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

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

There is a lot of discussion about the new N54l micro server at the moment, but little information on how much power it consumes under normal use. The power supply included with the server is 150W. But under normal usage, even with all drives fitted, it’s not going to draw […]

HP ProLiant N54l Power Consumption

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. Assuming […]

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

This article describes how to perform a BIOS modification on the HP n54l microserver. Firstly, I’ll list the two reasons why I wanted this modification, then I’ll list the steps required to carry it out. The n54l has 4 ‘Non-Hotswap’ bays. These are only non-hotswap in bios, with a modification […]

HP ProLiant n54l BIOS modification guide – Allow Hot-Plug SATA ...

I recently purchased an HP n54l microserver. Following this post, I’ll be writing about how I’ve set it up and configured it. But to start, I thought I’d write about the drives I’m putting inside it. The n54l comes with one 250Gb hard drive which I’ve placed in the 5.25″ […]

Inside a Toshiba STOR.E Canvio 3tb USB3 SATA drive

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

I recently bought a ‘Samba’ SIM card for £1. Samba is mobile internet provider that gives you free internet access in exchange for watching adverts online It arrived today and I wanted to test it out, I knew my laptop had a SIM card slot but only now did I […]

SIM Card Slot on Lenovo X121e

Last week my HTC Mozart decided that when making a call, it would turn off the screen. Not just when you put it against your ear like it should, but immediately and irreversible after hitting call. This meant that any automated phone services, ‘Press 1 to do this’, were unusable […]

Backing up an HTC 7 Mozart Windows Phone