UK Residential Sound Laws

Who wants to know what the legal UK residential sound levels are? There are none! I know crazy right. To make things even more fun, the council don’t even have to come to your house or your neighbours. They entirely base their decision on what the other person says and any “witnesses” they can scrounge […]

Outlook 2010 New Account Old PST Data File

This has seriously had me screaming long streams of swear words but I finally sussed it out. What was I trying to do? Well I recently installed Windows 7 and therefore did a fresh install of Outlook 2010 as well. I had saved my old PST file so now I had just done “File->Account Settings->Data […]

Hide Favorites Folders In Outlook 2010

After doing a fresh install of Outlook 2010 I noticed an area above my email accounts titled Favorites. I don’t use this, I don’t plan on using this and it takes up about 2cm of vertical space which is much needed with all my email accounts. It’s easy to get rid of but you have […]

I Bought An Acer HN274H 27″ 3D Monitor!

I only jumped on the dual monitor bandwagon a few months ago but now I see how hard it is to go back to a single display. I decided that the next “new” thing to try out was 3D and I also wanted a better monitor than my old 24″ Samsung Syncmaster 245B. The problem […]

ActionScript 3 Windows Filename Regexp

The project I’m working on today allows users to type their own filenames. The actual file extension is added afterwards by my system. I needed to check that the filename itself is valid for Windows so I came up with this: var file_name:String = ” #DOG!”£$%^&*()_+{}~@:?><|¬`-=[]#’;/.,”; // Remove chars not allowed in Windows filename / […]

All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again.

— Peter Pan