Remember R-Type, a game that really set a new level for the continual scrolling game?. Well I was useless at it for some reason. Always got stuck at the same part over and over, incidentally I have the same issue with Pinball but I digress. Mc Line is sort of like that well only the side scrolling part.
Recently I’ve been a bit of a microsoft convert, Office 2016 is an amazing piece of software, surface tablets are coming along nicely and now hell must have frozen over with the release of the Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard.
Thanks to the small, portable keyboard yours truly is blogging whilst enjoying a sunny day, overlooking a beach and being able to type frustration free on my iPad.
Hands up those of you who can remember the old classic file browser, back in the days of DOS, called Norton Commander? Norton made working with DOS as pleasurable as it could ever have been by not only offering a better way to copy a new files but also allowing you to work with multiple file formats within one application.
From the creator of Instapaper comes the oft talked about Overcast Podcast Player. One thing that Overcast does which no other podcast player does is to ask for an account to be created before you can do anything with the app. From Marco Arment, OverCast Developer: I do know like if there be a lot of people who are offended by this and who would do would skip or more people who canceled their efforts to try overcast entirely just because they dont want to do that. The reason the accounts are there is because this is an entirely server backed he servers all the crawling all the updating all the notifications and everything. The server does a lot of the work and like the app doesn’t even have an XML parser. The server does everything and just outputs JSON to the app which you can can you decode quickly…
Trying to work out the best deals on your drink isn’t an easy business. Supermarkets know their psychology placing what “might” be the best deals on the ends of aisles but they aren’t always the best. Is that 4 pack really such a good deal per pint when compared to a multi pack. It’s all bothersome to work this out. PintSaver to the rescue.
When your speakers go from oomph to pfft, sounding like the old biscuit tin sounding speakers of old there’s no two ways about it, it’s time to look for a replacement. A quick search later and the Edifier Luna Eclipse e25 Bluetooth Speakers have been given consistently good reviews, so we grabbed a set and started listening.
Trying to find a set of headphones at a non bank balance breaking price point which also sound half decent seems to be mission impossible if the offerings by Sony, Denon and even the £120 Jabra headphones are anything to go by. Coming in at under £30 these MediaDevil Artisanphonics are one of the highest rated headphones and worth taking a look at.
The Elgtao smart key is a fancy key fob that contains Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS to make sure you can always locate your keys or anything else you want the Smart Key to . It’s worth noting that you aren’t simply relegated to tracking your keys, attach it to anything you want to keep track off.