Just call my name, and I’ll be right by your side…

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Nope, Elvis just isn’t cutting it. The fact that my random playlist refuses to play “In The Ghetto” isn’t helping any. Still, the writing work continues onwards, ever onwards, with another entry in the aptly described “irregular” Bluescreen series at APCMag.com: Bluescreen: Telstra to sue Optus; wants to remain evil #1: “Telstra to sue Optus […]

I want a good luck charm, a-hangin’ on my arm…

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The switch to an all-Elvis playlist is doing very weird things to my subject lines, it must be said. Not that I was speaking from much of a position of sanity to begin with… Thankfully, some things remain constant, including the influx of written articles. Two today, one each for CNET.com.au: Beyonwiz DP-P2: “Beyonwiz’s DP-P2 […]

I wanna kiss the bride…

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Somehow, I just get the feeling that Elton John is lying to me. A news niblet, live at PC Authority for your enjoyment: XP Pirates, Microsoft is watching you: “Have you ever sat back and thought to yourself “Self — why doesn’t Microsoft accuse me of being a thief more often?””

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I’m really sick of being sick. This winter has been one long fight against colds, bugs, viruses and now this chest infection that doesn’t have the common decency to just go away, seemingly no matter how many antibiotics get pushed its way. Which is, in itself, and leaving aside the searing pain I feel each […]

Giving with one hand…

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And taking with another seems to be my published theme for today at PC Authority: Mac Authority: Which Mac Should You Buy? “Recent sales figures indicate that Australians are buying Macs in record numbers. But which Macs should you buy?” Top Five Things Jerry Seinfeld could say about Macs: “What is the deal with Microsoft […]

If that’s what makes you happy…

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We have three all new members of the Kidman family today. Not that Di’s been hiding a pregnancy, or anything. And given the legs on these little ladies, that would be one uncomfortable labour… Of course, being proper members of the family, they needed names. And possibly unwisely (especially as, at this stage of their […]

We try not to show how frightened we are…

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That’d be the September issue of PC User to your right there. Within its pages — torn, if like me you attempt to remove the cover DVD a little too fast — you’ll find some reviews of mine. Specifically, the Altec Lansing PT8051 Speakers and Philips SHK1030 Children’s Headphones. Lest you think that all I […]

Crumbs, DM!

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No, I don’t know why that’s the subject line, either. Lexmark X4650: “Students on a budget should consider the X4650, but only against the vast raft of other MFDs on the market.”