For ages I’ve been meaning to collect together all the fails I come across and post them on my blog. So let’s get started. This snippet is taken from the user manual of a Hannspree Xv-S LCD TV. Operating conditions Temperature Temperature 32°F to + 104°F ( 0°C to + 40°C) Humanity 20% to 65% […]Read more "Fail: Hannspree TV manual"
Some years ago, my dad bought me a book about electronics, computers and robots from a jumble sale for 10p. It was published in 1984 and probably about 15 years out of date when I received it. Today I came across it on my bookshelf back at my parents’ house, and there’s a double-page spread […]Read more "The house of the future"
When I get my Vista-based Media Center to scan for FreeView channels, it finds them all correctly. When I go to add listings, I choose my region and it fetches them. But ITV1 and ITV2 both lack listings – despite the fact that the listings in question appear to be available. There’s a tweak you […]Read more "Guide listings in Vista MCE for ITV channels"