How to: Connect a Bluetooth headset to Yamaha MusicCast system

How can I stream music from a MusicCast device to my Bluetooth headphones or speakers? Having recently purchased a pair of Sennheiser Momentum 2.0's to keep the neighbours happy i thought it worthwhile documenting my experience trying to pair them with my Yamaha RN402D stereo amp. This should of been easy, but i tell you it … Continue reading How to: Connect a Bluetooth headset to Yamaha MusicCast system

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How to: Upgrade ESXi 5.x to ESXi 6.0 (and enable Web Management Interface)

The following tutorial describes in simple steps the process to upgrade your ESXi 5.x hypervisor to version 6.0. In my case i was running ESXi 5.1 on a HP Proliant N54l microserver. We will be using SSH and the command line to perform the update. It's a very simple process but you need to ensure … Continue reading How to: Upgrade ESXi 5.x to ESXi 6.0 (and enable Web Management Interface)

How to: Install HDHomeRun DVR on a Synology NAS

The following tutorial describes in simple steps the process to install the HDHomeRun DVR record engine on a Synology NAS. NAS Requirements: * x86 or ARM based CPU * 256MB RAM minimum * Must be running Linux * SSH access Step 1. Purchase a compatible HDHomeRun digital tuner. For terrestrial broadcast you need either a Connect/2 … Continue reading How to: Install HDHomeRun DVR on a Synology NAS

How to: Setup VPN for OpenElec

The following tutorial describes in simple steps the process to setup a secure VPN connection from your OpenElec (Kodi) Media Centre PC using the 'VPN for OpenElec' and 'OpenVPN' addons. If you don't know how to add a new repository and install new addon's please refer to this post for guidance before attempting the steps below. … Continue reading How to: Setup VPN for OpenElec

How to: Be more productive at work with these keyboard shortcuts

In no particular order here is a list of useful windows shortcuts to speed up everyday tasks.   Windows Shortcuts: Ctrl+shift+escape = Opens windows task manager Ctrl+L = Locks your workstation Win+M = Minimises all open windows Win+D = Displays the desktop, restores the active window Win+P = Projects your screen to another display Win+R … Continue reading How to: Be more productive at work with these keyboard shortcuts

How to: Install phpVirtualBox on Synology DSM

This post will explain the steps required to successfully install VirtualBox on a Synology NAS running DSM 5.0 - build 4.5.2.8 allowing you to run Virtual Machines (VM's) from your Synology NAS appliance. I was using my HP Proliant N40L Microserver as a test bench, with Intel chipset and 16GB ram. Step 1. Download the … Continue reading How to: Install phpVirtualBox on Synology DSM