Monthly Archives: December 2009

Firefox and protocols

Magnet links seem like a cool idea. But… how to make Firefox fire up the right app when I click on a magnet link? Several top google search results on this question are wrong or out of date. So here’s … Continue reading

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Ping test on a Sunday

Not bad at all! 🙂

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xkcd shirts arrived! :D

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Fanboy matrix

Via a tip from @themacg33k:

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Mo Flickr

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Installing foreign VPN with Boxee on AppleTV using Mac

The hacking adventures (minor as mine are!) continue. There are many sets of instructions online for getting AppleTV working with Boxee on an arbitrary foreign VPN, but all of the easily Googlable ones I found are incomplete. So here is … Continue reading

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Hacking AppleTV via Mac

The instructions looked easy enough. But my machines chose not to cooperate with the instructions at http://lifehacker.com/5138423/cut-the-cable-for-good-with-boxee-and-apple-tv and http://code.google.com/p/atvusb-creator/. The problem presented itself as a nonfunctional Software Menu – the entire part the hack was supposed to install. Turns out … Continue reading

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Trinity College finally gets its internet access sorted

About blimming time!! Previously, I had to resort to tethering via my iPhone 3GS to get any appreciable speed. 😛

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