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February 2015

Mac OS X – write images to SD Card with high speed

By | 2016-10-30T21:20:15+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Computer How-To, RaspberryPi, Tech, Uncategorized|

Writing SDCard images using my Macbook took way to long, up to half an hour to write one simple Raspberry Pi image to a SDCard. I just did what many instructions told me to do. You will probably recognize this command: dd if=/path/to/image/file.img of=/dev/disk3 bs=1m  (where /dev/disk3 depends on your system). Then I came across [...]

August 2014

Create bootable USB stick

By | 2016-10-30T21:20:16+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Computer How-To, Tech|

I had to create an USB Bootdisk running DOS and preferably using my Mac. I found this great article explaining how to do this. It recommends two different tools of which I tried UNetbootin on the Mac and it created the bootdisk with FreeDos.    

November 2013

Rsync backup Mac OS X to Synology

By | 2016-10-30T21:20:16+00:00 November 2nd, 2013|Lifehacking, Tech, Uncategorized|

I use Apple's Time Machine to make a regular backup of my Macbook. This seems to work okay, but so now and then it needs to redo the complete backup to remain reliable.... That sounds a little unreliable to me. Because most of my data is on my Synology NAS or in the Cloud like [...]

October 2013

Yoink – Drag and Drop thingy for Mac OS X

By | 2014-05-11T11:00:35+00:00 October 13th, 2013|Lifehacking|

Yoink is a nice little app I found in the appstore and I want to share with you. This app shows a little sidebar when you need it, which is when you  want to drag and drop something on your Mac. This is one of the apps you didn't knew you need it. Having many applications [...]

April 2013

Plugable USB 3.0 UGA Display adapter

By | 2013-04-22T22:27:50+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Gadgets, Tech|

Today I've received the Plugable USB 3.0 UGA multiple display adapter. Using this device you can add multiple displays to Windows systems and also Apple Mac OS X systems. Mac OS X support is added recently so most of the sites still state that only Windows is supported. It can connect to DVI or HDMI [...]

May 2012

April 2012