Author Archives: jamespo

Waitrose Quick Check Mobile App “Error 15”

This means your account is locked and you’ll need to contact Waitrose Customer Services by email to fix it.

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The Wizard and the Princess

I remember this Vic-20 game… a long time ago

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Convert retropie WHDLoad zip archives to lha for retropie

Getting that strange AROS screen from Retropie / Amiberry? That’s because you’re trying to run a zip file and Retropie interprets it incorrectly. Convert it to lha: https://gist.github.com/jamespo/8507608997fd3cd13ba0d86dd8c054d2

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Age of Empires 2 “have you played”

The story at the end of this review made me laugh. It was around new year, and I was in Edinburgh, staying with some friends in their student house. We were playing a big ‘ol LAN game of AoE2, and … Continue reading

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https://neal.fun/deep-sea/

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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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