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.
Some time ago I posted at length about Sony’s decision to disable the Virtualization Technology features of the Intel chips in their high-end laptops, namely my Vaio Z11.
Well thanks to the sterling efforts of one man and his EFI hacking skills, we now have a solution as this image demonstrates. The image on the left shows the result of the VMWare Virtualization Technology test CD confirming that VT is now enabled on my Vaio Z11.
I’ve mirrored his code and instructions here in case his site disappears, read more after the jump…