Category Archives: Geek / Tech
Last night I bought a piece of hardware that will be a piece of history. The Raspberry Pi computer is a tiny (size of a packet of playing cards) logic board, system-on-chip arm CPU, 256mb ram, ethernet, USB, SD Card, … Continue reading
Windows in general is a pain in the bum. I’ve had to install it on my media PC for the TV as Netflix only support PC/Mac – not Linux. However when configuring Windows I found I couldn’t access my Mac. … Continue reading
On the cusp of the iOS release, due today or any day now, iOS notifications is a great visual notification system on iPhone/iPad. However, OS X doesn’t have a native notification system. Growl is the closest thing we have as … Continue reading
I paid about £20 for this great software about a year ago to backup my Bluray discs to HDD so I can watch them anytime without having to take them out of their jackets and fast forward the ads.
Penx just showed me a neat plugin hack for FireFox to enable watching content from the United States. Download Modify Headers from the Firefox Addons repository, install, restart browser.
There was some controversy as to what happened with HPs webos, their latest device challenging the iPad, HP touchpad has died a death before even shipping. Today, someone from Dixons announced the touchpad will sell for £89, usually selling for … Continue reading
For what it’s worth, Apple have stripped back DCM utility in their new OS. WTF!? I used that all the time, now I can’t copy colour, hold colour or pick in HEX?! A chap called Matt Patenaude has made a … Continue reading
Sounds like Sony has implemented their Copyright control on movies encoded with Cinavia technology. Most of the movies I watch are downloaded from the web. Most of them are available to me on Lovefilm, a monthly service I pay for … Continue reading
Adobe are now offering a solution for students/freelancers which sounds viable. Instead of shelling out the $US900 or whatever to keep, you can just borrow the software for a while. This scheme seems to be targeting the inbetweener developer/designer who … Continue reading
Google announced (a while ago) a module to Apache 2.2, ‘mod_pagespeed’ will automatically optimise webpages, serving up content faster to your consumers. mod_pagespeed is an open-source Apache module that automatically optimizes web pages and resources on them. It does this … Continue reading