Category: Apple

I’m in the process of ripping some boxsets of DVDs to Plex, and I thought I should probably document the process. The most obvious thing I’m not using here is Handbrake, which works really well for some people, but I

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It’s new phone time again. I’m fairly statically keeping to the iPhone ecosystem for my main phone (I own android devices, but mostly for testing & backup). Having fallen out of “Smartphones” with a disappointing O2 XDA, my first experience

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During the cold war, a starting phrase that begins all the best topical blog posts, when the USA was on Not Speaking terms with the USSR, the only way to work out what the political situation in Russia could be

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I am an aspiring early adopter. I rarely have the budget to buy the newest shiniest version of a thing, but I do tend to be the first in my monkeysphere to engage with technological things. There’s a common narrative

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For LARP events, including most recent Empire, PD relies on quite a bit of technology. With all the will in the world, keeping track of 1500 players and their characters, their medical highlights and plot highlights, is hard to do

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Code starts in a text editor. Your text editor might be a full IDE, custom built for your language, a vim window with more commands than you can remember, or an emacs with more metakeys than you have fingers. Nowadays,

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New Apple announcement looks interesting. Handily, the new Macbook will been in second revision about the same time I’m looking to upgrade my work MBA, I’m impressed they got a high-res display into a fanless thiner-than-air case without too much

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The previous MTOL were in 2004 and 2007, and soon I’m going to get over this “I’ve been doing this too long” kick. Organisation Google & Omnifocus, mostly. My email is google-app based, although most of my interface with it is

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GTAV tomorrow. Today: The iPhone 5s It’s two years  to the week since I bought an iPhone 4S on a two year contract from Three. Thus, my contract is up for renewal just as the new iPhone comes out. Syncroncity.

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My previous iPhone was a 3G. Over the two years I used it, it was replaced three times. Once when it was stolen, once when the screen went weird, and once when it was in my pocket when I balanced

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