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Waves Plugins Crashing Your 64 Bit DAW? A Solution

I had a 15 hour struggle in the studio recently. All my Cubase 7 (64 Bit) projects refused to load without crashing. Even projects that I was working on the very day before. I re-installed, searched, cleaned, refreshed preferences, you name it, I tried it… 15 hours later I was still unable to load [...]
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Remotely Viewable IP Cameras

Recently my wife decided she would like to get a pet hamster. Actually one hamster turned into FOUR hamsters but that is another story… Anyone who has kept hamsters will know that they are mainly active in the evenings and are very active at night times. This is all fine as you usually get to see [...]
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Screencast Your DAW with Camtasia and RME Totalmix

A little while ago I presented an article about how to set up Camtasia to record your DAW using The ASIO Multimedia Driver. It was a tricky one to do because those settings are very unreliable and sluggish to work with. This article applies to Windows only. Here’s the introduction to that article [...]
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Windows 8 – Wake Over LAN – It Works!

This is a short article to follow up from the article: How To: Wake Over LAN + Internet which explains how to get Wake Over Lan and Wake Over Internet working in a Windows OS. For users of UEFI BIOS enabled boards – please see my update at the end of the article. After installing Windows 8, I found [...]
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Learn Windows 8 in 6 Steps

My Windows 8 for dummies – In six simple steps: This is for non-touch screen devices. Pre-tip 0 – Don’t listen to the naysayers and moaners – Some folks cannot embrace change… 1. The new Start Screen IS The Start Menu. The Start Menu has not gone – It is simply replaced with a much nicer bigger [...]
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A Little Extra Security for Your iPhone / iPad

How many times have you lost your iPhone? How many times have you thought you lost your iPhone and breathed a huge sigh of relief when you finally found it? If the answer to either of these questions is – “More than once”. Then this article may interest you. OK – So I lost my phone – What’s the [...]
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Recording a Screencast with Camtasia & Cubase in Windows

Screencasting from your DAW can be very useful. The finished results can be used as tutorials, walk-throughs, detailed demos of your work and many other things. Usually a screen cast will consist of real time capture of your system display, possibly mixed with the system sounds and a narration [...]
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Remote Control Cubase with Touch OSC

Do you have an iPad / iPhone or Android device and do you want to use it as a wireless remote controller for Cubase / Nuendo? If the answer is “Yes!”… Here’s how. First of all I should mention a few things: This is not really anything new to the tech-heads out there and is certainly not the only [...]
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My Top 10 Aviation iPad / iPhone Apps

I haven’t done much flying lately due to weather and finances, nothing new there… But I do still keep a close eye on the current technology and gadgetry. I often get asked which are my most used applications on the iPhone and iPad so I decided to make a quick list. I’m still a student (hoping to [...]
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Mystique Theme – Photo Gallery Headers

I finally got round to updating to the new Mystique theme (3.1) for my Website. After a brief read around the web, I was slightly concerned by the number of difficulties folks seem to be having with the transition. I’ll be honest I found it all straight forward, but I did do quite a lot of research [...]

Dropbox – Why Aren’t You Using It?

Remember the days when your associates would attempt to send you a file attached to an email? It sometimes took hours to download, clogged up your entire internet bandwidth and then after all the anticipation, the file would be a joke or picture than you could have found yourself if you were really [...]

PS3 Stuttering MP3 Solved

Our media server is built into our router (Cisco E4200 + Twonky) – So there’s not a lot of room for tweaking at the server end. Recently Cisco updated the E4200 firmware (1.0.03) which made the Twonky server and streaming very reliable. Some pretty high bandwidth files can be streamed with no [...]
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