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16 years with Flash Renamer – A development retrospective

Of all the applications, web services and games I have made or been part of, Flash Renamer is my darling. In case you don’t know, Flash Renamer is a Windows utility for batch renaming files and folders. It’s my own … Continue reading

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The “secret” Windows 8.1 menu for power users

Windows 8 is still new to me, and I’m quite frustrated every time I need to use it because seems to try its best to hide all the useful settings and features from me, and search insists on promoting Metro … Continue reading

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Stereo Mix does not record any sound when using a USB headset

I want to share a problem that I stumbled on recently. I was helping my mother setting up her computer to allow for recording audio through stereo mix. Stereo Mix is a virtual recording device that allows you to record … Continue reading

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How to enable (or improve) two finger scrolling on your Windows laptop

This is a small guide on to how to get two finger scrolling and other multi touch gestures on your Windows laptop. Even if your laptop is already capable of scrolling using two fingers, this guide can still be worth … Continue reading

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Where is Microsoft heading with Windows 8?

Having tested Windows 8 for a while raised some questions in my mind about Microsoft’s strategy for the future. It’s fairly obvious that the focus in Windows 8 has been on making an OS for touch screen devices. And only … Continue reading

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First impressions of Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Having played with Windows 8 Consumer Preview in VirtualBox for a few hours, I wanted to write down some thoughts on my experience. I’m assuming that anyone reading this text is reasonably up-to-date on what’s new in Win8. Metro & … Continue reading

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