Archive for the 'Hardware' Category

How to enable your DVD player to play DivX format video from DVD+R discs

After my Panasonic DMR-EH57 HDD/DVD video recorder refused to play DivX format video from DVD+R discs recorded on my Mac Pro’s ‘SuperDrive’, I looked for a solution and found one, which I will now describe.

Life on a hard drive

With the ubiquity of digital cameras and camcorders, it is becoming ever easier to record and organise your family memories and, ironically, the safety of these recorded memories is becoming ever more jeopardised due to the flawed nature of recording media such as CD ROMs, DVDs and hard drives.

Hard drives du jour

It seems that some hard drives are more equal than others.

Apple RAM prices

If you have an Apple Mac and have been thinking of upgrading the memory in it, it pays to shop around, as there is a huge difference in prices to be found.