Random notes from a nearby land

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Recent Applications Window

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This little snippet will give you a new little window for all those recent applications you launch – I seem to have picked up a habit for closing applications down when I stop working with them for an hour or two (pages etc.)

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Microsoft Buys Fast

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Oh interesting stuff there - I’ve always liked the idea of FAST (not cheap as a search platform) but they’ve certainly thought a bit about how to scale - will be interesting to see if this mean’s a change to the supported platforms and roadmap moving forward

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Piracy

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well was quite strange this evening as I’ve just finished Frederick Forsythe’s “The Afghan”, which giving the game away slighly deals with some terrorists stealing a large ship or two. So I was having quite a sense of déjà-vu watching a documentary on one of the discovery channels about the same subject. Or of course it might just be that the film-makers read the same books!

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Time Machine

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Well there is some undocumented methods to make time machine work on non-locally attached storage, and although it might be disabled in patches - this works pretty well:

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Google travel tips

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Heh, well ok, I didn’t know but when abroad and you need to use google, it can be slightly tricky to use if you don’t know the local language.

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