Hardware

My Backup Strategy Works!

I seem to have been having a spell of bad luck with hard drives and data loss recently. Less than two months after my 80 Gb Freecom portable hard drive died (to be

A Keyboard Makes A Hell Of A Difference

It occurred to me recently that I'm not getting any younger, and that sitting hunched over a keyboard for a dozen hours a day will probably lead to some form of RSI sooner

Portable Hard Drives

Oh dear. It looks like my trusty 80Gb Freecom FHD-2 Pro hard drive has bitten the dust, a day after I finally finished installing a VPC of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server

Relentless Pace of Progress

As a software guy, I'm naturally amazed and bemused by pretty much anything hardware-related. The one aspect of the relentless march of technology which most boggles my mind is the rapid increase in

iPhone (Again)

Bugger. Despite what I said a year ago, I saw John's iTouch last week and now I'm coming round to the opinion that the £899 price tag of owning an iPhone for 18