Hidden Node Podcast

In late 2019, Joel Crane @Potato_Fi and I decided to start recording a podcast. TLDR Hidden Node Podcast, two guys talking tech, 3D printing, prototyping, soldering, fintech, Wi-Fi, almost anything goes. Listen to an episode, or… grab the link to your preferred Podcast app from: https://hiddennode.buzzsprout.com The Waffle-tastic long Version Joel and I found that … Continue reading Hidden Node Podcast

HotelRoom: iOS App debut

I have written an iOS app. It is very simple, solving a simple problem I encountered when travelling for work, changing hotels multiple times during a single business trip. When staying in a hotel with a keycard, I prefer not to carry the cardboard slip around with me. I get into the room and usually … Continue reading HotelRoom: iOS App debut

Feature Request: Apple TV, more advanced Volume control via IR

The Apple TV 4 / 4K (5th Generation) is great! This is not a review article but I am impressed and satisfied with the Apple TV experience. The Scenario I have a “Bose Solo 5” soundbar attached to the TV via Optical audio input (you know, the fiber optic cable that can carry audio). The … Continue reading Feature Request: Apple TV, more advanced Volume control via IR

Feature Request Articles: Introduction

Recently I have been (over)thinking over a few “concepts” / “ideas” / “product and service improvements” and to express these ideas I thought that it might be fun to write them down and publish them as blog articles. Perhaps I can articulate my point and generate some momentum for the idea, perhaps not. Either way, … Continue reading Feature Request Articles: Introduction

Windows 10, O365, Custom Install, Specific Applications ONLY

Intended Audience: Anyone who wants to install only specific O365 applications within Windows Method: Use the Microsoft Office Deployment Tool Downloaded from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49117 Configuration options for the Office Deployment Tool: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219426(v=office.15) You can either create your .xml manually or use this ODT .xml configurator tool: http://officedev.github.io/Office-IT-Pro-Deployment-Scripts/XmlEditor.html Why: I wanted to install Microsoft Word only, … Continue reading Windows 10, O365, Custom Install, Specific Applications ONLY

Outlook 2016 for macOS, Authentication Failure, O365

Intended Audience:┬áPeople experiencing Authentication Failure with Outlook 2016 for macOS and O365. Symptoms: Outlook 2016 for macOS stopped being able to connect to O365 and check mail, no error displayed at this stage. Credentials are definitely correct, still able to access O365 mail via iOS app and browser. Deleting and re-adding the account within Outlook … Continue reading Outlook 2016 for macOS, Authentication Failure, O365

iPhone Tweak: Ring/Silent switch as Orientation Lock Toggle – iOS 9

How to tweak your iPhone so that the Silent/Ring switch acts as the Orientation Lock Toggle