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Ben Moore
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archive.is - I've been burned before when I link to a web page in this blog and then it disappears. (I'm talking about YOU Microsoft.) Sometimes I will even screen capture the pertinent parts of the web page and present it as a jpeg. Recently I ...

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Back and Forth - I probably switch phones as much as anyone you know. I have loved my BlackBerry PRIV . But... It's big. It's heavy. And I don't use the physical keyboard. So I crossed over again. I found a refurbished carrier unlocked 64GB ...

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Windows for Warships - Say it isn't so!

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Microsoft's Resilient File System - As i mentioned in this post when I built "The Trump" I used Windows Storage Spaces to create a mirrored data drive. For the Storage Spaces I used Microsoft's Resilient File System (ReFS) . ReFS was relatively new to the consumer space as I ...

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Laser Parking - Recently we traded cars. I got to playing around with the parking position in the garage and found that if I parked the Pilot just right I could open the liftgate with the garage door closed. That seemed like a good plan. The challenge was how to ...

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Traffic Signal Preemption - Every now and then my propeller beanie comes out. Here I go again. Now I knew that emergency vehicles have a way to make traffic lights change to allow them to traverse managed intersections but I really never had seen it happen. Then I ...

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Windows 10 MBR2GPT - Windows 10 keeps giving me pleasant surprises, e.g. this post. The Windows 10 Version 1703 ( Creators Update ) has another feature that would have saved me DAYS. Back in early 2015 I needed to migrate my Drobo from a MBR ( Master ...

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Nougat - I've been using CyanogenMod for years on a variety of phones. I've always had good luck with it. When Google announced that the Nexus 5 wasn't going to be updated to Nougat I decided to do it on my own. I did my research and decided ...

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Google Saying Nice Things about Windows Defender - In a previous post I said: "Recently I heard a discussion that recommended Windows Defender over third party alternatives since Windows Defender didn't add any new attack surfaces to Windows, e.g. Symantec."

Now even Google engineers...

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Ireland Dashcam - I don't know how I overlooked adding my Ireland dashcam videos to this blog. If you want to know how I did this here is my blog on the camera itself. Here's a sample. Don't worry. I've bleeped out the expletives.
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