Archive for March, 2012

[Muzaq] All Recordshops Worldwide In ONE Map

Check this: http://www.recordshops.org/    

[Muzaq] Win A UAD-2 Quad DSP Card Every Day

UAudio at the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2012 One of the leading suppliers of digital signal processing devices Universal Audio will be at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt  between March 21th and 24th and they will raffle off a UAD-2 Quad DSP Card each and every day. They will also be publicly demoing their latest flagship Apollo. So don’t […]

[Muzaq] Waves V9 Abandons iLok-Dongle Finally

Waves Audio Ltd. just announced the release of version 9 of their Waves plugins. Finally Waves V9 will support 64bit architectures and in contrast to their predecessors Waves V9 will not require the controversial Pace iLok-Dongle anymore. They rather introduce the “Waves License Center“. However, customers used to iLoks can keep using them. It is […]

[Muzaq] RME Presents PCIe Audiocard With 390 Channels

Just in time for the Musikmesse in Frankfurt (March 21st – 24th, 2012), the german audio company RME just presented a new possibly record breaking digital audio card. According to Digital Audionetworx and Synthax Store (both german only) the “HDSPe MADI FX” will feature: a max of 194 input- and 196 output channels 192 channels […]

[Muzaq] Audacity 2.0 Released

The platform independent and Open Source driven audio editing software Audacity has been released in version 2.0. Audacity is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Many people say, Audacity is simply one of the best software audio editors with a huge amount of well designed built-in functions (fading, normalizing, vocal remover etc.). It […]

[Muzaq] German Data Protection Officers Criticize Spotify

German IT-News Golem.de reports that german federal data protection officer Peter Schaar and his Berlin collegue Alexander Dix recommend not to use Spotify services as it does not comply to german data protection law (“Telemediengesetz”). The german Telemediengesetz requires anonymous or pseudonymous registration of internet services. By forcing customers to use Facebook this law is […]

[Muzaq] Spotify Launched In Germany

Today Spotify has eventually been launched in Germany. For all german users having registered in other countries via proxies now it is the time to change the country to Germany. Sadly for new registrants: sole Spotify accounts are not available anymore. Registration requires a Facebook account since november 2011. There is no way around it. […]

[misc] Das Riester-Dilemma – Die Riester-Lüge? ARD Reportage vom 09.01.2012

Die Reportage “Das Riester-Dilemma” ist nun sowohl in der ARD-Mediathek auch auf Youtube (s.u.) verfügbar. Für alle, die schon lange wissen wollten, ob sich die Riester-Rente wirklich lohnt, ist dies wohl einer der wenigen Beiträge, die sich auch der Entstehung des Riester-Rentengesetzes kritisch rekonstruktiv nähern. So kommt auch die Lobbyismus-Expertin Dr. Diana Wehlau zu Wort, […]

[MacOS] VMWare Fusion 4.1 Allows Installation of Snow Leopard Client and Leopard Client Versions

Fusion 4.1 Allows Mac OS X Client Installations With the release of Mac OS 10.7 Lion VMWare seem to have decided that all of Apple’s latest operating systems can be virtualized. VMWare Fusion 4.1. (released Nov 17th, 2011) thus allows the installation of all Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, and 10.6. Snow Leopard versions; vulgo: […]

[MacOS] Backup Chameleon Boot USB-Stick

1. Abstract You have the situation that you installed Chameleon for security and compatibility purposes on an external USB-stick. For safety reasons you should consider making a backup. But all diskimaging (either Apple’s Diskutility, Carbon Copy Cloner or Super Duper) tools fail to create a proper backup since the bootblock is just not copied. So […]