Month: May 2010

Pac-Man underwear, nice warm jumpers and mining tycoons…

Never let it be said that I don’t have some variety in what I write. Well, OK, two of today’s articles might just have something to do with Apple. But the other one doesn’t limit itself to just one kind of fruit. First up, at Hydrapinion, my stint standing in for Stephen Withers comes to […]

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Hippocracy?

It’s been brought to my attention that I’m not posting enough Hippo-related articles on this blog. Probably not enough parenting ones either, but the Hippo fans are speaking up more vociferously. So what bits of interesting Hippo news can I dredge up? Gambia promises quick resolution of hippo assault doesn’t sound nice, but it does […]

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I might not be new, but perhaps I'm cool…

The June issue of PC User Magazine is out now, suspiciously close to an actual on-sale-in-June time frame. Just when I think that magazine cover dates don’t make sense, they start doing so! It’s doing my head in. Anyway, aside from a review of the Belkin HomeBase for TestBench, the majority of my writing in […]

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Speakers, printers, laptops and… Bob.

I’ve got to resist the temptation to drop a Blackadder quote in here. Somehow. This week’s Vintage Tech column at PC Authority covers one of Microsoft’s least successful products: Vintage Tech: Looking back at Microsoft Bob: “Managed by Bill Gates’ wife, intended to make Windows simple enough for anybody. So why aren’t we all Bobbing […]

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