HP support for Scanjet on OS X 10.7 Lion

Sunday, May 6, 2012 Posted by

I’m a long-time fan of Hewlett Packard products. They work and keep on working. And, very important, they work perfect with the Linux platform. However, turns out users on Mac OS are not so fortunate. Read the rest of this entry »

Casio G-Shock GW9200 RISEMAN

Sunday, April 22, 2012 Posted by

I am not much into watches, they should tell the time and just work. Turns out that is still a pretty hard task for a watch, because “telling the time” has to be accurate. The display should be clear, even illuminated in the dark. “Just work” is a whole next level of performance requirements, hard to achieve by a watch if you throw tough conditions at it.

And this is where Seiko’s G-Shock series comes in. Read the rest of this entry »

5.11 ATAC 6″ boot

Saturday, April 21, 2012 Posted by

Some time ago I picked up a pair of 5.11 ATAC 6″ boots. I was looking for an ankle-height, black polishable boot which provides both performance and a neat look. Read the rest of this entry »

hdparm: power down drives when not in use

Saturday, April 21, 2012 Posted by

There’s a great tool to master control over your harddrives, and it’s called hdparm. It has many options but this article will only cover those relevant to power saving. Read the rest of this entry »

Waarom zijn spammers zo dom?

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Posted by

Met berichten die zo ontzettend overduidelijk afkomstig zijn van spammers vraag ik me af hoe het nog rendabel kan zijn om zo’n internet scam te doen. Waarschijnlijk zijn het met name oudere, goed-gelovige mensen die er in trappen, omdat ze de instantie die de spammer nadoet vertrouwen. Read the rest of this entry »