PERSONALISED DEVICE CASES FROM WRAPPZ

Whatever you want on your portable device Mobile device cases are a dime a dozen, there are quite literally thousands of different designs available for pretty much any device you can think of, even more if you own a popular device like the iPhone or Samsung Galaxy.

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BUY A DECENT USED MAC FOR LESS THAN £100

One man’s trash is another man’s new office machine… If you’re a long time reader of TME then you  might be aware of a couple of previous articles where I bought half decent Apple Mac machines for less than £25 or £50.

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RIP YOUR CD’S TO FLAC WITH MEDIAMONKEY

Lossless audio on your computer. MP3′s are great, they allow you to carry huge music collections around with you on smartphones and media players, and they allow you to store all of your music in one place so that you can stream it around your home network.

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USE NFC TO CONTROL YOUR ANDROID DEVICE

Set alarms, turn off mobile data and more! A lot of mobile devices now include NFC (Near Field Communication) as standard, but most people don’t really know what to do with it.

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HOW TO UPGRADE THE ACER REVO RL80′S RAM

Five minute job, but watch your warranty! The Acer Revo RL80 is an awesome little nettop machine that can be really useful in a modern living room.  Unfortunately the cheapest UK models only come with 2GB of RAM, which can cause your system to slow if you’re running multiple applications at once. Fortunately, upgrading the […]

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HOW TO GET THE BEST WIFI SIGNAL AT HOME

Increase your wireless speed without shelling out Most of the major ISPs and all of the home router manufacturers are quick to tout the wireless performance of their equipment.  Often you’ll see claims of the “fastest wireless speeds” and “best throughput” of any device, yet often your actual experience will differ greatly.

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HOW TO TAKE A SCREENSHOT ON ANDROID

Easy on Ice Cream Sandwich, harder on older versions Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, especially if you’re trying to describe something on your smartphone or tablet to someone else.  Luckily, taking a screenshot on your Android device is pretty simple, for most devices anyway.

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Well…. You could cheat?

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SHOOT TIME LAPSE VIDEOS WITH A RASPBERRY PI

Awesome effects on the cheap The Raspberry Pi camera module has been around for a while now, available from both RS Components and Farnell in the UK.  It’s pretty inexpensive at less than £20, but to be honest I’ve been struggling for ideas as to what I could do with it. Thankfully, Mike, who’s written for TME before, has […]

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