Review of ThinkGeek iPad Bluetooth Keyboard Case

Posted on 2010/11/20
case in use

case in use

Don’t get me wrong… I love my iPad. However, there are times when the onscreen keyboard just doesn’t cut it, like when writing/editing a particularly long document. These are the times I find my self reaching for my tabletpc Netbook (an Asus EEPC T101MT, a great little tablet netbook with a multitouch display which I will review later).

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Fix for ipad activation error, updating from expired 4.2 beta to newest beta

Posted on 2010/10/30
Shan's iPad

Shan\’s iPad

Yesterday I turned on my iPad and got the connect to itunes logo…I was a little freaked, but plugged her in to my workstation. I got a message that the ios 4.2 beta was expired and I need to update (yes, I AM a member of the Apple Developer Program).

I download the latest ios sdk, and tried to update via iTunes 10 using the iPad1,14.28C5101c ipsw . The update failed and I went into restore mode. Forgetting that downgrades are not supported, I tried to the default restore (3.2. something). Now I got an error 1015 on update… So next I restored the same ispw using iTunes again. Next I got an activation error stating the device was not registered in the developer program and to register the deviceid via the developers provision portal. I tried to go back to restore/DFU mode using the normal means (home & sleep button,etc), but it would not re-enter restore mode….it would go straight to the connect to iTunes screen. Once I connected back to iTunes, I got the same activation error again, with no way to get my deviceid from iTunes!

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M.A.M.E Madness

Posted on 2006/01/07

Cocktail Cabinet v1.0

I’ve bee infected with M.A.M.E. madness. For those of you who don’t know, M.A.M.E. is the Multi Arcade Machine Emulator which allows you to read ROM images of thousands of popular arcade games and play them on home computer software.

I have nearly completed my cocktail table style arcade machine. As I finish it up, I’ve started on an upright arcade cabinet also!

501st and Star Wars weekends!

Posted on 2004/04/14

Imperial Shan

Imperial Shan

Yes, it’s true I’m a Star Wars geek, but I’ve taken it to new heights. I’ve joined the Rebel Legion and the 501st Garision to show off my replica X-Wing Pilot/Jedi costume and Tie Fighter costume. The hard decision was which one to wear during the Star Wars Weekends parades and Disney MGM Studios!

Sixie, my latest Robotic Creation

Posted on 2003/02/23

Sixie

Sixie

Sixie’s CPU is a RCX programmable brick He has a touch center on either side of his front bumper for collision detection. He has a 2 motors, one driving each set of 3 legs. Sixie navigates to the darkest corner of a room using a rotating light sensor. Sixie was programmed using a micro Java API/VM.

Sixie’s CPU is a RCX programmable brick He has a touch center on either side of his front bumper for collision detection. He has a 2 motors, one driving each set of 3 legs. Sixie navigates to the darkest corner of a room using a rotating light sensor. Sixie was programmed using a micro Java API/VM