Just a quick quick how to on this (my drive is the Samsung SE-S084F) Download the firmware [see all : http://www.samsungodd.com/eng/Firmware/FWDownload/FWDownload.asp] Download the flash tool Open the flash tool, load the modified firmware and run the tool, reboot Use DVD Info X to make sure your drive is region free Use Region X to change DVD zones time […]

In case you are sharing a disk over network and you want it to be available on your Mac automatically at boot up, you can have it auto mount at login. Go to System Preferences > Users & Groups. Make sure your user is selected on the left and go to the Login Items tab […]

A quick note on how to share a USB drive over your private network (Network Attached Storage) using a router running on the DD-WRT firmware. Needless to say, your router needs to have a USB port for this feature to be enabled in the firmware. Plug the drive in your router USB port and turn […]

I use three different small backup drives as three backup volumes. I turn them on on sunday, the backup scripts runs overnight, and I turn them off on monday morning. I’ve shared the backup script in a previous post. The problem is that the backup script  starts by mounting the backup drives. It expects them […]

  • About Me


    photo of Samantha Halfon Samantha Halfon
    Software Engineer
    blueKiwi software
    Paris, France
    I enjoy playing with my computer(s), listening to Bob Dylan (and related artists) and watching movies (especially if they were directed by Martin Scorsese or John Cassavetes). Sometimes, I play a little guitar... If not doing any of the above, I am either riding a small red bike around Paris, or, making videos. About my videomaking please check out World Wide Angle and its blog.