Logitech Harmony Companion

The Logitech Harmony Companion is a universal remote consisting of a base with a remote control that doesn't require IR to communicate with the base station ("hub"). The hub is capable of sending IR signals to all of your compatible devices and you may install up to 2 extenders which are used to increase the IR coverage of your remote. (more…)

By Eric, ago

Annual 2018 Predictions

My expectations for 2017 were somewhat top-heavy on Apple restructuring their product lineup; while this did not occur there are indicators it may still materialize. It looks like Google Andromeda met with an untimely demise, but internally Fuchsia continues the work to join together Chrome OS with Android. Finally, the advent of the WannaCry ransomware attack could have been an Internet brownout event, but fortunately there was a defect that allowed for the malware to be easily neutralized. (more…)

By Eric, ago

Using Mac Notification Center to Monitor Printer Supply Levels

It looks like the transition to HP for Samsung printers is complete. On a recent visit to the Samsung Printer Support page, every request was redirected to HP Technical Support. My visit was intended to update the Samsung software which had stopped working after upgrading to High Sierra. Instead I found myself pondering how to write my own application to monitor printer supply levels. (more…)

By Eric, ago