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Puppy Arcade 10 released! – The emulation distro!

Hot off the press for Saturday 4th December is Puppy Arcade 10, which was kindly announced to me by Scott Jarvis its creator.  Openbytes and Puppy Arcade have a history.  It’s a distro that I have been following and reporting on for a long while and during that time I have watched it mature into … Continue reading

Puppy Arcade 9 – New release!

Gaming not what it used to be?  Bored by the plethora of 3rd person shooters which seem to dominate the games market? Well there has been no reason to say that ever since Puppy Arcade had it’s first release –  Puppy Arcade caters for probably every platform of yesteryear you could want and then some … Continue reading

DCC, Bittorrent and Usenet – Is Bittorrent so great?

I’ve written many articles touching on this subject, but I wanted to look at it with a little more detail as whilst we see a massive surge in Net traffic in regards to file sharing ; as is often the case, has the best tech “won”?  Since the vast magority of file-sharing on a p2p … Continue reading

Marvin v1.3.0 – Android app of the week!

Driving home from London on Friday at 8pm is not a chore for me.  It’s at this time the tech hour is broadcast on LBC 97.3 and no matter how bad the traffic, it’s always a great journey home hearing the producers mostly concentrate on proprietary software whilst trying to avoid any questions from the … Continue reading

7 reasons to play retro titles – Puppy Arcade 7 is released!

Look to the end of this article for the 7 reasons to use Puppy Arcade, but before you do that lets consider this distro which is much loved here at Openbytes.  Previously I have spoken with the creator (Scott Jarvis) and one of the most impressive things about this distro (other than its excellent) is … Continue reading

EMULATION: XSpect – ZX 48K Spectrum Emulation!

I love my emulators, none more so than the ones from my childhood days. Due to my uncle working at Sinclair at the time, I got a ZX Spectrum 48K (the one with the rubber keys) as a present.  I loved that trusty computer, and over the years had 100’s of games for it, until … Continue reading

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