• A few Picasa web albums favicons

    I’ve been using Picasa a lot recently and paid the $5 for the extra storage as it’s very reasonable and I’ve got all of my photos from the past ten years nicely organised. If you’re interested you can check out my public gallery and see how messed up I am… Anyway I’m a little disappointed […]

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    Jul 28th, 2010 | Filed under Dev, Sites, Web
  • Dreamhost in review

    I have been with Dreamhost now for over a year and I thought I would share my experiences. I first signed up on a special deal for a completely unlimited package with all the disk space and bandwidth I can use for $10 a month (£6.50 to me). Obviously pretty cheap when I had previously […]

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    Apr 15th, 2010 | Filed under Dev, Web
  • New look Old look

    As you may or may not have noticed I have reverted back to the theme I originally used for the site, got sick of the mystique skin just being too big. One day I’ll have to design my own skin! Until then I have updated this one with lots of little icons. As you may […]

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    Mar 15th, 2010 | Filed under Dev, Life
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  • More UFOs, More PHPs and PNGs

    X-COM Apocalypse So after completing the other X-COM games’ UFOpedias I finally found the images to make the X-COM Apocalypse UFOPEDIA, probably the most important because there doesn’t actually appear to be another one online anywhere. Yet again I used more PHP to achieve relative page links by using elseif statements, much easier yet again […]

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    Mar 12th, 2010 | Filed under Dev, Gaming, Web
  • Youtube caption fail

    I was really looking forward to the inclusion of automatic captioning from Youtube, it seemed like a really easy way of providing information to deaf people and really giving more of a sense of completion to my videos. However, the whole system hinges on the accuracy of Youtube/Google’s voice recognition software. A few of my […]

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    Mar 6th, 2010 | Filed under Dev, Web, Youtube
  • More PHP and UFOs

    I had a bit of a UFO Enemy Unknown binge the other week after I bought the whole series on steam for £2, I played it for hours and hours. It reminded me of the old UFOpedia site I made a few years ago which replicated the interface within the game. So I decided to […]

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    Feb 26th, 2010 | Filed under Dev, Gaming, Web
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  • Grooveshark 2.0 Preview

    I’m a big fan of free legal music online, or at least non copyrighted music. Spotify is great but to be honest has a much more limited music library than Grooveshark. I’m always there when I can’t find what I’m looking for on Spotify and it’s ok as a music playing tool but lacks a […]

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    Aug 26th, 2009 | Filed under Sites, Web
  • Facebook profile pic faux pas

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    Jul 27th, 2009 | Filed under Images, Life, Technology, Unsorted, Web
  • Transparency Thinger

    Got bored again and as usual coded some completely random an useless piece of php. This one basically lets you input the url of any image on the net and then outputs the image on 4 different shades of background from black to that lovely chequered “transparency” image. It took a little while to perfect […]

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    Jul 15th, 2009 | Filed under Dev, Tools, Web
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  • Memory card benchmarks

    I was looking for some cheap Sony Memory Sticks for my PSP as I’m in need of a lot more space for music, video etc… However, the state of the flash memory market hasn’t changed and PRO DUO cards are still much more expensive than Micro SD cards. An 8GB PRO duo costs around £25 […]

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    Jul 3rd, 2009 | Filed under Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Technology, Unsorted, Web
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