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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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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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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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Windows 7

Been using at home for a week now so a quick summary: Looks pretty. Quite a few quality of life tweaks (like being able to turn off the Windows startup sound with one tick box). The Explorer process has been … Continue reading

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(I apologise in advance for the geeky technical nature of the following post) Whilst it probably wasn’t what I should have been doing, I finally started learning a bit of Visual Basic 2008 today. It’s not the learning of it … Continue reading

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Photosketch – real or not? Seems quite cool if it is.

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Amusing

Remember Don’t Copy That Floppy? Prepare yourself for the sequel….

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RealNetworks DVD copying software is illegal says judge. “….not illegal for consumers to copy their own DVDs – just illegal to produce a program that allowed them to do so.” Still, plenty of tools out there for doing just that. … Continue reading

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Gadgets

Most probably a fake but imagine the new possibillites this baby would open up when you next get pissed off at work – USB chainsaw. Update: Should have done my research first. ‘Tis a fake but one with a message….

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Computers

Both Intel – with the oddly named Moblin – and Google (with Chrome OS) look at launching operating systems for the PC. They are both based on linux of course. I did download and install Mobin on a virtual PC. … Continue reading

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