Category Archives: Tech News

Thoughts on technical matters

Hardware tech cleanout…

I have next week off and I am going to be working my butt off sorting shit out. I am going to be going through all my old computers and working out what I need and dont need and I … Continue reading

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Addendum

As an adjoiner to the previous post… I have been contemplating setting up a number of VPS (virtual private servers) to host the various websites I have control of. I could have my sisters websites on one server, my business … Continue reading

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Well…

It seems that homepageuniverse.com only has a single bandwidth provider. In other words, if someone cuts their line to their provider, or their providers router goes down or someone screws up the settings in the router (like what happened Tuesday) … Continue reading

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.info spammers

I have finally had enough of the sheer quantity of spam emails hitting my inbox from a single spam merchant in the US that has about 500 different spam boxes (at least 500 spam boxes) and as a result of … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs

Today I learnt that a rich and important man passed away… and because he is rich and important the news media is all over it like a rash. Yes, the man did advance the cause of technology by massive amounts … Continue reading

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Windows 7 adverts

Just saw the latest version of the windows 7 adds where some cute little grrly is there saying that the ability to watch and record TV on her laptop was her idea… sorry but as far as I know, Windows … Continue reading

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bugger

I am now running linux on my home computer… quite successfully as well I must say… but there is just one small problem I have discovered. Linux recognises the dual monitor setup… and might even recognise the triple monitor setup, … Continue reading

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Opps… uber-geek alert

I just went and slapped a 1Tb hard drive into my main computer and upgraded the cpu to a Q6600 2.4Ghz core 2 quad cpu… Why? because I could 🙂

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New Parts for the Core 2 beast

Just got the new motherboard and graphics card for the rebuilt core 2 duo machine… It’s a beast and is well chunky 😀 and here is a view from the other side 😀

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Upgrades…

I am personally surprised at how well the upgrades to this computer went last night. I just upgraded it to a core 2 duo 6300 on an ASUS P5PE-VM motherboard and I was expecting windows to scream like a bitch … Continue reading

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