Category Archives: Malfunctions

DRM: A true story (involving Dragon Age 2)

DRM. Three letters that make every honest gamer’s skin crawl. It’s an acronym for “Digital Rights Management” and it’s present in almost every digital media out there – music, film & video, ebooks and, yes, games. In most cases it’s … Continue reading

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Citizenship: You’re Doing It Wrong

Some days you think that everything is going fine. Some days you know that things aren’t. Some days the world gives you a wake-up call. Some days you get told by your Government that you aren’t a citizen of your … Continue reading

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Why You Should Rather Buy On The Interblags

So you want to buy something – for the sake of this argument let’s say you want to buy an adaptor for your phone so that you can plug in any earphones you want. You know the product you’re looking … Continue reading

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The Woes of Hardware

In case you’re wondering, no my recently acquired mouse is fine, as is my Android. My hard drive, however, is not. Yesterday evening (Sunday) my 2 month old 500GB Seagate drive decided to crash with no warning whatsoever. One minute … Continue reading

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Steam-ed Up

I bought Borderlands over the weekend via Steam seeing as it got decent reviews and was on a 50% off special. I promptly sauntered off to my brother’s place to make use (or abuse?) his recently gained uncapped ADSL and … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember?

It seems that this year wants to be a memorable one until its final dying breath. It’s true, it’ll be a year that many of us will remember for a long time still (but perhaps we would rather like to … Continue reading

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