Amazon increasingly blocking critical reviews

A while back I wrote a review on Amazon for the movie Fury. Long story short it’s one of the most disturbing movies I’ve seen in a long time, with cavalier depictions of murder, torture, and rape, but most disturbing of all, a weird Nazi-sympathising subtext. I couldn’t decide if that aspect was editorially brave… Read more

The dumpster fire that is the Raspberry Pi

For a couple of little home projects I need an always-on computer. In an ideal world, perhaps, this would be something like a Mac Mini. Powerful [enough], easy to install & maintain, runs anything & everything (including anything Linux through Docker or at worst a straight VM). Unfortunately, Mac Minis are surprisingly expensive – even… Read more

Blink XT review

Normally I’d just post a review like this on the merchant’s website – in this case Amazon.  Yet perplexingly when I tried to do so, I was given the error message: Sorry, we are unable to accept reviews for this product. This product has limitations on submitting reviews. There can be a number of reasons… Read more