iPhone 5 in for repair

I’m sending my iPhone 5 back to Apple for repair. It’s under warranty for another week so i decided to send it in while i still had the chance. The sleep / wake button isn’t working properly and needs to be pressed at a certain angle to function properly. Even then it can be a …

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Apple, iOS7 & the iPhone

A year to the day, i published this post about iOS6 and improvements i’d like to see in the ‘next’ iPhone and iOS7. Now that both have been announced / launched, i’ll look back and see just how many of those 11 improvements have been included in the new iPhone and iOS7…

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Fibre broadband

Earlier this week, my broadband speed went from being slower than 62% of Ireland to being faster than 95% of Ireland. The difference was fibre broadband installation, which is now available in Monaghan (and many other towns / cities in Ireland)…

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temporary url on a DigitalOcean VPS

With shared hosts, generally when you create a site, you get a temporary url which you can use for testing purposes even if the DNS settings on your domain name ¬†haven’t yet been pointed to your shared host… with a VPS, you’re on your own. You don’t get a temporary url so you’re forced in …

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Every car should have a dashcam

In 2007, i recorded my daily drive to college and back. Unfortunately, i uploaded those clips to Google Video and forgot all about them so i can’t easily reference them. However, since then i’ve always wished i had a camera recording the road in front of me so i could capture those moments of madness …

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