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Forum: Gaming 27th Mar 2013, 12:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,348
Posted By craigp84
Your site looks really nice, very attractive on...

Your site looks really nice, very attractive on an iPad.

Is it possible to add a subscribe button so that folks who amble by your site on an iPad can have your podcast added to the podcasts app?...
Forum: General 27th Mar 2013, 12:50
Replies: 6
Views: 2,165
Posted By craigp84
Haven't done anything yet but I keep watching...

Haven't done anything yet but I keep watching vids on YouTube of static jet engines made from old turbocharger running on propane.

I've just about convinced myself I could do this safely...
Forum: General 3rd Feb 2013, 02:41
Replies: 19
Views: 4,175
Posted By craigp84
Given you've checked the basics and they're...

Given you've checked the basics and they're sound, a lack of service history wouldn't bother me. The bottom line is even with a "1 lady owner, full main dealer service history", the turbo / a.n....
Forum: Modding 26th Jan 2013, 21:37
Replies: 10
Views: 3,093
Posted By craigp84
The draper 'expert' ones (definitely not the...

The draper 'expert' ones (definitely not the regular draper ones!) are top notch. I bought a set around 4 years ago and they've never chewed up a screw head yet.

Used primarily on tiny screw heads...
Forum: Software 19th Jan 2013, 16:52
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By craigp84
Can you not just reinstall with the PCs original...

Can you not just reinstall with the PCs original OEM licence?

Licence key is normally on the side of the PC case. You can use any OEM install media from Vista onwards as they're all the same (not...
Forum: Hardware 19th Jan 2013, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By craigp84
I'd second this, love them or hate them, you...

I'd second this, love them or hate them, you won't find a better quality laptop for the price. What you lose on top end specs, you gain on quality.

Battery life is incredibly good. They're...
Forum: Software 17th Jan 2013, 13:56
Replies: 30
Views: 8,157
Posted By craigp84
Download the windows 8 evaluation edition and run...

Download the windows 8 evaluation edition and run it in a virtual machine on your current computer. It'll rapidly let you find out if you can live with Windows 8.

So far it's been fairly polar -...
Forum: General 6th Jan 2013, 21:01
Replies: 17
Motors Car parts?
Views: 2,619
Posted By craigp84
Is that the XUD engine? Great engines. Don't...

Is that the XUD engine? Great engines.

Don't guess the part, phone up GSF or even the main dealer for the part number. They could have different tensioners based on which version of this engine...
Forum: Hardware 6th Jan 2013, 03:59
Replies: 26
Build Advice Minecraft PC
Views: 1,200
Posted By craigp84
Can't offer any advice but just wanted to say I...

Can't offer any advice but just wanted to say I wish my old man had built a PC inside a car shell when I was wee!

Seriously cool sounding mod. Needs some pics when it's done!
Forum: Hardware 6th Jan 2013, 03:48
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By craigp84
Silverstone LC17B-USB3 HTPC Case

I picked up one of these from Scan last week: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/silverstone-lascala-sst-lc17b-usb-30-black-desktop-htpc-case-(w-o-psu)

I'm really impressed with it for the money.
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Forum: Hardware 20th Dec 2012, 20:16
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By craigp84
Hetzner have first class support -...

Hetzner have first class support - https://robot.your-server.de/order/market

I had an issue once and i had to contact support, have had previous support issues with Amazon AWS so i was expecting...
Forum: Hardware 20th Dec 2012, 19:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By craigp84
Don't know about others but for me in this case...

Don't know about others but for me in this case it's because it's replacing another HTPC. Since it was always on i used it as a router too.

I used tc on linux to setup traffic shaping and a squid...
Forum: Hardware 20th Dec 2012, 19:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By craigp84
@lancer - many thanks! In case it helps...

@lancer - many thanks!

In case it helps anyone else in future, here's @lancer's and a couple of others with prices from amazon:


z77 with Dual NICs:
Gigabyte
GA-Z77N-WIFI 91...
Forum: Hardware 20th Dec 2012, 18:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By craigp84
z77 with dual nics onboard

Are there any other z77 based mobos with dual nics onboard? I can find H77 boards or the EVGA z77 board.

Maybe i can get away with an H77 board - it's for a HTPC, but i'd like to be able to...
Forum: Software 4th Nov 2012, 15:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By craigp84
The free version of the Acronis disk imaging...

The free version of the Acronis disk imaging product from seagate is a good quality product. It handled a tricky failure for me very intelligently and generally strikes me as good quality software -...
Forum: General 27th Oct 2012, 14:26
Replies: 22
Views: 1,875
Posted By craigp84
Thanks all. Galaxy Nexus arrived yesterday and...

Thanks all. Galaxy Nexus arrived yesterday and I'm blown away with it. I didn't appreciate the improved screen size over the iPhone 4S, its also significantly faster than the 4S, in fact its fast...
Forum: General 25th Oct 2012, 12:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,875
Posted By craigp84
I'm going off even it :-(

I'm going off even it :-(
Forum: General 24th Oct 2012, 21:10
Replies: 22
Views: 1,875
Posted By craigp84
"When you say how does it get on with the PS3,...

"When you say how does it get on with the PS3, what do you mean?"

Before i had an Apple TV i used to use the PS3 (it's an old one if that makes any difference - i kept it up to date though) to...
Forum: General 24th Oct 2012, 19:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,875
Posted By craigp84
The S3 looks good but i'm drawn to the note 2....

The S3 looks good but i'm drawn to the note 2. I'd rarely use the stylus and I reckon i'll look a right clown if i ever put it up to my ear.

Nah i can't figure the logic out either... :-(
Forum: General 24th Oct 2012, 18:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,875
Posted By craigp84
"there's little out there on the Android Market...

"there's little out there on the Android Market that'll support FLAC out of the box"

That's an important little nugget of info. I guess i can convert to another format easily enough - the phone is...
Forum: General 24th Oct 2012, 15:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,875
Posted By craigp84
Getting into Android

I'm thinking about switching to Android from iOS. I'm decided it needs to be a Jelly Bean device, most likely the Note 2.

Before i go ahead and part with 600 of the Queen's faces, breaking...
Forum: Hardware 29th Sep 2012, 19:04
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By craigp84
-10 Degrees Safe AirPlay Speakers

Hi Bit Tech,

I'm after a reasonable sounding AirPlay (or Bluetooth) speaker unit which is mains powered and works down to -10 degrees Celsius.

The temp requirements rule out anything with an...
Forum: General 9th Jul 2012, 00:57
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By craigp84
Operations is a good role if you're not sure what...

Operations is a good role if you're not sure what you want to do. It gives you the freedom to be a sysadmin in the morning, a DBA in the afternoon, a developer the next day and so on. I loved working...
Forum: Software 11th Mar 2012, 00:08
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By craigp84
Is that still around? Good idea although I had a...

Is that still around? Good idea although I had a quick scan and I can't find any .odt editors for ios. that means exporting to .doc which iOS pages doesn't handle multi page tables from :-(
Forum: Software 10th Mar 2012, 22:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By craigp84
Word Processing - Mac & iOS

I'm hitting the limits of Google Docs and i need to churn out a few documents over the coming weeks. I primarily use a mac but also being editable on iOS would be a major help. I need to output in...
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