June 21, 2016 /
Optus Huawei E5573 4G Plus Wifi Modem Unboxing and Assembly Video
I recently picked up one of the Optus Huawei E5573 4G+ Wifi Modem’s. It’s a pretty straight forward assembly and only takes a few minutes to get you connected...
June 19, 2016 /
Need to add an external hard drive to your Mac Time Machine backup?
I’ve moved my Dropbox onto an external hard drive because it’s just too big to store all the files I use regularly on my local hard drive. However, I like to keep...
April 20, 2016 /
How To: Export OP1a compliant MXF video files in Adobe Premiere for Channel 7
In Australia, one of the formats commonly used for television broadcast files is OP1a compliant MXF. Channel 7 has very specific requirements for how the file should be formatted...
April 14, 2016 /
Why I Stopped Sleeping With My Phone (and other tech)
When I switched from a Blackberry to an iPhone I quickly noticed a difference between silent mode on the Blackberry and ‘silent’ on the iPhone. In fact, when my iPhone...
December 8, 2015 /
Creating an iOS App Using The Alarm
I’ve got an idea for an app that will use the alarm and push notifications associated with the alarm on an iPhone and ultimately an Apple Watch. So I’ve been reading...
December 7, 2015 /
Dealing With oom-killer and MySQL Crashes on Debian
I recently had a Debian server where MySQL was crashing every few days. After some hunting through the logs, it turned out oom-killer was killing the MySQL process because...
November 10, 2015 /
D-Link DUB-1312 USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter on Mac OS X
If you are like me, and find it frustrating that you can only connect two Thunderbolt devices (unless they are daisy-chained) to your Macbook Pro, even on a 15″ one,...
February 12, 2014 /
Crypto-Currency, Coins and Mining
A couple of days ago I started reading about BitCoin. I don’t really know what, I think it may have been after coming across yet another news article on it. Nevertheless,...
January 18, 2014 /
Shortcut Key To Delete Files on Mac OS X
If you have come from Windows to a Mac, you probably notice fairly quickly that just pressing the delete key when you have a file selected in Finder does not delete it. The first...
February 2, 2013 /
Can’t access Remote Disc from a Macbook?
I recently got a new 13″ Retina Display Macbook Pro which does not have a SuperDrive. At the time this seemed pretty insignificant given that I couldn’t think...
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