Ultimate Control: Logitech Harmony 895

My home-entertainment system consisting of a 46″ 100Hz Sony Bravia, a Yamaha YSP-4000 soundbar, a Yamaha YSP-150 subwoofer, a PS3, a Nintendo Wii and PVR made me a 4-remote collector. A simple task such as watching a BlueRay movie turned...


OS X: Switching network locations automatically

Once I got my MacBook Air and started to migrate all my data and applications over to OS X, I was wondering how the networking would work in Leopard. (Un)surprisingly enough it works a lot better than on Windows. The...


OS X: Put your apps on a diet

Although I have a solid 15 years of Windows-knowledge under my belt, I regularly find something new when working on the Macintosh. One cool thing (for the Windows-folk and registry hackers) is how OS X manages applications. First, you do...


Where is that VT-remote? KO ERHE it is…

I was checking out Logitech’s website and their homepage gave me the “there-is-something-odd” feeling: Probably makes sense that everything is backwards – after all seems to be a Microsoft remote – judging from that back-to-front Windows logo 😀


The Friday Picture: Sometimes

The Friday Picture will provide you with inspirational and (de)motiviational guidance to make the approaching weekend so much more appealing:


How to crash an airplane

On my recent flight to Atlanta I managed to break the Delta airlines inflight entertainment system and upset a few fellow passengers on the plane (hello row 27 passengers: sorry for crashing your entertainment system and forcing you to fast...


American obsessions: Signs

The most powerful nation in the world (and also the most obese) is obsessed with signs and it almost seems that the locals can not do without it. I am not sure if it is Bush or the aftermath of...


Reflecting on the vacation

The vacation was great. In the last two weeks we travelled 3500 miles by sea and almost 20,000 miles by air. Flying with an airline such as Delta simply sucks (SAA is worse) and you naturally lower your expectations to...