It is that time of the year again, the time for Santa photos… and posting those photos to Facebook. Sometimes you will see a perfect digital print and other times you will see a photo of the photo. In the latter case they have probably visited a Santa that won’t let you have a digital […]
…Or how I bodged together an improvised wifi network with internet (edit: secure internet) access from our hotel room.
Recently I have taken on some Web Design clients so I thought it was time to freshen up my website. The old site was based on Joomla; this one is WordPress.
The kindergarten that my daughter attended was doing some sustainability activities and also some electric circuit activities. I offered to put the two activities together and build them a solar circuit. It ended up being a lot more involved than I thought.
Over the last few years I have been playing with Network Attached Storage, NAS for short. A NAS is a bit like a portable HDD but instead of connecting it directly to your computer/device you plug it into your network. The most basic NAS is just storage that connects to your network… beyond that the […]
I have touched on how excellent Google Calendars are in my other article, this one is about subscribing to additional Google calendars on your smart-phone (iOS or Android).
If you have an Android smart-phone and a bluetooth car kit you can make your phone automatically less distracting while driving and not miss any calls.
I had an interesting job last week. A customer brought in a CCTV test monitor for repair.
One of my favourite Android Apps at the moment is Llama – Location Profiles. This app utilises the mobile phone towers to identify locations or “Areas”. I have tried similar profile switching programs that use locations determined via the internet or GPS but they either lack the precision or use too much battery. With one […]
If Google calendars, and smart phones, had been around while I was in high school I could have avoided having to pick up rubbish at lunchtimes. <skip all this rubbish and just find out how to do it!>