Monthly Archives: December 2009

A blast from the past..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

Those of you who remember this.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_Micro .. might also remember this character. His name was Repton, a lizard who had a propensity for wanting to gather jewels. All you had to do was to carefully guide him through a maze while avoiding falling boulders, nasty alien insects, skulls, creeping fungus and exploding sprites, all… Continue reading A blast from the past..

Remember the ‘wow’ factor?

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 1 Comment

How quickly it turned into the ‘Whoa’ factor? I have been working the Microsoft Answers forum for a while now, and there is one forum group, Hardware and Drivers, which demonstrates the above very quickly. The basic claim is that Windows 7 will run on a less powerful machine than Vista ever could. OK, I… Continue reading Remember the ‘wow’ factor?