How to make your own Android ROM – Part 4: Custom Scripts

Darren Yates continues his series on how to customise your own Android ROMs using the Android Kitchen app to add your own custom scripts.

Seagate Central review

Ready to go right of the box. A single-bay NAS might not sound like your typical offering but the Seagate Central is aimed at those who just want a simple …

Arduino Project 9: Stompy the robot (part 2)

Stompy is one of the simpler and more compact four-legged walking robots you can build which makes him a great low-cost learning tool for understanding a little of the vast world of robotics. In part 1 of this project we covered the major pieces – how to put together the chassis and how to assemble…

How to unroot your Galaxy S3 and flash it back to stock ROM

Rooting your phone and even trying out new ROMs is part and parcel of being a hardcore enthusiast. But sometimes you need to go back to the way things were. Here’s how to do that.

7 ways to maximise your Wi-Fi speeds

  Wireless you see is a fickle beast. A million factors affect the performance of your wireless network and you can’t just plonk the router anywhere and expect it to work at optimum speeds and reliability. Here are seven ways you can ensure good performance.   01 Range is the most important factor in wireless…

5 things to look for in an 802.11ac router and adapter

The back of Netgear’s D6300 modem router. You’ll notice there is both an ADSL port and an Ethernet Internet WAN port so it’s ready when the NBN comes along. Upgrading to the new 802.11ac wireless will likely double your current 802.11n performance – even more so if you’re on one of the older 802.11n standards…