2007 Game in Review
For some reason, I played quite a few computer games in 2007. Aftering buying a [Wii](http://www.nintendo.com.au/) in 2006, I got an [XBox360](http://www.xbox.com/en-au/) and [PS3](http://playstation.com.au/) to go along with it. And a few games as well. Over the next few months I’ll do a series of game reviews (and there’s likely to be a fair gap […]
The first real computer[^1] I ever used was a [Commodore 64](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_64). I think it was 1984, so we were pretty much on the cutting edge. Things have moved on a lot now: my current computer has 32,000 times more RAM, and the processor is about 2000 times faster. But in a lot of ways it […]
My shiny new laptop
Shortly before Christmas my [old Powerbook laptop](http://www.apple-history.com/?page=gallery&model=pg4_12&performa=off&sort=date&order=ASC) started doing two distressing things. Firstly, it started getting really, really hot and was working really slowly. Secondly, and even *more* worryingly, the hard drive was making funny noises every time it got used. So I very quickly stopped using it, which is the other excuse that I […]
You better watch out
There are some very strange things in the world, but these ColdÂ War UnicornsÂ take the cake. That said, I’m strangely tempted by this:
Making lemonade from lemons
While at Harvey Norman today I found this piece of inventive advertising: A Choice award? How fantastic! Let’s investigate… The CHOICE 2006 Shonky Awards Ten products to make you weep in despair. […] The CHOICE Shonky for Best Dirt Redistribution Goes to the iROBOT ROOMBA robot vacuum cleaner (CHOICE, November 2006) […] But what really […]
Best. Watch. Ever.
No more need be said. From Think Geek.