Dell Latitude X200 Refurbish

I impulse bought a Dell Latitude X200 laptop from eBay, and you can see the full hardware specifications here: https://www.dell.com/downloads/ca/rpg/x200_spec.pdf. I decided to embark on this refurbishment project back in February 2017 when I spotted a great YouTube video about running modern software on Windows 98: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dA58zWmQfC4. Hardware Upgrades My first step was to swap … Continue reading Dell Latitude X200 Refurbish

A Brief Note on Internet Harassment

Certain online communities have a lot of hate to share for those who voice opinions outside of their particular world view, and who, rather than engaging in sensible debate, choose to spout abuse, impersonate their target to defame them, spread false allegations, publish their home address online, and send death threats. If their victim has the temerity … Continue reading A Brief Note on Internet Harassment

Technology and Gaming: What to Expect from 2014

The original images for this article have been omitted as the copyright owners could not be determined. I can also only apologise for the awful jokes that I wrote in my early twenties! - Ed. Introduction As all avid blog readers know, pundits are notoriously terrible at predicting the future. As I clearly haven't achieved … Continue reading Technology and Gaming: What to Expect from 2014

Hands On with “Steam on Linux Beta”

FTL: Faster than Light runs just fine with Steam on Linux Beta There has been plenty of talk about Valve over the past few months, with many indicators that 2013 is going to be a big year for Linux gaming. Whether that is news about Ouya or Valve's new games console, we all have plenty to be excited about. … Continue reading Hands On with “Steam on Linux Beta”

The Future of Gaming: Preview of the 2010s

I originally wrote this article for a now defunct blog called PlusXP under the title "What is the future of gaming?". I was granted written permission by the copyright holder at the time to republish it on my own blog. Ed. What is the future of gaming? This oft-pondered question will inevitably be out of … Continue reading The Future of Gaming: Preview of the 2010s

Windows Users Should Not be Banned from The Internet

This blog post was originally a rebuttal to a pair of blog posts (neither are still live) that suggested Windows users should be banned from the Internet. Publishing "hot takes" for boosted social media engagement was still quite a novel concept at the time. Ed. Recent articles in the tech world from sites like ComputerWorld … Continue reading Windows Users Should Not be Banned from The Internet