Apple Watch: Waterproof or not?

A few of us today at work discussed the upcoming Apple Watch (pre-orders from 10th April) and the topic of water-proofing came up. A little research on Google reveals no “definitive” answer, so I took matters into my own hands and hunted the main official Apple Watch (web-)pages for any hint. Sure enough I found […]

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Ebuyer – maxing out the result limit

This might be useful to someone, somewhere, out there. Those who’re into tinkering with things they shouldn’t will notice that Ebuyer’s search pages include a “limit” GET variable in the results page URL. The upper limit appears to be 30, but going negatively causes a different kettle of fish: http://www.ebuyer.com/search?q=a%25&x=0&y=0&limit=-3000 (That URL is not for […]

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Camp day 1

Aye, so the peeps turned up, network coverage is at a minimum, but the weather is good (praise the Lord). Thank you to all those who baked cakes, the chocolate digestive was superb – thanks Elane! Hopefully the campfire pic uploads, hello to all you from East Dean!

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Accessing Apple Higher Education store from home

If you’re an Essex University student (i.e. you have a valid Essex login) and you’re tired of having to enter campus for access to the Apple Higher Education store, you’ll probably be pleased to know you can do it from home. If you’re running Linux/Unix (including OSX), you’ve already got everything you need.  Windows users […]

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IE7 glitches galore

For anyone who claims that IE7 is “the best browser there is” (Davey…), this might just put it in a different light. Goto http://www.plfc.org.uk/ and look at the first link on the page, “FIEC”. Notice (in IE7) that there’s a little gap after it, like there’s a . Well, look at it in FireFox, Opera, […]

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Bugfixes and coding

I’ve spent the last couple of days bugfixing some code I wrote for the church website and writing some new code for various things. Had a superb headache while chasing one extremely weird bug just now, the piece of code below was never giving me more than 1 line of printout (which is weird, as […]

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The updates

So I promised some updates… well here goes. I’ve been spending the last couple of weeks working through a rather (and increasingly) large list of “to-dos” down the church, everything from replacing maintained light strips to cleaning the windows, and not forgetting producing hard backups of all the server filesystems. It’s good fun to do, […]

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