James Mackenzie

Husband, Father, Coder. Lifelong Learner

Consumer Tech, iOS, Videogames, Xbox

iOS Games with Xbox Achievements

Want to hunt Xbox Achievements on the go? Here's a list of iOS games with wireless controller support ...

Nov 27, 2021

Consumer Tech, iOS, Videogames

iOS Games with Wireless Controller Support

I love iOS games. But touchscreen game controls? Nothing beats a real gamepad. Here's a list of iOS games with wireless controller support ...

Nov 27, 2021

DOS, Retrocomputing, Retrogaming, t5710

HP Compaq t5710 – Using a PS/2 Splitter Cable

The PS/2 port on the HP Compaq t5710 supports a Y splitter cable, so you can connect keyboard and mouse simultaneously.

Nov 13, 2021

How To, Windows 11

How To Install Windows 11 on an Unsupported PC With Registry Bypass

Did your PC fail the Windows 11 health check? All is not lost – you may still be able to upgrade ...

Oct 16, 2021

DOS, How To, MIDI, Retrocomputing, Retrogaming

DreamBlaster X2GS – A New MIDI Challenger?

Looking to give your system a MIDI boost? The DreamBlaster X2GS fits the Wave Blaster header present on many DOS-era sound cards ...

Oct 2, 2021

How To, Windows 11

What is a TPM? And Why Do I Need One for Windows 11?

A quick post on Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs). I recently rushed to buy and install one after learning that Windows 11 requires a TPM to run ...

Aug 28, 2021

DOS, How To, MIDI, Retrocomputing, Retrogaming

mt32-pi – Testing out New USB Serial Support

mt32-pi recently added support for USB serial devices. How does it work?

Jul 25, 2021

DOS, How To, Retrocomputing, Retrogaming, t5710

HP Compaq t5710 – How To Install Windows 98 from USB Flash Drive with Easy2Boot

The HP Compaq t5710 makes a great DOS and Windows 98 retro gaming machine. But how can you install Windows 98 with no CD drive? Here's how ...

Jul 11, 2021

DOS, Retrocomputing, Retrogaming, t5710

HP Compaq t5710 Review – Great for DOS and Windows 98 Gaming?

In search of a DOS gaming PC, I recently purchased a HP Compaq t5710 thin client. Although built in 2004, the hardware is very well suited to DOS and Windows 98 gaming ...

Jul 11, 2021