Dismal Wizard auditioned another calendar. He likes this one enough to open his wallet. Find out what he didn’t like about Apple’s calendar and how Fantastical closes the gap
Further Magneplanar LRS listening impressions including how they render some classic rock material. What works, what falls flat, and some speculation as to why.
Do you like the new iOS 14 Apple Calendar’s event creation UI? Well, there is a competent alternative, OneCalendar from a small Dutch company that provides the essentials in a smooth way.
The wheels of government turn slowly but the do turn, Norfolk Elections Office assures me.
Aunt Nancy Pelosi pays for a pair of Magneplanar LRS loudspeakers. They are magical acoustic music speakers. Learn more about them after the led.
TrueNAS Core 12.0 RC1 Arrives
On Friday, DW updated the FreeNAS server to TrueNAS Core 12.0 RC1. Our use cases are simple so risk was low. The post describes what we encountered — TrueNAS is the same but different. Mostly UI reorganization and User Guide rewrite. We’re up and alive and well.
An impulse purchase led to rearrangement of the study rack to make room for Magni, Modi, and Mani giving a proper little study system.
A summary of new 2020 Theme editorial changes to Dismal Manor Dispatches.
Schiit Audio Mani added to the Dismal HiFi
Mani is a phono preamplifier, a very clever one built from carefully selected integrated circuit operational amplifiers. Dead quiet and very neutral in sound.
A quick introduction to balanced audio connections and their use in home music playback systems.