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Archive for July 31st, 2013

Mac App Store – Dialogue: Mac app using BT to connect to phone and make & answer calls from your Mac.

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/07/31

Interesting:

Dialogue is a simple Mac application that uses bluetooth to connect your Mac with your phone. It allows you to answer and make normal phone calls over your Mac.

–jeroen

via: Mac App Store – Dialogue.

Posted in Apple, Mac, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, MacBook, MacBook Retina, MacBook-Air, MacBook-Pro, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Some cloud storage / online backup providers compared (DropBox, Sugarsync, Bitcasa, …)

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/07/31

I’ve been using a few cloud storage / online backup providers for a while on Mac and Windows now, with the primary goals of

  • being able to sync data between machines
  • having a backup online

Here are some pros/cons. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Cloud Apps, Development, DropBox, Encoding, Internet, Power User, SocialMedia, Software Development, Unicode | 4 Comments »

Getting a fresh root hint file on SUSE 12.x

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/07/31

Wrote a small script that goes into my monthly crontab.

It gets ftp://ftp.internic.net/domain/named.cache into /var/lib/named/named.cache.new, and logs when you need to copy it over into /var/lib/named/root.hint

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in *nix, Development, Linux, Power User, Scripting, Sh Shell, Software Development, SuSE Linux, wget | Leave a Comment »

 
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