Assorted Geekery

How to fix duel monitor issues with a Trust Slimline Widescreen graphics tablet

┬áThis took me a lot of trawling forums to find a fix for, so i figured I’d write up a quick piece to help anyone else who has run into this problem. The back story I picked up a graphics tablet on amazon, mostly for 3D modelling in Sculptris, and […]

Hacking the Hannspree Hannspad – Part 4 – The ‘Hard’ Backup

The following has been tested under Windows XP SP3 and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, But you should be fine under Windows XP/Vista/7 and any vaguely up-to-date Linux install. You will also need the following files. ClockWorkMod Recovery Okay, The first thing we want to do is Backup everything […]

Hacking the Hannspree Hannspad – Part 5 – Installing the new ROM

Now to copy over the files we need to load a custom image… Power off the Tablet, and unplug the data cable, Keep it plugged into the power supply. Power the tablet back on in normal mode. Once Booted, plug the usb cable back in and enable USB transfer on […]

Hacking the Hannspree Hannspad – Part 2 – Hardware .. Hannspad vs iPad

This was a piece I hadn’t originally intended to write, however I thought before modding the tablet I should learn a bit about its inner workings. What I discovered was that the Hannspad is very much a ‘top end’ tablet, which for its low price I find confusing. What follows […]

Ogre “createRenderWindow” Segmentation fault

So, I thought I would have a play around with the Ogre3d library, not with any particular goals in mind, but it looked very accomplished technically, and a simple clean layout of the API made me think, that it would be nice and quick to knock up something visually satisfying […]