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Leo Bernard

Hey there! My name is Leo Bernard. I'm a Stu­dent, Mu­si­cian and De­vel­oper. I love Pho­tog­ra­phy, Movies, Com­put­ers, Mu­sic and Cats.

Edit Final Cut Pro X Projects on Synology DiskStations

21 September, 2017

A while ago I started using Final Cut Pro X for my projects and two days ago I bought a Synology DS1817+ to store my project files. The…

3Dfine - A website for my father

21 September, 2017

My father does 3D architecture visualization and needed a new website that would look good on all devices, load quickly and be optimized for…

My new blog on Metalsmith and Netlify

08 January, 2017

It’s been a long time since I’ve updated my blog. I’ve been busy with university and other projects so that I didn’t write a single article…

Let me introduce you to Festify

08 April, 2015

Over the last few months I have worked on a new app called Festify together with my friend Moritz. Festify is a free Spotify-powered app for…

Color Grading scenes from 200 Calories

06 October, 2014

200 Calories was the first short movie in which I tried using Premiere to color grade the footage. I mainly used the Fast Color Corrector…

200 Calories, created during the 2880 Film Festival

04 October, 2014

We ( Paul and I) made this short movie during the 2880 Film Festival in Leverkusen, Germany. We hope you like it. You can watch the other…

Creating abstract Wallpapers using Photoshop's Blur Effects

27 July, 2014

Today I experimented with Photoshop’s Blur Filters to create some interesting abstract Wallpapers. I used Apple’s default Wallpapers as the…

Reviewing Quad Lock's Bike Kit for the iPhone 5

17 July, 2014

Quad Lock is a smartphone mounting system that allows you to mount your devices on a variety of locations including cars, bikes and other…

LMS Remote – Control your Logitech Media Server

05 July, 2014

When I set up my  living room Media Center , I decided to also install the Logitech Media Server to stream music stored on my external…

Testing Hardwrk's Massive Dock for the iPhone

24 May, 2014

The iPhone 5 is easily my most used device when I’m not at home. When I’m sitting at my desk, however, the phone usually resides in my…

[German] Datenbanken - Big Data

26 April, 2014

Der folgende Text ist das Resultat meiner Facharbeit, welche ich in der 11 . Klasse auf dem Gymnasium Gerresheim in Düsseldorf unter der…

Reviewing the PlayStation 4 (Gamer Edition)

12 January, 2014

Introduction On Nov. 29th of 2013, the PlayStation 4 was released in Europe and my friend decided to buy one and give it to me for testing…

Installing XBMC on iOS 7

28 December, 2013

After having installed XBMC on my media server , I tried many different apps on iOS to stream movies, music and series to my iPhone and…

Building a living room media center - Part 2: The Intel NUC

26 December, 2013

After some waiting time, the Intel NUC finally arrived. The NUC, or Next Unit of Computing, is a small barebones-computer for about $15…

Building a living room media center - Part 1: The TV

08 December, 2013

Since I was born, we had an old tube-type television standing in our living room. It wasn’t bad to watch TV on it, but it was just bulky and…

New yoga website for Antje Keyenburg

04 November, 2013

This week, I finished the new website for Antje Keyenburg who does yoga curses in Düsseldorf. The site is in German, but if you like to…

Updating the Hackintosh to Mavericks

27 October, 2013

This tuesday, Apple released its new version of Mac OS X called Mavericks. Just a few hours later, a new version of UniBeast and MultiBeast…

Hamburg 2013

08 September, 2013

On our summer holidays we went to Hamburg for ten days to explore the city and of course to take some pictures. Here are some of those…

Harbor Sunset

02 August, 2013

On a nice warm evening I went to Düsseldorf’s harbor to take some pictures and timelapses. These are some of the pictures I took there. I’ve…

Harbor Sunset

02 August, 2013

These are some timelapses I took in Düsseldorf’s harbor. Most shots are taken round the Rheinturm. I also took some pictures on this day…

[German] Blogstöckchen - 10 iOS Apps, die auf dem iPad nicht fehlen dürfen!

26 July, 2013

Dominik von idomix.de hat das Blogstöckchen in meine Richtung geworfen und gut getroffen ;) Ich benutze mein iPad (1. Generation) jetzt…

Düsseldorf Sunset

04 July, 2013

These are some pictures I took in Düsseldorf at a beautiful evening. nggallery id=11

Keeping iTunes libraries in sync

23 June, 2013

Introduction Last friday, my new MacBook Air arrived and as it’s got 512 GB of disk space, I wanted to have my iTunes library on it, so I…

Testing the 13" Haswell MacBook Air

22 June, 2013

Introduction A few months ago, I built my first Hackintosh and I really liked Mac OS X, so at this year’s WWDC I decided to buy the new…

Creating a simple RSS feed in PHP

08 June, 2013

In my current project, #tifnum , I wanted to add a simple RSS feed, so that interested people can get the newest favorite number every day…

StayAwake HD - Keep your hard drives from turning off

01 June, 2013

StayAwake HD is a little helper app for Mac OS X and soon for Windows and Linux that keeps your hard drives from turning off. » Download…

#TIFNUM - Finding the internet's favorite number

28 May, 2013

The internet’s favorite number ( #tifnum ) project started with a simple idea: If you ask a random person a question, like ” How many…

My new project: ExceptionBase.NET

08 May, 2013

In the last few months I’ve been working on a new project called ExceptionBase.NET which allows .NET developers to track exceptions that…

Building an Ivy Bridge Hackintosh - The Installation

02 April, 2013

Now that all the components were installed in the case, I turned my Hackintosh on and had to see that the BIOS was always freezing right at…

Building an Ivy Bridge Hackintosh - The Build

30 March, 2013

After having received all the parts that I needed for building my Hackintosh, I immediately started building it together with my good…

Building an Ivy Bridge Hackintosh - The parts

27 March, 2013

Since my almost eight years old Mac Pro with it’s Dual-Core processor and 3 GB of RAM is getting really slow, and I can’t update to Mac OS…

Rethinking music management in iTunes with Tags

20 March, 2013

I love listening to and discovering music and I really like the way iTunes organizes my albums, especially with the new grid view. One thing…

Last day of the "Tausendfüßler"

24 February, 2013

Today is the last day that we can visit the “Tausendfüßler”, a bridge in Düsseldorf, Germany. Tomorrow, it will be demolished and then be…

Bose MIE2i Headphones Review

20 February, 2013

Last friday my old in ear headphones broke after being used for half a year so I wanted to buy some new headphones that would last longer…

Reset the WordPress language back to English

20 February, 2013

I recently wanted to change the language of my WordPress blog from German to English and found a simple way of doing it. You needn’t install…

JDoubleTextField - Only numbers shall pass

13 February, 2013

This Java class provides an extended JTextField that only allows the user to type in valid double numbers. Additionally, it can be…

My 3 favorite jailbreak tweaks for iOS 6.1

07 February, 2013

I jailbroke my iPhone 5 with iOS 6.1 this monday and found some nice tools that I want to share with you as I think they could be useful fou…

Making JetBrains' IntelliJ portable

02 February, 2013

In our informatics class, we are working a lot with Java and as I was searching for a nice IDE that is easy to use and contains an…

Album Covers werden auf dem iPhone nicht angezeigt - Lösung

28 November, 2012

Vor wenigen Tagen ist mein iPhone 5 angekommen, über welches ich auch noch einen Bericht veröffentlichen werde. Nach der ersten Einrichtung…