AtRandom 26: Kubuntu Linux 14.10

While Jackson has mysteriously vanished, we’re lucky to invite two special guests to join us to talk about the latest release of Kubuntu Linux and what makes Kubuntu different from it’s brother – Ubuntu.

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AtRandom 25: Windows 10, Apple Watch and GPU Buying Guide

Back after a long, extended break our intrepid trio return with a plethora of news and opinions on the latest movements within the tech scene. Of course, no episode of AtRandom would be complete without a bit of banter and a host of random topics of conversation – so we invite you to join us for the first episode of the new season of AtRandom as we discuss Windows 10, the Apple Watch and Graphics Card Buying Advice with a specific interest in Linux-friendly cards.

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AtRandom #24 SurfacePro – RISC OS

Microsoft recently released the Surface, which quickly sold out, but John was one of the lucky campers to get one, having braved Wolves and Bears in the Canadian outback on his snow shoes to get one. Thus, John shows off his MS Surface Pro

Microsoft Surface

Having recently bought Raspberry Pi Assembly Language (Beginners Hands on Guide) by Bruce Smith.

Rick was persuaded to try out RISH OS, and discussed this funky retro Operating System; RISC OS for ARM on the Raspberry Pi
Rick says “Its a great book, highly recommended”

RISC OS

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AtRandom #22: Return to Basic

Those of us fortunate enough to have left school before IBM built the first PC, will go all misty-eyed with this latest episode of AtRandom. Yes folks we are taking you back to Basic! In this episode we have a wonderful guest – Gordon Henderson author of Return to Basic.

10 Print “Gordon Henderson waz ‘ere!”
20 Goto 10

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AtRandom #21: Microsoft and EU in UEFI ARM Lock

As Microsoft wrestles to fight off Apple and Google from its global computing market dinner bowl. The European Union commission’s competition tag team, are preparing to tame the Washington based software company.

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AtRandom #20: NVidia 3D Vision Review

NVidia 3D vision is a 3-part setup which provides a mechanism for displaying 3D gaming and media content from your PC through a compatible monitor. The AtRandom team have got their grubby paws on some NVidia 3D Vision 2 gear and give you a full and in-depth review in their usual friendly way.

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AtRandom #19: What makes a Game Engine

From retro 2D arcade games to epic story-driven 3D cinematic wonders, all of our gaming needs require thousands of man hours of work to drive each and every little piece of the action. Today we take a look at the programming and development that goes into creating a game-engine which handles all of the behind the scenes magic in a computer game.

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AtRandom #18: SOPA and the Alternet

SOPA and PIPA, the controversial USA bills recently being introduced, aim to give the government a much greater degree of control of the content and continued running of websites, and have caused extensive concern that their vague and far-reaching nature could mean the beginning of the end for truly free speech on the Internet.

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AtRandom #17: Kinect for Windows

Released on the 1st February 2012, Kinect for Windows brings the tracking and camera technology of Microsoft’s Kinect Sensor to the PC, blowing things wide open for anyone to be able to develop software using the technology above and beyond gaming applications.

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AtRandom #16: Syria’s Business

The AtRandom team take a step away from the norm and discuss the topical issue of the recent conflicts that have been taking place in Syria. We then take a bit of a look at the technology that might be in use by the military at the time, complete with a nice handful of techie, moral and random elements!

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