A (minor) annoyance of my recent new build Windows 10 machine has been its inability to properly sleep. I’d hit Sleep, it’d go through the motions of spinning down fans and sleeping… and then immediately spring back into life.
I’ve actually put up with this for months, but yesterday spent some time working out what was happening, so for Future Howard’s benefit, here’s how to see what is keeping your machine awake.
Happy New Year! Like many of you I spent the Christmas period enjoying food, drink and the company of friends and family. I also indulged my geeky side and did some experimenting with a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino and an LED light strip. Read on for what I built…
In mid-April, for just one day, Google opened their Glass Explorer programme to any purchaser in the US. I took the opportunity to get one shipped to my US office, and on Friday my CEO returned to the UK bringing my package with him. So what is it like?
Update 27/02/2011: Added IR control and password passthrough.
I’ve recently put together a CCTV solution using a few Foscam FI8918W cameras and the excellent ZoneMinder software. This is all running on a CentOS 5.5 virtual machine under Hyper-V (more on this setup another time). The Foscam cameras have pan, tilt and the ability to set and move to preset locations. Continue reading
Another post for future Howard, which may be useful to other people with a very specific set of circumstances. Namely: you’re running Snow Leopard on a Gigabyte P35-DS4 with a GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB in the first PCIE slot, and a GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB in the second.