Day 5 Of Reduced Caffeine

Posted on 2012-01-28

So nearly a week has passed with energy drinks! I did have Lucozade Cola at lunch today which apparently contained 0.012% caffeine or some small amount but I’m not going to count that. I didn’t have a red bull or monster, relentless or rockstar! Pretty...

Day 3 Of Reduced Caffeine

Posted on 2012-01-26

Ouch. I think I realised I had a problem after I took this photo at the university library the other week. I was probably drinking an average of 1 to 2 cans of various energy drinks daily. (Rockstar Guava is the best energy drink ever....

Apple Airport Express And T...

Apple Airport Express And The Case Of The Wrong Region

Posted on 2012-01-06

How-To

My Airport Express has been used for about six months via ethernet to stream audio, but recently I moved stuff around and had a tidy up and now my wireless signal in my room is (now, was) rubbish. Initially I tried reconfiguring it to be...

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Crunchbang Linux

Crunchbang Linux

Posted on 2011-10-23

linux

I’ve made space on my PC this week for Linux, in particular Crunchbang. I still dual boot into Windows for games, and currently for Skype as it doesn’t seem to like my microphone very much. Other than that, everything set itself up with minimal fuss....

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89 Kindle

Posted on 2011-10-22

gadgets

I’ve had my shiny new kindle for a week now, and having upgraded from a (somewhat) ancient Sony PRS-505 I’m much happier for it. The screen refreshes that much quicker, it doesn’t flash to black on every page turn and some of the bargains I’ve...

Blocking Facebook Connect I...

Posted on 2011-07-26

Seeing my Facebook details plastered over other websites always concerns me, and I definitely do not want to login using my Facebook details! Adblock Plus to the rescue! Found the filter rules here (along with general instructions for FF and Chrome!). Simply download Adblock for...

Apple Airport Express

Posted on 2011-02-25

Reviews

Replaced an old wireless access point with an Apple AirPort Express this week. It’s pretty neat, the best part being wireless speakers connected to any iPod touch or iPhone in the house. Wherever you are! Also, my wireless actually works now which is also a...

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Removing EXIF Data Using Pa...

Removing EXIF Data Using Paint.net

Posted on 2011-02-22

How-To

A simple way to remove pesky EXIF data in photos (such as location information): Ctrl + A –> Ctrl + C –> Ctrl + Alt + V This copies the current image, and pastes it into a new file which you can simply save out...

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16 Days Till Black And Whit...

16 Days Till Black And White Are Released

Posted on 2011-02-15

Gaming

And in the mean time I still have to play Dragon Quest IX, Mario and Luigi 3, complete all 16 badges in Soul Silver. And do uni work. Shit.

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