Adam Lane

Passable Gamers - Technical Difficulties

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If you only watch our videos on Youtube, this won't be of any interest to you, but if you're one of our Twitch viewers you'll have noticed that we did a 59 second stream at the start of the month. In actual fact, we had far and away the best run of Halo 1's Truth and Reconciliation we've ever done. Unfortunately, while everything seemed fine on the OBS side of things, we noticed just before the stream ended that it...
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IT - The Cost of Ignorance

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I've been in IT Support in one form or another for my entire working life. Even in jobs where it wasn't the reason I was originally employed, eventually the role has become IT focused for two reasons: 1) I'm good at it, 2) there's always a need for it. There are exceptions, of course; some places employ external companies to cover their IT needs and those people don't want some nobody stepping on their toes. Companies spend an inordinate amount...
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The Last Jedi - A Review

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First thing's first: I'll mark where spoilers begin, so don't panic about seeing something you shouldn't. The best way I can think to open this review is to say that I absolutely loved it. It might even be my favourite Star Wars film to date, possibly just eked out by Empire and Rogue One. I loved that it managed to remain dark, solemn, and heavy, while still bringing in the Disney-eque quippiness and slapstick to lighten things up. We got...
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Honor 9 - A Different Kind of Android

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I've been in the Android ecosystem since the HTC Desire. From there I had a HTC Desire Z, Sony Xperia Z, Honor 7 Plus, HTC Desire X, OnePlus 2, and now I'm on to the Honor 9. It's fair to say that I was pretty happy with the OnePlus 2, and if the OnePlus 5 were more... shall we say, "competitively priced", my upgrade choice would have been a no-brainer. That's not to say it was perfect by any means;...
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Reboot - Deleting Things

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This site has been through more iterations than I care to count. It's been a landing page, a Blogspot page, a Blogger page, a landing page again, various WordPress pages and at least three iterations of Ghost. In addition to that it's housed several half started wikis. And that's just what I remember. Unfortunately, I have a tendency towards falling out with my old work. Things I was super happy with when I started a project will be met with...
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