Computing


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PiWall. A UDP multicast solution for creating a large array of monitors to show a video source. The solution consists of an array of monitors, each connected to a Raspberry Pi. A ‘master’ device (doesn’t have to be a Raspberry Pi) streams content out which the slave units process and use to […]

Creating a 2×2 PiWall Video Wall Display with Raspberry Pis



Before I launch into this, a bit of a background. I had a client who wanted to be able to upload images to their website in galleries, some of which were to have password protection placed on them. That is, those galleries could not be viewed without a password being […]

How to create a password protected gallery in MODx



I had some issues recently when moving a Magento based e-commerce website from one server to another so thought I’d present the best guide I could, taking advice from a variety of different sources that I used. This will preserve your theme and any plug-ins you added. It goes without […]

Moving a Magento shop from one server to another


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The default install of Magento only includes one language. This post describes how to install an additional language pack to localise the store in another language. This post assumes you have basic knowledge of Magento and that you have one website and store and that you are installing the language […]

Additional Language Store in Magento




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This is a guide to make changes to the HP ProLiant N54l Microserver BIOS to enable Hot-Swapping of drives and enable the motherboard (5th) SATA port to run at full speed. Before following this guide, you’ll need modified BIOS on your N54l, to carry this out see THIS post. [wp_ad_camp_2] […]

Allow Hot-Swap SATA and 5th SATA port full speed on ...



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This is a Sharp ZQ-770 pocket organiser, or if you’re in the US I think they were marketed as the Sharp ‘Wizard OZ series’. I have no idea how many people will actually be familiar with this device. But I owned one of these for many years and thought it was […]

Sharp Wizard Software