The guys over at Futuremark recently released their latest and most taxing benchmark program for PCs yet, and with results from a couple of my tech-inclined friends I’ve been able to get a very rough feeling for how the distribution of computational horsepower in a system affects its performance under different usage scenarios. Based on […]
Welcome to my mini web rant series “Beauty is Actually Skin Deep” where I either praise or eviscerate a product based mostly on its appearance. This week’s victim: Microsoft Office 2013, which I got with Office 365 (Student Edition). Here are the things I found distasteful after using it for 30 seconds.
I recently had two light bulbs burn out on me within a few days of each other, and one of my replacement bulbs turn out to be DOA. And that got me wondering: had LED bulbs matured to the point where it was worth the investment? I had trusted Edison for so long now, but […]
I admit, I was caught off guard yesterday by the strong reaction to my query for steak-cooking advice from my friends. I thought only bacon and kittens could elicit such a response, but I got a lot of good feedback. There was however one point of contention, and my friend Steve was quite vehement about […]