Category: Technology

The Mobile Network with Charities in mind

TPO Mobile, also known as The People’s Operator, is a network quite different from the rest. Not only do you get a cheaper rate on a smartphone plan compared to the monthly bill from the usual crowd, but the carrier also pledges to donate 10 percent of your monthly bill to a charity of your…



Crypto Mining

Gridcoin is an open source cryptocurrency (Ticker: GRC) which securely rewards volunteer computing performed on the BOINC platform. What is BOINC? BOINC is an open source volunteer computing grid which combines the processing power of individual users for the purposes of scientific research. It is free to use and already home to 30+ projects spanning…



Testing my new Ryzen build

Testing Too hot to handle… OK so everything was going great until it came to playing Tom Clancy’s Wildlands. After about 15-20 minutes of intense play I noticed the fan running at MAX speed. Now at first I thought it was fine as my old build used to spin up the fans so just I…




My new ITX build AMD Ryzen 1600

To Build my new Ryzen computer So I finally got round to ordering my bits and instead of ordering with Ebuyer I went with CCL Computers, glad I did… For some unexplained reason Ebuyer decided to discontinue their Ryzen 5 range ( are they mad or just plain stupid?!? ). Anyhow I was put onto…




Building a new computer

So the time has come to start building a new computer as my current build is starting to show its age ( 6 years old). I can’t complain as it runs for like 16hrs a day if not longer and has been a solid build. I think it’s been so reliable due to the proper…