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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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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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KB3185330 Windows 7 Update failing

October 2016 security monthly quality rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 If KB3185330  is failing to install and keeps getting rolled back, chances are your machine is dual-booting Linux and uses GRUB as a bootloader. … Continue reading

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Love ‘Marble Madness’ but Wish It Was on Your Watch? ‘Marble Watchness’ Might Be for You | TouchArcade

Apple Watch gaming is super weird, but developers have figured out all sorts of crazy ways to sort of make these game experiences work on the small screen. Usually that’s bite-sized companion style games, not full-blown arcade style games. The … Continue reading

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