Category Archives: Tech

My favourite keyboards

The keyboard is the part of computing that we interact with the most, yet most people are content to use the keyboard that the computer originally bundled with.  The emphasis of most computer packages is towards minimising cost and this … Continue reading

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How Apple, Google and Microsoft seek to be the centre of our digital lives

The answer to this question comes down to how each of these three tech giants view the world. Look at how these company make their money: Apple – Device focused Google – Advertising focused Microsoft – Windows focused Apple seek … Continue reading

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Tactile keyboards for Mac and iOS

I was in the market for a new keyboard for my Mac and iPad I only had a short checklist: Mac specific – if the keyboard had a Windows key, it would immediately be struck off the list. Tactile – … Continue reading

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CompactFlash based SCSI SSD for Macintosh revisted

After success with creating an CF based SCSI SSD for my Macintosh SE/30 and wanting to making removable, I decided to revisit the project, seeing if I could improve it. The memory card I selected for version 2 after much … Continue reading

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An example of good service from AppleCare

The last thing you need as a IT professional for for your own machine to breakdown. This was the frustration that I experienced for the past 6 weeks. My 2010 15″ MacBook Pro experienced issues with the sudden black screen. … Continue reading

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The beginning of a new career

Up until today, my interest in computing and technology has been a hobby a side interest. We all spend 40+ hours do our job, and it is a great shame that if that work is “boring” but “pays well”.  I’d … Continue reading

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FXI Cotton Candy – Portable Linux ARM Device for under $200

I read about Cotton Candy from FXI Technologies a few months back, now it is an actual product.  I hate Android but I do like the idea of a computer on a stick.  If I buy this, I’ll remove Android and … Continue reading

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