Ultra Budget NAS build 2019: 16TB and more speed for 350€

This is an update to last year’s ultra budget NAS build. Since I had mentioned “2018” in the title, I am now obligated to make a “2019” update. So what has changed since then?Firstly, the prices for internal HDDs haven’t fallen. The Intenso drives I used last year are still …

How to use any SMB share for Time Machine backups

For some stupid reason, Apple only allows Time Machine backups to SMB servers that fulfill certain requirements. Some brand name NAS machines work, others don’t. I want to to use my AVM router for backups, but the application won’t let me. Googling reveals some old solutions involving custom scripts – …

Migrating from Adobe CC to Open Source Software

For several years my photo editing workflow went something like this: Take a picture, RAW+JPEG. Plug SD card into my PC. Import it into Lightroom Classic CC, lossless conversion to DNG. Occasionally LR backs up its catalog. Windows File History backs them up to my NAS. A script backs them …

How to play Homesick in resolutions higher than 1440p

Homesick is a beautiful exploration game. Unfortunately there is no official support for higher then 1440p resolutions such as 4k. Luckily you can edit the config files to set any resolution you want: Go to the Application directory. Default: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Homesick\UDKGame\Config Edit UDKSystemSettings.ini Change the resolution as you please, …