WordPress Dynamic Replacement

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(Updated October 2012) WordPress has long had a feature that dynamically replaces standard characters with their more visually appealing (and perhaps more accurate) symbols. In some cases the formatting may not be desirable. Last year I wrote a few articles on Exchange Server errors. The errors typically follow the form of 0xNumber, ex. 0x8000000F. What… Read more »

Liking Windows is bad, you should like Linux more

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I got a couple of nasty emails yesterday calling me a Microsoft fanboy, and that I should switch to Linux. My comments were aimed at WordPress’ extremely slow and inefficient templating system. I was also making a JAB at Microsoft. A few people failed to realize I was making light of the fact that IIS… Read more »

G-Fox Mascot for Firefox

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A bit off-topic…I came across G-Fox: the mascot for Firefox China. It’s so cute that I might convert. Found here: http://www.mozillaonline.com/products/gfox/ I bet everyone knows where to download Firefox: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/

Ridata announces three new “low-cost” SSDs

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Ridata announced three new SSDs today (Ultra-S Plus Series) in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB models. The new drives utilize the multi-level cell technology – resulting in lower cost, but also slower speed. The drives will have a nominal read speed of 128MB/s and a write speed of 80MB/s. The drives will retail for $170, $295… Read more »