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Listlyke – The WordPress List Curation Theme

“List” style sites are popular these days. I had the idea that WordPress would be a nice platform to run one. Over the past few months I’ve been working on a theme that turns WordPress into a list curation site. You can see what the results look like on http://lists.ninja I’ve decided not to hog […]

2015-05-09

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Free Image Link WordPress Plugin

Whilst looking around the internet I came across this script that allows you to configure images so that they come up with an embed style code box when images are right clicked. The principle being that this includes a link to your site (as the source). I found it a very smart idea indeed. The page […]

2015-04-29

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Free GNU Social WordPress Plugin

I’m becoming a bit of a fan of GNU Social. Although one of the first things I found that I couldn’t do is automatically show my posts from WordPress in my GNU Social account. I use plugins to do this quite a lot on twitter as it saves me a lot of time and work […]

2015-04-28

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Chris’ Chromecast Console

Following on from Piccastr, I’ve been working on a Windows implementation of a Chromecast tool. Chris’ Chromecast Console is what I’ve come up with. It’s the result of a lot of work translating the program to work simply on Windows. But I don’t suppose you want to hear much about that, so let’s detail what […]

2015-01-20

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CastSniffer – The Chromecast Broadcast Message Sniffer

CastSniffer is a chromecast sniffer. It connects to your chromecast and listens for broadcast messages. It’s capable of feeding back information on any broadcast messages the device sends. So when apps are launched it can give you detailed information about the apps. When it sees an app launched it connects and also echos any messages […]

2014-07-08

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Show Pictures on a Laptop or Desktop on Chromecast

You’ve got friends and family round and you just want to show photos from your laptop or desktop computer on your Chromecast as a little slideshow. Piccastr is for you. Piccastr is a simple little program that runs on a desktop computer and casts a folder of pictures to your Chromecast. Piccastr is written in […]

2014-07-02

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How Many Airplay Devices can an iPad Support?

I had been told this but never proved it for myself. This post is broken up into two parts. First I’m going to give you the answer to how many airplay devices the iPad can support and what happens after that, then I’m going to explain how I proved this to myself! The Answer The […]

2014-03-04

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Wurdz – My New Game

My first ever game – Wurdz – is now available on the apple app store. Being my first game I picked something not too challenging programming wise – a word puzzle game. Still it is surprising how much work and testing goes into even a simple game. Wurdz took one week of development time to […]

2014-01-23

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Unboxing the Narrative Clip (a bit of a review)

Clip History… Some time ago, November 2012 to be exact, I saw the Memoto camera on Kickstarter. It was a project that was interesting to me and it became my first, and to date only, kickstarter project that I’ve backed. In essence it’s a tiny camera that clips on you and takes pictures every 30 […]

2013-12-31

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Connecting your iPad/iPhone to AppleTV/Airplay over subnets

NOTE: THIS PROGRAM CONTINUES TO WORK WITH IOS7 BUT DOES NOT WITH THE NEW IOS8. AS APPLETV HAS AN OFFICIAL SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF AIRPLAY OVER SUBNETS/VLANS WHEN USING IOS8, I WILL NOT BE UPDATING THIS PROGRAM TO WORK WITH IOS8.   The Problem Airplay is brilliant. It lets you stream from your iPad […]

2013-10-31

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