Category Archives: Technology

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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The WordPress iPad app

Next up in my tour of iPad blog clients: the official WordPress app. Categories – check. Tagging – check. Uncomfortably accurate geotagging – check (though thankfully only at the resolution of “Andrew’s street” and not “sat in the lounge”). Ugly … 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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Netflix versus Blu-Ray

Which is better … streaming content or buying shiny plastic discs? It’s surely an unfair comparison because the constraints of a service like Netflix (delivering uninterrupted video over a range of network qualities) are very different to delivering content on physical … 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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Fitbug

I was encouraged to purchase a Fitbug as part of the healthcare scheme I’m a member of. The more I walk around, the more benefits I get from the scheme. Of course this makes sense – a fitter, healthier, more … 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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Alfred

Alfred, one of my favourite Mac apps, has been updated to version 2. If you have been waiting for it to be updated in the app store, be warned it’s only available through the Alfred website (see also Alfred and … Continue reading

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500 errors, part four

I was seeing 500 errors when posting to my blog. Trial and error seems to show the problem was the Social plugin or possibly Twitter tools. I’ve turned on debug, let’s see what happens …

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500 server errors, part three

Of course, the one thing you don’t want to cause a problem is your integration with social networks, because you end up spamming everyone as you try to fix things. Guess what plugin seems to be causing the problem?

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