During the switch from daylight saving time it turned out that my RPI was not having the correct timezone. Instead of Europe/Amsterdam it had UTC as its default timezone.
When you use Vmware fusion for a while the virtual machine files could eat a lot of your disk space. Luckily Vmware fusion offers a process called disk shrinking. During this progress free disk space in your VM will be cleaned and the vmdk files will shrink.
If you are involved in an accident, big changes you carry your phone with you. For the paramedics it is important to know who to call. This tutorial shows how you can setup your Android phone with emergency contact info on the lock screen.
I am using a Macbook Pro from 2010 with an after market SSD. Everything worked great until I updated to OSX Yosemite 10.10.4. After a reboot my Macbook Pro only showed this sign:
On the Sanoma hackaton I’ve created an Arduino weather station with OLED display and DHT22 sensor.
For code and schematics see: https://github.com/basvdijk/arduino-weather
I recently bought the Raspberry Pi 2 model B with a Western Digital Elements 1TB harddisk. When I booted the Pi, the USB harddisk makes tiny “clicks” and it seems the harddisk is not getting enough power so I needed to increase the power provided from the USB port.
The network is reached by a USB wifi dongle which also consumed some power. In order to provide enough power to the USB peripherals I bought a 2A power supply. The Pi is going to serve as a media center so I installed the OpenElec image.
I’ve started a new blog about web design and software development.
The primary goal of harmonic mixing is to create a smooth transition between songs. Songs in the same key do not generate a dissonant tone when mixed. This technique enables DJs to create a harmonious and consonant mashup with any music genre.
Primarily designed for electronic and dance music, it is highly configurable and applicable to many music genres.
After a couple of flights with the UAir R10 quadcopter you want to record your own flights / crashes. I own a compact camera but it has a lens sticking out when turned on. A crash could easily damage the front lens so I decided to work with a more compact device: my smartphone.
I could simply mount the phone to the R10 camera mount, but this leaves the screen unprotected. Therefore I decided to make my own phone protector out of an old air mail envelope.
On the forums I’ve read a some posts about prop savers and cutting the shaft down in order to use them properly. It turned out that with my prop savers, cutting down the shaft is unnecessary. I have used one of the rings which came with the propeller.