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Move from Backup and Sync to Google Drive for Desktop

So i saw this update today for google backup and sync, and turns out that is is an awesome update! Now you can stream your files from Google Drive to your PC rather than having to choose which files ..

1:56 am, August 11, 2021
hardware
Laptop Thoughts and Options Jul 2021

So i was thinking of getting an upgrade for my current dell insperon 7000, its a decent little laptop has a couple of things that annoy me, but i guess all hardware does (does it not?). Current lapto..

9:28 am, July 25, 2021
apps
Steps to install mac os on windows virtual machine

just some quick notes on this Getting the mac os vm is the tricky part. https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-macos-virtualbox/ https://www.soupbowl.io/2020/04/macos-in-virtualbox/ This downloads..

11:17 pm, July 20, 2021
windows
Clean Windows Setup

So i was watching a video today where they went through setting up and cleaning a windows installation, and man i thought i really want to do this.  My PC and Laptop just get so cluttered with a..

6:27 am, June 12, 2021
apps
how to switch chrome to dark and light mode in windows 10

So i was playing around in the settings of chrome, and I could not locate the dark and light mode switch. Well apparently chrome looks at your windows theme and gets its settings from there. I added..

12:58 pm, June 9, 2021
apps
Barrier Is the new Free and Open Source Synergy - desktop sharing, mouse sharing

I had been looking for a way to share my keyboard and mouse to a laptop and was recently using mouse without borders, which is good, but sometimes decides not to connect and it only works for windows ..

11:22 pm, May 9, 2021
apps
google chrome tabs not saving when reloading the browser

When i noticed the tab groupings in chrome, i thought, awesome ill group some of my most used tabs together then when i start up for the day they will be there rather than having to load them again ma..

10:07 pm, March 2, 2021
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getting a random cursor in my chrome browser

I noticed this cursor appearing in my browser the other day, very strange as i dont remember enabling it. Example: I kinda forgot about it, but then decided to google it.  Apparently its an ..

1:34 am, February 26, 2021
apps
i love this app, easily upload your clipboard to imgur!

I dont know why i didnt search for this earlier. A nice simple app that uploads to imgur.  https://github.com/bkeiren/EasyImgur All you have to do is run the app, then it sits in your tray. C..

2:51 am, January 14, 2021
apps
My Favourite Atom Packages (Plugins) 2020

I did a list for this last year, updating it again for this year, i will add and remove packages as i change them. This is just my personal preferences for atom as i usually code in js css html and ph..

11:35 pm, October 13, 2020
apple
apple ios 14 how to change default app for browser to chrome or safari

Here is a new feature in IOS14 where you can actually set a default app for certain supported apps like your web browser no longer has to be safari, and you can choose a new default mail client. ..

5:38 am, September 29, 2020
apps
Best Atom Plugins 2019

I guess this is pretty dependant on what you edit in atom, but here are the plugins that i use mostly.  Atom BeautifyAllows you to beautify code directly from atom, good for messy code structu..

11:55 pm, July 25, 2019
Tech
Dell Inspiron 13, 7380 Laptop Specs and Insights

The Dell Inspiron 13, 7380 comes at the top of my list when getting a new laptop. I was originally looking at the new XPS 13, but the price of that is around $2000 with the same specs as the d..

12:16 am, March 8, 2019
windows
Windows is now trying to upsell on the volume mixer icon

Now i like windows 10 and what they are doing with the whole "windows experience" and i noticed a few things like clicking the informational things on the nice image they provide for you can lead to b..

6:38 am, August 14, 2018
android
Android Power Saving Tips, Getting the most from your Battery.

I recently have changed from iOS to Android, and i'm quite pleased at the amount of customisation you can actually have on this operating system, one great feature that is has going for it is that you..

5:54 am, August 6, 2018
windows
Windows 10 on a 32 Gig eMMC Drive with Updates - Solved

I have had this issue a couple of times now. You get a cheaper end laptop with a 32gb main drive, and after the 1st round of windows updates. No Disk Space error. There are a couple of things i usual..

1:16 am, April 18, 2018
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