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Interesting: open source audio finger printing system AcoustID – MusicBrainz

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/10/24

On my research list: AcoustID – MusicBrainz.

AcoustID is an acoustic fingerprint system built entirely on open-source technology.

The precursor was this: PUID – MusicBrainz.


Posted in Media Streaming, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Show missing hard disks in the Finder sidebar | MacIssues

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/10/23

Besides the two solutions to the Show missing hard disks in the Finder sidebar problem, I also learned this shortcut today:

open a Finder window and press Shift-Command-C to go to the top level of your computer

Thanks Tophler Kessler!


via Show missing hard disks in the Finder sidebar | MacIssues.

Posted in Apple, OS X, OS X Maverick, OSX Yosemite, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Wow: Milan Linate airport has free WiFi that – unlike Rome Fiumicino airport – works!

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/10/22

Wow: Milan Linate airport has free WiFi that – unlike Rome Fiumicino airport – works!

ViaMilano WiFi – Surf at maximum speed.


Posted in LifeHacker, Power User | Tagged: , | Leave a Comment »

Max OS X: Tunderbolt Ethernet trouble shooting (via: Ask Different)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/10/20

Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet AdapterEvery once in a while my Gigabit Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter would show this in the Network Settings:

Status: Cable Unplugged Either the cable for Thunderbolt Ethernet is not plugged in or the device at the other end is not responding.

That’s not much use: it does not tell if the Thunderbolt or the Ethernet side has a problem.

Luckily, the How to force Thunderbolt-ethernet connection when switching networks without restarting computer? at Ask Different indicates the System Information will give you more information about the Thunderbolt side of things. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Apple, Mac, MacBook, MacBook Retina, OS X, OS X Mountain Lion, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Great page on Z80: Apple II with Softcard

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/10/13

If you ever used an Apple II with a Z80 card, then this page will look very familiar to you: Apple II with Softcard.


Posted in //e, Apple, Apple ][, Power User | Leave a Comment »


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