Headphone Fun

I have a pair of JVC HA-FX300B sound isolation headphones which come with three different sized silicon rubber earpieces and a pair of memory foam earpieces for a customized fit They look like this and cost me a bit less than $100 (somehow I only buy headphones in airports, and usually American airports). These rely […]

Argh. A wasted opportunity for an ARG

Considering that season two of Torchwood had an accompanying Alternate Reality Game, I was excited to see what was apparently a mobile phone number prominently featured in the penultimate episode of Dr Who. It even completely filled the screen for a few moments. Considering the amount of screen time given to something that was ostensibly […]

Doorbell update

Quick update to last week’s post about the doorbell project. I’ve now squeezed in into an Altoids tin (surely everybody’s favourite project box), complete with a little hole for the radio antenna. It’s now permanently connected to the Mac Mini in the living room, meaning roo_house on Twitter now makes an update (“There’s somebody at […]

In search of the perfect blogging tool

I’ve been hunting for a Mac equivalent to Windows Live Writer. Here’s my personal checklist/wishlist of what an offline blogging tool should do. .urgh {border-spacing:0px; border:solid 1px black; margin:0px; padding:0px; border-collapse:collapse; } Ecto (Mac & Windows) MarsEdit (Mac only) Qumana (Mac and Windows) Windows Live Writer (Windows only) Easy (mouse-free) way to add links by […]