Category Archives: Technology

Cloud Storage Pricing for Home Use

I’ve just done a quick survey of cloud storage pricing for some of the popular providers. Times have certainly changed since I last looked at this. Depending on what you are looking for, each service has its own sweet spot, so there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer. All the prices are in GBP for a whole year […]

MobaXterm 7.6

Hot on the heels of version 7.5 comes MobaXterm 7.6. Thanks Rob for pointing that out! Happy upgrading. Cheers Tim…

MobaXterm 7.5

MobaXterm 7.5 has been released. You can find the downloads and changelog in the usual places. If you are a Windows user, MobaXterm is by far the best tool I’ve ever found for SSH and X Server functionality. It’s much simpler than using Cygwin and Putty individually. Cheers Tim…

phpBB 3.1.3

I just noticed that phpBB 3.1.3 was released at the start of the month. Although the forum is still locked on my site, it pays to keep things up to date. Happy upgrading. Cheers Tim…

MobaXterm 7.4

MobaXterm 7.4 was released today. The downloads and changelog are in the usual place. This release has a bunch of upgrades of the core components, bug fixes and support for Windows 10 Technical Preview. Happy upgrading! Cheers Tim…

WordPress 4.1 “Dinah”

WordPress 4.1 “Dinah” has been born. The upgrade will probably happen automatically in a few days, but if you go on to you blog now you can force the update. We will no doubt get a 4.1.1 very soon, as this always seems to happen. There is a list of new features that I think is […]

Develop against the versions in the Yum repositories!

I saw a tweet by Simon Haslam at the weekend that read, “I’m v surprised to read that @Atlassian Stash needs newer git than in the latest RHEL/OL6 repos!” I had a similar experience at the weekend too, but this time with Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) 3.0 EA. According to the documentation, it requires the […]

Agile Morning

You may have noticed some tweets from me on Friday morning on the subject of Agile methodologies. Work arranged for a couple of speakers to come in to speak to us on the subject. Our company is made up of three types of people. Those that are fully invested in agile and use it on […]

Home Kit Update

A little over a month ago I wrote about my new ReadyNAS 104. Since then I’ve done a couple more purchases. After much deliberation and consultation with others I eventually turned off my brain and bought a new Mac. I got the top of the range MacBook Pro. The stuff from website describes it like this. […]

phpBB 3.1.2 Released : Upgrade ASAP

phpBB 3.1.2 has been released. The downloads are in the usual place. I assume by now everyone is using the “sort-of automatic” update process… As is mostly the case, update as soon as possible to avoid exploits… Cheers Tim…