Gerard's Blog

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Various Network Speed Tests

BBC iPlayer Speed test

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/diagnostics

Speedtest.net

Depends on Adobe Flash Player
http://www.speedtest.net

Computer Hardware Identifier

Found this interesting chart whilst browsing, might be useful to some people that are having problems identifying particular hardware.






























You can find the original image at deviantart (24.1Mb)

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Computer Shops In Data Scam



Computer technicians like these who steel customer data should have there b**ls cut off, they should be named and shamed, shut down and never allowed to trade again. It's people like these that give the IT industry a bad reputation.

UPDATE:  08/08/10



The guy that did the snooping Grzegorz Zachodni had nine months in prison for this offence. Let that be a lesson to computer engineers who think they can do what they want with customer data.