Updating presets on a Korg A3.

This all started when the brother-in-law of my wife asked me to buy a cheap generic USB to MIDI cable so he could update the presets of a Korg A3 performance signal processor. The A3 is mostly known for the iconic "U2 - Mysterious Ways" guitar effect and is now a processor some guitarists want to... Continue Reading →

Desktop is up and running.

So my Blackbird desktop is running like a charm, in the end I had to change the CPU for the X version of the Ryzen 5 1600 because Amazon didn't carry the standard 1600. The Ryzen 5 1600X is a brutal CPU and I won't say more. Anyone who buys Intel these days is losing... Continue Reading →

A new desktop PC for 2018.

My current desktop PC is a old horse and needs some rest very soon, it will probably be used later by my kids for school work or something. I did learn a lot with it and it was the entertainment hub for my whole family for a long time. My current setup: CPU: Intel Core2... Continue Reading →

A Linux distro done right, Pop!_OS

Pop!_OS is a Linux distribution (distro) based on Ubuntu and made by the amazing people at System76. When I heard that System76 made a Linux distro I was very happy, those guys and gals take their jobs seriously so I was sure that at least the design would be amazing and I was not wrong... Continue Reading →

Buying a laptop, need or desire?

First of all I should say I have a old Intel Core2 Duo 2Ghz laptop and a newer Intel Celeron 1037U Dual Core ultrabook. The laptop now running Microsoft Windows XP is a decent workstation for writing and editing my site when I have a electric outlet near. One hour of batery power is not... Continue Reading →

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