News UpdatePosted: November 4, 2013
First of all a belated Happy Halloween
I hope you all had a frightening time, with gouls, vampires and ever scary blue screen of death! Ugh even just mentioning it’s name sends a shiver up the spine..What ever you do, dont say it three times in a row, unless you wish your computer to crash, your hard drive to melt.
For the past few weeks I have been researching new material to place here on ByteMyVdu, one new feature will see episodes of MrVestek on BMV, covering a variety of subjects, such as video games, Linux and the Raspberry Pi.
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Cameron Kaiser, project leader for TenFourFox, a port of Mozilla Firefox for PPC based Apple computers. We discussed how the project began, as well as the challenges he and the team faced while developing a modern browser for old PPC hardware.
iBook G3’s are one of those Apple products that you either love or hate. Plagued with problems, the iBook is remembered more for the notorious BGA video fault that saw a number of iBook owners file a class action lawsuit against Apple. While I swore never to touch another iBook, I recently found myself doing just that. In the next week I shall be covering the iBook, how to repair and perhaps prolong the life of these little computers.
S9920 otherwise known as a Samsung S3 mini clone from China, is slowly becoming very popular. Not surprising given it is half the price of a real S3 mini and for clone, still holds a decent hardware spec. I had recently bought one and discovered the good the bad and the ugly side to this doppelganger.