QR Codes using Google Charts

QR Codes using Google Charts

Posted Sunday 06 November 2011 11:28 Page View Counter 20

Google have a very useful way of generating QR codes which can be scanned using a mobile phone. If you use http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=150x150&choe=UTF-8&chld=H&chl=http://www.apexweb.co.uk as your image url, it...

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jupiter and moons

jupiter and moons

Posted Friday 07 October 2011 23:04 Page View Counter 27

jupiter and moons, a photo by brian-dorey on Flickr. Via Flickr: First attempt at photos of a different planet taken in the back garden with Skywatcher EXPLORER-200PDS on a HEQ5 PRO mount. Camera connected directly to telescope. Waiting for a book...

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HTC HD7 and Apple iPod Touch Wooden Stand

HTC HD7 and Apple iPod Touch Wooden Stand

Posted Monday 29 August 2011 15:15 Page View Counter 45

Following from the previous HTC Desire Custom Wood Dock project, I have purchased a HTC HD7 phone and also an Apple iPod Touch. The plastic ipod stand wasn't very well made and I haven't been able to find a suitable stand for the HTC HD7 so I decided...

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Mac Pro Tower SSD mounting brackets

Mac Pro Tower SSD mounting brackets

Posted Sunday 28 August 2011 16:19 Page View Counter 62

The older 2008 Apple Mac Pro tower computers use a crude and prone to vibration mounting bracket system to hold the hard drives upside down in the case. When I changed to use an Intel SSD drive last year I had to fix the drive into place with cable...

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Using the Metaweblog API on Blogenginenet with Flickr

Using the Metaweblog API on Blogenginenet with Flickr

Posted Saturday 16 July 2011 13:36 Page View Counter 21

The BlogEngine.NET blog system has a very useful Metaweblog API which allows authorised websites to post blog entries to your blog. On previous versions of this blog I had used this to post photos from Flickr to the blog but didnt add it when setting...

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Time lapse Swanage

Time lapse Swanage

Posted Saturday 16 July 2011 00:12 Page View Counter 27

Converted just under 1000 webcam images from the past few days into a time lapse movie. The webcam takes a photo every 4 minutes and the video is playing back at 30fps.

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Canon MPE 65mm to Sigma EM 140 DG ringflash adapter

Canon MPE 65mm to Sigma EM 140 DG ringflash adapter

Posted Thursday 30 June 2011 22:00 Page View Counter 27

We purchased the Sigma EM-140 DG ring flash a couple of years ago to use on the Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens. The flash mounts on the end of the lens using the supplied adapters but this leaves the flash lights around 30mm in front of the lens. The Canon...

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ND Calc Android App

ND Calc Android App

Posted Sunday 05 June 2011 19:44 Page View Counter 33

Neutral Density Calculator for photographers to calculate the shutter speed when adding neutral density filters to your lens. Set the filter you are using and the shutter speed without the filter and the app calculates the new shutter speed with your...

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New Android App for Virtual Swanage

New Android App for Virtual Swanage

Posted Tuesday 31 May 2011 00:24 Page View Counter 37

After several weeks development our new Swanage Guide Android smartphone mobile app has been launched. The new mobile app lets you take our accommodation, business listings, events, local info and much more on the move with you. The new Nearby feature...

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iPod dock in dashboard for Landrover Defender

iPod dock in dashboard for Landrover Defender

Posted Monday 07 March 2011 19:41 Page View Counter 83

After installing the Raptor dash I found I needed a new home for my Apple iPod which connects to my headunit. There are very limited spaces available in the Landrover Defender to keep things out of sight so i thought I would use the space which the old...

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