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Apple Complications

Apple ‘complications’. Bad choice of words, or foresight?

I just received a new article from How-To Geek via their RSS-feed titled ‘How to Add Third Party Complications to your Apple Watch‘. My initial reaction was: Now that’s an interesting typo, writing complications instead of app(lication)s. Then I noticed the word complications was used throughout the article… I fired up Google to verify, and… …

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Is it possible to install Internet Explorer on a clean installation of Windows 10?

Because we have some apps at the office which run best with IE/Silverlight I was checking out whether it’s possible to install Internet Explorer on a clean installation of Windows 10 (when you upgrade from Windows 7/8/8.1, you will keep all your programs, including IE.) I used Microsoft Edge on a Dell laptop running a …

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Ashley Madison got hacked, and its data stolen

Disturbing news for many people: Ashley Madison (a site intended for married people to arrange adulterous affairs) has been hacked, and some/most/all(?) of their data got stolen. The hackers have made the following demand: Avid Life Media has been instructed to take Ashley Madison and Established Men offline permanently in all forms, or we will …

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Getting ‘No signal’ on your DisplayPort? Here’s a fix

When I got a new desktop computer I ran into issues with DisplayPort. My screens worked just fine (even in UHD, albeit at only 30Hz.) with the DVI cables, but when I’d hook them up with DisplayPort cables, I’d get a ‘No signal’. For some reason, this only occurred with 3rd party DP-cables. The cable …

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