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What sort of (W7) PC for a blind person?
Unusual query for a change! My blind friend has decided, after the second time in a few months that her elderly XP machine has started to play up (I think it's configuration rather than hardware, but it _could_ be the HD - anyway, she's decided, ...Message posted on the November 27th, 2013 - 6:53 PM ET
Installing 13.1 on an Acer Travelmate
I bought a new Acer Travelmate with Windows 7 a couple of weeks ago, I chose Windows 7 because it co-exists better with Linux than Windows 8. 50% of the disk was left available for Linux. Secure Boot disabled. Now 13.1 is out so I went to install ...Message posted on the November 23rd, 2013 - 08:20 am ET
Why Does Windows Have Terrible Battery Life?
<http://tech.slashdot.org/story/13/10/21/193212/why-does-windows-have-terrible-battery-life> <quote> Jeff Atwood at Coding Horror is trying to figure out why the battery life for devices running Windows is so much worse than similar (or ...Message posted on the October 21st, 2013 - 04:26 pm ET
More Proof That Linux Sucks.
http://thewtoblog.blogspot.com/2012/07/linux-sucks.html Linux sucks! First of all, sorry for not annoying you with much posts lately, been a little busy moving to a different place and settling in. I hate moving, i hate all this anxiety, i hate ...Message posted on the August 05th, 2013 - 08:08 pm ET
Bug#718371: goldencheetah: FTBFS: CLucene/clucene-config.h not found
Package: goldencheetah Version: 3.0-1 Severity: serious Hi, While trying to look whether goldencheetah builds with the recently uploaded clucene 2.x I noticed it unsurprisingly does not ;-(: [...] g++ -c -m64 -pipe -g -O2 -fstack-protector ...Message posted on the July 30th, 2013 - 05:10 pm ET
[Samba] SMB throughput inquiry, Jeremy, and James' bow tie
I went to the site to subscribe again and ended up watching some of Jeremy's Google interviews. I particularly enjoyed the interview with James and the bow tie lesson at the end. :) So anyway, I recently upgraded my home network to end-to-end GbE. ...Message posted on the July 30th, 2013 - 03:40 am ET
OT : Windows 8
I've just had a read up on Windows 8 vs Windows 8 Pro / ARM processors / how to swipe this, and swipe that, (if you have a touchscreen). What a hideously complicated and expensive route "they"re all forcing on us ! I recently had to buy ...Message posted on the July 25th, 2013 - 05:57 am ET
Microsoft stock swoons
After hours (as of 5:35 CDT), Microsoft stock has dropped over 6%. Nearly a $billion charge-off because of their failed Surface RTs. ~~ Microsoft profit misses as Surface tablets languish; shares drop (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Thursday ...Message posted on the July 18th, 2013 - 06:35 pm ET
Strange password behavior
I am a member of a web-based organization. Logging into the site requires a 8-digits password as well as username. When I type in those required items and click Log-in button, an error message comes back as if I put wrong information. I found that ...Message posted on the July 12th, 2013 - 08:06 am ET
Microsoft mulls 'major restructuring'
http://www.theverge.com/2013/6/3/4390726/microsoft-major-restructuring-xbox-server-skype-rumor The news of a major restructuring central to Xbox, server, and Skype underlines Microsoft's own Xbox One announcement, with a focus on the cloud and ...Message posted on the June 03rd, 2013 - 07:57 pm ET
Does Windows 7 really work?
http://channel9.msdn.com/Forums/Coffeehouse/Does-Windows-7-really-just-work#c60426e61dd524dd4912a9f0a011b5ca0 If after those steps your installation is still not going through: Uninstall Pro Tools. Create a new Administrator User Account Restart ...Message posted on the May 10th, 2013 - 08:48 pm ET
Remember how the MS Surface was slammed as a bloatware memory hog?
"Only Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet, the 64GB Surface Pro beats Samsung in the silliness stakes..." "Buyers of the Samsung Galaxy S4 base model have found that more than half of the advertised 16GB storage capacity is taken up by ...Message posted on the May 02nd, 2013 - 08:14 am ET
Troll-Free COLA Stats: Saturday the 27th of April, 2013.
ngstats.pl version 1.39 Written by Roy Culley. Contributions from Mark Kent. Modifications by Homer, 2007 - 2013. Published under the authority of 7, President of COLA. All Hail the President! This report covers 117 articles received by this ...Message posted on the April 27th, 2013 - 04:00 am ET
Troll-Free COLA Stats: Saturday the 20th of April, 2013.
ngstats.pl version 1.39 Written by Roy Culley. Contributions from Mark Kent. Modifications by Homer, 2007 - 2013. Published under the authority of 7, President of COLA. All Hail the President! This report covers 172 articles received by this ...Message posted on the April 20th, 2013 - 04:00 am ET