Bill Kirwin Blog

Cyclemeter heart rates from Apple Watch 0

Cyclemeter heart rates from Apple Watch

So I (finally) got a day with weather warm enough to fit in a quick jaunt down the rail trail.  I burned some time finding some gear to keep my head and legs warm,...

Sharing OS X Screen Captures to iOS devices with iCloud 0

Sharing OS X Screen Captures to iOS devices with iCloud

I use screen capture.  A lot.  I use it to capture reminders.  I use it to capture technical information that I might need later.  I use it to capture images of bills I have...

SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM and EGGS 0

SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM and EGGS

So I’ve been getting a tremendous amount of spam lately, which is really annoying, since my e-mail is filtered through my own mail server.  Absentmindedly, I’ve been moving the spam into the appropriate “spam”...

HDD Cadence Magnet Success! 0

HDD Cadence Magnet Success!

Initial testing of the cadence sensor with the hard disk magnet affixed to the back side of the crank seems to yield the desired result!   Here’s a better look at the magnet:

Wahoo Blue SC 0

Wahoo Blue SC

So after a few trips down the rail trail and back I decided that I didn’t really want to trust A-GPS from my iPhone 5S to deliver accurate speed and distance information to Cyclemeter....

Goal setting and resetting 0

Goal setting and resetting

So I was on a roll with my new found health kick.  Getting plenty of exercise…  eating better (for the most part)…  I wasn’t so sure about the accuracy of my scale.  The older...