Category Archives: Computers

Computers

The figures quoted in both the Register article and the Topcoder page are both a bit misleading and confusing but what it appears to show is that Harvard Medical School paid a full time member of staff $120,000 over a … Continue reading

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‘Fixing’ an Asus HD5770

It seems all I ever blog about in detail lately are stories about my computer. Still, this could be vaguely useful information for someone so I thought I may as well tell the tale. It was a few months back … Continue reading

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Upgrade time

I’d been contemplating a few upgrades to my PC for quite some time and one of the central things to the upgrade my CPU. Whilst my trusty Core 2 Duo had served me well for almost 5 years (and still … Continue reading

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New laptop

Miss C’s laptop has been on it’s last legs for a while and despite my advanced technical knowledge (“Just whack the screen…… see, working again now”) it needed to be replaced. Whilst I know a fair bit about computers I … Continue reading

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Computers

Just one page from a Toms Hardware article on gaming that I found particularly interesting on the use of

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Windows 7 VHD booting

I have to admit that one of my favourite features of Windows 7 is the ability to install and run it from a VHD file (Virtual Hard Disk file). Having the entire operating system in one file is just very … Continue reading

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Technology

Mouseless – a computer mouse without the mouse. Seems a little laggy at the moment and probably not as precise but looks interesting.

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Computers

PC vs Mac security, expert opinions. Not a huge surprise really but interesting to see the comments from actaul experts rather than fanboys. Overall consensus seems to be that Macs are less risky (saftey through obscurity) but PCs are more … Continue reading

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Computers

Whilst most of the talk in the tech world is about a certain companies (probably) imminent ‘slate’, other companies are doing interesting stuff as well. Like the Lenov Ideapad U1.

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Computers

Fairly typical anti-game article – These videogames are not art. They are extreme pornography “Does ‘killing’ a prostituted woman in Grand Theft Auto just reconfirm to a gamer the ‘lesser value’ of women in prostitution generally?” No evidence provided to … Continue reading

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