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PC or Mac? Part II

I started last week talking about the recent resurrection of the Apple Mac and whether your next computer really should be a Mac or whether you’d be best off sticking with the trusty PC. Unfortunately my article is restricted to approximately 700 words so I got as far as to looking at both systems historically [...]

PC or Mac?

The great thing about computer geeks has to be the passionate way that they can either loyally defend or implacably slate a particular system; fanatics are polarised so much by two competing platforms that only very rarely can some kind of sensible middle ground ever exist.

I remember when [...]

Portable GIMP

The GNU Image Manipulation Program (rather affectionately named GIMP) was first released back in 1996 by two American University students. The program was designed to be an easy to use, powerful open source image editor and since this date it has matured to achieve a large user base over several platforms including the Apple Mac, [...]

Music converter

Being quite fond of both music and driving I went out last year and bought myself a shiny CD player for my car which could read CD’s crammed full of MP3’s. This meant that rather than reading the CD in the usual way, the player was able to read compressed MP3’s that I’d put onto [...]

PC alternatives – Part I, the new Apple iMac.

Some of you may remember when Apple first released the iMac, an entire PC which was built into a colourful CRT monitor, designed to be easy to use and to liven up your desktop. For those of you who are somewhat ignorant of alternatives to PC computing, Macintosh computers are [...]