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Remembering the Commodore Amiga

Commodore Amiga 1000
Magazine Reviews The original Amiga was launched in 1985, when I was still at college. I often used to read magazines in the library there,...

Thoughts About 2018 iPhone Naming

Apple have recently announced three new iPhone models. They are similar in many ways, and all three benefit from performance increases, thanks to the...

Yamaha HS50M Active Monitor Review

Yamaha HS50M Speaker
I purchased a pair of Yamaha HS50M monitor speakers after becoming tired of trying my mixes on various HiFi systems, car stereos etc, and...

Propellerhead Reason Line 6 Amps Missing In Version 9 and Later

Propellerhead Reason Line 6 Amp Warning
For many years now, I’ve used Propellerhead Reason software for making music. Last year, after not using it for some time, I upgraded from version...

Comparing the Speed of BASIC on the Amiga 500, ZX Spectrum...

Amiga vs C64 vs ZX Spectrum BASIC Speed Comparison
I recently came across the remains of a pad of A4 paper, dating back my college days in the mid-80s. It seems that I...

Six Recommended Tech Podcasts: Apple, iOS, Mac, Development and More

Six Tech Podcasts
For over two years, I've been listening to quite a few different tech podcasts, mainly Apple-related ones. This list contains the ones I still...

Roland Mobile Cube Battery Powered Stereo Guitar Amplifier Review

Roland Mobile Cube
The Roland Mobile Cube is a small battery-powered portable stereo amplifier, with built-in speakers. Initially, I bought it for use with a laptop and Propellerhead...

BBC micro:bit — First Steps (Part 2)

First Steps with the BBC micro:bit Part 2video
Random Numbers and Temperature After getting a BBC micro:bit at Christmas, and displaying some simple images to prove it can be programmed, I wanted to...

Remembering the BBC Micro

BBC Micro Computer
At School After starting out with the Apple II, my high school computer studies class ended up with several BBC Micros as well, making it...

BBC micro:bit Experiment — Simple Capacitance Meter

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Returning to the micro:bit As much as I enjoyed experimenting with the BBC micro:bit earlier in the year, other priorities came along which meant it...