Blu-ray on Xbox 360: Never. Thank goodness for that

The President of the Entertainment & Devices group has made it crystal clear, hopefully for the last time: Xbox 360 won’t ever get Blu-ray. Woohooh! Glad to see we’re not about to throw money into that particular pit and support that other HD format. Maybe, just maybe, the crazy rumors might stop now. I’d better…

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The Sinclair QL is 25 yrs old today!

Chances are that you have never heard of the Sinclair QL. However if you are as old as me and European then you may have a soft spot for this 68k-based machine launched twelve days before that other 68k machine from the fruit company. It was my first 32-bit multitasking machine, with a real operating…

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A Personal Guide to Ripping CDs with Zune

Over the holidays I ripped about sixty CDs with the Zune software, and it wasn’t as smooth as it should have been. Here is what I learnt, which I hope will save others time and frustration. It had long been a plan for the holidays for me to manually compare the substantial CD collection my…

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