Category Archives: Gadgets

RIP Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

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Fun with Microscopes

I recently picked up a rather excellent little USB microscope, the Veho VMS-004. For the bargain price of £29 (short term bargain at Tesco Direct) you get a 2 megapixel microscope, capable of 20x and 400x magnification. The large sensor size … Continue reading

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Unlocking the boot loader in the new Xperia™ smartphones

Just discovered an interesting blog post at the Sony Ericsson Developer Blog; with the new generation of Xperia phones, some phones (i.e. those without a carrier simlock) can have the bootloader unlocked to allow easy flashing of custom ROM’s. Just … Continue reading

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