* Posts by TinTinTeroo

13 publicly visible posts • joined 2 Sep 2014

Apple, forced to rate product repair potential in France, gives itself modest marks


One easy option

The easiest and most effective replacement procedure with a Mac is to replace it with a new PC running Windows 10.

Apple Mac's - PC's for beginners.

Calls for 'right to repair' electronics laws grow louder across Europe


We're looking at you John Deere...

...you farmer bashing turds

Japan testing sandwiches that discount themselves as they age


"Japan’s aim in this experiment is to avoid food waste, but also to avoid unnecessary labour."

We should have listened to the Luddites...

Das Keyboard 4C TKL: Plucky mechanical contender strikes happy medium between typing feel and clackety-clack joy


What is the point of putting “click to enlarge” under an image when the resulting image is exactly the same size?

China now blocking ESNI-enabled TLS 1.3 connections, say Great-Firewall-watchers


Re: Satellite broadband?

Build a space cannon

Speaker for yourself: Looks like 5 patents are table stakes as Google countersues Sonos


Re: Invention?

Logitech Squeezeboxes have been playing synchronised, multi room audio for over 15 years.

Still way better than Sonos

Sad SACK: Linux PCs, servers, gadgets may be crashed by 'Ping of Death' network packets


Haha reminds of the good old days of ICQ Nuke.

Makes me misty eyed ....

Credit insurance tightens for geek shack Maplin Electronics


Reg readers are fond of Maplins?

"Reg readers are fond of "Maplins" as one of the few remaining outlets that allows electronics hobbyists to browse legacy components, cables, semiconducters, graphics cards and motherboards while scouting out the latest drones, 3D printers and more."

Judging by the comments, it would appear not......

There's a way to dodge Fasthosts' up-to-160% domain renewal hike but you're not gonna like it




We turn Sonos PLAY:5 up to 11


Re: Comments seem to miss the point of Sonos

The setup of Squeezebox may require more neurones than that of Sonos, but navigating and using it is just as easy.



You could buy a second user Squeezebox Classic off eBay and then spend the $900 you have left over on some decent active speakers.

Back in your box emperor with no clothes!

I thank you!

Oxford chaps solve problem in 1982 Sinclair Spectrum manual


Because they obviously had no real desire to complete the original challenge in full, much too hard.

Download the midi score. Use a Raspberry Pi. Only do part of the total piece and consider that job done.

Maybe when we take a driving test we should get someone else to drive to the end of the road for us and then expect the examiner to take that as the test, job done.

Sonos burns its Bridges: Our home-grown Wi-Fi mesh will do


Re: Slimp3

Yes they did, with a tasty little Burr-Brown 24 bit DAC thrown in.

Not was but still is a splendid little system.

Get yourself down to that eBay corner shop, you'll find one there.