Surface Questions from Curious Rat

I ran across the Curious Rat blog while following a link about HBO and cutting it’s own throat through going around it’s channel and ran across this post

Posted by The Admin on Monday, June 25 2012

Move Media Center recordings to the Network

If you're using Windows Media Center, you will have come across the fact that you can't record directly to network storage (without using iSCSI anyway

Posted by Richard Burte on Thursday, October 13 2011

Roomba 500 Series Error 2? Clean the brush gearbox.

The Roomba kept telling me I needed to clean the brushes after about 30 seconds of cleaning. "Error 2. Open Roomba’s brush cage and clean brushes

Posted by Richard Burte on Saturday, September 03 2011

Spring cleaning your digital music with PowerShell

It’s that time of the year again. I’m helping get a room ready to become the baby’s play room, and part of the tidying up is deciding what to do with all

Posted by Richard Burte on Tuesday, May 31 2011

Pocket Review: Betrayal at House on the Hill

About a eighteen months ago I caught up with my mate Mr B. and his lovely wife and some friends of theirs for an evening of gaming. It was a great new

Posted by The Admin on Monday, February 14 2011

Simple PowerShell MD-5 Script

I’m going to start posting a few useful powershell scripts. I’m not sure where I picked up this snippet but it’s pretty useful. I modified it to resolve

Posted by The Admin on Wednesday, December 08 2010

Book thoughts: Lest Darkness Fall

I enjoy reading Sci-Fi. I enjoy reading history. So when my fave sci-fi site ran a fun little article on the impact time travelers would have including

Posted by Richard Burte on Saturday, May 01 2010

Podcasting reference

Nothing really exciting, I just wanted to make sure I kept this URL around for reference:

Posted by Richard Burte on Saturday, February 20 2010

New Zune client bonus feature – Podcasts in the Shell

After loading up the new client, I saw that they’ve added a podcast Library. That’s great as podcasts are the feature I use most often in Zune. Check out

Posted by Richard Burte on Tuesday, January 26 2010

Sue’s Muffins

This is a recipe from a friend’s mum in New Zealand. 2 C flour 3 tsp baking powder ⅓ C sugar ¼ tsp salt 1 C blueberries/fruit 1 C milk ⅓ C vegetable oil

Posted by Richard Burte on Saturday, December 19 2009

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