Goodbye AVG, Hello Windows Live OneCare

I’ve always been frustrated with anti-virus software. Reducing your computer to a sloth as it scans for viruses, delaying your system’s start-up while it checks for updates, and then blocking you from opening various applications, email or websites because of potential risks. This pre-emptive “war on viruses”, is enough to drive you mad. Third-party access to Vista When Vista launched, I was hoping Microsoft had gotten their way and blocked […]

Ramsay Ramblings 4/30/2008

I’ve been feeling pretty grotty this last week. First Rikuto “got the byouki”, then Mami “got the byouki”, and now I’ve “got the byouki”. Although I’d love to sing a song about “getting the byouki” (getting sick), I’ll spare you this week, and share some more Ramsay Ramblings instead. Magnitude 7 Earthquake Virtually Hits Gifu Since my net buddy, Mike McKinlay came to visit last week, I took him to […]

My new Vista computer!

The day Windows Vista was launched, I went on the internet and ordered my dream computer (well, as close to it as I could afford!) That was nearly two weeks ago and it finally arrived on my doorstep on Thursday morning. There are few purchases in life that get me really excited. You could probably list a car, a house, and a vacation on some tropical island among the most […]