Name: James Bolton
Hobbies: Gaming, Programing (CSS, HTML, PHP and Bash but I am learning Java).
Bio: I am a Welsh schoolboy and tech enthusiast, I created this blog on my parents recommendation who were sick of me continually ranting to them about various things (school computers, microsoft, the colour of plants, microsoft, etc.), so I created this blog! I am a big tech enthusiast and will be sure to try to review any software or hardware I buy, my interpretation of the latest tech news along with cool little CSS, HTML, PHP or bash tricks (maybe Java but I’m still learning).
One of my friends did one of these (on youtube and I thought it would be a great idea to do one on my blog!
1. What is the main OS you use today
Ubuntu Lucid Lynx
2. How many desktops do you own
3. How many Laptops do you own
4. What is the highest spec system you currently use
2.6GHz Core 2 Duo
5. What is the highest spec system you have ever used
The one above.
6. Which piece of software do you run, that is the most system hungry i.e Photoshop, Final Cut etc.
7. Software you use for photo editing
8. Software you use for Movie editing
9. What is your current web browser
10. Is your current browser the best you have ever used, if not; which was
It’s my current favorate.
11. Which do you prefer Mac OSX, MS Windows, Linux, Unix, BeOS or any other
12. If you have used windows before which has been your favorite version, i.e Win 95, Win 98 etc.
WinXP is the only one I remember liking!
13. If you have used Mac’s before which has been you favorite version, i.e OS9, Panther, Tiger etc
I’ve used Tiger, Leopard and Snow Leopard on my friends macs, but haven’t used them enough to form much of an opinion.
14. Do you have any Tech related qualifications
No, I don’t yet
15. Out of all the technology revolutionaries, who do you most think inspires you. (S. Jobs, B. Gates, S. Wozniak, P. Allen etc etc)
While not really a tech revolutionary Charles Babbage pretty much made the first computer!
16. If you could have any gadget in the world not yet invented to help you what would it be and do for you.
A easy portable drive which will backup everything on my PC in seconds
17. Which search engine do you use
18. What is your favorite Apple product of all time
I don’t really use Apple Products…
19. Have you ever tried a Linux distribution
Yes my main OS is one!
20. Can you program and if so what languages
CSS, HTML, PHP and i’m learning Java & JS
21. Have you ever developed your own Web Page or for another person
I’ve programmed stuff in Localhost to see if I can do it since I was 11
22. Which Office suite do you use, MS Office, Neo, Lotus 123 etc
23. Have you ever opened a Laptop to repair or upgrade
I’ve upgraded my old laptops RAM
24. Do you own an iPhone or iPod Touch
25. If you answer yes to above what is you favorite App for the iPhone or iPod Touch
I don’t own one!
26. Do you hold stocks with a Technology Company, just Yes or No, no personal details.
27. What do you see for the future of Technology.
Simple GUI’s for ordinary users with very complex CMD stuff for people like me (the CMD has more power :))
28. Do you have a network running in your Home
29. Favorite Computer related movie
I hate computer related movies, as they are usually inaccurate but I liked Die Hard 4
30. What is your opinion of the Apple logo
I don’t really care
31. What is your opinion of the Windows logo.
I don’t really care
32. Do you own a Tech Tool Kit for computers
33. Which games console do you prefer
34. How long have you been using computers for
Since I was like 4 or 5 i’ve had my own, but my dad told me that I (sort of) used his since I was 18 months old!
35. Do you have external Storage backing up your work.
I used to, but I put the HD in my desktop!
36. Is your network wireless or hard line
37. Do you use your computer for your main source of income (No personal details)
38. Would you class yourself as a Geek
No I’m a Nerd God, read my footer!
39. Would you class your computer usage as an obsession
40. Have you watched Pirates of Silicon Valley and if so what did you think.
I haven’t watched it.