Jeroen Heijster

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GOG, a praise.

GOG is a digital game distribution site. It is comparable to Steam, but it doesn’t have a DRM like Steam does and offers a better price. GOG and Steam The fact that GOG doesn’t have a DRM is, in my eyes, one of the biggest pluses. When the service goes down, temporarily or forever, you […]

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Why I think Firefox SHOULD implement EME

As you might’ve read on the internet before now, Firefox will implement EME(Encrypted Media Extensions). While the internet is in uproar about this, I think they do not have a choice. What is EME EME is a JavaScript API to play encrypted media. This would mainly include videos. You can think about encrypting Netflix and […]

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Why I don’t write more lately

The last half a year I have not written that much. This is due to several reasons. First off, I have graduated and I was busy with searching for work and later figuring everything out there. I also moved in with my girlfriend, which can be really time consuming.   So what about now? To […]

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Project My Screen not working

While trying out Project My Screen for Windows Phone 8.1, I had the problem that it only showed a black screen and did not ask my phone to connect. This is due to old drivers. Other sites told me to remove the drivers and just replug it. The solution, however, requires a couple of steps […]

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Happy new year

I wish everyone a happy new year and a good year of coding!

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Xbox One DRM removed, why I think this is BAD

I have to admit, when I first heard about the policy that the Xbox One needed a connection to the internet every 24 hours to play your games, I was pissed off. Why would a company do that? Don’t we own the games? Later Sony said that the PlayStation 4 didn’t have these restrictions. I […]

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Cordova/PhoneGap NO TRANSPORT/NetworkError with Ajax in Windows Phone.

When developing for multiple platforms, a framework might be nice. One of those frameworks is Cordova a.k.a. PhoneGap. When using jQuery Mobile, I stumbled upon the problem that I couldn’t do an ajax request to an API in Windows Phone. The same code did work for Android. After searching for a while, I found out […]

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I’m back

It has been a while since this blog was active. I would like to explain what was going on. VPS issues At the end of 2012 I started having issues with my sites. There were malware injections in the pages. I could quickly resolve this by reinstalling WordPress, but still, it was annoying. Also my […]

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Using Windows 8

Windows 8 will launch in less than a month. Still, it has received a lot of negative messages from, for example, Steam and Notch. I have been using it for more than a month now so I have enough experience with the platform now.   What’s new? Windows RT applications Windows 8 now features a […]

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Update: Recommended WordPress plugins

At the end of 2011, it was estimated that around 20%-25% of all new websites published were built using the WordPress platform. Why wouldn’t you try to get the best out of it? The following plugins are which I use myself and wouldn’t want to do without. Add link to Facebook: Facebook is hot, people […]

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