Author Archives: jamespo

Trouble with bluetooth headset & android phone

Able to hear but can’t be heard? Try disabling the google assistant: Open the Google app on your phone. Tap on More at the bottom right. Tap on Settings. Tap on Google Assistant. Scroll down to Assistant devices and tap … Continue reading

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USB power cable for Philips Hue Hub v1

You want a 3.5×1.35mm USB cable as these can be powered from a router.

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Using Center Parcs wifi with Amazon Fire Stick / TV

Trying to use the Center Parcs wifi with an Amazon Fire Stick doesn’t work out of the box, it prompts you for a login page that disappears. I got this to work but it is not easy. The way these … Continue reading

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Top 100 Dungeon Crawlers

Here. Obviously Dungeon Master should be #1

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Turing Tumble

I like the look of this educational programming game: Turing Tumble.

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Lunark on Kickstarter looks nice

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George Allan (footballer, born 1875)

Random wikipedia search of the day (while I was actually looking for the programmer of Zool). 41 goals in 49 games in his first stay at Liverpool. Died aged 24 of TB.

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Track if your train journey is late

http://www.mytrainjourney.co.uk/

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Getting “Failed to create FBO” for magnum opus on Linux?

If you’re using the proprietary Nvidia Linux drivers, try upgrading them to v390+

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Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller is a handheld keyboard and touchpad – Liliputing

This wireless keyboard looks great – they whole keyboard is a touchpad. Source: Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller is a handheld keyboard and touchpad – Liliputing

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