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Category Archives: Journal
Think twice before you buy WD_BLACK D50 Game Dock for your Mac
If you’re considering getting a Thunderbolt 3 dock called WD_BLACK D50 Game Dock (e.g. # WDBA3U0000NBK-EESN) to use with a Mac, think twice.
Posted in Journal Tagged mac hardware 2 Comments
Windows Server 2019: Remote Desktop License Issue with User CALs
If you’re getting the following error message upon connecting to your Windows Server 2019-based Remote Desktop Session Host that is not joined to a domain:
Posted in Journal Tagged windows server 22 Comments
Does Adobe Illustrator use CUDA or OpenCL for GPU acceleration?
Probably neither. If someone tells you otherwise, ask them to back up their claim.
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Beware, fraudsters: Chrono Informatique
I’ve been recently scammed by a French e-shop called Chrono Informatique (chrono-informatique.com) from Agen, France. They sold me a dead power supply for Synology NAS 2413+ and refused to refund after I sent it back, claiming that I opened and damaged it myself.
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A brief note on BizonBox 2 + GTX 980
BizonBox is a Thunderbolt enclosure for PCIe videocards, assembled by Russian company Bizon specialising in selling Hackintoshes and hardware upgrades for Macs. I had a chance to get my hands on one of these devices.
Posted in Journal Tagged egpu, gpu, mac hardware, macos 12 Comments
About the author
My name is Eugene, but on the Internet I often go by Dae. Welcome to my personal technical blog. I’m an IT professional, web developer, and producer/investor who works with small teams and SMEs in Europe in various roles involving … Continue reading
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Does Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual Link DVI adapter introduce any lag?
Does Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual Link DVI adapter introduce any lag? The answer is, probably not. At least I did not notice any difference when carrying out the experiment with my 1193 fps camera and Apple Cinema Display 30″.
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HP on mdadm vs. hardware-based RAID
From HP Z230 manual: <…> The Linux kernel, with built-in software RAID, provides excellent functionality and performance. It is a good alternative to hardware-based RAID. It is not a news of course, but (1) I like the wording; (2) it … Continue reading
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Dealing with “Installation failed” in pkgbuild caused by a preinstall/postinstall bash script
So I was writing an installer for the SmoothMouse kernel extension using pkgbuild/productbuild and there was one bug which I couldn’t get my head around for a couple of hours. Basically, Apple Installer always reported failed installation (without any useful … Continue reading
Posted in Journal Tagged apple installer, geek humor, pkgbuild/productbuild, steve jobs 4 Comments
Thoughts on Synology NAS / DSM 4.0
Update: I decided to remove my original post because it was overly wordy and some of the issues I complained about have been eventually addressed in the subsequent versions of DSM. Generally my concern was about Synology not paying enough … Continue reading
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