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Flashing CyanogenMod onto Galaxy SII via Ubuntu

Pre-Requsites Install Heimdall Visit the Heimdall home page, select “Linux”, and download the package for your distribution.  On Ubuntu variants you want the latest ‘.deb’ package.  e.g.: ubuntu13.04-heimdall_1.4.0-0_amd64.deb Note that the “Frontend” packages are not required.  Everything can be done … Continue reading

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The ‘Sexist’ Assumption

I came across this blog post, which claims to discuss sexism in the work place. The post centres around a bar owner (Jordan Gleason) who, fed-up with the “sexist” attitudes of some of his male customers towards his female employees, … Continue reading

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New Car! MG TF

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It was the dreaded MOT time this weekend and my runabout Fiesta was not giving me promising signs.  So I decided to take a look for something else.  This MG TF caught my eye and I fell in love! So … Continue reading

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Both sides of the story

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-29879865 This is a truly horrific and very sad episode that has been told to us. But am I the only one who feels sad for both sides of this terrible story? Yes, this boy acted horrifically. More horrific than … Continue reading

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The Correct Pronunciation of “Geocache”

I’ve often been told that I pronounce the word “geocache” incorrectly.  Everyone else I have come into contact with pronounces it ‘geo-cash’.  The same pronunciation is used for the word cache on its own; everyone else seems to pronounce it … Continue reading

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Is Ebay worth it?

Recently I decided to sell my Xbox 360 console on Ebay.  I never use it, so it just sits there gathering dust and taking up precious space.  Meanwhile, its resale value is constantly dwindling.  In a few years a used … Continue reading

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Sorry

These silly analogies really bug me. People all jump on the band-wagon and say things like “wow that’s really clever” and “so true”. But is this analogy really all that clever? Is it really all that true? The moral of … Continue reading

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