I got a new phone a few months ago. I really like my HTC One X (with Orange) but I’ve had a major problem, and I wanted to share the solution. I started to lose internet connectivity via my service provider. The phone showed a good strong connection but no actual data could be downloaded. Read More
Having bricked my router trying to use unofficial firmware, i was nervous about trying it on my iAudio x5 (the sucessor to my fondly remembered but increasingly unstable Iriver h-140,) however I decided to be brave, and I’m having a lot of fun. There is a group who have developed a firmware called Rockbox, which Read More
People who work on something for hours in a program which is likely to crash, don’t save their work and then complain about it when they lose everything. Use “File”>”Save As…”, use it often.
No, I’m not talking about me (although I do wear rather nifty rimless specs and did celebrate a birthday a few days ago.) I’m talking about my beloved old Sinclair Spectrum. According to the good old Beeb, the Sinclair Spectrum is 25 years old this month (younger than me – makes me feel old) Turns Read More
So I posted recently about my new found love for Ubuntu linux. I did have some problems getting it installed though. I would boot up the Live CD and, even in safe graphics mode, I would get a garbled screen once Ubuntu had started off. This was kind of a showstopper since all the solutions Read More
I’ve just been setting up a site search on a whindows server and decided to use an indexing services search. I had no idea it was so complex. It took me ages to work things out, although I’m neither a windows guru nor a php expert. Writing php to query indexing services is not particularly Read More