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Catchup TV - BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five
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Broadband connection problems

Site map for numerous webmaster tips and tricks mostly created for my personal amusement:



ADSL filtered faceplate to improve your ADSL connection:

A filtered ADSL faceplate ensures your internal phone wiring isn't affecting the performance of your broadband service.



Broadband Speed Test

Simple internet (ADSL Broadband) speed tester.

ADSL: low SNR in the evening

My experiences with Netgear DG834, 2Wire 2700 and Speedtouch 585v6.

Understanding and improving

Why your broadband connection can slow down and how to improve
your ADSL speed.

EntaNet Central Pipes

View the Central status and your active pipe. IPSC statusWBC status

BT I-plate
BT Master Socket
BT iplate for improving your broadband connection (ring wire filter).
Pictures on BT's Master Socket NTE5 and the TEST socket.

Broadband Glossary

ADSL and related terms.

ADSL problem - August 2008
TalkTalk broadband issues
BT Voyager 105 modem installation
Freeola Speedtest

Web Design & Internet

Freeola ADSL problem - photo of EDF Energy pipe moleing.
TalkTalk Broadband not displaying web pages - Solved!
Fixing "newdev.dll" errors when installing Voyager modem.
Freeola Broadband speedtests showing slow down as my IPSC node gets busier.

"Click to activate and use this

Macromedia Flash: Simple JavaScript fix to remove this 'tool tip'
message in Internet Explorer.

PHP Random Image demo

Demonstration web page for Freeola PHP Random Image script.

Images sizes for the web

Photographs should always be in JPG format and 'compressed' to
ensure fast page loading.

BBC style News Ticker script
iPod Touch iPhone icon
Windows Movie Maker adding a logo
How to create transparent overlay

Demonstration on a News Ticker/Marquee using the BBC News script.
Adding a iPhone and iPod Touch icon for your website.
Adding a watermark, logo or graphic to your videos.
Using pixlr a free online application to create Movie Maker logo.

UK Longitude and Latitude

Find coordinates (Longitude and Latitude) for UK places/post codes - useful when creating MAP 'Mashups'. Also: US Zip code map finder

Freeola Instant Site

My experiment with a Freeola Instant Website (web based design program).

Google Results Counter
Display webpage modified date

Simple script to count/number Google search results.
Find the date and time when a web page was last updated.

GEO Location demo
Simple Google Street View

Google GeoLocation demo using wifi access points.
Simple/basic Google Maps 'Street View' showing Buckingham Palace, London

Phone photos to Website
Website Weather
Using Flickroid Android App and Flickr php script to automatically display photos on a website. Demo shows lightbox and standard Flickr 'badges'.
Simple but flexible free local weather forecast for adding to websites.

Other Stuff!


Watch TV Online
iPlayer forum
Dual-monitor and BBC iPlayer

BBC / ITV / Channel 4 / FIVE - Free streaming TV in the UK
Search the BBC iPlayer forums/message boards for iPlayer updates and more.
Watching BBC iPlayer in full-screen mode.


Microsoft's browser choice Windows Update

Google CSE
twitter widgets
Checking short URLs are safe
mr happy chainsaw

Google Custom Search Engine setup to search the Freeola Chat Forum.
Hmmm... twitter page - Info on JavaScript Profile widgets and Search widgets.
Checking URL shortened links are safe.
Photo Story 3 demonstration - using PS3 and embedded YouTube content.

ibble obble

Useful business decision making tips

Propagating Mistletoe Grow your own mistletoe from berries.

Website privacy policy & advertising

Privacy policy and advertising information


Website feedback

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