Alternative Cloud Storage update

Earlier this year I posted a blog post titled “Looking at alternative Cloud Storage” in which I stated I’d post a series of posts detailing my setup; well 6 months has passed and lots has changed OwnCloud was forked into NextCloud, I’ve also tried many different combinations of hardware and software to finally settle on…
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Looking at alternative Cloud Storage

Today Cloud Storage is ubiquitous. It’s everywhere and most people use one provider or another whether they realise it or not. There are a great many providers to choose from, providers like Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, SpiderOak and Microsofts OneDrive and I’ve tried each and every one I’ve encountered. My requirements are very specific and…
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Network Upgrades … finally

So I’ve finally managed to get around to reconfiguring my home network to Wireless-N from Wireless-G. Also all wired devices now plug into gigabit switches. Unusually instead of DHCP addresses I’ve decided to statically allocate each machine/tablet/phone a static IP address and only guests get a DHCP address. This actually simplifies management of the network as…
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My Wedding

Today, after 12 years together, my darling Sonia has done me the greatest honour of becoming my wife and is henceforth known  Mrs. Doyle. Our 2 wonderful daughters made the most wonderful bridesmaids on this special day. We must extend our thanks to everybody who helped make our special day one of the best in our…
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HTC Desire ICS Update

For well over a year now I’ve been running MIUI Gingerbread on my HTC Desire as this was the only ROM which would “stick”. I tried several others such as CyanogenMod but while they would install cleanly, they would never work after the phone was rebooted. I’d be left at the white HTC screen forever….
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