Month: January 2012


TuxTV – Part 2

The more I think about this project, the more I want to do it. I’ve decided that the best option is to complete it in two parts. The main reasoning of this is to test the functionality before I go the whole hog. First off, I’m going to setup two servers that will power the backend. These will handle the… Read more →


TuxTV – Concept

Flicking through the channels this afternoon has got me thinking (oh dear!). Currently, I have Freeview in my room, with a 500GB recorder, and SkyHD downstairs with a 500GB box. All of the other rooms just have standard Freeview, with no recording facilities. The thing that annoys me is that if someone else is using the Sky downstairs, I can’t… Read more →

The SOPA Blackout

As some of you might be aware, US Congress are deciding whether to pass bills that could damage the face of the Internet as we see it today. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act have been designed to allow media giants (such as the music, film, tv and creative industries) to have the powers to block and… Read more →

Anyone for Pi?

Over the last few weeks I’ve watched with great interest the progress that’s being made on the Raspberry Pi project. For those who don’t know about the Pi, it’s basically a super small computer (the size of a credit card) that is designed to get kids into programming. It’s going to be on general sale for around £20, which is what… Read more →

Hello world!

I got a little bored this weekend, and since I have the weekends to myself now, I thought I might as well get back into the flow of blogging things. I must have attempted at least 3 or 4 times to blog, but I never had the time to update the thing, and it always ended up just being a… Read more →