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  1. Packratius, and the inevitable overwhelming of

    Posted on June 8th, 2010 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    I’ve been using for years. I started using it well before it was bought up by Yahoo!, and for a long time my primary use for it was to store my bookmarks in an always available location – I used many computers, and not having my bookmarks tied to a single machine always seemed […]

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  2. Adding a vCard to your iPhone Address Book from a web page

    Posted on November 29th, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    It can’t be done. Well, not obviously anyway. A couple of weeks ago, I realised that my public vCard was less useful than it might be. One of the specific reasons that I created it was to make it easy for people to add a bunch of my contact information to their address books when […]

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  3. Controlling iTunes across multiple computers with the keyboard

    Posted on October 8th, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    Over the last few days on Twitter I’ve been talking about my peculiar iTunes setup, and a few people have been asking me if I’ll blog about it. So, here goes… My situation is that my iTunes music library is stored on my MacMini that lives in my living room (connected to and powering my […]

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  4. How to make Awesome Broken Biscuit Cake

    Posted on April 26th, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    I know, this isn’t code and it isn’t anything I’ve done on the train, but it is something I’ve made several times over the last few weeks now. The last time I made it was for yesterday’s Social Media Camp in London, organised wonderfully by Vero. But I’m not going to talk about Social Media […]

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  5. GitHub Inactive Repository Demoter, a GreaseMonkey Script

    Posted on March 2nd, 2009 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

    One of the things that’s been annoying me recently about GitHub is the way that a user’s repositories are presented on their profile page. Take my profile page for example — I have 16 repositories, but only 5 of them have had any active development over the last month. To my mind those ones are […]

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  6. How to get more than the last 10 Recently Played Tracks from

    Posted on December 1st, 2008 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts, Tips & Tricks.

    I don’t have time for a full entry today, so here’s a quick tip for users who are making use of their “Recently Played Tracks” RSS to do cool things. It turns out that you can increase the number of tracks returned by the feed simply by adding a limit=somenumber parameter to the URL. […]

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