James Mackenzie

Photography, 360 Photo, VR Panorama, YouTube, How To

Publishing VR Panoramas to YouTube

YouTube has built-in support for 360° videos, allowing you to tilt and pan around a scene, creating the fully immersive experience of “really being there” ...

Sep 8, 2019

Atari, Atari ST, Retrogaming, Retrocomputing, Videogames

Games With MIDI. The Atari ST Never Sounded So Good!

We all love to hate the Atari ST’s integated Yamaha YM2149F sound chip. It’s 3 bloopy voices gave a decidedly 8-bit feel that suffered in comparison to the 16-bit competition ...

Jun 19, 2019

How To, Videogames, Raspberry Pi, Retrogaming

RetroPie Ultimate Setup Guide

With RetroPie, your Raspberry Pi can become the ultimate retro-gaming machine. Mega Drive, SNES, even PlayStation all run great and with a little extra work you can stream more taxing games from your home PC ...

Oct 8, 2018

Media, Lifehacks, Streaming

Apple TV Now Syncs TV Refresh Rate to Content

I’m a die-hard Apple TV fan, using a 4th-gen device for regular big-screen Netflix, YouTube or Plex binges. However during a recent viewing, something struck me as not-quite-right ...

Aug 20, 2018

Programming, How To, Web Development

Dropbox as a GitHub Alternative

Want the benefits of private, distributed version control but don’t want to pay GitHub’s subscription fee? Or simply don’t trust GitHub with checked in passwords, tokens and secrets? ...

Mar 28, 2017

Twitter, Productivity

Stop Wasting Time and Use Twitter to Stay Informed

Perhaps, like me, you spend far too much time reading news, blogs, journals. And you don’t like it ...

Jan 8, 2017