Monthly Archives: April 2006

PocketDivXEncoder

PocketDivXEncoder This is very very cool. OK it’s possible to do this yourself with the same library, ffmpeg, on the command line. However, this allows you to choose the device and quality you want, and produce the file – easily. … Continue reading

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Bausch & Lomb Renu solution makes you go blind!!!

FDA says Bausch & Lomb plant inspection to continue – MarketWatch Well I suppose I should stop complaining that my optician recently switched me to hydrogen peroxide rather than continue using ReNu. I quite liked that solution to, but I … Continue reading

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Software vs Hardware Raid in Linux

Software vs Hardware Raid in Linux An interesting real case experiment of various raid levels, and file system options. Using RAID 5 with chunk of 128k, and Ext3 with a stride of 16 and block of 4k seems to be … Continue reading

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QuietPC.com – Zalman HD160 Home Theatre PC Enclosures

QuietPC.com – Zalman HD160 Home Theatre PC Enclosures Well I think I really need to build a proper HTPC from scratch (MythTV). My cobbled together box is not really a success. It’s far too noisy and slow. It’s a dual … Continue reading

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MightyPhone – 2

So MightyPhone is actually quite cool, so after the 5 day trial I went ahead and subscribed. 30 dollars plus UK VAT a year. So far is works perfectly with my Desktop, although not with Notes 7 so far!!! It … Continue reading

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