The Popcornhour network media streamer.
For a few years now I have wanted a proper media center that is not connected to a PC, but more like a standalone system that can access your network or shared devices. Well that time as finally arrived, with the arrival of the Popcorn…
Happy Birthday Pete!
Happy Birthday Peter. By the time you read this, it will probably be the 29th already, so hope you had a good birthday.We hope your colleagues onboard see this page and realize it was your birthday yesterday. (ha ha)… Perhaps you can explain to them…
Bowen’s gone Apple Macintosh!
A month or so ago I decided to buy an Apple Macintosh just because it’s something different and NOT Windows related. Over the years, I have gotten tired of Windows and all the problems associated with this operating system. It just doesn’t float my boat…
South Africa to join “Darkest Africa”!
Imagine working on a news article or a business letter and suddenly your electricity goes off for an hour – You’re in the dark, your PC is pissed because it wasn’t shut down properly and in an age where everything is electronic, you are pretty…
Why is it that only whites can be racists?
Someone sent me this email today, and it definitely should be shared with the world. Michael Richards better known as Kramer from TV’s Seinfeld.This was his defence speech in court after making racial comments in his comedy act. He makes some very interesting points and it’s…
Only in Mpumalanga (South Africa)!
I thought I would stay with the South African theme and put a couple of jokes I received today from Mom-in-law (thanks). Actual writings in a Mpumalanga Hospital Register. 1. The patient refused autopsy.2. The patient has no previous history of suicides.3. Patient has left…
World’s Fastest Zip Line – South Africa
They claim this to be the World’s fastest, highest, longest, steepest zip line. Height: 918 ft / 280 m Length: 1.2 miles / 2 km Top Speed: 100 mph / 160 km/h Looks bloody awesome!, although the methods of getting the person down from the…
Wireless HD – The future!
Wireless HD operates in the 60GHz band, is designed to be a worldwide standard enabling devices including televisions, HD disc players, set-top boxes, camcorders, gaming consoles and adapter to communicate high-definition content, and the initial standard offers data throughput of 4Gbps with secure content protection….
We are Mike and Jo Bowen. Originally from South Africa, we now live & work in the United Kingdom. Mike is the blogger, beer drinker, gadget man, investor and Jo is the proofreader, wine drinker, cat lady, sanity checker and “don’t you dare put that on lookatbowen.com“. Together we travel the world and have fun wherever possible. If you are new to this website and want to know more about us, check out the the longer version.
- Advice (57)
- Animals (16)
- Beer (12)
- Blog (8)
- Bowen (377)
- Brands (183)
- Drone (5)
- Humour (108)
- IoT (2)
- Home Automation (2)
- Music (63)
- NYE (6)
- People (66)
- Reaction (53)
- Shares (6)
- Sport (98)
- Technology (66)
- Video (88)
- World (104)