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Ask DLS: What's your backup process? (Download Squad)

Mar 31st 2011 3:27PM Personal Desktop and Laptop are automatically backed up every few days to Windows Home Server.

All Software, Movies, Music, Photos and Videos stored on Windows Home Server, and an offline copy stored on external USB drives.

WinZip System Utilities Suite giveaway (Download Squad)

Feb 14th 2011 2:23PM this is my comment

DLS Presents: URLauncher keyboard launcher for Windows (open-source) (Download Squad)

Jun 18th 2010 10:43AM Just some thoughts...

Would be nice if there was a simple INI file to configure things like the hotkey, and the aliases.

If you want to go crazy you could add settings in the INI to control font, and color settings. If the INI isn't present then just use the built in settings, but if the INI is present then INI settings override the built in settings.

MakeMKV offers simple cross-platform Blu-Ray ripping (Download Squad)

Mar 23rd 2010 9:12AM kojo87 - The reason you are not hearing audio on your MKV's is probably because they have DTS audio, and you do not have the WDTV plugged into a receiver to perform the DTS decoding. In which case you need to covert the audio to AC3 audio...

Use this:

Acer Aspire Revo listed for pre-order in UK with May 18th release date (Engadget)

Apr 14th 2009 12:42PM I have a concern that from all of the pictures I've seen of this thing there is no optical audio output.

Which would mean that the only way you are going to get true surround sound out of this is through the HDMI port. Which would mean you must have a newer receiver with HDMI in/out. Otherwise you are limited to 2 channel sound through the headphone jack. (well unless you shell out for one of those external USB connected sound cards)

Seems like they missed the mark here.

New machine installs: the story so far (Download Squad)

Mar 6th 2009 10:06AM You could use Gmail to pick up your mail from all of your other mail accounts. Microsoft recently added pop3 access to hotmail accounts, so in my case I've got Gmail picking up my mail from my ISP e-mail, and my Hotmail e-mail.

You could also go web only for RSS, I use you can add RSS feeds, Podcasts feeds(you can listen to the podcasts directly on the page), you can even add widgets, and have multiple tabbed pages, to better organize things.