HOWTO: Make a Doctor Who "Bells of St John" Style WiFi Name

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No spoilers, sweetie 🙂 This evening’s Doctor Who – The Bells of St John – revolves around mysterious WiFi signals. Alien SSIDs which, if you connect to them…. well, watch the episode to find out! In the show, they look like these: So, can we do the same thing for our home WiFi network? Yup!…

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Having moaned that my TARDIS was too full, I set on a quest to find another. The cardboard one I had appears to be the last of its kind – but I did manage to snag this beauty on eBay. It’s a Panopticon ’93 Officially licensed TARDIS – similar to this one on RetroTrader. Click…

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Doctor Who QR Codes

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Mobile QR codes are fantastic. They’re real-life hyperlinks. Snap them with your phone and go direct to a website. What could be better? The BBC, however, need a few lessons in how to optimise the experience. As part of their Prisoner Zero page – the BBC have an awesome “Wanted Poster”. Here’s the teaser image.…

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Doctor Who and Mobile Phones

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A slightly modified BlackBerry Storm.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to any reader of this blog that I’m a phone geek. And a Doctor Who geek.  So, image my utter nerdgasm when we got to see the 11th Doctor using a mobile he’d nicked.  The burning question is which phone? It’s quite hard to see throughout the episode. It…

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Plot Holes in The Eleventh Hour

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I’m a shameless Doctor Who geek.  I loved the first episode of the new series.  But I wanted to point out a (minor?) plot hole in the episode. Slight spoilers here, so wait until you’ve seen the show. Towards the end, the Doctor is having a stand off with the Atari.  He’s discussing the planet…

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