Monthly Archives: February 2007

Debrand your M600i!

KulanKendi debranding on the M600i : Symbian phones : Sony Ericsson @ Esato If you’re not too happy with the crappy branded firmware of your phone, then use this service to flash it with a generic firmware. Well rather to … Continue reading

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Guinness-flavored Marmite for St Paddy’s

Guinness Flavoured Marmite Boing Boing: Guinness-flavored Marmite for St Paddy’s I very rarely post stuff I find on other blogs, especially ones as well read as Boing Boing , But considering I love Marmite and Guinness this is just so … Continue reading

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Cameron drug stance

BBC NEWS | Politics | Allies back Cameron drug stance Good on Cameron for not being a complete hipocrite and denying the claims that he spent his school days eating M&Ms and watching Kung Fu movies all night long……! Mind … Continue reading

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Comet Between Fireworks and Lightning

APOD: 2007 February 5 – Comet Between Fireworks and Lightning Ok it doesn’t fit correctly, but what a nice picture. Thanks to the cool WAN -Cambridge forums for the clue

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Snowballs – and an £80 fine

CEN News : Features : Snowballs – and an £80 fine Words do fail me at this point, to understand why this student was not instead given £80 in appreciation of making people laugh!

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Who’s walking up my garden path?

Ok it’s official I am a saddo!! Earlier this week because of the all too rare snow downfall in Cambridge, I put a webcam on my window to the front garden. Using a combination of Ncftpput and Mplayer I took … Continue reading

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Nice SSH intro writeup

Getting started with SSH – Kimmo Suominen

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BEWARE: Answering machine message from MCS

I’ve just had a phone call on my work line saying there was a message waiting my collection on 0871 XXXXXX. Sounded pretty dodgy.  A Google brought up the following. I have an answering machine message from “MCS”. Is it … Continue reading

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Macbook Pro docking station

Insight – Photo Control BookEndz Docking Station for 15″ M… One of the things that really annoys me about the MacBook Pro (well actually one of the ONLY things!!), is its lack of docking station. 60% of the time I’m … Continue reading

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Xiph.Org: Ogg on iTunes

Something that has annoyed me for quite a while is iTunes lack of support of Ogg Vorbis. I mean it’s truly free, smaller files, and higher bitrates to suit! Well waddayaknow, i should have looked harder.  These Quicktime plugins allow … Continue reading

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