Destiny. No, not what is going to happen in the future on some set storyline you are playing out in your life. I am talking about Destiny the game, specifically the PS3 version where the hype machine has worked overtime for all consoles and you would be hard pushed to not have at least heard […]Read More Destiny – Is the game in yours? Lets cut through the hype.
Breaking news – Kate Middleton has morning sickness….. The UK as a rule is very quick to jump on a “welfare state” bandwagon when the public feels someone is getting an easy ride. Thankfully I’ve never needed welfare/benefits at any point in my life, but I fully support the facility to be there for those […]Read More Royal babies, Mojang to be bought & when the best is not the always “the best”
It’s been a funny old week in cyberspace. Firstly I had a couple of instances of downtime with gMail (which is rare to say the least) but these breaks in service luckily were only for a couple of minutes. Whilst awaiting service to resume I thought I’d check out Google’s offer to give me a […]Read More Web roundup 25.07.14 – eBooks, error codes and X-files!
This musing comes as a result of a topic brought up over on Usenet. The crux of this article is around a fictitious headline of: BREAKING NEWS: MICROSOFT RELEASES ITS OFFICE SUITE FOR LINUX Take a few seconds to consider how you would feel, then maybe be kind enough to hear my view. So it’s great? […]Read More Musing: Microsoft to offer its software on Linux – A theoretical consideration.
I think readers will recall mention I made a while back of a little known area called (Usenet/newsgroups) and how it’s time as a serious discussion group is over. I was prompted to write this article as at one time Usenet was the place where technology experts could be expected to post and engage in […]Read More Chromebook – What it is and what it isn’t.
I tweeted recently that there was very little to interest me in the world of technology. Has tech reached its peak? – No I think its more a case of everyone trying to cash in on the tried and tested idea’s that are selling well. Please don’t talk about Google Glass, I’ve already voiced my […]Read More Web roundup 11.07.14 – Online apps, Indi documentary makers and Usenet!
Today I’m going to look at MUD. If you are already familiar with Multi User Dungeon’s, then you can probably skip most of this article. So what is a MUD? It’s basically a text adventure game where locations are described with text rather than pictures. It can be played in a browser or with a […]Read More MUD glorious MUD: Interactive literature & gaming
A free service is allowed to make money, just as consumers are able to go elsewhere if they don’t like it. I’m not sure how many other people are bothered by promoted tweets on the Twitter service, but I managed to have them beat for a few weeks by blocking any account that promotes itself. […]Read More The (not so) secrets of promoted Tweets and Twitter accounts
Its time for a rant and a collection of annoyances from over the past few days. They say its better to express it rather than bottle it up, so if I can entertain you at the same time then that will be an added bonus. My first annoyance from this week is Youtube. I can’t tell […]Read More Venting in an old fashioned blog rant
If Nintendo didn’t have enough on its plate with sales figures suggesting its hardware is far from enjoying the success its previous devices have, now you can add a lost court case into the mix. It is reported: It was reported over the weekend by PureNintendo.com that Nintendo has lost a court case in the UK to Koninklijke […]Read More Nintendo loses court case to Philips – Game over?