Monthly Archives: September 2015

Review, Teardown: Lexar Professional Workflow DD512 (512Gb) USB 3.0 Storage Drive

One thing I really dislike is slow portable storage. While many manufacturers continue to pump out smaller and smaller USB flash drives at ever diminishing price points, one thing that never seems to satisfy is their performance. Even with advertised … Continue reading

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Site Update: Celebrating 1 million+ views (25 Jan 13 – 3 Sep 15)

On 23rd January 2013, this site (i.e. was officially born out of the ashes of, formerly served from home on an ADSL2+ link with a humble Raspberry Pi Model B with WordPress, and before that, a Pentium III … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback, Teardown: i-mate Smartflip (aka HTC Startrek) Mobile Phone

Today, when we think of smartphones, the brands that first come to mind are likely to be Samsung and Apple. Former market leaders, such as Nokia and Motorola have mostly taken a back seat to these juggernauts, in a rather … Continue reading

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Experiment: Circular Quay Timelapse (14 Aug 15)

Around three weeks ago, on a Friday, I was feeling a little bored at home, so I decided to take advantage of the good weather and head out to do some experimental time-lapse photography. After all, I did have a … Continue reading

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