Really like the look of these Sony ANC headphones.

The Sony WH-1000XM3 look and seem to review pretty well, even up against Bose QC series. I was pretty disappointed in the ANC on the Samsung Level Over I purchased a few years back that i’m still using (they do look good and sound decent otherwise). This was coming from some Nokia BH-940s (Monster) which,… Continue reading Really like the look of these Sony ANC headphones.

How Go-tcha Pokemon Go products get away with not being blocked.

So it seems that the Organizationally Unique Identifier (OUI) part of the MAC address of the bluetooth device is using Nintendo’s assigned address space to get around being blocked on MAC. This is the initial part of the MAC 7C:BB:8A on the Go-tcha I have. Pop that into https://www.wireshark.org/tools/oui-lookup.html and you’ll see: 7C:BB:8A Nintendo Nintendo… Continue reading How Go-tcha Pokemon Go products get away with not being blocked.

Things you don’t think of when buying a house: Power

So as a first-time buyer a few years back it never occurred to me to check the Amperage of the power into the house. Something I would do now. I recently looked into taking advantage of the government scheme to cover 75% of the cost to install a home electric car charger: Reference: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-grants-for-low-emission-vehicles#electric-vehicle-homecharge-scheme It was… Continue reading Things you don’t think of when buying a house: Power

Boosting home cold water mains pressure.

So i’m no plumber but my father was so I know a little about plumbing. What I actually didn’t know was that in the UK you can boost the inbound water mains to 12litres per minute (according to WRAS) directly off the mains. I thought any pump would have to be fed from the cold… Continue reading Boosting home cold water mains pressure.

Xbox One X and One S getting 1440p support in the near future

Article over at TechRadar: https://www.techradar.com/news/xbox-one-x-and-one-s-getting-1440p-support-in-the-near-future Interesting for the Xbox One X and i’m sure users in the resolution middle ground will really appreciated the efforrt. If i’m being really skepticle its also a good way to get those Xbox One S’s nice and toasty and shorten the life of them a little bit 😉 On… Continue reading Xbox One X and One S getting 1440p support in the near future