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The Raspberry Pi

In early 2012 I found an article about the Raspberry Pi. All of my news feeds were filled with buzz about "The $35 Computer." Ever since then my mind and my project to-do list have been filled with projects that the Raspberry Pi could be used for. I often bring up the...

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Dell PowerEdge 840 Upgrade

In January 2012 I purchased a used Dell PowerEdge 840 (PE840) server. Since then I have been using it as a home file and remote desktop server. My eventual goal when I bought the server was to upgrade the server to its maximum capacity. I wanted to use the server as a...

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Delete OneNote 2016 Templates

The option to delete templates in OneNote 2016 is grayed out. I found a quick solution on the Microsoft Answers site. Copying solution here in case that page ever goes away: Go to C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates Open My Templates.one You may...

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Getting Started With Chocolatey

What is Chocolatey and why would I want to use it? Chocolate: "A typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla. It is made in the form of a liquid, paste, or in a block, or used as a...

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What I LOVE about Windows Phone 8.1

If you read my previous article you probably think I really do hate Windows Phone 8.1, but I don’t. In fact, I actually love it. I think it is one of the most compelling mobile operating systems that I have ever used. It’s definitely not without its flaws, but please...

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What I HATE about Windows Phone 8.1

Customization Options The operating system is extremely customizable, but there is a limit. That limit is where I get frustrated. Example 1, Transparent Tiles: Finally, you have the ability to add a background image to your Start screen. This option makes many of the...

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Redo Backup and Recovery

One of the most critical aspects of setting up a new system is creating a system image. Especially for Windows systems. Who wants to install updates and reboot all day long? Whenever I set up a new system I install all of the updates, drivers and software that are...

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Mac OS X terminal server using Vine Server

Mac OS X terminal server using Vine Server

In the previous blog entry I wrote about Aqua Connect Terminal Server for Mac OS X. While I think it's a great application for an organization that can afford to implement it, I cannot. I'm sure there are others out there wanting to implement terminal server...

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