwebbrowser.com/

    Free or 69p for the tabbed version? You can set the browser to be desktop safari which then opens all web pages in their desktop view. I have downloaded the free version and am giving it a go.

    Take care

    Nev

    http://nbpercy.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Thanks Nev, I'll give that a try.

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