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BBC Radio on Linux
26 Mar 2016
TOC Difficulties with Streaming BBC Radio on Linux Using Browser Spoofing to grab the BBC Radio Streaming URLs Playing the BBC Radio Streams with Radio Tray / VLC List of BBC Radio stream URLs Disclaimers / Warnings In one of my idle weekend tinkering sessions, this morning, I contemplated installing Linux [Ubuntu to be precise] on an old iMac I have lying around. Reasons being; said iMac runs OSX El Capitán like a slug on Mogadon and also, I only really use it for listening to the radio, while I’m on my gym.... [ Read More ]
Remove Google Search Bar From Android Marshmallow
13 Nov 2015
CAUTION: [2015-12-31] This post and the equivalent one on Lollipop have been getting a load of hits over the past few days. I suspect this is because a lot of people have got new Android devices over Christmas and want to get rid of that damned search bar. Please be aware that both posts are several months old and refer only to certain versions of Stock Android [and CyanogenMod] and have only been confirmed working on certain hardware.... [ Read More ]
Twitter Tips
03 Oct 2015
Just a couple of Twitter-enhancing tips for you today which, although not directly related, do allow you to have a bit more fun with the compulsive-blabbing website. Multiple Accounts from single email Get rid of Sponsored Tweets Get a Twitter API Key without giving away your Phone no. 1. Multiple Accounts –One Email Address. It’s fairly easy to set up your first one or three Twitter accounts. Most of us have at least a couple of email accounts lying about we can use.... [ Read More ]
Remove Google Search Bar From Android Lollipop
31 May 2015
CAUTION: [2015-12-31] This post and the equivalent one on Marshmallow have been getting a load of hits over the past few days. I suspect this is because a lot of people have got new Android devices over Christmas and want to get rid of that damned search bar. Please be aware that both posts are several months old and refer only to certain versions of Stock Android [and CyanogenMod] and have only been confirmed working on certain hardware.... [ Read More ]
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