Mijn eerste foto met de Insta360 One X2

Ik heb er een hele tijd tegen aan gehikt: Ga ik nu wel of ga ik nu niet een 360 graden camera kopen. Uiteindelijk heb ik de knoop doorgehakt: Hij moet er toch maar komen: De Insta360 One X2. Ondertussen heb ik al wat filmpjes gemaakt bij het hardlopen en tijdens een autoritje. Beide heb ik teruggekeken in virtual…

How to disable WiFi on Sonos

In our new home I wanted to connect everything with wired connections, or at least as much as possible. Last night I connected our Sonos speakers with shielded FTP (why is a completely different story). #How it is done See for the long answer the site bsteiner.info. Go to “about my sonos system” Find the IP address in the…

PowerShell (aka going coldturkey on cmd.exe)

I finally decided to go cold turkey on my vbscript and cmd.exe I’m gonna start running the Windows PowerShell as my primary shell. I think I will change all my links to cmd.exe to PowerShell just to remind myself. PowerShell is positioned as replacement for cmd.exe, vbscript and more. Within PowerShell you can use .NET calls and WMI. Even…

Vista pre-release about to stop working

Today’s the day that the pre-release versions of Vista before the RTM (january 2007) will stop functioning. The Customer Preview Program versions of Vista stop working on May 31, this includes Vista Beta 2 and both release candidates. Starting Friday you can only log on for about two hours. After that Vista will automatically reboot without giving you the…

MOM optimization

In my ever continuing quest to reduce the number of (unwanted) events in our MOM and reporting database I turned my attention to the events that are entered in the database. From time to time I’m running some SQL queries on the MOM reporting database to check which servers are the top event generators. I know there are some…

Portable Apps

With all these large new USB sticks it’s hard to fill them with data. My 2GB USB drive has more than 1GB of free space :S Some of the free space I use for portable apps, to have my favorite tools and application always with me. A couple of tools I have on my stick are: VideoLan audio/videoplayer, KeePass…

Pasting as unformatted text in Word

I really got annoyed when copying text from an HTML page to Word. I really use a lot of cut ‘n paste from the keyboard in Word. Pasting unformatted text is possible in Word, but you have to go through the menus. As a keyboard jockey I don’t like that. In the hope to replace the “paste” to a…