Category: Gadgets

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The baby has arrived – Synology DS1010+ review

It does not pay to be impatient. The longest 5 days in a while – fresh off the factory and just arrived from Taiwan: This is probably the first DS1010+ in the country. Noise-levels are acceptable and unlike other people...

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Installing Optware bootstrap for Synology DS1010+

I don’t think today can get any better. Over 4TB of new storage in the making and the IPKG bootstrap for the Synology DS1010+ was just released. My Squid configuration on the DS107+ will be promptly migrated and although the...

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Potholes – Bring ‘n Tar

This will be a new initiative I am trying to kick off “Bring ‘n Tar”. The muncipalities, traffic departments, road agencies are all not capable of using our tax money in fixing and maintaining our roads, and when initiative is...

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Dragon Age: Origins

Dragon Age: Origins is the spiritual successor to BioWare’s critically acclaimed Baldur’s Gate, featuring deep character customization and role-playing, morally challenging decisions, tactical party-based combat, and a wealth of gritty, mature sub-plots. It is a dark, heroic fantasy game that...

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NDrive turn-by-turn GPS navigation for Android released

I was pleasantly surprised to find that NDrive has been released on the Android market today. NDrive turns your Android phone into a powerful navigation system up to house number accuracy! The download of the navigation-software is free and once...

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New PS3 firmware: PS3 data transfer

It finally appears that Sony has listened and with the upcoming 3.15 firmware will support PS3 data transfer. This feature enables you to transfer all of your saved data from one PS3 to another. So if you decide to get...

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SixthSense – gesture device

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.” In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says he’ll...

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OS X: Install JDeveloper 11g on OS X 10.6

If you start development against the Oracle Fusion middleware set, it only makes sense to pick an IDE which supports those middleware products out of the box. While I still enjoy Eclipse and MyEclipseIDE, JDeveloper 11g becomes the natural choice...

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Filebot, the Ultimate TV renamer

The Popcorn C-200 is probably the best gadget-purchase in a while and I have been able to organise my movie library quite well. Although the Popcorn currently lacks proper media indexing, Yet Another Movie Jukebox allows you to index your...

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Technet subscription for USD 269

I am normally not promoting Microsoft or Windows, since it stinks. But if you are dependent on it, then make the most out of it with getting a cool discount on the Technet subscription (note: this is download only). Think...