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29th Jul 2015 01:42am
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Windows 10 Released Today

Microsoft Windows 10

It's July 29th 2015. And after all the build-up, the hype, the news stories flooding around technology websites, the preview copies, dev copies, insiders copies, bug reports, fixes and all that. The day has finally come. Windows 10 is to finally be released!

Will I be upgrading straight away when it's released?

NO

Why not?

Simple reason. NEVER trust something as soon as it's just been released.

Take a look at the (public) release of iOS8, for example, they had testers and what-not and guess what happened once it was released? Bugs galore and fuck-ups were constantly happening and they had... [read more]

19th Mar 2015 09:57pm
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Goodbye IE, Hello Spartan and Vivaldi

The end is nigh for Internet Explorer - the dreaded 19 year old web browser that we've all came to hate. Riddled with more bugs than your local town hooker, Microsoft have now stopped with the development of Internet Explorer (obviously security patches and stuff will still be sent out) and are now focusing on their new web browser titled Spartan.

I've yet to get hold of a copy of Spartan to give it a little whirl, but I'm guessing - as both IE and Spartan run off the Trident engine - it'll just be Internet Explorer... in a dress... with... [read more]

4th Sep 2013 10:35pm
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Are Pop Up Blockers Really Needed Anymore?

Are Pop Up Blockers Really Needed Anymore?

I remember the days when I first started using the internet and the worse thing to come across was websites that bombarded you with popups - not just adult based sites, but security ones or personal ones made on free services such as Homestead, Geoshities, Lycos, Bravenet, etc..

However during a conversation of the good oldé days with a friend of mine a few weeks ago, we decided to be brave and do an experiment by browsing a few "naughty" sites using Internet Explorer 6 (the best version they did, before Microsoft... [read more]

20th Mar 2013 03:47am
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Pectus Excavatum Post-Op

It's now been two and a half weeks since I finally had the bar in my chest removed and I thought I may aswell give everyone an update as to how everything's going.

The cuts at the moment are still tender on both sides, the right-hand side isn't too bad and the swelling has gone down on it a lot, however the left-hand side is still fairly swollen and quite painful to touch or when my arm rubs against it. This pain is quite annoying too because I like to sleep on the left-hand side of my body (I had a... [read more]

5th Mar 2013 01:10am
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PE Nuss Bar Removal: Day 3 Monday

PE Nuss Bar Removal: Day 3 Monday

Well what a lovely sleep I got last night... I decided to take the surgical socks off and go commando. I had the bed positioned in the weirdest way, but it felt comfy and I enjoyed the best night of sleep since being here. I woke at 6.30am for medication and breakfast which consisted of jam on toast and a coffee. The usual jokes were flying around the ward about the toast. "That toast tasted like eating soggy cardboard", "Well at least you knew which way up... [read more]

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