Top Five: Things

29 07 2009

Yes, I’m quite materialistic at times, so I thought I would get this one out of the way early. Here are my top five things I own.

1. My Mac Mini

Yes, I know it’s underpowered and overpriced, but it’s worth it for an OS I actually like. That added to the fact that I’m a console gamer, not a PC gamer means that I’m not missing out. I also love coming back from the ancient HP rig I have at work to something that does what I want, when I ask it to.

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Top Five: Free Web Services

28 07 2009

Yesterday (27/08/09) Mozilla released some mock ups for the Windows version of Firefox 4.0 and as a FF user (on OS X), I began to think of other free things I like on the web. WordPress isn’t on the list, because I obviously like it.

1. Gmail

After five years, it’s no longer beta, and it’s still better than any other webmail service I’ve used. Turns out all I’d ever wanted from email was a lack of spam, a simple layout, unobtrusive advertising, and an email address that wasn’t embarrassing (yes, like many a geek I am an email snob).

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