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 […]
Everything that does not fit elsewhere
He’s dead, Jim
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.
Java 8 JVM crash on Linux?
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 […]
Sense of Crisis
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.
A short Hands-on: iPhone 6
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 […]
This is a fresh start with a new and shiny WordPress Template, as the old one was pretty dark and dusty by now. Any comments? Opinions? Ideas?