How to use a MAC aluminium keyboard on a PC

Posted on Jan 17, 2010 in life hacking

How to use a MAC aluminium keyboard on a PC

The aluminium keyboard from Apple can be used on a PC. But the keys are not mapped correctly. To make it work you can download keytweak keyboard remapper. This is an easy tool to assign keys to any keyboard. I have used this to map the volume keys, forward, pause/play and backward keys. If you are using keytweak, here is the file you can open to have the same mappings as I have. Mac keyboard KeyTweak mapping file

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build your own multi touch pad

Posted on May 2, 2008 in Inspiration

build your own multi touch pad

  Here is a tutorial on how to make your own multi touch pad in 15 minutes using a web cam, cardboard box, a piece of glass and software. And here is a tutorial on how to make your own touch wall using the same setup looking even better! More information about this do it yourself kit can be found on http://ssandler.wordpress.com/MTmini update: Here is another tutorial which might work even better:...

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USB stick not recognised

Posted on Apr 13, 2006 in Inspiration

Sometimes if you plug in a USB stick or photocamera in your computer, it cannot be seen in the explorer. It could happen that is is detected and installed in the right way, but wants to be put in the same drive that already exists. To work around this problem you can do the following: Connect the USB device. Go to your desktop and right click ‘ my computer’ and choose ‘beheren’ Choose ‘schijfbeheer’ and right click on the drive with the little blue icon on it. Then choose ‘stationsletter en paden wijzigen’ Choose ‘wijzigen’ and choose Z as stationsletter Kies OK Choose yes...

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burning an image

Posted on Apr 13, 2006 in tutorial

If you have an image file on your PC ( not a picture but a 1 on 1 copy of a CD or DVD, you can burn it on a disc. This is usually an img, iso or nrg file. How to burn it?? Start Nero Choose ‘ burn image to disc’ Browse to the image file: Click on ‘open’ and burn the CD/DVD You will see you now have an original...

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make your powerpoint smaller

Posted on Apr 12, 2006 in Inspiration

It is possible to reduce the size of PowerPoint presentation and e-mails before you send them. If you have a document with images Click on an image and the next menu will appear: If not, press, beeld->werkbalken->afbeelding Click on the 5th icon to the right And select the folowing values: Click on OK, save your document and you will see the size is reduced Sometimes the difference is big, sometimes...

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