September, 2012

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  • Looking For The Spike...

    And Audio, of course

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    New PC . Splurged for a new keyboard . But I'm not quite done yet. I've been looking at headsets for nearly a year, even since I saw the Turtle Beach XP400 at a local Gamestop . My office at home is on the main floor, but sound carries. And I have...
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    New PC needs a New Keyboard

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    I've been using a Microsoft Natural Keyboard (orginal - v1) for ages. My 3rd one, actually. Been lasting quite a while too. But I've been lusting after a good mechanical keyboard for a while, a figured the new PC was a good time to splurge. I looked...
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    Announcing Hasher.WF

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    Thought I'd drop a note about how I've spent some of my time since acquiring the new PC . Hasher.WF is a Windows application that hashes data from a variety of sources. Multiple algorithms and options, written in C# and .NET Framework 4.5 with Visual...
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    35 minutes

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    That's how long it took my new PC to upgrade from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Pro. That's from the initial launching setup from DVD, reboots and getting through the first login prompt to the Start screen. The SSD had ~100GB used before I started...
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    Windows Store app is the new black

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    "Metro style app" is passe'. The new term is Windows Store app
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    Windows 8 - Never Clean Install Again

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    I realized I touched on something in my last post that's quite profound but likely not so obvious: My only mistake was installing Win 7. I didn't realize Win 8 was already available to MSDN Subscribers (as of Aug'15!) else I'd have just gone Win8 Pro...
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    New PC!

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    Last year one evening the Mrs turned to me and asked, don't I need a new computer? God I love that woman <g> Daddy's computer is usually a desktop, and usually made from parts: I need a box to surf, run Office, do a little development, and...
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