New and Shiny

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My new PC has arrived! I spent a fair chunk of time last night un-installing the supplied software, and installing my preferred choices and all in all it’s pretty darn sleek, fast and quiet. Still a few things to tweak and tinker with but, by and large, it’s all setup how I like it. I’m…

On not buying a Mac

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This WAS going to be quite a lengthy post. I was going to list my requirements, the things I can do now and the things I know are better on a Mac. I was going to compare my Mac experiences in the past (from the Classic II to the Powerbook of a friend) to my…

Smorgasbord

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Only a couple of weeks after mentioning my dual monitor setup at work and what happens? They buy us all 19″ LCD screens, no more old flickering CRTs.. woo hoo… AND I get a RAM upgrade for my laptop (2GB now). AND tonight is the Champions League final. In other news, it looks like Louise…

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Holiday Monday

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Today is a Glasgow Fair Monday. So to avoid the sunday service on the trains, and all the other hassles that are associated on working on a ‘bank holiday’, I’m working at home. This has advantages, the main one is being able to listen to music on speakers instead of through headphones. If I had…

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Han Solo's PC

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The Millennium Falcon. The ship the made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs. The ship that features a 7GB Hard drive, 256MB of RAM but alas no CD drive. Now if it was in an Imperial Walker, with an added remote control unit….

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Christmas time…… Mistletoe and RAM… ahem… Ordered my Xmas pressie, 2.5 P4, 512MB RAM, 60GB, 17″ Flatscreen… yummy, and on the back of a new suite we are now officially broke! Roughly what will be in my stocking.

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