Hardware

MacBook Pro Battery After 5 Years

I have a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Late-2013) and it is approaching 5 years since it was manufactured. It is still going strong but today I replaced the battery as it was becoming swollen and potentially unsafe to use. I’ve been running the following simple script on my Read more…

Apache

Improving WordPress Speed

I have another WordPress site (aside from this one) which consists of mostly static content and uses Cloudflare for DDoS protection and as a CDN. The server is running PHP 7.0 and has all updates installed but was taking a minimum of 400ms to generate each page; this delay was Read more…

Software

TVHeadend Recordings and Chromecast

Around 18 months ago I set up a TVHeadend server using an Olimex Lime2 single board computer with the intention of having a single location for television recordings. I wanted something power efficient but fast enough to handle multiple simultaneous recordings and streams hence why I went for the Lime2 Read more…