28
May
2012

Netgear GS748tp reset

I’ve an old Netgear 48 port switch and I set the password at some point. Now I want to see about uploading later firmware etc, it appears that they have a reset button so I pressed it hopefully, it resets and I can find it on the network. And the default password is the very […]

21
May
2012

Magic Lantern as mandatory for geeks on Canon

Well, I’m still depressed that I don’t have the lenses for a Nikon D800, but in the mean time, what can we do with the Canon 5D Mark II. A good note is that Magic Lantern really helps for both video (what it was designed for) and stills (what it can do). It is easy, […]

17
May
2012

iMovie error in user parameter list

Isn’t this a bizarre way to say, you can’t (at least in the latest version of iMovie 11 have special characters in the file name). Hope they fix this bug someday…This appears to happen when you say Export Movie…

16
May
2012

iMovie failing with file open with write permissions

I’ve been trying to get a movie out for days now with iMovie. There is a strange interaction with Time Capsule backups where with something as long running as an iMovie creation (in my case 7 hours to make an hour plus HD movie), so that Time Capsule tries to backup the file and thus […]

14
May
2012

Light bulbs PAR38

Well if you have an old dimmer system, you can’t use the new CFLs, so trying to find the best PAR38 light bulbs. There aren’t many good review sites, so here is a summary. Right now you have a choice of a few technologies: Incandescent. The original, cheapest but last the last Halogen. More efficient […]

13
May
2012

Stick figure animation

Proving once again there is an application for everyone, someone wanted to do a stick figure animation and of course Stykz exists to make it easy!

13
May
2012

Canon iP100 Tips

This isn’t super well documented, but here are the things you can do with this photo-quality portable printer: Installing the BU-30 Bluetooth Adapter It is an extra $30, but worth it because then there is no USB wire needed, but it comes with instructions on installation at all and this is one thing Google doesn’t […]

13
May
2012

Happy Mothers Day and obscure facts…

Happy Mothers Day. Spent a day watching the Avengers and printing lots of photos (worked well on i9900 with Ilford Galerie Smooth Pearl, big change settings were to use Pro Paper Glossy, Saturation and on black point compensation so as to maximize dynamic range and then create a custom profile with SpyderPrint). Anyway, the regatta […]

10
May
2012

Getting Back to my Mac to work

This used to work on me.com, but now with icloud.com, I haven’t been able to make it work. Turns out it needs to be 7.6.1 or better to run BAck to my Mac with icloud

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