Buying from TaoBao -

08th Jun, 2018

1. Finding

Basically TaoBao is like Chinese ebay/amazon, tons of good stuff on it but it's all in chinese so near impossible to search using english. Since it's mega popular there's some easy options to find what you want;

Android O with rootless themes -

23rd Sep, 2017

quick one

Black Screen with Windows 10 updates and UXStyle -

15th Sep, 2017

I'm a fan of black themes, windows 10 doesnt really like this. Upon updating and rebooting I had a black screen with nowt but a cursor, this is a fix for that

PiBoy Build Log - Part 4 - Analog Sticks -

03rd Jun, 2017

Not typical of a 'PiBoy' setup but I wanted some sort of analog stick action. Still WIP post as I'm undecided if I wanna rock one stick or two.

PiBoy Build Log - Part 3 - OS -

02nd Jun, 2017

Had a few issues while trying to use the easy install, so decided to cook it from 'scratch'

WinRM HTTPS Setup -

31st May, 2017

Cert generation via powershell for WinRM HTTPS

PiBoy Build Log - Part 2 - GamePad, Battery -

26th May, 2017

After getting the basics done on the Pro Micro, time to build it up into a gamepad and get this thing running off of a battery!

PiBoy Build Log - Part 1 - DIY Keyboard with Arduino Leonardo Pro Micro -

21st May, 2017

Quick post just for notekeeping mostly, I'm making a PiBoy (who isn't?) and wanted to make a super easy keyboard based input for the gamepad. I bought £5 pro micro and slapped some tactile switches on.

KiBook Update -

19th Apr, 2017

So KiBook is finally live, I've decided to splerg out and add some screenshots of it, how pretty! #YoureSoVain

KiBook, a self-written booking system alternative -

13th Feb, 2017


Over the past year (on and off) I've been working on a booking system which can take appointments, send out emails/texts and take deposits automatically. It's been a lot more challenging than I initially thought, but has been fun.

Horror Stuff -

20th Jan, 2017

big ol' list of horror stuff I think is worth a read/watch/go/general consumption. I love horror movies, I'm pathetic at horror games - and I also have a crappy memory so I like to keep lists of things I like, So this is my dump for that stuff.

HENkaku and Adrenaline install -

10th Dec, 2016

HENkaku and Adrenaline bring full system level control of the Vita to the users, finally the Vita has been mastered and can be picked up where Sony abandoned it. So with these hybrid exploits giving over a highly DIY CFW experience ☺.

Offline PS3 PKG Activation with ReActPSN -

31st Oct, 2016

PS3 backups come in two main forms, Blu-Ray game rips launched via multiman & pkg files from Sony themselves via PSN. Launching the PKG files requires licensing though, even on CFW. Thankfully ReActPSN exists and is really simple to use

Patching Ultrawide support into a game -

28th Oct, 2016

Lots of games still don't support 'non-standard' aspect ratios. But most of the time if you force it to run at your native resolution it looks fine anyway, maybe the developers didn't want to give unfair advantages to players? Or just Laziness....

3DS Downgrading & A9HL -

13th Oct, 2016

I've had a ton of fun with the 3DS, it's probably the best hacked console since the PSP. As of this post I've downgraded 6 systems from the latest firmware, and I always use the same SD card to do so. In this post I've added the files I used.

New Blog System -

12th Oct, 2016

After switching web host, I never got around to re-uploading my old 'blog' database. I think by now I've stopped caring about the content so I probably never will. Therefore I just made a quick and dirty flat file blog structure for now.