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Upgrade to 2TB HDD in Sky+ HD Box (Amstrad DRX890)

Like many people, I was finding the default HDD size in the Amstrad DRX890 Sky+ HD box to be a bit small. Too many HD recordings were taking up too much space and it was a constant battle to watch … Continue reading

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Symbian/Nokia Belle not half bad

Well this is a pleasant surprise! I have had a Nokia N8 for a year now and my experience has been mixed to say the least. However, during this period, Nokia have continued to develop and release updates for it, … Continue reading

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Vodafone Sure Signal = no signal!

After having my Vodafone Sure Signal box working (mostly) for a year, all of a sudden my phone (Nokia N8) stopped connecting and it was only showing 1 bar or no bars at all. This all seemed a bit odd … Continue reading

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Asus Eeepad Transformer vs HP G72 Laptop

I’ve just come back from holiday and tried a little experiment whilst away. I thought I would leave my laptop at home and instead rely on my new Asus Eeepad Transformer tablet. You can describe this as an iPad but … Continue reading

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HD format war finally over – hooray!

I’ve been reading a lot about Toshiba’s surrender in the high-def DVD format war. With the announcement that they are going to stop production of HD-DVD players, this signals the death of the HD-DVD format and leaves the way open … Continue reading

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New monitor

My new Samsung widescreen monitor has arrived – it’s superb. Just what I need for Call of Duty 2!  

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