Tag Archives: osx

Flotilla hacking with a Mac

Inspired by http://www.sniff.org.uk/2015/12/hacking-pimoroni-flotillla.html I plugged Flotilla into my Mac. I browsed my /dev/ folder and took a guess that the Flotilla dock was ‘tty.usbmodem1421′ – which proved correct. Then I typed screen /dev/tty.usbmodem1421 9600 at the Terminal prompt, and wiggled … Continue reading

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Python CoolPlay for OS X

Update – a new version of PyPlay is now on GitHub. It has pretty colours and gives you the out time and everything. CoolPlay is a very useful Windows program that plays audio files. So what? Lots of programs do … Continue reading

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CoolPlay for MacOS X

What is CoolPlay? A Coldplay tribute band? Well, yes it is – but it’s also a piece of Windows audio play out software written for BBC News between 2000 and 2010. At its simplest, it allows you to load audio … Continue reading

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Screen recording & controlling Raspberry Pi on a Mac with no extra software

It’s been bugging me for a while about how to do screen recordings on a RaspberryPi – it may be possible to do it using ffmpeg, but today I found a pretty easy way of doing it from a Mac, … Continue reading

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OSX on a Lenovo Ideapad S10-2 – again

(behold my – working! – boot-up options, using the old-skool classic GRUB bootloader) I’ve given up trying to get the audio to work on OS X on my IdeaPad’s msiWindOSX install. Could not get Audieee to work. A 10.5.5 update … Continue reading

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