There is no way of keeping your sanity while surfing the web without adblocking. Seriously. Ads everywhere and it’s just plain annoying – and sometimes even eating up your bandwidth. On a PC there are loads of tools to block ads like browser extensions; but sometimes you cannot make use of those – this is why many people […]
One of my basic IT rules is “If you have some software running, do proper maintenance and keep it up to date or remove it.” I know, that’s one of those simple readings which end up to be quite easily forgotten and dismissed – especially as it’s connected to something called ‘work’. But to be honest, it’s not […]
The last power outage here led to casualties. One of them was the power supply of the main server which died in doing its job after five long years. That’s the reason for this site and its services being unreachable for about six hours. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Those days I found another brilliant example of non working java stuff. In fact it was an ubuntu laptop running the most recent jre from sun stating: The program ‘java’ received an X Window System error. This probably reflects a bug in the program. The error was ‘RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter)’. (Details: serial 251 error_code 143 request_code […]
The OnePlus One is one of those nerdy phones being shipped with Cyanogenmod per default and an easy unlocking process. In other words, it’s the android hacker’s wet dream. But at the moment things do not look that bright at the horizon: Cyanogen Inc did partner up with Micromax, a competitor of OnePlus in India.
Everybody around me was going crazy for the new iPhone 6. So I got the chance to get a closer look at one of those devices. Honestly, I am really appalled how cheap the device feels compared to the older 5s (the ones I used to know). The curved glass and the camera sticking out are doomed to break […]