Jason Magee

Developer at Cortex, founder of data.gg and aspiring game dev at Granite Games.

Windows 10 Lockscreen Ads

It seems now that Windows 10 is trying to push adverts onto its users via the lockscreen. There are two modes this appears to be impact, you can see what yours is set to by going into the ‘Personalization’ area and looking at the ‘Background’ drop-down. If you have it...

25 Feb 2016

Guernsey Global Games Jam 2016

I recently participated in the Guernsey Global Games Jam 2016 and with our team we’ve created a cracking game called ‘Sacrificial Inferno’. Here is the website. Here are a couple of work in progress videos… Sacrificial Inferno Gameplay & Mechanics Sacrificial Inferno Procedurally Generated Levels Also, I’ve uploaded a couple...

14 Jan 2016

Windows 10 Privacy Settings

The latest release of Windows has quite a few settings for privacy which I’ve documented below. General These settings relate to advertising in Windows Store apps and via the Internet. I’ve turned both off. The SmartScreen Filter suggests it will block known dodgy URLs from being accessed in third party...

13 Sep 2015

HTTPS Blocked Mixed Content

I recently came across this message after installing an SSL certificate on one of my websites. The message means that although the site is secure, some active content is not. Content can be passive or active. Passive includes tags like… * <audio> * <img> * <video> As you can see,...

27 Jun 2015

data.gg Publicity

My website data.gg recently had some local publicity and I appeared on local BBC TV and BBC Radio. These links won’t work forever so if you’re from the future you’ll have to take my word for it 🙂

23 Apr 2015