The Office 2010 SP2 update.

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I didn’t have an issue before installing the SP2 update, I didn’t have an issue installing the SP2 update, I didn’t have an issue rebooting after having installed the SP2 update, and I didn’t have an issue starting any of the Office 2010 applications. Windows 8, however, had a major problem. Every now and again, […]

Surface RT..

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I’ll start off by saying that the number of apps available for Windows 8 in general does NOT reflect usefulness any more than applications for Linux distros does. There is a huge amount of junk in the lists, much of it accessible via a browser which is just ONE app. RT has an issue all […]

It tells time.. in 2D..

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This is a Casio W96H.. I have the silver one so that I can tell where the watch starts and the strap ends. See how easy it is to see the time AND the day? It is the first watch ever that showed the day in a size that I could easily read. It has […]

The iPad did it?

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( ) I know of a few people who only own a computer because they need to have access to email. This is especially true of older people whose family may have spread far enough away from the family home that email is the best way to keep in contact. If not email, video […]

I find this quite funny..

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Android, apart from its other achievements, has done what consumer Linux distros couldn’t. It has attracted malware, which means that it is popular and hackers can see that. Ubuntu users must be gutted. The claim was always that Linux is hacker proof, but the truth is that hackers didn’t care, not enough targets or capacity […]

What a useful website..

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This is it. Google maps presents.. “Road construction in London Ontario”.. Now this is the kind of info useful on a smartphone, and so set about getting it there. I sent the link by email, opened it and saved it as a favourite. All went well. Was it useful? Well, it could have been […]

Patch Tuesday – July 2013..

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Four systems updated, one Windows 8  Pro, the other three being Windows 7 home Premium. Absolutely no issues to report, not even with IE10. I have no idea why so many have problems with it. I can hear people saying that it’s ok for me because I know what I am doing, but the truth […]

Some North East West South..

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(You surely must have known the origins of the word) MSN TV is being pulled come September 30. Users of the service have been notified. It marks the end of being able to sit on your couch and get  news and email on your 54” TV. To make the loss easier to bear, Microsoft make […]

A new cable modem/router..

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Yesterday, I picked up Rogers latest cable modem. It is a Hitron CGN2-ROG which basically means that Rogers have messed with it, not included the full instructions for the unit such that you do not know what you are missing. Clues to the Rogers customisation: The Rogers Logo Rogers Corporate colours showing through It can […]

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