Hi, I'm Brunty

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I'm a software developer working remotely in the Midlands, UK.

Latest posts

New Year New Network

Posted on Sunday January 23, 2022 • Read time 10 minutes

I had a Netgear Orbi router and satellites running my home network, but things were becoming unstable. Constant dropouts, a router that thought the WAN port was down and required multiple reboots a day, it just wasn't cutting it anymore.

So, I decided to bite the bullet and go for the UniFi setup I'd been considering for a while.

Here's my initial impressions.

More great Windows software

Posted on Monday December 20, 2021 • Read time 5 minutes

I'm moving from macOS to Windows for my work computer, while I use Windows personally with my gaming systems and have used Windows for years, on an average day I was using macOS more than Windows. There are things I wanted to improve about my Windows experience.

Not only this, but I've also recently built a new desktop gaming PC and have also installed a lot of this software on there too!

New PC: Shades

Posted on Tuesday December 7, 2021 • Read time 10 minutes

Having snagged a 3080 Ti for MSRP recently, I ended up building a new system completely, rather than just upgrading the GPU from my old system. It wasn't bad, but I felt I could be pushing the GPU further then the 1st generation Ryzen 7 1800X that I was running before.

I found some decent sales on both new and open-box hardware around the Black Friday / Cyber Monday period and took advantage of them!

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