It’s finally here: the new CustomPC.co.uk

And I am so relieved. For the past 18 months or so, helping create a new website for Custom PC has been something of an obsession for me. I’ve talked endlessly about it on flights, in bars, in many, many meetings and bored the Jesteress to tears with all my ideas and frustrations. I’ve scribbledContinue reading “It’s finally here: the new CustomPC.co.uk”

Computex 2007: Every bag tells a story

Tomorrow I’m off to Taiwan for the Computex trade show; while Spring’s Cebit is physically bigger and CES is shinier, Computex is the one that really matters for Custom PC; its main focus is on PC components, and it’s in the hometown of the big kit manufacturers. As well as being a lot warmer thanContinue reading “Computex 2007: Every bag tells a story”

My Big Mouth and what my PC wants to do to help me

I think it is the dream – or has been the dream, at one point – of nearly everyone in the media to work for the BBC. For me, that dream may now be over. I was on the radio this evening, on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Drive show. Someone who freelances for Custom PCContinue reading “My Big Mouth and what my PC wants to do to help me”

A Pinch and a Punch for the First of the Month

It’s the 1st, which means my bandwidth quota gets re-set. Last month I was nearly 40% over, and all because I had lots of people looking at my photos. Now, I like people looking at the photos, but not when I get hundreds of e-mails from BlogHarbor about bandwidth. So I’m moving photo hosting toContinue reading “A Pinch and a Punch for the First of the Month”

The Only Cubist Lampost In The World(TM)

Having problems getting hold of a camera at the moment (deceitful internet sites claiming to have stock and then turning out to be mistaken…) So I’ve been sorting through some slightly older photos. I took this when I went to Prague in the spring. It is exactly what the title suggests. There are some more,Continue reading “The Only Cubist Lampost In The World(TM)”