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Recovering IOmega ix2-200 NAS after failed upgrade

The following was my solution to fixing a bad NAND flash, after an upgrade failed halfway through. YMMV but you could at least give it a try. You’ll get access to the bootloader, and be able to upload a new … Continue reading

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Recovering a bad flash for Linksys WAP 200

The following are my findings after spending half a day with THREE failed units out of the six I applied the upgrade from 1.0.22 to 2.0.4.0. This should be a last ditch effort to get your WAP200 working again, after … Continue reading

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Renovating our living room

It’s a mess!  

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Synaptics drivers with full multitouch

Having just spent a fortune on a Sony VAIO Z13 with all the bells and whistles, I’m horribly bothered by the Synaptics drivers not giving me the option to use two finger scrolling. The system shipped with version 14.0.16.0 from … Continue reading

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PetPorte Intelligent Cat Flap

I have to share my enthusiasm with this product/a> I’ve been using for the last 2½ years. It’s an intelligent RFID based cat flap – perfect for those of us with pets, but who have “visitors” from the neighbours that … Continue reading

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