Projects Category

How to use Flash in 2021

How to bypass the ‘kill switch’ in Adobe flash so that it can continue to be used for legacy apps after 12th Jan 2021.

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Selective Routing Using DD-WRT & OpenVPN

Routing specific ports and IPs over VPN using DD-WRT

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Simple Solenoid Driver

A simple and efficient way to drive a solenoid using a micro-controller like an Arduino.
Intended for use in a DIY aquarium CO2 system.

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ISTA Max Mix CO2 Reactor Review

A review of the ISTA Max Mix CO2 reactor.
How to install it and how to stop it leaking.

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Sky Fibre Broadband with DD-WRT

Guide to get DD-WRT working with Sky fibre (FTTC) broadband.

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FunctionFlip on OSX Yosemite

Video tutorial on how to get FunctionFlip working on OSX Yosemite

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Adding a SIM card to the Photon Q 4G LTE

Context: Let’s face it, the people want candy-bars. The European and North American smartphone markets are all about thin, lightweight glossy monoliths to fawn over and gently caress in a way that would sicken Charles Babbage. “But Charlie! I yearn for the days of old, when men were men and keyboards were king. Touch screens […]

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Using External SD Card with Google Play Music App

Update 5th Dec 2013: Today an update to the Google Play Music app has added a new feature in the app’s settings, allowing you to choose to store files on the external sd card instead which solves this problem. Context: I use Google Play Music as my main media player because I like having my […]

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7400 Logic Combination Lock

Reading Hackaday the other day I came across this article about a combination lock built from logic gates only. This reminded me of a similar circuit I designed and built at school for my electronics AS-Level and spurred me enough to dig it out and share it here 🙂 The Circuit: Inputs: A bank of […]

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Google Music & Hype Machine keyboard controls on Mac OSX

Update 9th March 2016: Fixed the workflows to work with new changes to both Google Play Music and Hype Machine Music, music everywhere… For some time now I have been using Google Music and Hypem as my main source of music. These services are great – Hypem always has a great selection of fresh music […]

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