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Elite Dangerous 2017 – The Return

In the words of John Lennon, ‘What have you done? Another year over’. Well I will tell you John, I made Elite in Combat. It took me 33 years IRL, but I finally made it! In all this year has… Continue Reading

Chris Robert’s ‘Star Citizen’ – Supernova or Black Hole?

I have always been a big fan of simulators, this encompasses such games as Flight Sim X, Sim City, Elite Dangerous & Arma 3 to name but a few. I have also felt that multiplayer games are much, much more engaging than single… Continue Reading

Nest Thermostat 3rd Gen Install

This is my experience of swapping out my old thermostat for a shiny new Google Nest Thermostat 3rd Gen. I’m mainly writing this as a reminder to myself on what I did should I ever need to go back and… Continue Reading

Elite Dangerous

  Elite (1984) Way back in 1984 at the dawn of the home PC era, a friend of mine bought a game called Elite, it was written by David Braben and Ian Bell who where, at that time, undergraduate students in… Continue Reading

Nexus 7 – A wolf in electronic sheeps clothing

I have never really seen the point of the tablet computers, I have constantly been telling friends ‘I don’t get them, they are too expensive, what would you use one for?’ Then the other week I got a brand new… Continue Reading

Me and my Droid

My old cell phone, a Nokia 82, lasted me 2 years and is still a very capable phone, but with the Symbian60 Operating System (OS) reaching the end of life and the appeal of a large touch screen display with… Continue Reading

Two Factor Authentication

These days we have to remember passwords for a huge host of web sites and systems, unless of course you just use the same one for every site, bad idea, eggs and baskets spring to mind. Then there is the… Continue Reading

Avatar

Spoiler alert. This review has lots of spoilers, not to mention a total story synopsis. Avatar Avatar, James Cameron’s film that was a decade in the making is now in cinemas. Last week when I told some friends I was… Continue Reading

Sony PRS-505 eBook Reader Review

Sony PRS-505 I have read lots of eBooks in my time and have a vast E-library. To read these books I have always used a free program called MobiReader on my Nokia phones.  It Works especially well with the auto… Continue Reading