This website is my 'play' site for testing and trying
out new web technologies and hosting
various bits and bobs! I hope you find the information and tips
Most popular ADSL pages:
Improving Broadband Speed
Understanding and improving the speed of your internet connection.
Losing internet connection in the evening on ADSL Max
Changing your ADSL router to improve your connection with low SNR.
Broadband Speed Test
Simple broadband speed test to see how your connection is performing.
BT IP Profile table (BRAS - Broadband Remote Access Server)
A table showing BT's IP Profile / Line connection speed thresholds.
Checking the status of your Freeola/EntaNet
Broadband 'IPSC Node'
Shows the ADSL IPSC Node you are connected to and the status of all nodes.
Other popular non-broadband pages:
Mapping - find longitude and latitude
Finding map coordinates in longitude and latitude in the right
format for using in map 'mashups' (dynamic maps embedded
in a web page) can be tricky. This page lets you click a
zoomable/scrollable map to show you accurate coordinates
for you to use in your map page.
Update: Convert UK Postcode or Place
name to longitude/latitude
Watching TV using the internet - online 'catchup' programs...
Streaming free TV
using your broadband connection
Catchup TV - BBC(iPlayer) ITV ITV2 ITV3 ITV4 CITV CHANNEL 4 FIVE
FIVER FIVE USA
Search the BBC
iPlayer forums for all your
NEW: Rewind Live TV on iPlayer - 19th June 2012
With BBC iPlayer you can now rewind live online TV on
iPlayer or restart a
live programme! You can go back within the last 2 hours of live TV - works
Google Custom Search
Engine, has been set up to search Freeola's
Chat Forums. The forum pages are well indexed by Google but didn't
have their own search facility so this was a simple solution to allowing
the forum to be searched.
This website is hosted using free web space available from
their paid for domains (which I have over 100) will function the same.
When picking a hosting company in the UK it's worth
looking to see where the companies servers are physically hosted. When
someone uses a Search Engine and clicks the "pages from the UK"
option then if your co.uk website isn't physically in the UK you may not
Improving Broadband Speed
Low SNR in the evening on ADSL Max
ADSL Speed Test
''Map Mashup" to display Longitude and
Latitude to use in your Mashup
Visitors arriving via Google
- the most popular searches:
Channel 4 Player
NTE5 BT Master Socket
finding map coordinates
adding moviemaker logo
Simple BBC NEWS style
Why not follow me on Twitter...
Local weather forecast script for websites
Automatically display Flickr photos on your website
Checking bit.ly links
are safe - and TinyURL, goo.gl & bbc.in
GEO Location demo using WiFi
browser choice update
a website icon for your iPhone/iPod Touch
Adding a logo overlay to your WMM videos
bit.ly links safe?
BT Voyager 105 modem
Speedtouch 585v6 fixed my ADSL !
modem/router causing problems -