Fixing AMP-IMG Instrinsic ‘small’ images in IE11 and IE10

During a recent project I found an issue with images being shown very small when viewing a web page in IE10/11, this happened when the page was built in AMP with images being loaded with the AMP-IMG component. E.g. Notice the small image floated right: The project was built with WordPress, and uses the official […]

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Home Network Setup: What’s in my rack 2019

This is a follow on from my first post which described how I installed multiple CAT6 network cable runs in my house, view here. In this post, I will talk through the equipment which is currently in my network rack for 2019. Firstly, I have upgraded to a larger rack; now a 9U 600x600mm rack. […]

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Install Dafang custom firmware to Neos Smartcam

The Neos Smart cam is a small indoor security camera based on the Xiaomi Xiaofang hardware, this is similar to the Wyze Cam 2 which is also based on the same Xiaomi hardware. I’ve wanted one of these for a while, and now the Neos smart cam is readily available on Amazon in the UK, […]

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Powering a RaspberryPi over PoE with a splitter

I have recently picked up a Raspberry Pi Zero. Because of it’s size, it is small enough to fit about anywhere, but there isn’t always a free electrical socket nearby – however a PoE powered solution would be ideal. I’ve already heard there is an official PoE hat but this can only be used with […]

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Replacing my router with pfSense with a Qotom Q150P-S08 from AliExpress

Instead of using the TP-Link TL-R470T+ router at home which I’ve showed in a previous post [link], I have decided it’s time to take the plunge and start using proper router software, pfSense. pfSense is open-source router/firewall software. It comes with many advanced features and is often used in the enterprise, it’s probably overkill in […]

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We’ve received a free Google Beacon!

So, I forgot I signed up to receive a free Beacon from Google a while ago – but it has just turned up this week at my work, here is a run down of what it does and how to receive one. A beacon for those who don’t know is a small Bluetooth 4.0 Low […]

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Linux: Export computer specs as HTML

This is a quick, but I thought it would be worth a post. Within Linux (I’m using Ubuntu 17.04) you can quickly export your computer specs as an HTML file, useful if you need some info on what particular hardware you’re running. Simply run this within your terminal at the location where you want the […]

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Favourite typefaces of 2017 so far

This list features some of my favourite typefaces so far for 2017. Most are from websites I have seen over the past couple of months, others are ones I have known about for a while – see the list below:     Activ Groteske By Dalton Maag Download: https://www.daltonmaag.com/library/aktiv-grotesk Price: Paid, dependant on styles and […]

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Home Network Setup: How I installed CAT6 Ethernet

Update: A related post regarding my network rack is available here: https://ryanfitton.co.uk/blog/home-network-setup-whats-in-my-rack-2019/ When I moved into my new house, I knew that I wanted hard-wired Ethernet networking in every home. Ethernet cables provide much faster speeds than Wi-Fi and are much more secure. I wanted the cables to future-proof my house, so I decided to go […]

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Looping through a Data Map with Sass

I’ve decided to share this code for anyone who requires a quick ‘copy and paste’ solution for using data maps (map-get) and loops within Sass. This example will allow you to set values within the data map, then loop through and output as CSS rules. Setup the variables within the data map and create the code […]

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