The latest firmware for Gen 1 My Cloud, 04.05.00-315, almost never goes to sleep (disk standby). And what’s worse, if it ever goes to sleep, it wake-ups in a couple of seconds.
Here is a guide to turn off almost all of it’s services. The drive stays in standby, and transfer rates jumped from 55MB read 40MB write to 100MB read 85MB write.
Continue reading Barebone My Cloud Gen1: Fix sleep/standby problems and more
Got your Reminders badge stuck at 1 in macOS Sierra? To fix it, login to your iCloud account and go to the Settings page. Under the Advanced tab, select to “Restore Calendars and Reminders.”
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If you’re using 60 or less seconds for Cache-Control max-age, Chrome revalidates the cache each time. Apparently 60 second limit is there for a reason.
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Verizon Media Services’ two new POPs are now live. Both located in South America, new POPs are Quito, Ecuador (UIO) and Medellin, Colombia (MDE).
BackBeat PRO supports AAC and aptX, but OS X, by default, uses SBC. You need to download Hardware IO Tools for Xcode and use Bluetooth Explorer to enable those codecs.
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Beats’ update app/system is royally broken, or they’re intentionally preventing users updating their products. After learning about different firmware versions for Beats Studio Wireless, I’ve contacted @beatssupport, but they’ve responded with a ‘nothing to see here’ response.
Continue reading Beats Studio Wireless Firmware Update to 1.2.99
The dscacheutil utility no longer works for OS X 10.10, the new one is
sudo discoveryutil udnsflushcaches
We start with installing Memcached via yum. Although the distros install Memcached 1.4.4, its easier to let yum configure startup scripts etc. and upgrade the binary later.
Continue reading Install Latest Memcached on CentOS 6.x/7.x
If your network connection (especially ethernet connection) stalling/freezing from time to time, try disabling the new MultiPath TCP (MPTCP).
Continue reading Fix Network Stalling on OS X 10.10.0/1
I’ve just bought a NWZ-W273S to listen music while swimming training. While it’s extremely easy to add songs (just drag&drop in Music folder), updating to 1.10 firmware proved to be impossible. It didn’t work on Mavericks, XP or Win7.
Continue reading Sony Walkman NWZ-W273S and Firmware Update