From the Your Puns Are Without Peer (i.e. they have no friends) department, I noticed that since yesterday’s reboot (the first in a long, long time), the pen had stopped working on the Wacom Bamboo I use with my desktop PC. I’ve installed a fair wadge of malware recently, just before the last reboot (oh,… Read more
Migrating to https://blog.tristank.com/ . And still so terrific that 3 of 4 readers rated it "soporific"
Requirements: Multitouch Active Digitizer (Pen support, preferably pressure-sensitive) Thin (Don’t need a DVD drive, and small bulk is important for travelling) Light (again, travelling) SSD-capable (for a later upgrade) 8ish hour battery life 4GB+ Integrated 3G TPM (this teeny little thing is really a license to demand wads of cash, isn’t it?) Plus, if at… Read more
I was wondering if something like this existed to help with a malware infestation I was looking at. And yes! It does! Via Doug: Take a virtual machine that you want to do some kernel level spelunking on. Rather than going into the guest and generating a kernel dump by one of the usual methods,… Read more
Yes, kids, if you’re finding that the Hyper-V performance ain’t what it used to be since installing that whizbang graphics card driver on your shiny new seven core hyperthread-and-a-halved megaturboserver thing, you might be suffering from flushes. Read all about it here: Video performance may decrease when a Windows Server 2008-based computer has the Hyper-V… Read more
Some love for my lil’ Dell Latitude XT! Dell won’t sell me a battery slice for it, but I can still glide my fingers across it creepily! In this DuoSense Multi Touch RC Release: the pen should work as well as multitouch! No more having to pick one and stick with it! Yay! All linked… Read more
There’s a new MPS Reports version in town, with new features : new 64-bit friendliness, various forms of wizard-driven hotness for all the products the individual old tools used to support, etc, etc. Call me old school if you want, but I typically prefer the convenience of “run this and send me the CAB file”,… Read more
If you’re finding file management frustrating because the folder pane seems strangely inactive in the Windows 7 beta, it’s probably because it is. It’s perfect for light filing use, but not so good for folder-stuffing and navigational acrobatics. Which I seem to do. I filed a bug using Send Feedback on that just now, complaining… Read more