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The Night Owl

Coder by day, gamer and film fan by night. Websites are one of many things I do. A big fan of classic/retro gaming especially of Atari systems. I can also cook. ;)

Counting down to PAX

It’s ten days until PAX Australia begins and I’m hoping to get a little busy with the blog during that time by posting little nuggets over the course of the three days. With Microsoft having some form of showing of the Xbox One console, there will certainly be plenty […]

Surface Pro – Weighty but Mighty

After much waiting, Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet/notebook hybrid arrived on Australian store shelves this month. And after much saving, I was able to pick one up and finally join the Windows 8 brigade. The first thing that surprised me is how little comes in the box. It is […]

Time for a theme flip

After some discussion and testing, I’ve decided to try out a new theme on the site to solve a major problem I had with the existing design. And that was it did not play nicely with mobile devices. Responsive design, where websites are built to cleanly handle the […]

Lockout – Snow is the new Snake

John Carpenter’s Escape from New York set a template for action movies for years. It had impossibly high stakes, unexpected environments and with its main character Snake Plissken, an anti-hero bigger than the movie itself. Though the sequel Escape from LA went a little too far down crazy […]