If you are looking at building a HTPC and haven’t already purchased all of your hardware it may be worth while checking out the AMD’s Trinity: An HTPC Perspective article by Ganesh T S over at Anandtech. One of the hardest things about building a HTPC IMO is choosing an excellent case. There are so [...]
In the world of Linux there are more flavours than you can poke a stick at. If you are looking at switching to Linux then one of the biggest challenges you will face is finding your favourite flavour of Linux. There are so many flavours to try, it can be intimidating and time consuming. Luckily [...]
Ever been frustrated by Windows Explorers limited capability while cleaning up your HDD, moving files, cleaning up, doing general house work and maintenance? Maybe it’s time to ditch Windows Explorer for a more capable file manager. Bill Detwiler has you covered with a quick look at five free file managers.
The first PC I ever had was a Commodore 64, then my father upgraded and purchased an IBM compatible PC for the family. It was a 386 SX running at 66 Mhz, it had 4 MB of RAM, a 170 MB HDD, and it rocked Windows 3.11, it was the latest and greatest at the [...]
I have been using the Opera web browser for 10 years since version 6.0 and I’m always discovering new reasons to love it. Opera Link is the latest addition to the list of why I love Opera.
I realised something while I was looking at The Evolution of the Web, an interactive time line of internet technologies, mostly browsers and web languages like HTML. I realised that I have been using the Opera web browser for nearly 10 years! I started using Opera at v6 when it was released on December 18, [...]
Here is some interesting geek trivia for you: the first browser to implement tabbed browsing, AKA a Tabbed Document Interface or TDI, was InternetWorks in 1994 but it never took off, InternetWorks has since died and faded into obscurity. In 1996 Opera implemented tabbed browsing and every other browser followed Operas lead.
Sick of the default desktop background? Yeah me too. I like the default desktop background that comes with Windows 7, but there are other pimping hot desktop backgrounds and seeing the same desktop background all the time is a little bit boring. One of my favourite features of Windows 7 is one that lets you [...]
I have never been an Apple fan, and never will be… One reason I so dislike Apple is because of the way they do business. Two recent reports have reinforced my disdain of Apple, or Crapple as I fondly call them.
I was stoked when my phone provider decided to push out the fresh faced Froyo (sounds like a LOTR character, Android 2.2.1) to replace my stale old Donut (Android 1.6) which was by now was so stale and hard I swear you could have KO’d someone if you flung it at their head with enough [...]