06 Feb 2024 @ 8:58 AM 

Connecting a computer to your TV is an extremely simple process, it is therefore surprising that so few people have taken the plunge. The most obvious use in my mind would be if you downloaded a film off of the Internet then rather than having to burn it to disc to play in your DVD player, you could play it directly from the computer however. There is also the added advantage that now most TV’s support high resolutions (a measure of how many pixels the screen can display) you could use it in place of a conventional monitor; your favourite game and even the Internet would look much better on a 42” widescreen!

There are a number of ways to connect a TV and computer and below are the three most popular:

S-Video (Separate Video)
This standard is supported primarily by older, non HD compliant TV’s which don’t display the kind of resolutions required of a conventional computer screen; whilst a low resolution screen is fine for TV and film pictures it is unable to provide the kind of clarity needed for operating a computer. As such, this option should only be used if you have an older TV and certainly only for watching movies.

You need to look out for a small, round, yellow socket on the back of your TV and computer. Providing you have both it’s simply a case of purchasing a standard S-Video cable (which we sell at Refresh Cartridges for £2.99) although if the socket is absent from your machine you will require an expensive signal converter box.

SVGA (Super Video Graphics Array)

Practically every computer has a standard monitor connection, as does practically every LCD or Plasma screen so this method is certainly the most popular. An SVGA socket is 15-pin, ‘D’ shaped and blue in colour and once you have confirmed they are present on both your PC and TV it is simply a case of buying a standard monitor cable which again, is available through us for £2.99.

The ease of use of this connection type varies depending on your computer; if you have a laptop then you will be able to display an image on your TV at the same time as using the inbuilt screen but unless your conventional PC includes two SVGA connectors then for the period it is connected you will be using the TV as your main monitor.

DVI (Digital Visual Interface)

This would be your ideal method of connected your PC to the TV as the DVI standard relies on a digital signal rather than the older SVGA which is an analogue system. This should result in an increase in quality as you remove the need for the PC to convert its digital signal to analogue before transmitting down the cable, just to have the TV switch it back to digital again on receipt.

As this is a fairly new standard, whether your PC will be equipped or not is dubious; you are looking for a long, white connection with 24-pins (3 up and 8 across). Provided this is present then your choice of cable will be influenced by your TV set; you will need either a DVI to DVI cable or DVI to HDMI (a small ‘D’ shaped, colourless socket approximately 14mm x 4.5mm) cable. If the Herald Express will allow me another shameless plug then I will mention that we sell either for £6.99.

Today we have only covered connecting the video signal so next week we will introduce connecting the sound output from your computer and will hopefully have time to touch on how best to set up your graphics card for displaying on a television screen.

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 30 Jan 2024 @ 9:33 AM 

One of the most annoying problems that you can encounter whilst using a computer is a stuck or dead pixel on your monitor. In the case of the former you will be left with one pixel of your screen being a completely different colour and if you suffer from the latter the pixel will be always off, hence appearing black.

I bought a TV last year that arrived with one of the pixels constantly stuck as a bright green. You would imagine that with 2,073,600 pixels having one of them a different colour wouldn’t be a problem but unfortunately it was - I found myself constantly staring at this one pixel whilst ignoring the 2,073,599 ones which were functioning perfectly. I sent it back for a replacement as fortunately the law states that if you purchase a product by mail order that you automatically get 14 days in which you can return it for any reason whatsoever, even if you simply decide that you don’t want it. Once outside this period you start to enter a grey area; many manufacturers won’t consider a stuck or dead pixel to qualify as a warranty issue unless you are suffering from a number of them.

As LCD TV’s and LCD Monitors are now regular household items, this problem is likely to affect many readers at some stage. Dead pixels are irrecoverable as they are caused by a complete lack of power going to that particular section of the screen however stuck pixels are often a different matter. Many people have reported success using these methods on screens where a given pixel is permanently stuck on one particular colour although it is worth noting that they are not guaranteed cures.

Software method – Download Undead Pixel 2.2 from www.freewarefiles.com and set it up to run a very small, rapidly changing window over the immediate area surrounding the stuck pixel. The application will rapidly change the colour of this section of the screen to hopefully unstick the offending dot.

Pressure method – Turn off your computer monitor and grab a damp cloth which has been folded once. Take a ballpoint pen (or any other instrument with a focused but dull point) then apply pressure through the washcloth on the exact point of the stuck pixel. While still applying pressure turn the monitor back on and with any luck this method would have cured the problem. Clearly care should be taken not to apply too much pressure.

Tapping method – Turn the monitor on and display a static colour image that contrasts well with the stuck pixel so that you can accurately locate it on your screen. Using the other end of the pen used in the pressure method start gently tapping where the stuck pixel is – you want to be tapping just hard enough that a small white glow can be seen under the point of contact. Gradually increase the pressure over 5-10 taps and repeat if necessary.

Of course, it goes without saying that whilst you are unlikely to cause any damage to the screen using the software method that the two suggestions that involve physical contact do carry an element of risk if not performed carefully and correctly. If the pixel remains stuck and your warranty doesn’t cover a replacement then the fault may be something you may have to live whilst maintaining hope that the incredibly unlikely will occur and the pixel will eventually unstick itself.

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 23 Jan 2024 @ 10:04 AM 

I have always been astonished, confused and secretly impressed by the amount of time that people voluntarily spend creating or helping others online. As an example, there are hundreds of thousands of forums online with specific themes that anyone can use; Hayley is taking her first steps to opening a salon and the advice given by a whole community of holistic therapists has been invaluable. They spend their evenings answering the questions of others without any incentive other than that warm feeling of having done something nice.

Open Source software is another interesting topic. If you’re not aware of the term, ‘open source’ refers to a piece of software which can not only be downloaded free of charge but the source code is also available meaning that anyone with the right knowledge can alter or add to the code. Google has produced a fair amount of Open Source software but there is always the clear vested interest of publicity however I don’t think it would be fair to attribute the same motives to a game that I’m going to feature today.

Flightgear (www.flightgear.org) is an Open Source Flight Simulator which was first released back in July of 1997. It is the combination of work from hundreds of talented programmers from around the world who don’t get paid, nor do they receive any real credit for the work they do but still choose to participate. The result is a very capable flight simulator that anyone can download and enjoy completely free of charge.

The attention to detail is impressive:

Scenery – Over 20,000 real world airports have been included, complete with accurate markings, lighting and taxiways. The worldwide terrain is geographically accurate and includes lakes, rivers, roads, cities and towns.

Sky accuracy – By checking your computers clock and geographic location the game can change the skyline accordingly. At the time of writing it is 15:00 in New York City so if I were to choose to land in John F Kennedy airport then the weather and lighting conditions would reflect a winter afternoon in that part of the world. The game even goes as far as placing the sun, moon and stars in their correct placed based on the date and geographic location.

Aircraft – As well as including a number of commercial, light aircraft and military jets there is also the opportunity to model your own. Of course, the Wright brothers ‘flying machine’ is also included for good measure.

Although the graphics aren’t up to the standard that you would from the retail game Microsoft Flight Simulator, they still convey an impressive sense of realism. I think it is important to remember that the fun in a game like this comes primarily from the feel of controlling and manoeuvring the aircraft rather the just taking in the scenery.

The relatively non-intensive graphics also give the game the advantage of being able to run on most modern entry level systems and rather than being a Windows only application support has also been provided for Mac OS X, Linux, IRIX and Solaris. Worryingly I’ve been booked in for a real life flying lesson at Exeter airport this summer so think I might have to get some practice in….

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 02 Jan 2024 @ 12:45 AM 

With a New Year looming it seems appropriate to look to what the coming year holds for us from a technology perspective. Although the lack of anything major on the horizon almost caused me to shelve the idea, I am an eternal optimist and so must look forward in anticipation of any planned advancements as well as wait in hope for those that are unpredicted. In no particular order, here are my technology predictions for 2009:

- Solid State Drives: Rather than storing data on a standard hard drive (typically the slowest part of a computer), I predict that in 2009 Solid State Drives (SSD’s) will become more affordable and hence start to make their way in to more machines, especially laptops where size and power consumption are important factors. Conventional hard disks rely on spinning magnetic disks which are typically slow, unreliable and noisy but the move to SSD will mean a tremendous jump in the speed as data is stored on an incredibly fast form of flash memory, similar to that found in a simple USB pen drive.

- Online applications: It does have to be said that while I still don’t really ‘get’ the idea of online applications at present, the popularity of sites such as Google Docs (an online Word Processor) will continue to increase as users discover that they can create, share and collaborate their work online.

- USB 3.0: Expect to see USB 3.0 gaining a fair amount of attention towards the end of the year. USB 1.1 and 2.0 have been incredibly successful and we should be thankful for the changes they have made to computing over the last decade. Although most probably won’t start adopting the standard until next year, it is this year that we will start hearing about incredibly fast external hard drives and flash pens along with video transfer speeds that will hammer the likes of Firewire.

- Portable Computing: Personally I think they look ridiculous, but 2009 could very well be the year for the ‘netbook’. With people increasingly having to carry their computers around, the case for an extremely lightweight laptop with features a small screen, decent keyboard, fast Internet connection, Solid State Drive but no CD Drive or Hard Drive is now incredibly strong.

- Increased use of SaaS: The idea behind SaaS (Software as a Service) is rather than purchasing software on a disc, the license is leased as a service and provided to customers over a network or the Internet. Rather than paying up front for a new version then having to pay for upgrades when they become available, software provided in this fashion will be kept continually up to date for an ongoing subscription fee. While take-up of this technology will still be slow, the economic climate of 2009 may make SaaS a tempting proposition for businesses that are don’t want the immediate expenditure of buying software up front.

- Faster Wireless Networking: 2009 will be the year that the wireless networking standard 802.11n will be finalised and I predict 2009 will be the year when this incredibly fast wireless networking standard takes off.

Unfortunately, that pretty much ties up what we have in store for the coming year and I’m sorry that the list didn’t include any particularly revolutionary technologies, computers or games consoles. While there isn’t anything to get overly excited about please remember that technology continues to bound along at an incredible speed and in some instances we should maybe appreciate simply a year where technology is very much how it has always been, only slightly better.

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 26 Dec 2023 @ 8:26 PM 

If I didn’t know better, I’d say that Microsoft were trying to confuse us.

The approach for naming Windows appears to change with every release. Back when I first started using Windows we were running 3.11 which we then upgraded to Windows 95 (although NT 4.0 was also available). Next we switched to Windows Millennium Edition (although a rather similarly sounding Windows 2000 was available) then we moved on to versions named after aspirational monikers such as XP and Vista.

It seems confusing as to whether they wish to name the Operating System after the version number, year of release or an alternative name but thankfully they have decided to make it ‘simple’ by settling on Windows 7 for their next release. This however is the point where the confusion arises once again; Windows 3.11 was obviously a later release of version 3, Windows 95 was commonly considered version 4, Windows 2000 was version 5 and Vista version 6. The more astute among you may notice that Windows XP, possibly the most common Operating System on the market, doesn’t seem to feature in this numbering system so I am therefore assuming that Windows XP must have either been considered unworthy of its own version number or that Microsoft cannot count.

Anyway, back to the point, Windows 7 (although I argue it should be called ‘Windows 8′) will be the next Operating System release from Microsoft. Penned in for a Beta (test) release in early 2009 with the final product becoming available in 2010 I thought it would be worth looking at some of the features they have planned:

Sensors - Windows 7 will include the ability for applications to obtain information through a number of different sensors and act on the information accordingly. An example would be using a GPS sensor so that the OS could establish that you were at work and change your profile accordingly or a proximity sensor that could determine that with no one close to the machine that it could enter power saving mode.

Multi-touch - Windows 7 will include integrated support for multi-touch displays. Conventional touch screen has never particularly excited me but with multi-touch, rather than simply allowing you to crudely point at something you want to click you are able to use multiple fingers from both hands. An example of a practical use would be to select multiple items on screen simultaneously or select an item with your left hand whilst flicking through windows to find somewhere to drop it with your right. Alternatively you could use it in a photo application to resize an image by pulling or pinching either side of it with the index fingers of either hand until you get it to the size you desire.

Speech and Handwriting Recognition –Unfortunately speaking to your computer is embarrassing and writing by hand is usually slower and more laborious than typing although there is the very real need for speech recognition to continue to improve for those with disabilities who cannot use a keyboard. That said, there are those that do see a future in these technologies so they will no doubt be delighted by their inclusion.

The graphical interface has reportedly been tweaked and the user interface is very much customizable with support for ‘gadgets’ (small lightweight applications) that can be added to areas of the Operating System such as Windows Explorer or Media Centre. Of course, a lot of what is being planned is ‘under the hood’ so to speak with Microsoft claiming that Windows 7 will have improved performance on multi-core processors, improved boot speeds and extensive kernel improvements. I will bring you more information as and when I get it.

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 19 Dec 2023 @ 5:18 PM 

News was released this week regarding a potentially serious flaw present in Internet Explorer which potentially allows a hacker to gain control of a computer that has visited a website infected with malicious code. The scary thing about this particular bug is that the user doesn’t need to download or click anything to become infected as simply visiting an infected website is sufficient.

In all reality the chance of the average user becoming infected is extremely remote but the official line by security experts is that until Microsoft have issued a patch that users should either up their security settings from within Internet Explorer or switch to an alternative browser such as Firefox or Opera.

Most people that read my column know that they should either run a half decent browser such as Firefox or if they insist on using Internet Explorer that they should keep Windows updated at all times. Whilst there is no fix for this particular bug, by keeping your Browser and Operating System up to date you are limiting your chances of running in to problems.

Something that is often overlooked by so many, however, is ensuring that all other applications on your computer are kept up to date as it isn’t just browsers that are affected by security issues. Making a list of all the software on your computer and then individually checking the manufacturer’s website for updates would be quite a laborious and time consuming process which is where my recommendation for this week comes in. Secunia PSI is a piece of software which has just come out of Beta testing that is designed to alleviate such problems by checking the majority of the applications currently installed on your computer for known security vulnerabilities.

There are two versions of this application available, one that runs online and one that you download and install; both are available from https://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/. Personally I would recommend downloading the application rather than the online test as the 500kb file will scan a greater number of programs than the online version.

Once the scans have completed, Secunia will list any out of date affected software and give you a vulnerability rating along with a link to obtain the latest version of the application if there is one available. You can view details about each individual threat and to be honest the results can be quite startling; although my laptop managed an initial security score of 92% there were several potentially serious problems that it discovered. One rather obscure bug in my PDF reader (Foxit PDF) could have potentially given a hacker full access to my computer.

I think there is a stage where paranoia can kick in and users can be over cautious but a certain level of precaution should always be taken. Even if you are not worried about the potential security implications of running out of date software, Secunia offers a quick and easy way to ensure that you are running the most up to date and hopefully feature rich versions of all your favourite programs.

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 11 Dec 2023 @ 5:17 PM 

While looking for a new laptop a couple of weeks back I was quite surprised by the sheer number that utilise the relatively new Intel Atom CPU. As I haven’t yet covered this particular processor, today seemed a good day to play catch-up.

The Intel Atom has been designed to compete primarily with the ARM Processor; due to its power saving features this processor is particular popular in mobile devices such as PDA’s (Personal Digital Assistant), GPS (Global Positioning System) and Mobile Phones. Power consumption has often been a struggle for Intel who typically tows the line of creating a processor then providing a lower power version that relies on practically the same architecture; this tactic often results in a slower processor which only offers a slight power saving. By comparison, Atom uses a completely different architecture, one that has been designed from the ground up to consume very little power.

There are different versions of the processor depending on whether it is destined for a mobile device such as a Mobile Phone or whether it will be fitted to a desktop PC or laptop. As it is unlikely you will pick your next phone based solely on the processor it utilises we will today focus on those destined for desktop and laptop computers.

If we begin by considering performance then it has to be said that while the Atom does include a fairly optimised instruction set, relatively fast clock speeds and hyper threading technology it certainly isn’t going to blow your socks off. Personally I would consider a PC designed around the Atom would ideally be a laptop as quite simply the performance of the CPU is underwhelming when compared with faster, more power hungry desktop targeted CPU’s.

As with all processors, the Atom works alongside a chipset, in this case the i945 range. The chipset is designed to provide the CPU with the facility to address memory, access peripherals and often output graphics through an integrated video controller. Unfortunately the i945 is a fairly old chipset, originally released in 2005, which itself draws a very large amount of power and suffers relatively poor performance, especially when trying to handle 3D graphics.

It is this chipset that appears to be holding the Atom back somewhat at present - Whilst the CPU has extremely low power consumption and the ability to jump quickly into and out of sleep mode (a state that only uses 0.3v of supply voltage), the potential power savings are somewhat diluted by the chipset. As an example, the i945GC chipset will typically burn 22W of power which dwarfs the Atoms miniscule 4W load.

In terms of the actual cost of the processor, it does represent a low cost purchase; typically laptops and desktop machines based around the Atom platform are remarkably cheap but capable entry level machines.

As it stands currently however, the Atom does seem to represent a missed opportunity. With some improvements to the chipset however and better models promised for the future (Faster Dual Core Atoms are already starting to make their way to market); this processor could still face a rosy future.

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 05 Dec 2023 @ 5:17 PM 
 

Doom

 

I got completely sidetracked when preparing this week’s article after discovering that Doom, possibly my favourite game as a teenager, is now available to play in a browser. Upon finding this link I was hit by a huge wave of nostalgia and decided to delay my article on the Intel Atom article until next week whilst I pay homage to this revolutionary game.

Released back in 1993, Doom has been recognised as a pioneer in several areas of gaming including 3D graphics, network gaming and custom expansion. You take on the roll of a space marine who has been deported to Mars as punishment for assaulting a senior officer after you were ordered to attack civilians. You work your days in a lowly security job whilst a coalition called the UAC, who are also stationed on the planet, perform secret experiments with teleportation. One day they unexpectedly transport back a wave of creatures that overrun the base and either kill or possess the personnel stationed there. A military unit is sent to investigate and you are left guarding the hanger whilst the rest of the group proceeds but after hearing sounds of gunfire and violence it becomes apparent that you are now alone on the base. It is at this point that the game begins and you work your way through hell, annihilating practically everything in your path to try to make it back to Earth alive.

The game itself was distributed as shareware so that users were able to play the first episode completely free of charge but had to buy the game if they wanted to play all three in the trilogy. It is played as a first person shooter so you experience everything through the eyes of the main character with the objective of each level simply being to reach the exit leading to the next area. Unfortunately there are a number of obstacles including hoards of monsters, pits of toxic slime, ceilings that crush your character and locked doors which can only be opened with the correct key card. To encourage you to explore there are numerous weapons and power-ups hidden throughout the level and to assist navigation, an onscreen map is available which charts any areas already explored.

I would have been around twelve when this game was released and my fondest memory of it was hooking up two computers and playing with my next door neighbour either co-operatively or in a ‘deathmatch’ against each other. Although by modern day standards the graphics could be considered crude, at the time they were terrifying; if you turned off the lights and turned up the sound it was surprisingly atmospheric and even fifteen years down the line hasn’t aged badly at all and is still as playable now as it was back then.

Custom Expansion meant players were able to create their own maps and create their own characters to put in to the game; this resulted in literally tens of thousands of additional maps that you could either obtain on disc or download. As the Internet wasn’t too big in the early 1990’s many, myself included, relied instead on dial up Bulletin Board Systems to download our maps.

To obtain the version of doom you can play in your browser simply visit www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/470460 - you should be up and running in seconds which is impressive when you consider Doom used to arrive on a fistful of floppy discs. Of interest is also the website https://prboom.sourceforge.net includes a ‘port’ of Doom which has been adapted to run on the Windows Operating System; the original was written for DOS which Windows cannot emulate particularly well. You will have to download or buy the map files yourself as they are still copyrighted but a search on the Internet should point you in the right direction.

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 28 Nov 2023 @ 5:16 PM 

We’re just in the process of changing over the design and functionality of the www.computerarticles.co.uk website and rather than creating our own interface again it has been suggested that a far easier and indeed more effective method would be to use the free blogging software Wordpress. A blog is a website maintained by an individual or company where a series of regular entries are made relating to a specific subject matter, such as a personal diary or an opinions page.

In the past I have covered the free website blogger.com but have been suitably impressed with Wordpress to feel that it also deserves a mention. In much the same fashion as Blogger, WordPress allows you to either host your blog on their website or install the open source code on to your own web server; the latter does of course require a small amount of knowledge relating to uploading files to a web server, or the desire to learn. Going down the route of installing the software yourself is a little trickier although it does allow you to have your own domain name along with complete control over the way things function. Typically, a blog hosted on your own server will also look more professional than if it is hosted as part of the main WordPress site.

Once you have downloaded the installation package from www.wordpress.com and uploaded it to your server, you simply run the configuration file and WordPress will set itself up and present you with the default template which can then be changed to one of your choosing. From the admin section you can begin changing the way your blog site looks and the way that it functions without having to edit any code whatsoever but by simply using the inbuilt tools. For more advanced changes you can choose to use any of the several thousand free of charge plug-ins created by the community; these allow you complete control over practically every element of your blog, from making it search engine friendly to integrating a photo album.

When it comes to actually adding content to your site, you can import from another source if you have previously hosted a blog or alternatively you can simply start typing and copying and pasting in to a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor. Any articles that you produce and tag will automatically be published so that when other users search for a matching subject they will have the opportunity to visit your page; this kind of exposure can be invaluable if you are writing a blog relevant to your business as a marketing exercise to drive more traffic to your website.

If you choose to allow visitors to comment on your articles then you will be glad to hear that WordPress employs a sophisticated anti-spam system so that your blog won’t quickly become a playground for automated comments relating to sexual health products and fake Rolex watches. It is also good to know that they host a support forum and have a technical support team who will be happy to point you in the right direction should you encounter any problems.

If you have an interest in writing and a desire to air your thoughts then Wordpress does represent a good quality, free piece of software which will allow you to achieve this.

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 21 Nov 2023 @ 5:16 PM 

I knew that old age was finally starting to take root when I went food shopping this weekend and left with a copy of Sainsbury’s magazine. There was a point in my life when a magazine featuring a car, a scantily clad woman and something relating to general manliness would have been my publication of choice but, at the tender age of 27 it seems I may have consigned myself instead to a publication geared mainly towards the middle aged women market.

So, what was it that tempted me to pick up Sainsbury’s in store publication? Was it the free bar of chocolate, the low down of all the latest beauty products or the four page guide to becoming the ultimate party girl this Christmas?

It was in fact the pages upon pages of recipes that grace its pages as I have to admit that since moving house, I have developed something of a passion for cooking. Don’t get me wrong, neither I nor Hayley could be described as being particularly good in the kitchen but at least we are now making an effort to cook everything from scratch rather than browning some mince before coating it in Dolmio.

Cookbooks have become quite restrictive as finding a recipe that calls for just what you happen to have in the fridge is quite a rare occurrence. To expand my horizons the Internet seemed like the perfect place and I was surprised to find that the two most impressive websites I came across were actually the BBC (www.bbc.co.uk/food/) and Channel Four (www.channel4.com/food) pages.

The BBC site is certainly the most comprehensive, covering over 10,000 recipes from approximately 100 celebrity chefs. If you were to cook just one of these dishes a day, it would take 27 years to exhaust the list. The Channel Four site is less comprehensive with only a couple of thousands recipes but with contributions from Gordon Ramsey, Jamie Oliver, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall amongst others, it is certainly worth a look.

Both sites allow you to either simply browse what is on offer or alternatively you can enter a couple of ingredients and potential recipe matches will be returned. For example, typing chicken, chilli and onion in to the BBC site result in it suggesting to you that you may wish to cook some hot chilli fajitas this evening. Each recipe has the name of the contributing chef, preparation time, cooking time, a list of ingredients in both metric and imperial and a detailed method. If you are unsure of any particular terminology there is a particularly good glossary on the BBC site which covers everything from basic techniques to preparing a béarnaise sauce.

Both sites have additional video content and of particular note is the BBC page which gives you the ability to watch every BBC food program broadcast over the last seven days along with viewing several hundred video walkthroughs. Channel Four, on the other hand, have an on demand service which allows you to recap on up to thirty days of TV for free along with detailed information to accompany the Gordon Ramsey Cookalong series which is currently being broadcast live on a Friday evening.

Other information that may be of interest includes chef biographies, seasonal suggestions, forums, dietary information and competitions. The wealth of material on offer from either site means that I would certainly recommend bookmarking them both.

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