Installing OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Retail with a Gigabyte GA G31M ES2L motherboard. Guide + Drivers.

This guide will explain how to cram your Snow Leopard disk onto a USB drive, patch it, and boot from USB. Also provided is a custom driver\patch set for the ES2L motherboard.  
Fixing XBox error 0020 – On the cheap.

Having never owned an XBox, I jumped at the chance to have a peek into the guts of a friend’s broken machine.  It took all of 5 minutes to google the extended error code (0020) and no more than an hour to fix it without resorting to buying an X-Clamp fix kit, heat gun, ramming […]
Fixing ADB shell colors in the windows command prompt.

  At some point this morning I was suddenly and without warning struck with the urge to get the old AALib demo “BB” running on my ‘droid. Eventually I had an ARM build of Debian running and BB installed without any fuss. (apt-get install bb). What I hadn’t anticipated though was that using ADB shell from the […]
Faster Number rounding with bitwise operators in AS3.

Time and time again, AS3 reaffirms its place in my heart as one of the most well planned, well implemented and functional languages I’ve had the pleasure of using. So when I came across this little gem – someone trying to perform a bitwise shift left on a floating point number – I wasn’t sure […]
Combustable Lemons for Portal2, Garry’s Mod and Left 4 Dead 2.

Since people won’t shut up about it, I hacked together this little pack initially for L4D2, then stripped it back for GMod, Portal2, etc. It should work on most source games, but failing that, give me a shout, and I’ll do my best to update it.  All instructions are included in the .zip file [Download]
L4D2 Combustable Lemons Tutorial.

Inspired by Cave Johnson’s rants about combustable lemons from Portal2, I thought it would be kinda funny to make some for L4D2. It was! (is?)
iTunes lite – A workaround.

I like Apple’s Spoon Fed approach to support. If every macbook for example has all the PC drivers and so forth you can just ghost the install straight onto the PC and it’ll continue working. Magic Bloatware for the win. My PC is my safe haven from this crap though, and faced with installing iTunes, […]

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