Month: December 2014

Missing cat Garfield reunited with owner after being lost for 7 years – Telegraph

A ginger cat missing for seven years has found its way home for the first time ready for 2015. Garfield disappeared after going on the prowl from his home in Bridgend, South Wales, in 2008. Despite not going far Garfield’s CAT-nav apparently malfunctioned and…

Steam Holiday Sale

Steam have been running a sale with different games discounted every day. Current collection includes the original Final Fantasy VII. A classic game, although now showing its graphical age (this was during the time of the original PS1/PSOne/PSX console, and I played that game…

Security

I am seriously considering studying for a CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) certification. Given the recent spate of cyber attacks, being able to lock-down and test the security of your own network is proving to be more and more crucial…

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Experimenting with video game capture, and here’s my capturing of the pre-game movie. This is referred to by Square Enix as the “Prologue” video. For those (like me) who joined the game late, this short movie connects the first version of the game (Final Fantasy XIV)…

Tethering and Routing

As you may recall from an earlier post, I discovered my broadband connection at home was horrendously slow compared to my 4G/LTE connection on my phone. Now, I regularly tether my laptop to my phone and enjoy download speeds in excess of 1.2Mbps, compared to 300-400kbps over my…

Christmas Run

So, it’s Christmas Day, and rather than lie in, I let my alarm go off this morning, got up, and did an early morning run. Not a long distance, mind you, since it was only 6 deg C, but a nice, quiet run. No…

The Conference Call

David Grady: The Conference Call – YouTube.

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