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Why Use Different DNS Servers? One reason you might want to change the DNS servers assigned by your ISP is if you suspect there’s a problem with the ones you’re using now. An easy way to test for a DNS server issue is by typing a website’s IP address into the browser. If you can […]

Normally when you configure your GMail app on your Android device with outlook.com, the account will be configured as an IMAP-account. The downside of this is that you can’t synchronize the contacts. To be able to do so, the account has to be configured as an Exchange account. The following steps describe how to do […]

Today I received a mail from SymForm announcing that they will discontinue the SymForm Service on July 31, 2016: Announcement: Symform Service To Be Discontinued On July 31, 2016 Dear Symform Customer, At Quantum, we strive to make great products that deliver a great user experience and solve key business problems. At the same time, […]

Lately I received my new Microsoft Surface Pro. It’s an awesome device with very powerful specifications; it has an i7 Processor. The drawback of this is that this processor is a power consuming one when using the device on battery. I had the idea that it would be nice to reduce the processor power when […]

Some types of Synology are able to run VirtualBox as a hypervisor. With a hypervisor you are able to run a virtualized computer as if it was a physical computer. The Package Center resource http://spk.diablos-netzwerk.de offers a package for Synology DistStations with the following architecture: x86, cedarview, bromolow, evansport, avoton and braswell. If you want […]