Back in winter 1994 I remember spending one wet and windy evening sitting patiently in the aisles of PC World in Northampton as my dad spoke to a salesman with about as much focus as I’ve ever seen from someone. With hindsight it was easy to understand why, as later that evening my dad parted… Continue reading Olivetti Philos 46 – Revisiting my First PC
Last summer I was bored while my wife and daughter were away visiting family, so I began to look into the Retro PC scene. The problem was that where I am (India) there isn’t really a retro scene and it was very difficult to actually find a marketplace where I might lay my hands on… Continue reading This Pentium Pro Machine Was Found in a Shed!
Seeing as my main gaming rig is also my video editing PC and it now sits in my workshop, I’m in need of a “basic” gaming PC for the living room. Check out my video build vlog to see what components I chose and how it performs.
The current pandemic has given me an opportunity to take stock of things, an opportunity which was way overdue it seems. For the last couple of years I’ve juggled, not always succesfully, a number of obligations. This has led to a couple of periods of poor mental health, which I’ve been able to get through… Continue reading Two-Group Mentality
Quick post to say I’m very pleased to announce that Tech Made Easy now has dedicated Amazon Store pages on both the US and UK portals. Amazon.com Shop Amazon.co.uk Shop
Never one to be fully satisfied I decided I needed a faster processor in my personal rig, and seeing as I didn’t have £750 to burn on AMDs flagship 3950X I had to set my sights one rung lower and settle for the 3900X.
If you’re a regular reader you may have noticed that a whole bunch of “old” content has appeared on the site recently.
I’ve had a lot on my mind lately. For most of the last six years my family and I have lived overseas because of my work. In that time an awful lot has changed. I went from newly engaged, to married, to a father. I went from a technican to a manager and a mentor.… Continue reading The Work-Life Balance
What a stroke of luck. After pretty much giving up hope of ever reclaiming this web address I managed to contact the current owner and made him an offer to buy it back. For those not in the know, TechMadeEasy.co.uk is a website that I set up in late 2009 while living in Budapest. It… Continue reading So, Where Were We?
I have owned dozens of PCs over the years but some just stick with you forever, check out this video where I run down my top 10 favourite PCs of all time