Category Archives: Computer

What does YOUR handwriting look like?

I have now been able to write for 19 years since I was first taught the ‘Vereinfachte Schreibschrift’ which translates to English as ‘Basic Cursive penmanship’. It is the standard form taught across all the primary schools in Germany and … Continue reading

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Programs I use

My laptop is now two years old and these days I live in constant fear that it willl die on me, become corrupted or I’ll drop it accidentally, yet I never actually seem to get around to backup properly. My … Continue reading

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Some more links in the Killerspiele debate

After my other post looking into the debate to ban or restrict access to video games in Germany I’ve come across some more links that delve more into the topic, as well as some studies. Some are in German, so … Continue reading

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Say hello to an old friend – the Killerspiele discussion is back!

Those who know me know that I like to play video games. I like a variety of games, as the list of my favourite Xbox games shows, as well as many 360 games, such as Dead Rising, Oblivion, Mass Effect, … Continue reading

Posted in BioShock, Call of Duty games, Community and Games, Computer, Condemned, Dead Rising, Game Politics, GTA, Halo games, Killerspiele, Life in general, Mass Effect, Microsoft, Oblivion - Elder Scrolls IV, PlayStation3, Sony, Twitter, Winnenden, Xbox, Xbox Live, Xbox360, XL LAN | 8 Comments

Ext HDD problems

The error message I get when connecting my Western Digital 1TB external HDD. It was running fine until about thirty minutes ago when it I couldn’t connect to it any more. Since then I’ve rebooted my laptop, reinstalled the drivers … Continue reading

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Laptop troubles

Right, so I’m having a little problem with my laptop or rather the power lead with it or, what I’m suspecting, the power brick thing along the lead. Basically my laptop didn’t get any more power and the brick thing … Continue reading

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