The Saga of Burning my Blu-Ray Fireplace to File for TV

One thing I wanted to accomplish while I had free time this summer was to burn my fireplace Blu-Ray disk and have it play from my server to the TV.  I did not realize how troublesome this would be. It all started when our Blu-Ray player died.  I was playing the fireplace Blu-Ray but when…… Continue reading The Saga of Burning my Blu-Ray Fireplace to File for TV

Encryption, Synology and External Disks

I’ve spent the last few days encrypting everything.  We’ve had a lot of home break-ins recently in our little seaside hamlet and it made me realize how vulnerable all our data was to thieves.  With all the security, firewalls, passcodes and so on I never really thought much about having our physical devices stolen out…… Continue reading Encryption, Synology and External Disks

Why I hate IPhoto

We have a crisis folks.  Ok, we’ll not a total crisis just yet as I take precautions.  Yesterday we had a sudden power outage and of course the wife had about 17 applications open on her Mac, one of them being IPhoto.  The thing I HATE about Iphoto is it stores all the pictures in…… Continue reading Why I hate IPhoto