Switching to a healthier, lighter lifestyle

For a while now I have been thinking I need to shift some pounds. It’s been at the back of my mind constantly whenever I buy a pint at the pub or have that Chinese takeaway on a Wednesday evening, you know that kind of lazy eating habit we all have found ourselves with at some point in our lives.

It finally hit home in Early December last year when I put my big chinos on and I noticed they were, all of  a sudden, too small! So I made the decision to actually make a change in the new year.

2016 ended and we are now well and truly in 2017, almost at the end of January and I have made a good start but I have to say I’m less than thrilled with the results so far. I have made a lot of lifestyle changes like cutting alcohol down to weekends only, eating healthier food and smaller portions, leaving the car in the garage and walking everywhere instead, actually putting my gym membership to use! All of which are showing signs of working but it only seems temporary. […]

Single tap enable GPS using Tasker (Without Root)

I like use the Waze navigation app when I drive. Not only for navigation but also for its speed camera detection, speed limits and of course as any Waze user will know, the points. For this to work well it needs GPS enabled.

In the past I have tried to automate GPS using Tasker profiles like “When I connect to a certain Bluetooth device” or “When a Bluetooth device has connected and the device has been unlocked” but I found they were unreliable. I also tried out automating GPS when Waze launched, but with this profile I also found the exit task to be unreliable and with Waze having to be on the home screen (to avoid multiple taps) I thought it was messy – terrible I know!

So, in this post I’ll show you how I have automated GPS with minimal taps and keeping everything tidy by using a Tasker shortcut. […]