Resources from the web site of Well House Consultants on the subject of Hardware and Devices. We provide open source training course
and business hotel accommodation
in Melksham, Wiltshire, England
Although we're very much concerned with
software at Well House Consultants, we need
hardware to run it on ... and sometimes we
come across some interesting devices or tips
which we'll share here.
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|4134||Setting up your MacBook Air as a mobile broadband router|
This blog tells you how to:
1. How to connect to Mobile Broadband using Huawei e156a and the latest Mac OSX software
2. How to set up Internet sharing via a mobile (3G) dongle to a local WiFi network
Upgrading a computer and / or an operating system gives improved performance and extra features, right? ...
|3596||Want to learn iPad and iPhone programming? Come along and learn with me for free.|
I'm learning Objective C. The language itself doesn't look too difficult, nor do the elements of how it's used on the iPad and iPhone for App programming. But there's an awful lot of content to those elements - a lot of putting together to see the complete picture. My target is to end up knowing Objective ...
|3457||Away to train - but still around by video for Melksham meetings|
The nights are drawing in ... and it was already dark when I arrived at my destination this evening; I'm training away this week.
Since I'm in a town I've not visited before, I'm wanting to have a look around and take some pictures. But my goodness - haven't things changed, and for the better; the ...
|3058||MacBook Air - hardware and system review|
It's tiny - I can actually work with it in a standard class First Great Western seat and not have the screen bouncing and rubbing against the seat in front, even if my knees so - it's the MacBook Air.
I'll admit it - I was tempted to get the previous Air when I was looking at the next generation of ...
|3075||Change of balance, of attitude, and of work method|
There's a balance which, when tipped, changes one's whole attitude to something.
Laptops have batteries - and that's marvelous because they can be used away from the power source. But when battery life was limited, taking the laptop away from the home / office was something of an expedition, with careful ...
|2667||Web page to telephone calls / links using an iPhone|
Would you like people who visit your web site from their iPhone you be able to just click on your number and call you? Well - they can; the iPhone Safari browser recognized phone numbers and turns them into telephone links. But you might want a bit more control as the web site author ...
• To ...
|2188||Camera to record where a picture was taken|
Have you ever looked around your picture libraries for a picture of a particular place? I've just been doing so, and suggested to a delegate that cameras should have GPS systems on them. Apparently some do, so it's now just a question of getting the camera to use the latitude and longitude in the ...
|2055||Effect on server when memory runs out and swapping starts|
Here's an interesting example from a web server showing what happens when real memory runs out and the system starts swapping ... it can be something of a downwards spiral in terms of performance, as the majority of the resources are essentially tied up by the swapping / keeping going at all once memory ...
|2033||Huawei D100 Wireless Router - Mobile Internet|
I am writing up my experiences as I found it very hard to get this information when I asked ;-) - but "management summary" - this will be a very positive product review.
What is the Huawei D100 Wireless Router?
It connect the 3 mobile phone broadband wireless network (which according to the 3 blurb ...
|1281||Latercomer to the technology|
"I am on the 234 - can I get you a cup of coffee on my way in?"
I've mislaid my simple old mobile phone, and had Lisa's (tooooo many buttons) jobbie with me yesterday at the West Wilts show - alone on early stand duty as it's pretty pointless having any more there to open up a very simple booth and ...
|1993||Load Balancing - Hardware or Software?|
If you're fortunate enough to be looking after a web site that's so busy that a single server can't handle all of your traffic, what should you do?
One popular approach is to use a piece of specialised hardware - a load balancer - that sits in front of your network and distributed requests to a series ...
|1827||What a shock|
You have probably seen the last pictures on this site ... taken with the digital camera I have been using for a couple of years. It was water resistant, contents-of-pocket resistant, and said to be shock resistant - but it turned out not be shock resistant enough for me - a clumsy oaf who managed to ...
|630||Hostnames spring forward|
I remember Seal (Capital S as that was really the name) nestling in the bottom of my carry-on bag as I flew from London to Miami way back in the last millennium. There are only certain things you want to check in and - well - Seal was the Sun IPC workstation of 1992 vintage that formed the core of the ...
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Computers and Peripherals.
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