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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Six: Trog (NES)

A dinosaur, some cavemen and the core gameplay of Pac-Man with added powerups. Trog should be a winner, right?

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Dog & Bone Locksmart Mini Review

Locks have been around for hundreds of years, but locks activated by Bluetooth are relatively new. Is the Dog & Bone Locksmart Mini worth buying?

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Random thoughts: The problem with product reviews

Reviews, huh? What are they good for? Before you finish that refrain, the answer is more complex, but the issues around reviews are also more complex too.

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How bad are archaic browsers?

There’s a lot of love for retro tech — I may even be guilty of a little of it myself — but what about old…

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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Five: Three Dirty Dwarves (Saturn)

Time to get down and dirty with Three Dirty Dwarves, a lesser known Saturn game with a nicely offbeat sense of humour.

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Fat Duck Finalist!

I’m rather happy (and very surprised) to be a finalist in the 14th annual IT Journalism awards, more informally known as “The Lizzies”.

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Optus' EPL monopoly and Game of Thrones entitlement: Vertical Hold – Episode 74

Optus has a monopoly on the EPL, but will have they scored an own goal with pricing? Meanwhile, the Game Of Thrones piracy battle rages on and Dick Smith rises from its retail grave. All this and more with special guest Patrick Avenell!

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Which Prince Album should I buy?

A friend of mine just asked me this exact question, and it got my brain buzzing. If you didn’t have much (or any) Prince, which album or albums should you buy?

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