In February this year I changed the WLAN card of my Sony Vaio Pro 13 to improve the wireless signal. Unfortunately, the signal has not really got stronger than before. After several months of living with the weak signal, I finally found the time to investigate into the topic of changing the built-in wireless antenna […]
I do use DigiKam to manage all my digital pictures. Basically DigiKam is a great piece of software with a lot of functions and features. I really love the support for RAW camera files (I do use a Olympus DSLR), the new face recognition feature and the that it can handle images and videos. The […]
Since a few weeks I’m a proud owner of a ThinkPad Tablet. After thinking about if I shall go for the 32GB version with or without 3G, I decided to keep it simple and I got the 64GB 3G version – No compromises 😉 Maybe it hasn’t the fastest hardware anymore but still it is […]
Toshiba released on the 25th of November the BIOS version B1.70-WIN-EC1.40 for the Satellite R630 and Portege R700. I did not find any information about the improvements it included, but I hope they did something regarding ACPI. I already installed it but I had no time yet to check if Linux (Arch Linux and openSUSE) […]
The Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is very popular and is getting close to be the de facto standard for describing business processes in a graphical way. Basically BPMN can be used simply by pen and paper but using a good software tool which support this notation can make drawing much easier and is especially […]
As you may recognize my new laptop is quite a little bit poorly supported by Linux at the moment. Maybe in a few weeks the support of the hardware will be good enough so that switch to Linux again. Until this day I have to stay with Windows 7 which is so far quite OK. […]
I tested to run openSUSE 11.3 on the Toshiba Satellite R630 without deleting the pre-installed Windows 7 Home Edition. The experiences I made shall be valid in 95% for the Toshiba Portege R700/705 as well as the Dynabooks R730 too. At the end the tests where not very satisfying but it looks like the Linux support will be better in the near future.