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The Proper Way to Clone Your Operating System

Samsung SSD

SSDs (Solid State Drives) are getting cheaper, bigger and faster. Most recording studio DAW users have been using SSDs for audio and media for quite a while. Adding a new SSD for your audio and media is quite an easy task. Just plug it in and start using it. Samsung SSD However, it is amazing…

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Moving Your Waves Sample Data to Another Drive

IR1

Article and Application to enable very easy creation of Symlinks so that Waves sample files can be easily moved to other locations.

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Waves Plugins Crashing Your 64 Bit DAW? A Solution

Waves Logo

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 any…

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Remotely Viewable IP Cameras

4 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…

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Screencast Your DAW with Camtasia and RME Totalmix

Camtasia Record Settings

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 which still…

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Windows 8 – Wake Over LAN – It Works!

Part of my Windows 8 Start Screen

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. This article applies to Windows 8 and Windows 10 For users of UEFI BIOS enabled boards – please see my update at the end…

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Learn Windows 8 in 6 Steps

All Start Screen

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…

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A Little Extra Security for Your iPhone / iPad

Unlock Screen

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…

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Recording a Screencast with Camtasia & Cubase in Windows

Camtasia Record

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 track of some kind. This can all be done with…

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Remote Control Cubase with Touch OSC

iPad Touch OSC Single Panel

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…

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My Top 10 Aviation iPad / iPhone Apps

SkyDemon

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…

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Mystique Theme – Photo Gallery Headers

A New Header In Action

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…

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