Unfortunately I’m a bit of a self-confessed geek. Not only am I employed to mess around with computers and technology, I tend to spend my free time messing around with it as well.

Angry Birds Star Wars II Telepod Sets

One advantage of the new Angry Birds Telepods is no blind packs – I absolutely hate the current trend of putting collectable kids toys in blind packs so they don’t know what’s in them.

Angry Birds Star Wars II Telepods

Harry is a big fan of Star Wars and Angry Birds, so when Angry Birds Star Wars came out he was over the moon. Then when the playable characters came out he was even more excited. Now they’ve taken it to the next level with Angry Birds Star Wars II and the Telepods which combines… Read More »


Following on from last week’s post and the tablet with the popped out screen, I’ve yet to hear back from directandroidtablets which is great news 🙁

Installing Hyper-V Server 2012

Its not often a bit of Microsoft software impresses me, but Hyper-V Server 2012 has done – especially for the cost which is free. Hyper-V Server is basically Windows 2012 Server stripped right down to provide just the Hyper-V element with no GUI although occasionally when configuring something a familiar Windows dialogue will pop up.

Windows 2012 Initial Setup

By default an installation of Windows 2012 Server comes setup to use DHCP for its network setup and some random computer name. If you want to use the sever for anything useful, the first thing you really need to do is change the IP address and server name to something a bit more sensible.

Mini 0801 Dash Camera

I’ve tried a couple of dashcams, or car dashboard cameras over the last year or so and nearly bought a few more on impulse. However, I think I now have the one!

Allwinner A13 Tablets – the sequel

After having no luck in returning Amy’s pink tablet with the cracked screen and getting a replacement – not due to the fault of the seller I hasten to add, but the muppets at UKMail – I had to source a new one.

UKMail Fail

Well after having the screen on Amy’s pink tablet spontaneously crack I expected plain sailing in returning it as it was bought through Amazon – how wrong I was.