Archive for August, 2021

OWC Envoy Pro SX

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Finally. It took me the best part of a year of subtle hints and gentle nudges, but I’ve got my hands upon a Thunderbolt-capable external hard drive. And- ho boy- was it ever worth the wait. While USB 3.1 Gen 2 was previously the standard for fast-as-heck portable consumer drives (nobody has eSATA, shh) it […]

Kioxia U365 256GB USB Flash Drive Reviewed

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Kioxia’s U365 flash drive is what I’d describe as “big, but slow.” Weighing in at 256GB the drive I tested is far beyond the capacity you might need for “sneaker net” transporting of files between computers. USB in. USB out! pic.twitter.com/Uf7YQuELsi — Phil Howard (@Gadgetoid) August 24, 2021 I decided to use it with Ventoy, […]

Five design mistakes in Hoa, and why you should play it anyway.

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Hoa captures what I would call the “Ghibli Aesthetic.” It’s for this reason – much as I still look upon Ni No Kuni with temptation and wish I had 40 hours to spare – that I was drawn to it, wanting to give the game a try since I first set eyes upon the teaser. […]

Eufy Floodlight Security Camera Reviewed

Monday, August 16th, 2021

This review has been far too long in the making. Why? The Eufy Floodlight camera requires a somewhat professional installation and while you can DIY it – which is kinda, sorta half what I did – you’re still going to need a hole from indoors to outdoors in order to supply the mains AC required […]