The PC I am writing this on is 3 years old. I built it to medium specs and it has held up remarkably well. I did have to RMA the processor and replace the motherboard, but that incident aside, it's a nice solid machine. Here are the original specifications: Intel Core i5 2500 (4 core, 3.3GHz) … Continue reading PC Upgrade: Part 1
I am writing this on a 2008 Macbook. Running Windows 8 Release Preview... For the record, I tried, I really tried to get along with OS X, all these years. But I can't. I just can't. It doesn't do things the way I want to do things. At all. And no amount of messing around … Continue reading My Windows 8 Experience
About time for an Apple rant, don't you think?
Bad pun, I know. I pay for 20Mb, the router is connected at about 17Mb as usual, and this is the download speed I'm getting? Edit: Okay, so it turns out the problem is in fact my wireless network card, and not o2, whose router is actually capable of hitting each computer with a good … Continue reading Et tu, Broadband?
That is by far the geekiest title for a post I have ever made, and I only hope the full 3000-word text lives up to that expectation. You see, I thought I'd do something different today. Rather than review an album, or the latest BSG or whatever else, I was sitting on the toilet reading … Continue reading Control: A Historical Review of Joypads
So, there I was, ripping the new Steven Wilson album Insurgentes in all it's 2 disc super deluxe size-of-a-house glory, and then I listened back to my rip in Winamp, my player of choice. At this point I thought to myself: "Hmm, this sounds a little duller than it did on the CD." Then several … Continue reading All Work and No Play Makes Jack the Ripper a Dull Boy