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The PC scene..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 1 Comment

There is a laptop in this household which is only used to get onto Facebook and occasionally, it prints online ‘money off’ coupons for use in local grocery stores. Personally, I think that it is a waste of a good machine, but I am not the main user and it is not up to me… Continue reading

Sony Vaio and Samsung..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 1 Comment

Two more for the heap. Sony have dumped their PC range and Samsung have stopped Euro production and sales. I am trying to feel sad about them, but I honestly can’t. Sony’s Vaio priced itself out, placing style above value, and Samsung tried to make a go of Chromebooks. Boo-hoo.. In the meantime, Lenovo are… Continue reading

Another freebie..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

Three days ago, I was offered a ‘quad core’ desktop machine. It’s previous owner had it built up by a local computer store that I generally associate with cheap parts, but that is why people buy from there. It is essentially a cheap case containing an Intel based MSI P965 motherboard, released sometime during 2006,… Continue reading