Monthly Archives: December 2014

Packt’s $5 eBonanza returns

Following the success of last year’s festive offer, Packt Publishing will be celebrating the holiday season with an even bigger $5 offer.


From Thursday 18th December, every eBook and video will be available on the publisher’s website for just $5. Customers are invited to purchase as many as they like before the offer ends on Tuesday January 6th, making it the perfect opportunity to try something new or to take your skills to the next level as 2015 begins.

With all $5 products available in a range of formats and DRM-free, customers will find great value content delivered exactly how they want it across Packt’s website this Xmas and New Year.

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027 – The Obsidian Loft Minecraft podcast (13-12-2014)

This week we discuss:

  • Minecraft by Notch
  • XBox Minecraft by Microsoft and 4J Studios
  • Pocket Edition Minecraft by Dinnerbone and tomcc
  • The Dark Trilogy modpack
  • DiseaseCraft
  • The secret life of an Armour Stand
  • Minecraft BLOCKLINGS!
  • Server tour:

003 – Old Fart Geeks (13/12/2014)

This week we discuss:

  • VZ200
  • Pacman
  • 8 Track
  • Nokia 5110 & 3210
  • Motorola Bag & Savvy
  • Matrix phone
  • Ericsson Shark phone
  • MT400
  • Garmin eTrex & Geocaching
  • Nikola Tesla
  • Hanimex 7771G
  • Ralph Baer
  • EV1 & Baker
  • Tascam