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On the third day of advent…

…and I struggle to comprehend why only 2 out of 20 items in an ePub table of contents link through to their respective chapters. The other 18 are tagged in precisely the same way so… I not understand. I would…

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The Theory Vindicated

I feel vindicated in the theory put forward yesterday. After assistance yesterday setting up the technical side of the new webserver, today I more or less, single-handedly got all my websites that currently operate on two failing servers working on…

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To upgrade, or Not To Upgrade?

I am now eligible for a free upgrade of my mobile. I’ve been thinking about this for a while, as the battery isn’t quite what it was on my own, and it can be sometimes a bit slow to start…

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A whole New box

Last night, all the Humax boxes that I know of (Emma has one, her dad, my parents, my brother…), updated themselves over the airwaves, down that funny little old-fashioned aerial thingy. And what an update? As well the addition of…

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The future is closer…

Fingers crossed, and touching wood, my laptop has been behaving itself since the hard disk related glitches and the Dell support call of last week. Which is good, because at only 2½ years old, I really don’t want to upgrade…

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Geeky toys (continued)

After recent laptop adventures, I have been prompted to be better at the whole ‘backups’ thing. The thing is my photography habit is literally eating disk space. I am down to my last slither of free space on the ‘puter,…

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From television past…

Ooh, how exciting! Well, possibly. It might all be a big, wet, squib but we shall see. A while back I expressed an interest in signing up to the BBC archive trial, and today I got an email that says…

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Snow inspiration

1. When I woke this morning, I genuinely didn’t have a clue what was to face to me today. Drawing back the curtains, I was faced with a blanket of whiteness. Snow? I know that they were kind of saying,…

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Snow inspiration

1. When I woke this morning, I genuinely didn’t have a clue what was to face to me today. Drawing back the curtains, I was faced with a blanket of whiteness. Snow? I know that they were kind of saying,…

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The January Geek Post

Amazon are now selling 1GB usb memory sticks for 15 quid or less. I now have one of these. I could have spent even less, but where as those often have caps that get lost and/or broken, this one has…

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Web surfing…

You leave your computer unattended for five minutes and your cat tries to do some websurfing. Arthur was looking up this site: http://www.\swswdfssdsj493we6sdddd.net/ I’m quite impressed that he go the http:// and the .net right!! 😉

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The October Geek Post

For those of you out there you use a combination of some or all of AIM, MSN, Yahoo and GoogleTalk, can I take this opportunity to recommend GAIM – all the advantages of Trillian to connect to multiple providers at…

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Stylish Integration

Well, as you should (I hope!) be able to see I have now finished customising my styles for the journal, friends, and archive sections of my LiveJournal. Trouble is it looks great within shepline but not so great within LJ…

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Getting with the technological change

I’ve succumbed and entered the DVD age. Well, when you realise you can get a pretty decent, above average (though not top the range by any means) DVD player worth £180 for just fifteen quid and 20, 000 Nectar points,…

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The frustration, The relief…

Just finished fiddling with my tables and my LiveJournal styles to make this journal look good in my site (my journal). Is it funny how the smallest things, when not going your way, can really make you want to throw…

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