Category: Gadgets

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Skyrim – fixing the lag problem and crashes

Skyrim has been troubled with glitches and bugs since it’s introduction in November. Frequent crashes and bloated save games have been an experience for all users and Bethesda has been desperately trying to fix the issues by rushing out 3...

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bidorbuy looking for mobile developers

This just in: Are you one of those people who knows that apple, gingerbread and cupcake are not just edibles? Do you want to be part of a new mobile initiative where we will build an exciting mobile platform for...

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Running Transmission on Synology DS1010+

Synology’s Disk Station Manager (DSM) comes pre-packaged with it’s own download manager, but I have never been a fan of it, and have already heavily customized it but was still not quite happy with it. Over the last 12 months...

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Fifa concert: Desmond-Pokemon-Tutu

Wow – what a disappointment: Not just did Zuma, Blatter and Radebe get booed out during the Fifa 2010 worldcup opening concert, the Black Eyed Peas managed to suck horribly and Fergie sounded like she had a few Klippies &...

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SSH tunnel on OS X

Many companies nowadays provide a SSH tunnel to connect remotely into servers. This is a great feature as you will have your internet connectivity wherever you are and still enjoy the benefit of select tunnels. On OS X and Linux...

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MacUpdate: Get $429 worth of software for $49.99

MacUpdate has launched its Spring Software Bundle, headlined by Parallels Desktop 5. Just buying the bundle for Parallels 5 (which retails at USD 80) is worth it. The $50 bundle would normally sell for almost $400. It includes 10 applications,...

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Android: Connect to an enterprise LAN via LEAP/802.1X

If you work in an environment where Wifi connectivity is through LEAP/PEAP/802.1X and you have a rooted Android phone, you can use the following mechanism: Modify the file /data/misc/wifi/wpa_supplicant.conf and add your Wifi APN as follows: network={ ssid=”your_ssid” scan_ssid=1 key_mgmt=IEEE8021X...

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DDR2 RAM expansion for Synology DS1010+

The Synology comes factory default with 1GB RAM and has a spare 200-pin slot available for expansion. There has been sofar no confirmation what DIMMs work, but I can assure you that if you purchase a 2GB 200-pin 800Mhz DDR2...

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Synology – automatic indexing via synoindex

To my knowledge, no DiskStation model currently exists where the kernel supports inotify. This represents a huge problem for people who have custom scripts to add multimedia to your DiskStations. While the DiskStations media indexer supports automatic indexing of files...