Augmented Reality with The Hidden Park

First off, Augmented Reality is where the physical, real-world is augmented or merged with computer generated imagery. Basically what we will see very soon is a mobile phone application which when you point your phone at a street, the device will display information aboutĀ restaurantsĀ in th (more…)

By Ross, ago

Hard Drive Space

If your C Drive is very low on space, this can in some cases cause your computer to run slow. I have created a short tutorial on how to use the Windows Clean up tool to free up space on your Hard Drive. After using a free tool called Tree Size and comparing the reported used space by Windows, I discovered about 60GB of space was missing 40GB of that was not reported in tree size. You can also right click on the Hard Drive e.g. C Drive and go to properties. This will show you how much Hard Drive space is being used and how much you have free. After a some research I discovered (more…)

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Windows 7 – Upgrade Offer

Good news all. Windows 7 is the next version in the long line of Microsoft operating systems. I am genuinely excited about this release. I have been using Windows 7 for the past 6 months on my laptop and it is running well and looks great. Now that it is close to launch, Microsoft have set the purchase by date for a free upgrade for certain versions of Vista. If you are deciding to buy a new computer, with Windows Vista i (more…)

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Windows Vista SP 2 – Installed

Microsoft has recently released the latest Service Pack for Windows Vista. A service pack is a collection of software updates, fixes and or enhancements delivered in one package. When it comes to operating system updates, I recommend they are installed as soon as possible, with service packs I usually read what other peoples experiences are, or install on a test machine to see if any major changes have occurred. After a bit of research on the latest Service Pack, I say V (more…)

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Cebit 2009 – Sydney

As the Title suggests, I went to Cebit today... Oh yes, walking around for 5 hours hunting down useful and fun gadgets, software, hardware anything!! Unfortunately, there was not much to be seen in the way of innovation throughout the 3 halls. I guess I was expecting a lot more, it feels as though Cebit quality has declined somewhat over the years and it does not compare in anyway to CES or even Cebit in Germany. All in all, it was not the most tragic of days, there were a few things that caught my eye at this years show and I did meet up with Leigh a reporter with The Gadget Grill at which point (more…)

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People ask me – How can I choose an Internet Service Provider?

First off a very basic explanation:

The Internet

  • The Internet is what you are connected to when you look at a website e.g. reading this very blog post online, chatting to a friend, using your email and more. The Internet is made up of lots of computers connected to one another in a network, this can be via many different mediums.
Now you cannot just plug your computer into a phone socket and hope to be online. You need to be connected via an ISP (Internet Service Provider.) To be (more…)

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