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Minirig Subwoofer

  So, having been given a Minirig portable speaker as a gift last year, and then heard it’s incredible performance under varying conditions throughout the year, I really couldn’t imagine how much difference the subwoofer would make given its impressive … Continue reading

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iBasso DX50

My last four media players have been Cowon devices, so my latest acquisition represents something of a break with tradition for me in that regard. My most recent one, a Cowon C2, is still going strong, but has a number … Continue reading

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Garmin Forerunner 910XT Pairing Issue

It’s been a while since I felt the need to blog about techie hints and tips, which I guess says something about the usability of devices and interfaces these days. However, having bought Caroline a Garmin Forerunner 910XT for Christmas … Continue reading

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NAD VISO HP20 Earphones

To be perfectly honest (and unashamedly cheap) I doubt I would have looked much further than a replacement pair of SoundMagic E10s had my current pair taken a walk or suddenly failed on me. At around £30 they still represent … Continue reading

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rfkill to the rescue… again!

It’s funny how you live without a command for years, and then it is instrumental in solving two problems in the space of a couple of weeks. Our previous wifi issue involved Caroline’s netbook and a semi-concealed physical switch for … Continue reading

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Acer Aspire One AO75H1 Wifi Issue

My wife reported that her Acer A075H1 (running Ubuntu Linux 10.10) was unable to establish a wifi connection this afternoon. A quick reboot later the issue persisted so I took over the investigation and started looked for a soft key combination … Continue reading

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Garmin Forerunner 205 Reset

We recently encountered an issue with Caroline’s Garmin Forerunner 205 GPS unit, where it refused to power up after being recharged over night. A quick search of the Garmin FAQ turned up a simple reset procedure, which was to press … Continue reading

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Various Artists Aggravation

My Cowon D2+ recently decided that it didn’t like the combination of Rockbox and the 16GB SD card that it was installed on, so I reluctantly reverted back to Cowon’s operating system, since I couldn’t afford to randomly replace the … Continue reading

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Once Around The Houses

WARNING: This piece is of a nerdy nature, and as the title implies is going absolutely nowhere! It’s been a long while since I got itchy feet where my main operating system was concerned (I think I have been with … Continue reading

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