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 […]

Diving into the Entity Framework

As part of my current project work, I’ve had an opportunity to look into developing a data access layer using the Entity Framework. My previous experience with similar technologies was converting XSDs to classes for clean serialising of data to XML so I was curious to see how […]

Judgment coming

Spent a good couple of days now with Gears of War Judgment and I am impressed. There is a lot of thought in what has evolved from past titles and so far it seems each change has been for the better. Will write more soon but have to […]