Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Microsoft wants me out completely?

Last year Microsoft announced that only the Windows 10 UWP flavor of their OneNote app will eventually be receiving further updates (since 2020). It was reported (but I haven’t verified) that they already removed the classic OneNote app from 2019 … Continue reading

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Design new software products to

load and run fast; look great; offer intuitive experiences, and always remain highly responsive; include consistent sets of basic, yet flawless, features; differentiate themselves by offering some bold, unique, and special aspects.

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Hey, don’t like me too much

… (indirectly) says Apple. Longer story: a friend pointed me to the post linked above, indicating that Apple has recently discontinued AirPort product line, a series or wireless routers with extra user-oriented features that they had been offering for years. So what, you … Continue reading

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How to view SSRS report contents if you’re using a modern browser

When you try to view a report generated by an old version (such as 2012) of SQL Server Reporting Services instance in a browser other than Internet Explorer or Edge you might notice that it’s displayed as an empty page. (There … Continue reading

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Don’t transfer iTunes purchases made on an iPhone to a third device before syncing to master

Assume you have iTunes “master” library on your Mac, and that you usually sync it to your iPhone. I’ve seen a sync also copies songs purchased on the phone to the Mac. Separately, you can also “transfer purchases” to a … Continue reading

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Kill ghost iCloud items that keep coming back to Trash on Mac

You can live with it, but it’s annoying: if you use iCloud both on a Mac and on Windows you may notice that in certain conditions some items that you deleted from iCloud will keep returning (slowly) into Trash on … Continue reading

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Resolving visibility issue of SQL Server Reporting Services in Chrome and Safari

If you want to be able to view reports with the old SQL Server Reporting Services through Web, you might find it doesn’t work if you use Chrome or Safari browser. To resolve it I used a fix adapted from … Continue reading

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