Daily Archives: April 18, 2020

‘Fitbit Charge 4’ GPS Maps Overlaid With Heart Rate & Pace — A Definite Winner.

by Anura Guruge

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Normal GPS Map.


I like it. Very clever. And now that we have it, it is SO OBVIOUS.

I do NOT think I can get this with my Garmin. I have never seen it on Garmin Connect.

This is GOLD for the serious athlete. Wow.

I am impressed.

One thing I have NOT found with the Fitbit Charge 4 GPS — is an elevation plot. I just have not come across it. You would think it would be easy to find.

GPS on the Fitbit Charge 4 GPS is accurate. I am wearing it next to my $700 Garmin Fenix 6.

This is one heck of a band. Fitbit has done good.

The Versa 2 was a winner. And now this.

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by Anura Guruge

IRS Tweaks Its ‘Stimulus Check’ “Get My Payment” Portal To Just Say ‘Check Will Be In The Mail’.

by Anura Guruge

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“The check is IN THE MAIL”

So, rather than fixing the “Get My Payment” portal to allow you to enter Bank Information it now just says: “check WILL be mailed“. Not even: “in the mail“. Check will be mailed.

Not soon. End of next week.



I am speechless.

What bloody incompetence.

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by Anura Guruge

The Picture Of The Day (Google Pixel 4) + 6 Also-Rans — April 18, 2020.

by Anura Guruge

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Taken with my Google Pixel 4 Phone.

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Lovell Lake Wakefield Anura Guruge Google Pixel 4

The also rans:

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by Anura Guruge


The ‘Eccentricity’ Of New Comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN) Is Very High, But This Could Change With More Observations.

by Anura Guruge

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It has NOT been deemed Interstellar — i.e., originating from outside our Solar System.

But, the eccentricity — pretty damn close to ‘1.0’ — and the CRAZY 10 MILLION YEAR orbital period suggest that this is a strange comet — for NOW.

But, we only have 90 observations of it yet. Basically, early days.

With more observations the orbital path will get REFINED and will most likely change.

Just wanted to make sure you got that.

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by Anura Guruge