Migrating Windows to an SSD

What’s an SSD? Solid State Drive. It is a hard disk, like what you store Windows and all the rest of your files on, but it…

Windows 10 Upgrade

I have taken the plunge. Upgrading to Windows 10 and moving the operating system to an SSD disk. Would I recommend it? Yes…

.Net Versions

This is a strange one. And geeky too. None geeks look away now. Microsoft doesn’t provide a simple mechanism to list the versions…

PC Internals

Sometimes, you want to know what is “under the hood” without actually taking the lid off. Even when you do peer inside, PC…

Heaven and earth

Every picture has a story. This was a late night on the beach, letting the dog have a run before bed. As always,…

Three Language Friday

It has been that sort of week. Between sorting out details for new virtualised servers, software audits and process mapping, amongst other things,…

Wainstones path

Sometimes you get up at a silly o’clock to get the photo you want. This doesn’t happen to me often. I would like to tell…

POP3 and IMAP Testing

You know when someone is sure their password is something simple and it just doesnt work. And they are really really sure. You…

IOT Security

There have been a number of major security flaws announced over the last few weeks. And you should most definitely be concerned A…

EM drive works – maybe

The revolutionary space propulsion system, known as the EM drive has been demonstrated by scientists at Dresden University to work, creating thrust from the…

Earth 2.0 Located

While I was sleeping NASA made a big announcement. The Kepler space telescope has found a new Earth, at least, that’s what the…