…or “How a ‘$25’ PC actually costs you $500!!!1“
One thing I’ve just been reminded of his how incredibly stale Internet forums can become.
I’ve been on the internet since around 1997 and on FidoNET before that since around 1993. I’ve been in a lot of forums based on a lot of different subjects including bands I like, computers and software I use, TV shows I like etc. I’ve made a lot of good friends in those forums and there is nothing better that the community spirit in a good forum…
But it doesn’t last.
I’ve previously made a “Top 10 Android Apps” list, but I thought I’d expand on the gaming side.
It can be hard to filter through the wide and growing selection of dross on the Android market to find games to play. If you have low memory Android device, and it’s likely you do, you will only be able to install a few games on your device before it’s starts complaining about space and freezes your text messages. It’s important in this case to only install the best Android games that you know for certain you will play over and over.
Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done The following extra packages will be installed: shitloads shitloads-dev shitloads-dbg libshitloads libshitloads-dev gholdem Suggested packages: tuxcart iesperanto kholdem kholdem-themes hurd hurd-doc-se The following NEW packages will be installed shitloads shitloads-dev shitloads-dbg libshitloads libshitloads-dev gholdem 0 upgraded, 7,346,982 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 … Read more
I’ve seen so many of these lists but found myself disagreeing with most of them. As an alternative to pointlessly shouting my objections and disagreements at the screen I’ve decided to be more constructive and post my own.
There has been a lot of blog posts of late on the topic of why you don’t need a task killer on Android, that the way apps are handled and placed in the background… and how Android will eventually stop processes that are not in use. Here is my spin on why you DO need … Read more
Which is the odd one out? Yeah, that’s right. Regardless of any personal opinion you might have about the companies in question, Apple and Microsoft both have well designed and instantly recognisable logos. Apple’s in particular is a cultural icon. The windows logo is ubiquitous. Tux, on the other hand… Tux is an embarrassment. A … Read more
Here’s the scenario: I use GoogleMail for email and Google Calendar for… well, calendaring… and all that it entails. I occasionally use KDE Kontact on Linux, but that has subsided somewhat since my love affair with GoogleMail began. Google’s web apps impress me, I must say. I only started using them as a stop-gap measure … Read more