Category Archives: Computing

Google Apps, Hangouts, and messaging

tl;dr: Here’s how to make the Hangouts app work on your Google Apps account. I’ve been a long-time paying Google Apps user for andrewsavory.com (since at least 2008, according to my mail archive). Yesterday, I discovered that my use of … Continue reading

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ASP.Net with Docker on Mac

I tried a ton of different ASP.NET on Linux / Docker / Mac tutorials, none of which worked for one reason or another. Then I fixed it. The closest I got was Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps to Docker on Linux, … Continue reading

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Mastering the mobile app challenge at Adobe Summit

I’m presenting a 2 hour Building mobile apps with PhoneGap Enterprise lab at Adobe Summit in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, with my awesome colleague John Fait. Here’s a sneak preview of the blurb which will be appearing over on the … Continue reading

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Login problems on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

These are notes from a tech support call with my parents last night, saved here for the next time stuff breaks. If you’re running Mac OS X Snow Leopard (and possibly other versions), you may find you can’t log in. … Continue reading

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Home Automation: buttons on the desktop

I want a button on my Mac’s desktop to turn on or turn off the lights I have controlled by the Raspberry Pi. Here’s what I’ve got so far. First, I wrote a script on the Pi to turn the … Continue reading

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Home Automation: Turn it on again

In Pi three ways I wrote: what happens when you combine an RF transmitter, smart sockets with RF receivers, and a Raspberry Pi? I’m still finding out what can be done, but this is what I’ve discovered so far. This … Continue reading

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Mobile modem

I was trying to get a handle on how much mobile data download speeds have improved over the years, so I did some digging through my archives. (The only thing I like more than a mail archive that spans decades … Continue reading

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Multi media

My movie collection is a bit of a mishmash, a bunch of different file formats all sat on a Drobo. In the early days I would create AVI, MKV or MP4 rips of my DVDs depending on how and where … Continue reading

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Pi three ways

My name’s Andrew and I have a Raspberry Pi addiction. I’ve played with a lot of IT kit over the years, and set up a number of servers for a variety of reasons. File servers, media servers, web servers; from … Continue reading

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Blogging elsewhere

Here’s a quick summary of the articles I’ve posted over on the Adobe Experience Delivers blog. This is in some small part an apology for being so quiet here. Again. Package Share and the Adobe CQ Package Share Contest. Adobe … Continue reading

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