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.
My 'Top Five' most useful Firefox Add-Ons.
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
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.
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
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
All things considered a very tidy looking inkjet printer.