I’ve had a Google Chromecast (1st generation) for a while now, connected over WiFi. Works great, although sometimes the wireless reception cuts out, or the signal gets saturated. Since I’m mostly streaming from a device which sits less than 10 cm away, it is also rather … Continue reading
I’ve recently acquired some TP-Link ‘Easy Smart’ managed switches – cheap, decently built (metal casing), and a lot of features above the usual unmanaged stuff:
- Effective network monitoring via Port Mirroring, Loop Prevention and Cable Diagnostics
- Port and tag-based QoS enable smooth latency-sensitive traffic
- Abundant VLAN features … Continue reading
Back in the day I used to have one router in the house: the D-Link DIR-825, flashed with OpenWRT. Configured with two SSIDs – one for internal network use, and one for guest access – the latter being separate from the internal … Continue reading
After the latest lan-party with some friends, where we played a lot of Rocket League, it dawned on me that this game (and numerous others) is probably a lot easier to play with a game controller instead of the mouse/keyboard combination. And as I have the Continue reading
An update on the “My history in gadgets” post from a while back, and the 2014 update:
Mobile phone history:
The Desire S I was using for work died (hboot corruption), and was replaced by:
Motorola E2 (LTE)
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An update on the “My history in gadgets” post from a while back, as things have progressed a bit meanwhile ;)
Mobile phone history:
I’ve since sold my Desire, and obtained/sold the following phones:
HTC Desire HD
I’ve always been a fan of the “stock Google” look of android, also often referred to as AOSP (Android Open Source Project) – a clean look, no bells and whistles added by the vendor of the device in question.
The ‘vendor’ looks usually change the look of … Continue reading
On the HTC Desire S, I’ve been using an unofficial build (made by Flinny) of CyanogenMod 10 for a while – happily so.
Unfortunately the author is/was a bit strapped for time, and development slowed down significantly at the time. Updates … Continue reading
May there be more and fun years coming!