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June 2011

iPad Tips and Tricks

Number of Views : 2372I love it when I come across a new thing on the iPad that I did not know.  I was reading a tip’s and tricks blog post on the ipad and I learned about how to pause an app from being installed. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/14529/the-complete-list-of-ipad-tips-tricks-and-tutorials/ You basically hit …

32bit or 64bit compiled application

Number of Views : 3936How do you tell if an app has been compiled in 32bit, 64bit or any cpu.  There is a great little tools called corflags.  Corflags is built into visual studio.  You can open a visual studio command prompt to run this tools.  I created a vs2010 …

Old tube

Number of Views : 2966I don’t often head over to youtube and just watch shows.  I typcically find a podcast or something that leads me to youtube.  But today, I was thinking of a song and just typed in the only few words I could remember and got it on …

Command Line tips

Number of Views : 3509I find myself in a command prompt in windows a lot.  I enjoy using it.  From simple items like getting an ip address or copying files (robocopy)  I use it a lot.   More recently I have been in powershell a lot more.  Powershell uses most …

64 bit has become the norm…

Number of Views : 3316It seems like just yesterday I upgraded to Vista x64.  It was a pain in the rear, display drivers did not work, things were a little difficult to get intalled (sharepoint development environment). Some of the main software I used did not work, like screen (screen …

Google vs Bing vs Yahoo – Seconds in a year

Number of Views : 10225I was doing some quick calculations in an excel spreadsheet and wanted to multiple a value around the number of seconds in a year.   I did not know the number off the top of my head.  So the simple way to solve that issue was …

High Resolution Laptop

Number of Views : 3332I am very pleased with my newer T410 laptop.  The only complaint I have found is the resolution.  It is set to 1280 x 800, which is not bad. It is a wide screen but not too high of a resolution.  I was used to a …

Zoom it – Presentation Zoom

Number of Views : 3727I was at teched 2011 and almost every presenter at the conference did a quick zoom in on a section of code or area of their screen.   I thought it was on of the simplest and best things I had seen in a while.  I know that …

Cell phones – of the past

Number of Views : 20272As I was looking at an old cell phone that my kids use a a toy, I have realized that I’ve owned a lot of mobile phones.   Here is a quick look in my phone history: OKI 1300 series (Circa 1995) :  This was my …