Census… What went wrong?

Census… What went wrong?

Aug 15, 2016

Australian Computer Society released an article entitled “IBM, ABS share blame for Census Disaster”. This article states points made by the PM such as “There are clearly very big issues for IBM,” and “Denial-of-service attacks are absolutely commonplace. They are highly predictable, they were inevitably going to happen to the Census...

Phone V Computer Keypad…WHY?

Phone V Computer Keypad…WHY?

Oct 16, 2015

Ever wondered why Computer Keypads are the complete opposite to Phone Keypads? There are a few theories but here are my top 2. The first one is: It just makes sense for the 1 to be at the top left like on a phone as this is the way we read, left to right, top to bottom. But then why are computers upside down? The second is: The touch-tone phone was being...

Media Center on a budget, make your TV smarter.

Media Center on a budget, make your TV smarter.

Mar 5, 2013

Do you have an old computer sitting around? Maybe you upgraded to a new Laptop or Tablet? You might have some parts you can use to build a budget HTPC or Media Center with the help of MicroEd. We had an old computer at home in the back room, about 6 years old, abandoned and unloved. I ran into playback issues with our ‘Smart’ TV, and found no...

The Demoscene coming to a browser near you!

The Demoscene coming to a browser near you!

Jan 30, 2013

For those of you familiar with the Demoscene words like intro, cracktro, diskmag, ASCII and ANSI art probably all mean something to you. Demos originated in the 80’s and were primarily seen on the Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST and as PCs graphics and sound capabilities developed they finally moved to the PC. A Demo is generally a piece on non...

Creative Web Design with MicroEd

Creative Web Design with MicroEd

Jan 9, 2013

As we head into 2013, I thought it would be a good chance to show some recent websites we completed late last year. These are great examples of what you can achieve within our affordable website packages. We’ll also take the opportunity to explain some new products we offer and search engine considerations that need to be followed after important updates...

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