Category Archives: PC

Leap Motion – Most useless tech 2013 (now 2014) award

At least, that’s what I award it. Has to be my worst purchase this year, the thing just does not work as promised. Controlling your PC with it is impossible to do with any amount of proficiency, its so inaccurate … Continue reading

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Running iTunes on an limited size SSD / Relocating iTunes

One of the problems with iTunes is that it insists on storing it’s iTunes library folder in “My Music” which is generally residing on your system drive. Even if you choose to not copy your music into the library it … Continue reading

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Google V8 benchmark V6

Chrome 8 – 5524 IE 9beta – 1414 Firefox 3.6 – 541 Reference score is 100. Higher scores are better.

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Sony VAIO VPCEB1Z0E Mouse Pad Pain

I got one of these for work, having previously owned an Acer Travelmate for the past 3 years, which has served me very well. I also have a MacBook with its touchpad and multitouch. The touchpad on this VAIO is … Continue reading

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Recovering files with CRC errors in Windows

JFileRecovery Just used this awesome piece of software to recover a video file that some of it was sat on a bad bit of disk. Windows being nasty just refuses to copy the file, even if just one tiny bit … Continue reading

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