Day 3 Of Reduced Caffeine

Ouch. I think I realised I had a problem after I took this photo at the university library the other week.

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Apple Airport Express And The Case Of The Wrong Region

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.

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Crunchbang 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. The installer asked if I wanted OpenOffice, and Dropbox took a minor bit of configuration to get going but seems to be pretty stable. Popoplug took a little more configuration but not more than about five minutes and now it starts itself automatically on login.

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89 Kindle

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 found in the Kindle eBook store are amazing.

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Blocking Facebook Connect In Google Chrome

Seeing my Facebook details plastered over other websites always concerns me, and I definitely do not want to login using my Facebook details!

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Apple Airport Express

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 benefit.

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Removing Exif Data Using Paint Net

A simple way to remove pesky EXIF data in photos (such as location information):

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16 Days Till Black And White Are Released

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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