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Best Custom Rom for Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) International Version

Since the symbian days, me and my mates have always enjoyed messing about with phones – we had TomTom Navigator running off Nokia N73’s with bluetooth GPS add ons – we were symbian gangstas! Anyway, a lot has changed in ten years and we now mod Android phones and make them do cool stuff. I’ve […]

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JustAircooled Parts, Nothing Else!

We’ve always loved cars – Dave and I started Maxxd.com over ten years ago, and have both owned a wide range of vehicles including VW Caddys, MK1/MK2/MK3 Golfs, MK2/MK4/MK5 Polos and many other vehicles inbetween. Our hearts have always donned a VW symbol, so when we wanted to launch a new online store it was […]

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How to read the Sun website for free

Paying to read content? What is this? A dictatorship? Ok, so the sun have locked their site down and despite me not actually reading the sun – i wanted to read an article today and it said i needed to pay… SO If you’d like to read articles for free, just visit the page in […]

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iBallz Product Testing – Lobbing the S3 around the room

I recently witnessed a friend of mine giving one of their kids their iPhone to play with… Minutes later he dropped it and broke the screen. They then proceeded to give him the iPad so he could carry on playing his game – to keep him from causing mischief! Minutes later…. iPad dropped – screen […]

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Easy Timthumb Solution – Fix it once and for all!

We’ve been plagued with issues due to using timthumb, which is a image resizing script used by¬†millions¬†of people all over the world. Despite updating the version we were using many moons ago, we found that certain sites were still being exploited, and it seems that no matter how many updates we did to the script, […]

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Sneaky old school virus making its way round emails

Hello virus fans – i have been forwarded an email from a friend of mine over at GSM Performance, as he thought something looked dodgy – and he was right! The email was totally blank until you clicked “show images from this sender” and then what appeared to be an attached file appeared – this […]

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How to report spam in Gmail

Ok, here is how to report emails as spam in Gmail; Method 1 – Drop down menu You can choose “Report Spam” from the little dropdown arrow next to the reply button – this is also where “Report Phishing” is too, which is what you MUST do if you get an email from someone pretending […]

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Reviving Old Websites

Had a few spare hours this week, so i decided to revive 3 websites we used to run and that we’d let get old, broken and unloved. Free Links Directory (www.freelinkdirectory.co.uk) Many moons ago, we decided that there were not enough UK based directories to help people find general products and services – so we […]

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Weblog Work/Technical

Audio Adverts on the New Myspace

Yes – i heard them you sneaky little buggers! There seems to be nothing on the internet about them starting to roll out audio adverts, but we use Myspace through headphones at work – and we’ve all heard them more than once now! I’m not pissed off – its nothing compared to how bad Spotify […]

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Scams Work/Technical

I was surfing your emails…

Should i be worried?