General Computing

Windows 10 Threshold 2 Release thoughts and tips
A few days ago, Microsoft released an update for Windows 10, the “Windows 10 Threshold 2” update. In some ways, this update is practically a [...]
Fixing Broken Windows “Apps”
Windows 8 introduced the concept of a Windows “App”. This has moved forward through Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Effectively, these [...]
Dear Microsoft: plz No
I’ve been putting writing about this off for a while, but I think it is time that I wrote about it. I wrote previously about Windows 10. It’s [...]
Windows 10
Windows 10 has been out for a few weeks now. I’ve upgraded one of my backup computers from 8.1 to Windows 10 (the Build I discussed a while back). [...]
Buying Books … but never reading them
I’ve got a problem. Computer/Programming books. I have a shelf full of them. When I was a teenager my computer time was limited, so I would often [...]
XML Serialization and Nested Generic Types
For some time I have been working on and off on an attempt to create a useful, powerful, and easy to use library to help with serializing and deserializing [...]
Budget Computer Building
My current PC is nice and fast and responsive and speedy-quick, so I really do not see a new Computer build in the foreseeable future, (to do so would be [...]
Remapping Keys in Windows
I recently ordered a new laptop. My previous laptop, a Satellite L300, was a fairly good system when I bought it, though at that time it was an excellent [...]
Wireless Wifi Vs Wired Ethernet
One of the things that I often see stated is that wireless internet connection will always be inferior to a wired connection. It seems rather intuitive. [...]
Looking Beyond SHBrowseForFolder
In my recent posts I’ve discussed the .NET FolderBrowserDialog and how to improve upon it with an extended variant that supports more of the [...]