Cutting costs for the next big thing

In order to save some money I just went through my array of domains and cancelled a whole bunch of them. Saving me close to €200 euros a year on hosting and domain fees. Nuts... And some of those domains I've had for years and never used. What a waste :) Total cost for domains and hosting and related services is now below €1000 a year again... But barely. And I may even go under €900 next year. When a few more domains and hosting account will be cancelled and closed. Saving even…Read more …

The last ‘good’ version of OS X

Remember Mac OS X Snow Leopard? The OS X with barely any new features, an almost recycled name and nothing all that special? Remember how well it works? I have some computers in the house that still use Snow Leopard. Our Media Mac Mini for example. And a server. Mac Minis at a friends house still use Snow Leopard. And 'it just works'. Other than changed UI, new bugs and less useful features I found nothing new and truly useful in Yosemite. The same happened to Mavericks. And... That also was true for…Read more …

Nostalgia

Anyone who doesn't know what this is, is either too young or not a real gamer :) Bought it on Good Old Games for a few euros - Patched up to work on modern computers and OS's so cool :)Read more …

Printer not working in OS X Yosemite?

Despite what system preferences said - The printer was in fact no longer installed. Installing the original driver didn't work also. Downloading a newer version from Canon and installing that *did* work. This happened on several Macs - All fixed with nearly the same actions. A simple reinstall of the drivers and re-adding the printer in system preferences was enough.Read more …