Acer Aspire Revo RL70 Multimedia HTPC Nettop "The Revo RL70 smart PC brings photos, videos, music and all web content though Acer clear.fi to your big-screen TV and to every other connectable device in your home. It's a serious breakthrough for home entertainment! The flexible design allows this neat PC to be placed flat on … Continue reading Review: Acer Revo RL70
Review: Netflix vs. Lovefilm streaming
Lovefilm has been around in the UK for years, originally a DVD rental by post service which has since expanded it's service to offer game rental and steaming films. Netflix which is very well established in the US has recently been launched in the UK, offering a streaming only service, but with a wider choice … Continue reading Review: Netflix vs. Lovefilm streaming
Review: Windows 8 Developer Preview
Have a look at some of these screen shots from the Windows 8 Developer preview. The interface gets a bold new look and finally moves away from the age old start menu. But what lies beneath, well it's vanilla Windows by all accounts. Best of both worlds, you decide.
Review: Five Most useful Firefox Add-Ons
My 'Top Five' most useful Firefox Add-Ons.
Review: GoPro HD Helmet HERO
If your an action sports enthusiast you will have probably already seen or heard of the small action camera's designed for capturing those extreme adventures you crave for at the weekends or on holiday. Just recently a spate of high end reasonably priced full 1080p HD action cams have appeared from seemingly no where, and … Continue reading Review: GoPro HD Helmet HERO
Review: My Top 10 freeware utilities which enhance everyday computing tasks.
In no particular order, my top 10 freeware utilities which make my digital life easier are: 1. Teracopy - TeraCopy is a compact program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed, provides error recovery, pause and resume, shell integration. 2. SyncToy - SyncToy, a free PowerToy from Microsoft, is an easy … Continue reading Review: My Top 10 freeware utilities which enhance everyday computing tasks.
Review: Dropbox – Online backup, file sync and sharing made easy.
Dropbox is a web service which enables you to access your files from anywhere, it's a robust and secure backup, file sync and sharing web service compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux and Mobile* platforms. The service is free to use, when you sign up you get 2GB of storage to start with. This can then … Continue reading Review: Dropbox – Online backup, file sync and sharing made easy.
I recently installed WordPress on my webserver, to replace the standard blogging engine from Synology which was slightly lacking in the feature and presentation department. Setup was a breeze, all i had to do was extract the wordpress directory to my webfolder, configure a new SQL database, and then run the setup script. I would … Continue reading Review: WordPress
Review: Folding @ Home
Folding @ Home is a distributed computing client developed and maintained by Stanford University; its purpose is to pool together computing cycles from workstations around the world. Here's the science bit: (written from a science noob) The combined computing time is focussed on folding proteins, in an effort to understand how proteins fold together or … Continue reading Review: Folding @ Home
Review: Canon PIXMA iP4600
All things considered a very tidy looking inkjet printer.