James Pinnell

The dream of eGPU is still not here… yet

The dream of eGPU is still not here… yet

External GPU enclosures promise a lot, but are still lacking in the delivery department.
By James Pinnell Sep 12 2017, 12:17PM
Splatoon 2 shows that shooters can be fun without being violent

Splatoon 2 shows that shooters can be fun without being violent

It's not all about chicken-dinners and sick headshots...
By James Pinnell Aug 29 2017, 12:42PM
CBS network buys out Channel Ten

CBS network buys out Channel Ten

American TV clout in the market or just a savvy hook to get streaming share?
By James Pinnell Aug 29 2017, 10:01AM
The Great Television Fragmentation has begun

The Great Television Fragmentation has begun

Disney’s decision to pull all its content from Netflix isn’t too much of a surprise to anyone paying attention.
By James Pinnell Aug 25 2017, 11:45AM
NBN Watch: Complaints, Regulators and debunking silly CVC rumours

NBN Watch: Complaints, Regulators and debunking silly CVC rumours

In the fight between NBN and providers, no one wins.
By James Pinnell Aug 11 2017, 11:54AM
What Facebook and Twitter can learn from online forums

What Facebook and Twitter can learn from online forums

The 3 pillars of civil internet discourse: How forum administration taught me the key to respect.
By James Pinnell Aug 4 2017, 10:43AM
Local developer attacks community group for negative review

Local developer attacks community group for negative review

There's a right way to engage with a negative game review... and the way Big Ant did it
By James Pinnell Jul 26 2017, 4:51PM
Foxtel you HAD ONE JOB!

Foxtel you HAD ONE JOB!

And that job was to stream Game of Thrones' season 7 premiere.
By James Pinnell Jul 18 2017, 4:27PM
NBN Watch: The silent migration

NBN Watch: The silent migration

The NBN is undergoing a series of quiet upgrades, even before the entire network's been built.
By James Pinnell Jul 17 2017, 10:18AM
Doctor Switch-love

Doctor Switch-love

Or how I learned to stop worrying about the PC Master Race and love Nintendo.
By James Pinnell Jul 5 2017, 11:38AM
Have we hit the PC plateau?

Have we hit the PC plateau?

James Pinnell ponders the ongoing slowing down of worldwide PC sales.
By James Pinnell Jun 29 2017, 12:26PM
Foxtel Now: A renovation or just a slick coat of paint?

Foxtel Now: A renovation or just a slick coat of paint?

Has Foxtel finally released a forward-looking content-streaming service? Not really...
By James Pinnell Jun 22 2017, 4:40PM
A brave new world: Welcome to the PC-ification of consoles

A brave new world: Welcome to the PC-ification of consoles

The world of consoles is changing - mostly for the better...
By James Pinnell Jun 14 2017, 3:26PM
NBN Watch - Transparency going forward

NBN Watch - Transparency going forward

How the NBN can start working with, rather than fighting against, the public - greater transparency.
By James Pinnell Jun 5 2017, 11:14AM
NBN Watch: Copper buys, 'Costly Internet Bungles,' and access.

NBN Watch: Copper buys, 'Costly Internet Bungles,' and access.

Yes, it's not the network we wanted - but it's time to end that conversation.
By James Pinnell May 23 2017, 3:04PM
Microsoft’s Satya Nadella’s first big mistake will be Windows 10 S

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella’s first big mistake will be Windows 10 S

Going back to the walled garden will not be a good move for the next Windows iteration.
By James Pinnell May 18 2017, 2:06PM
De-Monetisation: Or, how YouTube is catching up with commercial realities

De-Monetisation: Or, how YouTube is catching up with commercial realities

Is the sun-setting on the age of the YouTube millionaire?
By James Pinnell May 8 2017, 12:34PM
Head2Head: Battle of the streaming services

Head2Head: Battle of the streaming services

Which (paid) service reigns supreme?
By James Pinnell May 5 2017, 1:17PM
NBN: The Ultimate Guide to your current and future speeds

NBN: The Ultimate Guide to your current and future speeds

Wondering what kinds of speed you can expect from your connection now, and in the future? We break every part of the technology mix down.
By James Pinnell Apr 19 2017, 12:35PM
NBN Watch: NBN, and subsequently, the Government, needs to own its network, now

NBN Watch: NBN, and subsequently, the Government, needs to own its network, now

There's an easy fix for sorting out the messy connections and poor service.
By James Pinnell Apr 12 2017, 10:49AM