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Dell XPS 13 9370 Mini Review

In work we buy Dell XPS 13 units for those that staff that use a laptop. Previous models have been in the 9350/9360 line, however, we’ve recently recieved two new 9370 units with 8th Gen Intel, so I thought I’d post a few comments and pictures on them, compared to previous models. The main difference…
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6th April 2018 0

Review: Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox at Anson Rooms, Bristol

Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox Anson Rooms, Bristol Sunday 15th December, 2015 £17.50 entrance. Scott Bradlee has been on my radar for a while now – I think the first video of his I saw was his cover of “Beauty and a Beat” originally by Nicki Minaj and Justin Beiber. He released videos every Tuesday…
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18th February 2015 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

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