Responsible Disclosure: CloudFlare - more interested in tracking than security

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Annoyed by Android's circular icons? Here's how to fix them

One of Android's mottos is "Be Together; Not The Same". What does that mean to you? To me, it means that you don't need to conform to a single way of doing things. Sadly, Google seems to be moving far away from that ideal. The latest change - adaptive icons. All "adaptive icons" means is…[...]

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Telnet control of Toshiba Smart TVs

Here's how to control the Toshiba 49U6863 - and other similar models - using Telnet. Quickstart At the command prompt, type telnet 192.168.0.123 4660 then type 1012 and your TV will turn on. MAGIC! Background After six years of use, I decided to upgrade my old 37 inch Panasonic TV. I know Toshiba aren't the…[...]

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YoreComputer - examining 1980s popular computer culture

There's a lovely Twitter feed called Yore Computer - run by Rob Manuel, it randomly tweets out scans of 1980s computer magazines. A wonderful mix of nostalgia, dated references, primitive graphics, incompatible file formats, and unrealistic promises by advertisers. Here are a few of my favourites that I've spotted. Behold! The comment section - hasn't…[...]

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Who owns the copyright to my medical images?

I popped round to an NHS dentist a few months ago - and they stuck my head on one of these contraptions. The Kodak 8000C takes a panoramic X-ray, giving a superior view of your teeth. Nifty. The dentist showed me where my wisdom teeth were and I was impressed with how high resolution the…[...]

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Security issues on ArtChain

One of the problems with the BlockChain goldrush is that it attracts a lot of people who don't necessarily have the required technical skill to safely run a service. This in turn reduces trust in the ecosystem. I'd like to discuss ArtChain.info - "Certifying Art Using the Bitcoin Blockchain" - and the some of the…[...]

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The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - Classic Who!

Oh ho! You thought we'd finished with the mobile phones of Doctor Who series? We've done all of New Who - but what about Classic Who? I wasn't able to find any episodes of Who where the Doctor uses a mobile - but I found the next best thing... adverts! Jon Pertwee New Zealand Telecom…[...]

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The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - Series 10

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. Here we are at…[...]

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The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - Series 9

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. Before the Flood Not…[...]

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The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - Series 8

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. Bye bye Matt Smith,…[...]

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Electric car charging test. I plugged in using the normal 240V charger in the evening. Was able to power the car partly from my home's battery.
Might be better doing that rather than the 7kW charger.

The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - The Day of the Doctor

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. It's Doctor Who... in…[...]

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The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - Series 7

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. Rory - Dinosaurs on…[...]

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A few years ago, I picked up a sheet of LightDims. Sticky covers for annoying LEDs. Absolutely essential for any new home tech. Covered up this unsightly and distracting green LED on the from of my TV beautifully.
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The mobile phones of Doctor Who - series 6

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. Darkest Timeline Oh my…[...]

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Hey, fans - can you help me out?
I need to identify these two phones.
Full details at shkspr.mobi/blog/tag/doctor-wh

The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - Series 5

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. Rory / The Doctor…[...]

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The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - The Specials

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. The Doctor - Planet…[...]

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