Monthly Archives: December 2012

an Xmas day treat – The Spinners and Rubber Band Man.

One of my daughter’s presents today had a big rubber band in the packaging, which in that Internet way led me to this dyn-o-mite video. Happy holidays, everyone, whatever your denomination (including my personal favorite, 70’s funk).

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Saving data on a NAS is greener than saving it in the cloud…

Tom’s Hardware just cited an article from the Institute of Applied Ecology in Germany, which studied the energy consumption of typical home/small business NAS’s vs. typical hosted cloud storage.  They found that there was over a 100x advantage in power consumption … Continue reading

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Announcing our second major release

We’re delighted to be announcing axle 2012, our second major release which adds a ton of requested functionality.  The main new ingredients are: 1) support for tiered storage and data migration – axle now supports three tiers of storage: Editing, … Continue reading

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Gizmodo reviewed the quad-core Mac mini…

and they liked it! Actually, the review’s pretty consistent with others of the new machine (but it’s a bit more fun to read than most). Bottom line is that you get a lot of horsepower in a small package, with … Continue reading

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Radically simple Porsche 911

Here’s a Germanic-cool car video that summarizes our “radically simple” approach, but in a different context. Turns out its owner is the head designer for Bugatti, who make $1m+, ultracomplex supercars. So there’s room in the world for both approaches! … Continue reading

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We’re gearing up to launch axle 2012…

For those of you who’ve attended our webinars, this is the expected yearend release with a number of key features – not least of which are support for tiered storage, and tighter integration of Telestream Episode Pro encoding.  The feature … Continue reading

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