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Bose Sleepbuds – File Format Specifications

Here's a quick companion post to the previous one with some raw technical information on the file formats for the Bose Sleepbuds. Each sound in the library needs a collection of background images, thumbnail images, a preview WAV and separate...
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Hacking the Bose Sleepbuds

This is going to be a pretty niche post, I'm mainly putting this information up so I can find it later if I need to, and it may be useful to a couple of other people who have Bose Sleepbuds....
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DNS Speed Testing on Telstra nbn in Melbourne

I've recently seen a number of people recommending that I use various 3rd party DNS resolvers - CloudFlare, OpenDNS etc. One problem I've encountered with using some of these DNS servers is that they're set up for the North American...
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Split a large iCal .ics file up by years

I've recently been dealing with a really large .ics file (10.5 MB of data, 17,364 events spanning 10 years) and it seems to be able to choke just about anything that tries to work with it. It takes forever for Apple...
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Issues installing Windows 8 on a new Retina MacBook Pro

I've spent too long this morning trying to install Windows 8 on a new Retina MacBook Pro. The first error I received was that "Windows can't be installed in drive 0 partition 4" with more detail giving the error message "The selected disk...
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Get some of my new how-to guides…

I've started putting up some how-to guides that I can direct people to so I don't have to answer the same questions time and time again. Here they are: Automatica Guidebook - Automatica How To Guides
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