Podcasts worth listening to

I listen to quite a few Podcasts and like my previous YouTube post figured I would make a post about them here. Here is a partial list of ones that I would recommend people check out (in no particular order): Serial Description: Serial tells one story—a true story—over the course of a season. Each season,…

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MiniDisc

So I was watching the excellent Techmoan YouTube channel the other day and as he discussed various interesting but now-dead technologies it got me thinking of one that I actually had owned: MiniDisc. What’s a MiniDisc? If you happen to not know or remember the MiniDisc I’m not surprised. While it did have a bit…

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Fitbit Charge HR

For Christmas last year I received a Fitbit Charge HR as a gift. For me a Fitbit is a funny thing; some people seem to approach wearing one as a magic fitness pill that will suddenly whip you into shape with no other effort required. While I have no such delusions I was interested in…

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Game Review: Steelbound Sky (iOS)

In the interest of full disclosure – I was approached by the developers of this game and provided a copy for review for free. Beyond that I have not been paid in any way to write about or endorse this game or company. The opinions below are mine and mine alone. Steelbound Sky is a…

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Game Review: Hand of Fate (Xbox One)

Hand of Fate is an interesting card game/action-RPG where you must traverse a ‘dungeon’ of cards, each of which modifies your game in some way. This is a pretty unique game. The basic way it plays is that the dealer places a series of cards on the table, you then decide which direction to move…

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Limit bandwidth used by a command in Linux

If you’ve ever wanted to run a bandwidth intensive command (for example downloading system updates) but limit how much of the available bandwidth it can actually use then trickle may be what you’re after. Simply install it using sudo apt-get install trickle and then you can use it with the following syntax trickle -d X -u Y command…

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