Convert MKV Video Files to MP4

The Xbox 360 by default lacks the ability to play MKV container video files, which presents a problem if you want to watch those videos in your library that are in the MKV file format using the ‘System Video Player’.

After searching online, I found that there were varying solutions to this problem. Some suggested setting up Windows Media Center while others suggested converting your videos to the MP4 format which the Xbox supports. » Read more…

How to Disable Facebook’s People You May Know Feature

People You May Know / Suggested Friends

People You May Know / Suggested Friends

I’ve found Facebook’s People you may know ’Feature’ a tad annoying to say the least, suggesting people I dont want to befriend because let’s face it, if I had wanted them as friends they would already be friends right? Facebook you’re not that smart yet I’m afraid! Plus you may just get fed up staring at the same old faces!

After searching for a while on Google I found a couple of groups on Facebook (Ironic) and read a few blog articles, however it soon became obvious that most of the workarounds don’t work anymore, so I had a think and here’s my little hack to disable this feature.

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This is one of the many reasons why Hotmail sucks

They can’t even do HTTPS correctly. Domains like this won’t even work https://www.hotmail.co.uk/ as the certificate is only valid for the following names:

*.mail.live.com , *.hotmail.com , hotmail.com , hotmail.msn.com , hotmail.co.jp , hotmail.co.uk , hotmail.live.com , www.hotmail.msn.com , mail.live.com , people.live.com

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Viking Direct Shady Stock Level Tactics

So today I’ve been on the hunt for a monitor stand for my desk, I finally decided on the one I wanted (A cheap and cheerful Allsop Metal Corner Monitor Stand) Viking Direct seemed to have a pretty good deal going selling the stand for a reasonable £21.89 so I added it to my ‘Shopping Trolly’ as they so nicely put it. So with my virtual cash in my semi-virtual hand I went to pay.

Excellent product found, ready for my purchase!

Excellent product found, ready for my purchase!

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