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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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DD-WRT and PPPOA BT ADSL using a ST510 v6

This is something I did a while ago, but I thought I should write it up properly. The problem: DD-WRT does not support PPPoA ADSL. For my old PPPOE ADSL internet connection I had a WRT610n v2 running DD-WRT and a separate simple ADSL2+ modem (ST510 v6) which I have running in bridged mode to […]

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