Open Source Games Consoles

August 27, 2008 @ 12:04

gp2x.jpgI got an email this morning telling me that the GP2X I bought about 2 years ago is now even more out of date. Initially the original model was replaced with the new, shinier F200 version which looked largely the same, but this time in dazzling white rather than black. It also boasted a new firmware I couldn’t use, a touchscreen and many little improvements on the guts of the machine making it that little bit better in every way.
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Dare to be Digital

August 13, 2008 @ 23:30

It’s happened again. I was asked to help with the Dare to be Digital Protoplay.

Let’s actually take a step back in case anyone doesn’t know what Dare to be Digital is. It’s a competition where teams of 5 students can apply from all over the world to make video games. At the beginning of the summer they put forward a pitch and if they pass that stage they are then in for a whole load of fun. They have 10 weeks to create a demo which will be demonstrated to the public.
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Pocket PC

August 05, 2008 @ 11:00

The one thing I think Microsoft have done right that couldn’t have been done much better. Microsoft Pocket PC, now called Windows Mobile. I have a HTC Blueangel (o2 XDA IIs) that was running Windows Pocket PC 2003 and I had very few issues with it. The major problems were things like you had to go into the memory settings to close an application each time, otherwise the phone would grind to a halt.
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New Theme

August 03, 2008 @ 18:38

Ok, that’s the theme up and hopefully working well enough to use for now. I haven’t done much testing and my temporary image is still in the header but I’ll fix things as they come up (apart from the image which I haven’t the artistic talent to fix)
I have already realised that when a post has comments it reads (for example) “2 comments comments” and I have no idea why it does this. I will have a fiddle and try and fix what I can see is wrong.
The comments box and most of the admin stuff is more or less ripped from the snail theme I used before but will slowly be replaced by what I actually wanted. The rest was written from scratch.

See anything wrong, please comment and I’ll try to fix the problem as soon as I can get around to it. Any ideas for the theme would be appreciated too.

Given in

August 01, 2008 @ 22:42

I don’t know what came over me. Hazel spent many hours stressing over her Wordpress theme about how it was hard to get it working nicely in IE and Firefox. About getting things to lie in the right place. Why oh why did I think it was a good idea to make my own? I guess I gave in and didn’t want someone else’s theme. I wanted my own.
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