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The purpose of this page is twofold.

(1) With a tendency to bump into things, gadgets, products, or services that are not fully functioning as intended, I have found it best to write down these experiences. The purpose is to elaborate on suggestions for a better solution in a possible forthcoming edition of that which I bumped into. Hopefully it reaches the producer in the end.

(2) Product recommendations.

How to reborn a Macbook Air 2009 (Apple vintage)

As of 2016, a Macbook Air 2.1 Mid 2009, equipped with the following main components, is defined by Apple as a vintage (outdated) machine. CPU (Processor) Intel Core 2 Duo and running at 1.83GHz GPU (Graphics) NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256 MB A traditional spinning HDD (Hard drive). Apple naturally wants...

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TomTom PC app should become high-DPI-aware

This is a message to the TomTom Software application developers: Studying the screenshot from a Samsung Ativ 9+ that is equipped with the emerging type of displays with high or very high resolution, in this case a 13.3″ screen with 3200×1800 pixels, it becomes obvious that TomTom should consider to...

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Java non-compliance to high-DPI displays

This is a blog addressed to the Java JDK development team within Oracle. A bug has been filed at http://bugs.java.com/.  Please see comments below this partial screenshot. From this, it becomes obvious on a 13.3″ screen size that the JDK does not offer proper handing of high DPI displays. As...

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Disk not ejected properly, Yosemite

Yosemite on a MacBook Air 2010 (1.8GHz) is a drastic improvement compared to Maverick. After turning of the “use transparency”, the machine is sufficiently speedy and responsive in its GUI, and even the fan is not heard that often. I suspect transparency causes extra CPU that is not good for this...

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Software bugs on a great machine; Samsung Ativ 9+

In HD SoundLab we are audio engineers creating computer audio enhancement software like the SoundPimp. To do succeed with that, a laptop proper for advanced audio software development is mandatory. Preferences for laptop is a very personal and subjective matter, and I am the happy owner of a Samsung ATIV 9+,...

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Apple Maverick struck by security paranoia and high cpu usage (blog outdated)

This blog is outdated. In Septer 2015 an older MacBook Air (2009) was upgraded from Mountain Lion to Yosemite, and this was a nice experience. No errors found, and it seems like Apple is back on track. The MacBook is vital and alive, and I even suspect the use of...

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[solved] WordPress proofreading slows down the tinyMCE editor

Are you an eager user of WordPress and have been driven completely bananas or even nuts by devastatingly slow responsiveness of the TinyMCE editor ? Feeling inside after half an hour not unlike glowing coal ? Here comes the solution, and I should have guessed it long time ago:

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Telenor uten mobil-3G dekning i Bærum og Dalsbygda (Utdatert)

Vi bor særlig på to plasser i Norge, og begge steder sliter vi meget med dekning i Telenor's mobile nett. Noen ganger forsøker vi til og med å koble på naboens WiFi i smug hvis vi ikke har sånt selv. Det hender. Hør her hvor ille det låter når 3g nettet ikke klarer å levere linjer til NRK P2 som sendes i 160kb/s mp3 lydstrøm.

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