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Handbrake

I have switched from using DVDFab to encode DVDs into MP4, instead now I am using a combination of Handbrake and AnyDVD. I have also used Handbrake and RipIt on the Mac. I was having really odd problems with how the MP4s appeared when I played them back over the network on my XBox 360. […]

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Muvi Camcorder

I got a Muvi for Christmas. It is awesome. I was able to go to a 49ers game with it clipped to my jersey and no one even notice it. I was on the field and was able to get footage of practice. I can’t wait to try it out attached to my bicycle helmet […]

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Parkzone Ember 2

I bought a Parkzone Ember 2 BNF (Bind-N-Fly) micro plane for $89.99 from a Hobbyzone and had great fun flying it around a local park today. I had a Spektrum controller already, so I needed to do was bind the plane to controller and give the tiny battery a charge. I was ready to rumble […]

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Jailbreak

I have had a iPhone 3G 2.2.1 sitting in a draw for a while. I wasn’t able to unlock it because the baseband was newer than required for using yellowsn0w, but with the release of 3.0 I have been able to unlock my iPhone using redsn0w and ultrasn0w. You use redsn0w to unlock the iPhone […]

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Milky Milky!

I have taken to using Remember the Milk for managing the tasks that I have, at least this way I don’t forget to put the trash out. If you get a pro account then you can use the free app on iphone/itouch to manage your tasks. You can also setup an email address to receive […]

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No more scratched discs!

With a baby crawling around, I soon realised that I had to come up with some way of putting movies onto a device which cannot be accessed by the baby. I already had a Netgear ReadyNAS storing shared files such as my iTunes library and pictures, so I installed Twonky Media server onto the Ready […]

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