Author Archives: michaelf

File Transporter – Cool bit of technology

I was introduced to a device called File Transporter by a twitter user I follow. I’ll admit I had never heard of it, and I don’t know why, cause the concept is certainly pretty cool. I had a few questions … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 2 announced

I didn’t even expect this, was very surprised to see that a Raspberry Pi 2 has been announced. You can read more from the blog at Raspberry Pi as found here. I currently have a Model B+, but I will … Continue reading

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New Case – Ended up getting an Corsair Carbide Series Spec 02

I did end up buying a new case, I actually opted to buy an Corsair Carbide Series Spec 02. I might only have a mini-itx system, but I really wanted something that would be easy to work on, and besides … Continue reading

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PPP LCP EchoReq failures

It appears I got over 14 hour run out of my PPP connection with the new router, however it did end up dying, in a way that I believe is associated with my other router doing the same thing, as … Continue reading

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Initial impression of TP-Link TD-W8960N wireless router

My TP-Link TD-W8960N arrived yesterday, and I cracked open the box. Configured it and installed it onto my ADSL service. If you saw my last post, you will know I am having some ADSL sync issues, which suddenly came out … Continue reading

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ADSL issues

I am having some ADSL connectivity issues, its got so bad I am loosing ADSL sync quite frequently. I only had a tech out not long ago, since that visit, it seems to have got better and suddenly worse. Loosing … Continue reading

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Reconfigured my Dual 24 inch Display Setup

I was originally running a Dual 24 inch Display Setup at home, after only recently acquiring it several months ago. However after about 2 months of running without it, I decided I should reconfigure it all back. Since I have … Continue reading

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I have a FitBit Flex

As of Jan 5th I started back on the healthy eating and trying to stick my daily calorie in take that would allow me to loose weight with health actives like walking and cycling (when I get the time and … Continue reading

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HTS Tvheadend 3.9.2332 screen capture

I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 Server on to my Intel NUC I have and hooked up my Realtek USB tuner. I was surprised to see that HTS Tvheadend has changed a bit since I last had it installed. Was happy to … Continue reading

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Google Drive Direct Download of large files

If your in a situation like I just described on the subject, you will be thanking me and the person I am about to link too. I was in a situation today where I needed to download some large files … Continue reading

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