Year: 2015

28th December 2015 / Procrastination
Architecture
Audio
  • High Definition (HD) Audio
  • Conexant CX20585 codec
  • Volume up, down, and mute buttons
  • Mic mute button
Keyboard
  • Embedded numeric keypad and integrated UltraNav dual-pointing system with wide touch pad below keyboard, Tap Zones, scrolling regions label, multi-touch; and TrackPoint and customized touch pad for the ultimate in pointing flexibility.
  • ThinkVantage button, individual speaker volume up, down, and mute buttons, mic mute button
  • The keyboard has a Fn key which is a special key and is located in the lower left corner. The Fn key allows the user to instantly activate the following operational features by pressing the Fn key and a designated function key:
    • Standby/Suspend/Hibernation
    • Switching between Display device
    • Multimedia
  • Fingerprint reader is integrated into the palm rest of the ThinkPad notebook computer to prevent unauthorized access to your notebook and data
  • Spill-resistant
  • ThinkLight keyboard light to illuminates the keyboard to improve visibility in low-light conditions
Memory
  • PC3-8500 Non-Parity (NP) Double Data Rate Three (DDR3) Technology
  • Two SO-DIMM Slots
    • The use of 1067 MHz SO DIMM memory is recommended for this system.
  • 1 GB, 2GB, or 4GB memory
  • Supports up to 8GB maximum memory
  • 2GB, 4GB Intel Turbo Memory (selected models)
    Note: Only 64-bit operating systems support more than 3GB of system memory (RAM).
Mouse
  • All systems come with the UltraNav dual-pointing system, featuring TrackPoint and customized touch pad for the ultimate in pointing flexibility is a part of the keyboard. The TrackPoint features Press-to-Select, Internet scroll, and magnifying glass for accurate and convenient control.
Processor
  • Premiere performance and ultraportability; two spindles
  • Available processors are:
    • Intel® Core™ i5 processor i5-520M with dual-core
      • DMI (Direct Media Interface), integrated DDR3 memory controller (up to 1066MHz), Intel Turbo Boost, Hyper-Threading technology; 3MB cache
    • Intel® Core™ i5 processor i5-540M with dual-core
      • DMI (Direct Media Interface), integrated DDR3 memory controller (up to 1066MHz), Intel Turbo Boost, Hyper-Threading technology; 3MB cache
27th December 2015 / Music

I was at ‘work’ on Boxing Day. This involved heading out to RETRO Bar (on Commercial Street) at around 18:30 to help set up the venue (drills, cable ties and…

27th December 2015 / Music

For some time now it has been fashionable to diagnose dead famous people with mental illnesses we never knew they had when they were alive. These postmortem clinical interventions can seem accurate or far-fetched, and mostly harmless—unless we let them color our appreciation of an artist’s work, or negatively influence the way we treat eccentric living personalities. Overall, I tend to think the state of a creative individual’s mental health is a topic best left between patient and doctor.

25th December 2015 / News

Well, how on earth do I go about wording this here blog entry? See it is in the small hours and I am wide awake, bouncing about like a seven year old. Regular readers may be aware that I suffer from clinical insomnia and tonight is ‘one of those nights.’

God knows what I will be like tomorrow – thankfully my immediate family know me as a cranky git so they are prepared for the regular storm. However, this is the first time I have been burning the midnight oil the night before Xmas Day – not for the faint of heart, I tell thee.

21st December 2015 / Music

My radio show – although nobody listens to it – is proving a lot of fun. I can rally cut loose and play the music that get be going. I appreciate it is not to everyone’s taste – but I am particularly fond of it.

21st December 2015 / Music

I am the main player in Guerrilla Dub System – site here – We are a collective of DJ’s based in North Yorkshire who specialise in playing Ska, 8-bit Dub, Roots, Calypso & authentic 1970’s Dub records that compliment our massive Dancehall collection. Our selection is guaranteed to get the crowd moving and supply bass that wobbles.

19th December 2015 / News

Me and a close friend, Jason, run a clothing brand in Harrogate called Kalama Insa Designs.

The aesthetics are street wear with a nod to minimalist sacred geometry.  I have rattled off a few more designs – I hope you like them. We keep our production costs low and source our wares from sustainable sources that do not use slave labour.

19th December 2015 / News

Me and a close friend, Jason, run a clothing brand in Harrogate called Kalama Insa Designs.

The aesthetics are street wear with a nod to minimalist sacred geometry.  I have rattled off a few more designs – I hope you like them. We keep our production costs low and source our wares from sustainable sources that do not use slave labour.