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Raspberry Pi wi-fi cheat

Or ‘how to stop worrying and love WiFi’ or how to get WiFi if nothing else works – read on: I’m calling this a Wi-Fi cheat – with the Raspberry Pi – Motorola lapdock combination I’ve been having problems getting the Edimax micro wireless adapter to work. I think it’s a power issue – the […]

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EU opt-in cookies

EU opt-in cookies

Here’s a recipe for EU opt-in cookies You can control the level of gooey-ness by altering the amount of condensed milk. You might also need to bake for a bit longer than 20 minutes as the blueberries make it a bit soggy (and I got carried away as I love blueberries). I wasn’t able to […]

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My Dad does some e-campaigning!

See the below from my Dad: Dear AllI was shocked when I took a small amount of lead tubing  to our local scrapyard last week.The metal fetched £2.50 / Kg now and I came away with over £60 in cash.I was shocked that it is so easy to get cash – just a name and […]

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Very old school photography

Film photography is slow, expensive, limited and prone to mistakes, errors and fogged film. However it’s also a rather joyful experience with random surprises thrown in from time to time. Being able to take only 10 or 11 precious shots at a time and then having to wait ages to get your photos back makes a contrast […]

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Hacking a cheap as chips camera

CHDK – the Canon Hack Development Kit is a very neat bit of software that allows you to add lots of new and exciting features to Canon compact cameras, and is something I’ve been wanting to try out for ages. I’ve been on the lookout for a cheap as chips digital camera for a while […]

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Help save lives in Africa

There’s been lots of bad news from the Horn of Africa recently – with the UN officially declaring it a famine (first time since the 1980s). You can donate via the Disasters Emergency Committee who are co-ordinating the relief effort from the UK. For the first time they are now accepting donations via SMS text […]

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