Homekit vs. AppleTV

After years and multiple major releases of tvOS of troubleshooting my Wifi network, and Homekit devices, and increasing the size of the dent in my forehead, I finally figured out why my Homekit environment was so unstable. It turns out if you have an AppleTV (running 16.6 or prior as of this writing) as the … Read more

Asus RoG Ally Useful Info

This is just a quick page where I am collecting various bits of info available on Asus’ page, and other forums. Remember, this is a portable device running Windows. It is not going to be easy or pretty, but it can be made into something useful. The easiest thing to make it Steam Deck like … Read more

Getting Patch Files for PS3 Games in RPCS3

I just started playing with RPCS3, the excellent emulator for Sony Playstation 3 games. After extracting a few of my games from disc, I found out that for a number of them, they will not play correctly unless they have been patched to the latest revision (see the section Installing PlayStation 3 Game Updates in … Read more

How to Backup Your 3D Blu-Rays

Firstly; this is information on how to extract your legally bought copy of 3D movies so you can play them on devices that do not use optical media (e.g. a VR headset). I do not condone piracy. Whether you want to make a backup, or to convert it to a more usable format, 3D movies … Read more

Fixing Black/Reversed X11 Windows on Mouse Movement on M1/M2 Macs

For some strange reason, with the new ARM based Macs with X11 xquartz from either the official download, or from Mac Ports, when a remote java (of course it’s a problem with java), when the mouse moves, the colors of the window(s) will invert, making them very difficult to see/read. Fortunately, there are a couple … Read more