Brendan Dawes

Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (30 of 34)
Location: Manchester, UK.
Birthday: 17 Oct
In My Own Words:
Left school at 16 with no qualifications and started working as a photographer for a local news agency. In my spare time I was mucking about with things like the Sinclair ZX81 and making my own movies using a Super8 camera. I'd do things like scratching "laser beams" into the film negative using a razor blade.

I then studied sound engineering for a year (c1987) in Manchester and started to get in… Read more


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,405,018 - Total Helpful Votes: 30 of 34
Drobo DR04DD30 4-Bay FireWire 800/USB 2.0 DAS Encl&hellip by Data Robotics
12 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Drobo is a beautifully designed product, both in looks and what it actually does. Within seconds of taking out of the box I was up and running after slotting in two 1TB drives (one of which was salvaged from an old drive).

The whole product is really well thought out - from the removable magnetic front cover that includes a guide to the lights on the front, to the LED display of how much space you have left. I've had it for about 4 months and it's given me pain free service, storing my music and movies. I've now bought the Droboshare (previously connected with firewire 800) to turn it into a NAS to deliver movies to Boxee on my Apple TV via gigabit ethernet. The Drobo replaced… Read more
Songs For Swingin' Lovers ~ Frank Sinatra
Songs For Swingin' Lovers ~ Frank Sinatra
18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
If you only ever buy one Frank Sinatra album, but this one. Forget the compilations, this album captures Sinatra at his best, with Nelson Riddles superb arrangements. Everyone should own this record. Perfection!

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