If you’re a developer and you got access to use Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks earlier this week, you’ll notice that it’s actually mostly a hassle free experience, apart from changes to the code signing and authorisation model that mean non-signed applications can no longer elevate permissions to root level. Now, this shouldn’t matter to…… Continue reading MAMP Pro under OS X Mavericks
Sky+HD DNLA SkyPlay2/SkyPlay Endpoint update
Just a quick post to say that as of last night’s Sky+HD box firmware OTA update, Sky have updated the DNLA endpoint for SkyPlay requests to /SkyPlay, from /SkyPlay2. You’ll need to update any SkyPlay requests to this, or get an “Invalid Action” back from the UPnP/DNLA endpoint.
I’m a genius. No, really. This morning I invented possibly the best breakfast in the world, and it’s all thanks to Jimmy’s Iced Coffee: Gingerbread Inception. And it’s simple! All you need is a carton of the delicious Jimmy’s Iced Coffee gingerbread, and a packet of Dorset Cereals’ Gingerbread Porridge. Now, the iced coffee is a…… Continue reading Gingerbread Inception
Building your NAS with a HP MicroServer N40L
If you were one of the avid hotukdeals.com members who picked up a bargain HP MicroServer this week like I did, or you’re looking at getting one, you probably want to turn it into a nice little home server that’ll do everything you could possible need, and to be honest it’s more than powerful enough…… Continue reading Building your NAS with a HP MicroServer N40L
The Sky+HD Picasso DNLA control server protocol
Tonight, I released my first ever open source code that wasn’t a wordpress plugin, SkyRemote. It’s a python based IP remote control for Sky+HD boxes with the new Picasso EPG. This is currently the DRX980 and the DRX985 boxes. It’s free as in beer, and licensed under the GPLv3. It’s based on a piece of…… Continue reading The Sky+HD Picasso DNLA control server protocol