Here are answers to some common questions about digital rights management (DRM), media usage rights, and protected Windows Media files. via Windows Media Player DRM: frequently asked questions – Windows Help.
FCC publication listing Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet NPRM | FCC.gov.
In some rare instances, you might need to remove iTunes and related software components before reinstalling iTunes. If you’re directed to reinstall iTunes by AppleCare, an article, or an alert dialog, you can do so by following the steps below. via Remove and reinstall iTunes and related software components for Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows […]
This Thursday being February’s third of its kind, it is once again time for our regular monthly in-person gathering for food, drink, and discussion. Sometimes also known as the LUGOR BeerSIG, in the style of a Linux Stammtisch, this is our monthly get together where we sit down together at our regular table and catch […]
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It was one year ago that I first blogged about the failure rates of specific models of hard drives, so now is a good time for an update. At Backblaze, as of December 31, 2014, we had 41,213 disk drives spinning in our data center, storing all of the data for our unlimited backup service. […]
USBLogView is a small utility that runs in the background and records the details of any USB device that is plugged or unplugged into your system. For every log line created by USBLogView, the following information is displayed: Event Type (Plug/Unplug), Event Time, Device Name, Description, Device Type, Drive Letter (For storage devices), Serial Number […]
Zedt is an app for playing Infocom-style text adventures and interactive fiction. Explore beautifully authored worlds right in your browser: solve the timeless puzzles of the Colossal Cave Adventure, or play groundbreaking new works that showcase interactive fiction as a medium for powerful storytelling. via Zedt – Chrome Web Store.
Lenovo is in hot water after being caught intentionally shipping laptops with software that steals web traffic using man-in-the-middle attacks. The “Superfish” software was present on laptops sold until late last month and stole all manner of web traffic using fake, self-signed, root certificates to inject advertisements into sessions. via Lenovo shipped lappies with man-in-the-middle […]
Regarding Lenovo Superfish malware The Joy of Tech comic… Superfish stinks!.