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Last Monday I finished my first Life Is Strange playthrough.

Damn. I’m still not over it. Just superb – I passed over it when it was first released, mainly as it was in episodic format. I can only really describe it as a “third-person, story driven, indie soundtracked experience”. It’s not really a game, more of an interactive story or novel, but I thoroughly enjoyed…
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8th February 2016 0

Belkin “F1DS104L” SOHO 4-Port KVM Switch Review

Originally posted April 22, 2012 After my MicroServers arrived I realized I was in need of a new KVM switch (Keyboard, Video, Mouse, allows you to use a keyboard, screen, and mouse with one or more computers) as the two port Belkin USB Flip wasn’t going to be enough – I wanted at least a…
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1st January 2013 0

XFX Radeon 7870 Graphics Card Review

Originally posted on September 2, 2012 While I’ve been a fan of PC gaming I’ve not always gone for the best components and instead gone for bundles. My desktop CPU and Motherboard were a bundle from Maplins and so were the case and the graphics card. CPU is a quad-core AMD Athlon II X4 630…
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1st January 2013 0

HP Proliant MicroServer Follow-Up

Originally Posted April 23, 2012 I’ve had my MicroServers for a while now, I’ve upgraded the RAM to 4GB/each, installed a couple of OS’s onto them and played about with them. Here’s what’s happened. First thing I wanted to try is putting Ubuntu Server on them. Installed without problems (installing from a USB stick created…
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1st January 2013 0

Letter published in Bristol Evening Post

Originally Posted April 27th, 2012. I recently had a letter published in the Bristol Evening Post – my 4th, I believe. One was published when I was back in school about PC Gaming, and two more recently about bus travel in Bristol. Monday 21st there was a letter about the Hunger Games, a recent film…
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1st January 2013 0

HP ProLiant MicroServer “N40L” Review

Originally published on April 12, 2012. The HP ProLiant MicroServer is an entry-level server suited for the small home or office. With 4 drive bays plus a CD/DVD drive slot meaning a large storage capacity and a motherboard-mounted USB port it could be used as a NAS or even an ESXi host. I’ve recently bought…
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1st January 2013 0