While browsing a couple of Mac sites recently I came across this screen shot from the glory days of monochromatic System 7. Best of all is, this grab shows my all time favourite Mac word processor, Nisus Writer.
Despite all of OS X’s stability, power and prettiness, there is something deeply appealing about the clarity [...]
Matthew: Have you seen snatch?
David: Once or twice in the past.
Matthew was not referring to an entry in the Profanisaurus Rex but rather a film by Guy Ritchie.
I was perusing the system logs on my Slackware server, the very one which contains this blog and my other web pages, when I spotted some alarming entries.
Some scrotes had been attempting to break into my web server!
There are a plethora of image viewers available for Linux users, but none of them can match the peerless grace and power of Lemke’s GraphicConverter, stalwart of shareware programs on the Mac OS since the mid-nineties. GraphicConverter can not only open just about any image file you can fling at it, it can browse folders, [...]
Continuing the stuffed toy theme of recent blogs (see Hula Monkey) this blog is specially for Emma.
Once upon a time Emma came to “in Scotland” to see her Grandparents. During her visit she, Mummy and Special Uncle David went to the zoo to see all of the animals. It rained and rained that day [...]
I love my newest purchase. A lovely 17″ LCD monitor from those very nice people at HP.
This came at a very reasonable price from the lovely people at Misco but LATE – TWO WHOLE DAYS LATE. The couriers, Amtrack, said they had the incorrect address but the Misco invoice, which I received BEFORE the [...]
Having bought Hula Monkey, I thought I would nip into the Corstorphine branch of PC World.
Walking into the store, in pride of place just by the door was their “special offer of the week.”