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Saitek releases brand new H.O.T.A.S : The X-55 Rhino!

By Ramajay, September 21, 2014 0 PC Gaming, PC Hardware, Videogames

I thought that it would be a nice touch to restart the blog where the last series of posts ended. Saitek has obliged, and they’ve just launched their new X-55 HOTAS. The build quality seems much improved, and they’ve added… Read More »

Saitek’s incredible Flight Control setup

By Ramajay, January 12, 2011 1 PC Gaming, PC Hardware

Saitek which is known for its simulation controls has released an incredible dual yoke controller setup with full banks of dials and instruments called the Pro-Flight Procedure Trainer. This is the most complete commercially available, off-the-shelf flight setup that I… Read More »

Current control schemes for touchscreen phones fail.

By Ramajay, January 12, 2011 0 Mobile

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again : Tilt control fails as a videogame control method. It is much too imprecise and difficult to use. We have seen it fail with Sony’s much ballyhooed Six-Axis Controllers which were… Read More »

Microsoft Releasing a Touch Mouse

By Ramajay, January 9, 2011 0 PC Hardware

Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s ‘magic mouse’ should hit stores by June 2011 if their recent display at CES is anything to go by. Redmond has spent 2 years producing a seven finger multitouch mouse that will enable PC users to… Read More »

World of Warcraft Account Lockout security feature affecting players using Tunneling

By Ramajay, January 9, 2011 0 Apple, Linux, MMORPG, PC Gaming, Windows

Players that are forced (or choose to for the better performance) to use Tunneling services due to the recent lag problems after the Cataclysm expansion updates have been faced with an additional issue. WoW is now implementing geolocation checks at… Read More »

World of Warcraft Lag and Latency

By Ramajay, January 9, 2011 0 Apple, Linux, MMORPG, PC Gaming, Videogames, Windows

World of Warcraft players from all over the world have been reporting problems with Latency/Lag in World of Warcraft. Players have reported lag of over 6000ms in some cases which prevents levels from loading and causes sudden disconnections. For some,… Read More »

Borderlands Patch 1.41 released

By Ramajay, November 3, 2010 0 PC Gaming, PS3, Xbox 360

The long awaited patch for Borderlands, 1.41 has been released to the public. The patch boosts all enemy levels across the game to match player level once they have completed Playthrough 2. It also adds 8 additional levels so that… Read More »

Xbox Live Update available now

By Ramajay, November 2, 2010 0 Xbox 360

An update for Xbox Live is available now for everyone. This update is mandatory, and radically alters the look and feel of Xbox Live. The update alters the panel presentation of the Xbox Dashboard, as well as adds support for… Read More »

Macbooks and SSDs

By Ramajay, November 2, 2010 0 Apple, laptop

Mark Lyndersay describes his experience moving from traditional storage to SSD Flash storage in his Macbook Pro (2008) model. He notes an incredibly increase in overall system speed, as well as the stress associated with modifying his Macbook himself. Take… Read More »

Netgear Rangemax reviewed as best router

By Ramajay, October 28, 2010 0 Networking

Almost all of us use Routers in our homes to split our single internet line amongst several computers, or to provide WiFi connectivity in our homes. These devices come in a variety of styles and specifications, and it is difficult… Read More »