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  1. The British Backtrack – Stolen Nintendo 3DS eShop Account

    Well it’s been a while since the last update on this supposedly fortnightly blog, but then real life has a habit of getting in the way of all good laid plans and for the foreseeable future will continue to do so.

    That said, I can still scrape together enough motiviation, concentration and brain power for the occasional wittering so it might be best to change the Monicker from The Bi-Weekly British Backtrack to just the plain old British Backtrack. It’s just the same but without ...
    Nintendo , Industry , Editorial
  2. The Bi-Weekly British Backtrack - The Enigma Machine

    This could well be the first time I’ve made a blog post on the back of a request, a request to cover some classic computers, and feedback from people suggests that they like to hear about the British computers of old that they may know nothing about or may not have even heard of, so in this segment I’m going to go right back to the dark ages of computers. To a time when games weren’t even thought of, we’re going back to the 1930s.

    The word 'computer' before the 1940s would ...
  3. The Bi-Weekly British Backtrack - The Amstrad CPC Computers

    This column seems to come around more quickly each time, it seems like just a couple of weeks ago when I last. ...... oh.....

    Anyway, we're back to the UK hardware again, and we'll take a look at both the company and the product too. Specifically we'll look at the range of Amstrad CPC computers, but first we'll look at how they came to be.

    Amstrad was founded in 1968 by Alan Sugar and the company name is derived from his own name (Alan M Sugar Trading) the M standing ...
    Classic / Retro , Industry

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