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An Ode to OSMAnd

Open door, open data, hit the trail, see you later… Open Street Map is a real boon! Whether navigating the Quantocks or Tenerife, handy is understated. The ability to flag way points, GPX track & tell you which way you … Continue reading

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Digital Disc Jockey Interface

My first attempt at beat matching, that I’ve always wanted to pull off since hearing on radio, is a mashup between Chevelle Franklyn feat Beanie Man (Dancehall Queen) acapella vinyl & The Notorious B.I.G. (Hypnotize) instrumental MP3. Turns out it’s … Continue reading

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Hi My Nike Air ACG branded Gortex hiking boots which I was prepared to get a lifetimes use out off, suffered glue failure. My Snowboard boots are also showing there age. I would certainly just use some flexible glue, make … Continue reading

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Android P

Peanut butter jelly time!!! Peanut butter jelly time!!! Peanut jelly jelly time!!! Peanut butter jelly! Peanut butter jelly! Peanut butter jelly with a baseball bat…

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Audigy Aural Action

By troubleshooting with an old PCI sound card, Windows had sound but also showed same sonic squelch as Linux. Unplugging the secondary upper monitor cured the problem. Unbeknownst to me I had routed one line out through a Monoprice component … Continue reading

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So… Win 10 Pro, extensive troubleshooting, no sound! Bang goes Traktor (silently.) OK, a little butt hurt but Linux has a crazy arsed reverb! Cannot win with this esoteric hardware?!? My low-fi is not going super 8 anytime soon.

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So then, hang about. ThinkPad Retro is now a thing. Will I be upgrading? Unless I sell the X250 & pay the difference or I am bequeathed a hefty sum, not likely.  Made the migration to switch off trackpad & … Continue reading

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