Category Archives: Computers

How to Successfully Tap Your (SIP) VOIP Phone Line for Free

I’d like to present a free solution for Windows XP that reliably records incoming and outgoing SIP phone calls. I’m currently using it to record traditional conference calls for a team of software developers. What you need Either Windows XP or Debian/Ubuntu … Continue reading

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Debuggen von Java Anwendungen – auf der Überholspur!

English article at  Bad Habits Die Hard – How to Prepare Java Apps for Full Speed Debugging. Beim Instrumentieren einer Java Anwendung für (auch Remote) Debugging werden oftmals VM-Parameter verwendet, die die Anwendung spürbar verlangsamen, da sie den Just-In-Time Compiler der … Continue reading

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Bad Habits Die Hard – How to Prepare Java Apps for Full Speed Debugging

Deutsche Fassung bei Debuggen von Java Anwendungen – auf der Überholspur!  When instrumenting your Java application for remote debugging, a commonly used set of VM parameters brings your application to a crawl, as it disables just-in-time compiliation and enforces interpeter-only mode, … Continue reading

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Deckrackling the Acoustic Energy WIFI Internet Radio – 10% Effort – 90% Less Noise

The Acoustic Energy WIFI Internet Radio The AE 100 was one of the first devices that, in a stand-alone unit, receives radio broadcasts from all around the world using Reciva technology and firmware. AE 100 users are well aware of a common … Continue reading

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Java 6 Update 2 may stop Internet Explorer from starting

After having installed Java 6 Update 2, my Internet Explorer 6 would refuse to start without any indication whatsoever. I’m running Windows 2000 Server and – as I’m doing Java development – there are numerous older JDKs installed on my … Continue reading

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WLAN Hintergründe – Warum Sie andere Kanäle als 1, 6 und 11 vermeiden sollten wie die Pest

Zusammengefasst: Verwenden Sie für Ihr 2,4 GHz WLAN auschließlich die Kanäle 1, 6 und 11. Und die Welt wird ein klein wenig besser – ganz umsonst 🙂 Endlich! Ihr neuer WLAN Router und auch die Zugangsdaten sind eingetroffen. Da Sie ein … Continue reading

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WiFi insights – Why you should avoid using channels other than 1, 6, 11 and 14 like the plague

In short: Only use channels 1, 6, 11 (and 14 if you live in Japan) for your 2.4 GHz wireless LAN and simply ignore the other ones. The world will be a better place with no effort at all 🙂 Great! … Continue reading

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