Category: Gadgets

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Synology: Easy Time Machine integration

The recent release of Synology’s 2.2 beta firmware includes Time Machine support. For all Synology users, my tutorial OS X: Time Machine backup has now really become a piece of cake: Create a shared folder called “TimeMachine” Create a user...

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Office:Mac 2008 12.2.0 Update

Microsoft released the latest Office:Mac update. It includes a number of improvements (especially speed and stability) for Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. The horrible Exchange client, Entourage, is still not capable of properly managing calendaring and synchronizing events with an...

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Synology releases firmware supporting DNLA

Although still in beta, the new firmware sounds promising. I installed the beta-firmware yesterday and have not noticed anything not working. Surprisingly network transfer is faster (I attribute this to a new version of Samba). The new Media Server supports...

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Sacred 2: Lazy developers

I got Sacred 2: Fallen Angels over the weekend and am mightily disappointed. The local two-player mode is unplayable as you constantly clash with your buddy. Unlike Return To Arms or Baldur’s Gate, two players can also not change their...

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Credit card fraud: Shopto?

It certainly makes you wonder (and worry) that within one week at least 3 members at the PS3ZA forum faced credit-card fraud (here, here and here). Allegedly all users have been using ShopTo.net and I am aware of users who...

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OS X: Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.1 Update

Microsoft just released a new update for Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac which included numerous fixes to stability & performance. This is almost a mandatory update as it addresses significant bugs in almost all Office components. Users experiencing crashes in...

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Steve you F! Hope you enjoyed my game

I am used to parcels getting lost or stolen by our local Post Office staff, but this one takes the cake: An order shipped via CDWOW on 17th April arrived today. The envelope was in mint condition, but I was...

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Apple releases Safari 4.0

Apple has released Safari 4.0 for download. Compared to all other browsers, this must be the fastest browser in the market. There are no major differences compared to the beta version. Most annoying part is, that Apple introduced the tab-bars...