Author Archives: otmanix

virtual reality now and then

once upon a time in the 90ies… My first hands on experience with Virtual Reality was when visiting Great Britain with school. At Piccadilli circus in London there was a huge entertainment center Trocadero with an amazing Arcade games area. … Continue reading

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cyanogenmod 10.1 on Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T

Stable release of cyanogenmod 10.1 was released recently. It is based on Android 4.2 (jellybean) and is available for download for Asus transformer pad infinity / TF700T. You may also want to download latest Google apps which aren’t included in … Continue reading

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blog backupinferno is starting

My second blog backupinferno.de with Twitter-account started today. There will be articles about backup & restore, storage, etc. in German language.

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dropbox client for Synology NAS

Dropbox is a cloud storage provider. Synology builds modern home NAS. Synology’s NAS features can be extended by using plugins. Until now I missed a plugin for connecting Dropbox. There are 2 developers. Jonathan Poland has created Synology-plugin Synobox, which … Continue reading

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XBMC 12.0 alpha5 on Android

Some weeks ago an upcoming version of XMBC on Android was anounced. Now the very first alpha version is available for installation. XBMC is a free mediacenter software. It provides functions to organize media (audio, video, photo) and play these … Continue reading

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PS3 Media Server access with XBMC

XBMC Media Center is a software for playback of media files. Playback is available for local drives, file shares or UPNP. XBMC is available for several platforms. XBMC can be used to access PS3 Media Server. First of all start … Continue reading

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PS3 Media Server 1.60 – startup and basic settings

The last blog article was about installing PS3 Media Server on Windows 7. So let’s start PS3 Media Server by double clicking the desktop icon. The Windows desktop firewall is enabled by default. You have to give permission for communication … Continue reading

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PS3 Media Server 1.60 – installation on Windows 7

PS3 Media Server is a software for providing media content in a home network. Originally developed for interacting withPlaystation 3, the media server nowadays support lots of other UPNP/DLNA-compatible devices. Before installing PMS you need to download Java Runtime Environment … Continue reading

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PS3 Media Server reloaded

Because of big demand I will publish further articles about PS3 Media Server.

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Blog relaunch

You may have recognized that there weren’t many blog updates recently. But today there’s a relaunch of Otmanix’ blog. What’s the reason? First of all I wanted a technical solution creating a multilanguage blog. It was pretty annoying maintaining two … Continue reading

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