Category Archives: Technology

Kindle-ing a desire to read

This post was originally drafted in May when I actually bought my kindle – I finally got round to actually publishing it… Earlier this year I finally gave in. I felt a moment of regret about buying into an enormous … Continue reading

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Upgrading cyanogenmod

I previously wrote about rooting a HTC Desire and installing CyanogenMod 7. A month or so ago, a new CyanogenMod rom was released, and I finally found the time to upgrade it. Of course I first did a full backup, … Continue reading

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Guest presenting on the Ubuntu UK PodCast

I was a guest presenter on this weeks Ubuntu UK PodCast. I talked about Southackton, and IBM’s use of Ubuntu on the desktop. Listen to the podcast at

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Rooting and upgrading a HTC Desire to android 2.3 (CyanogenMod 7)

I started writing this as I was actually doing this to my phone. The problem I found with most existing instructions is they seem to slightly contradict other instructions you find. Many have steps which are not well laid out and often … Continue reading

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Arduino talking to an I2C LCD display

I had a spare Matrix Orbital 20×4 character LCD floating about so I decided to try and connect it up to my Arduino. The display is a LK204-25, which is a brilliant little serial display, with support for a 25 … Continue reading

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Who came up with eBook pricing

Seriously… Who decided how to price eBooks? A friend at work recently recommended I read Richard Morgan’s Altered Carbon. The Kindle app on android allowed me to find it quickly and download the first 3 chapters free to read – … Continue reading

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