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Archive for March 7th, 2011

Amazon.com: DVI + Audio (SPDIF & Toslink) to HDMI Converter Adapter: Electronics

Posted by jpluimers on 2011/03/07

Since modern TVs don’t do DVI any more, only HDMI, and you need to combine your (digital!, HDMI does not do analog) audio:

device that combines digital video (DVI) and digital audio into HDMI

Edit: this is the same device as this one: http://cableorganizer.com/quest/hdi-6160.html; Amazon is a LOT cheaper!

–jeroen

via Amazon.com: DVI + Audio (SPDIF & Toslink) to HDMI Converter Adapter: Electronics.

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supportformum.philips.com registration mail sender #fail – unknown sender domain

Posted by jpluimers on 2011/03/07

Sometimes you wonder when companies that have been on the Internet since ages start to adhere at basic rules.

This time it is the Philips SMTP server sending mail from their support forum confirming your new forum registration:


Mar 7 13:21:31 snap sm-mta-rx[13129]: p27CL8xw013129: ruleset=check_mail, arg1=, relay=gw-nam6.philips.com [161.88.253.62], reject=553 5.1.8 ... Domain of sender address pccprd1@pce-1012web107.pce-1012web107 does not exist
Mar 7 13:21:31 snap sm-mta-rx[13129]: p27CL8xw013129: from=, size=3273, class=0, nrcpts=0, bodytype=8BITMIME, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA-RX, relay=gw-nam6.philips.com [161.88.253.62]

When sending mail through SMTP, please use a valid sender domain!

–jeroen

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Mac Buyer’s Guide: Know When to Buy Your Apple products

Posted by jpluimers on 2011/03/07

When (or when not) to buy a new Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod.

Purely based on rumours and statistics.

–jeroen

via: Mac Buyer’s Guide: Know When to Buy Your Mac, iPod or iPhone.

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Bolt and fastener chart: what’s that dingus called? – Boing Boing

Posted by jpluimers on 2011/03/07

Very handy chart:

–jeroen

Via: Bolt and fastener chart: what’s that dingus called? – Boing Boing.

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