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Surely a Google April Fools!

I got this pop up when Iogged into my gmail account this morning. Google Selfie/Shelfie theme? Is it awful that I almost like the idea?!

Integrate CodePen with Ubuntu Unity Launcher

Like CodePen? Use Ubuntu? Would you like to combine the two in a far more integrated way? Then read on! As I have written about in an earlier…

Nvidia Prime just got handy for upcoming Ubuntu 14.04

Support for Nvidia Optimus is coming on in leaps and bounds in Ubuntu, I especially love how it’s shaping up in the next release of Ubuntu – 14.04…

Develop ideas and code with free online sandboxes

Today I had felt like tinkering with my blog design. Normally, when writing code, I hop between Code Writer (incidentally not a bad app for Windows 8 and…

Windows 8.1 Sound Recorder: Why do you play games?

Recently I have needed to use Windows SoundRecorder to record a few snippets of sound for a project I am working on. What I didn’t realise however, after…

Can I have CSS3 gradients above a background image? Yes you can!

The question above seems a popular one on google so I thought I would share my take since I use a repeating linear gradient over my background image…

Sea Anemone Wallpaper – Updated

Last week I was in Norfolk, catching up with my family. While we were down there we visited the Sea Life Centre in Great Yarmouth. I would thoroughly…

Centuries old Chinese instrument sounds just like Mario!

It’s quite eerie just how similar this is! It takes me right back to playing this game for hours as a young kid.. and as a not quite…

Brilliant Studio Ghibli collage of Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki has made some of my favourite anime films of all time. He is one of the greatest animators and directors in Japan. His films are compelling,…

Handle apt urls better in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

After using Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 for a few months now I’ve decided it’s the spin for me. Everything is succinct, in it’s place and accessible. Nothing surprises me,…