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Triple Fatal Fire Shows Homeless Problem In OKC - news9.com KWTV

Tue, 2018-01-16 00:04

news9.com KWTV

Triple Fatal Fire Shows Homeless Problem In OKC
news9.com KWTV
He believes they are just trying to survive the cold weather. Joe wants a better solution for those down on their luck. For 15 years, Joe has seen an increase of homelessness in his neighborhood. “We have more homeless than we have space for in the ...

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Have you replaced your iPhone battery or are you still trying to? [Poll] - 9to5Mac

Mon, 2018-01-15 21:57

9to5Mac

Have you replaced your iPhone battery or are you still trying to? [Poll]
9to5Mac
Replaced it myself on 6 plus the moment this topic was brought up, definitely faster. No lagging anymore. Before that I was wondering how come my 6 plus was lagging, and my 6 was not. After I saw this topic on Reddit, I check the battery capacity, 6 ...

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What to Do If Your iPad Gets Disabled Through Too Many Passcode Entries - TidBITS

Mon, 2018-01-15 20:59

TidBITS

What to Do If Your iPad Gets Disabled Through Too Many Passcode Entries
TidBITS
I later learned that there is another solution to this problem that's easier, doesn't require a Mac with iTunes, and can be initiated remotely: Find My iPhone, also known as Find My iPad (the name changes per device). You'll need another computer or ...

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For this woman, van dwelling is her solution to high rents (Video) - Treehugger

Mon, 2018-01-15 20:40

Treehugger

For this woman, van dwelling is her solution to high rents (Video)
Treehugger
Rents and real estate prices in major cities like Vancouver are increasing. While it remains difficult to find an affordable place to rent or buy, policy solutions have been slow in coming, and the lack in rental vacancies have been made worse by other ...

Operator Error Explains 4TB Drive Mystery - TechTarget (blog)

Mon, 2018-01-15 18:38

TechTarget (blog)

Operator Error Explains 4TB Drive Mystery
TechTarget (blog)
In December, I found myself perplexed. I was unable to mount either of a pair of 4TB HGST hard disks on my production desktop. Over the weekend, I finally solved that problem, and learned to my chagrin that I'd shot myself in the foot. It turns out ...

Microsoft is betting on LTE to disrupt portable PC market - VCCircle

Mon, 2018-01-15 06:56

VCCircle

Microsoft is betting on LTE to disrupt portable PC market
VCCircle
Microsoft has built a sample solution for this problem that automatically scales up the Hub after reaching a specific threshold, said Busby. The sample is published on the Azure-Samples website. Microsoft leverages what Busby calls the “Singleton ...

Chemically strengthened glass finds a new application - Chemical & Engineering News

Mon, 2018-01-15 06:01

Chemical & Engineering News

Chemically strengthened glass finds a new application
Chemical & Engineering News
The glass most people deal with every day—as cups, jars, windows, and lightbulbs—shatters easily. But not all glass is fragile. Some types, like the bulletproof stuff produced for windows used in banks, embassies, and head-of-state limousines, are ...

Some straight talk about bathroom fans - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Sun, 2018-01-14 22:38

BurlingtonFreePress.com

Some straight talk about bathroom fans
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The peak ceiling is about 6 feet in the middle of the room. Currently there is a soffit and ridge vent, but they will be covered by the foam. The windows on the gable ends are opened and closed as needed. Most of the drywall pieces need to be cut down ...

GEEK: Trouble with updating Windows - Odessa American

Sun, 2018-01-14 10:08

Odessa American

GEEK: Trouble with updating Windows
Odessa American
I checked and the service is set to start up upon booting and is running per the Windows task manager. I also checked to ensure any dependent services are also running. I have rebooted several times to no avail. I searched the internet for a potential ...

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Another administrator has set up this device to successfully receive builds - TWCN Tech News (blog)

Sat, 2018-01-13 22:55

TWCN Tech News (blog)

Another administrator has set up this device to successfully receive builds
TWCN Tech News (blog)
This is a problem you will find in Windows Settings if you are a Windows 10 user. Being a Windows Insider, you might come across this error when you try to configure the device build receiving settings. If you encountered this problem, but you are the ...

Indians find a unique solution to WhatsApp's withdrawal of support for older platforms - MSPoweruser

Sat, 2018-01-13 22:30

MSPoweruser

Indians find a unique solution to WhatsApp's withdrawal of support for older platforms
MSPoweruser
WhatsApp has gained some serious popularity in recent years and with Facebook acquiring WhatsApp, it has undoubtedly become the most popular messaging app in the world. Unfortunately, the app recently withdrew support from many of the platforms which ...

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The specified object was not found (0x80042308) System Restore error - TWCN Tech News (blog)

Sat, 2018-01-13 18:49

TWCN Tech News (blog)

The specified object was not found (0x80042308) System Restore error
TWCN Tech News (blog)
Create a restore point and check if the problem persists. Clean Boot troubleshooting is designed to isolate a performance problem. To perform clean-boot troubleshooting, you must take a number of actions, and then restart the computer after each action ...

Xbox app freezes when streaming on Windows 10 - TWCN Tech News (blog)

Fri, 2018-01-12 19:29

TWCN Tech News (blog)

Xbox app freezes when streaming on Windows 10
TWCN Tech News (blog)
Sometimes when you're previewing or streaming a game on Xbox One, it freezes and more often than not, the problem lies with the graphics. If you use your laptop for gaming purposes, it is advisable that you switch to one with switchable graphics ...

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Windows 10 devices with incompatible anti-virus software won't receive security and Windows updates - WindowsLatest (blog)

Fri, 2018-01-12 18:08

WindowsLatest (blog)

Windows 10 devices with incompatible anti-virus software won't receive security and Windows updates
WindowsLatest (blog)
To resolve this, Microsoft delivered Meltdown and Spectre patches for Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 through a cumulative update. Well, unfortunately, it seems like the new updates have an issue with your Antivirus software and would not allow ...

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The Hidden Toll of Fixing Meltdown and Spectre - WIRED

Fri, 2018-01-12 18:02

WIRED

The Hidden Toll of Fixing Meltdown and Spectre
WIRED
While Intel and other processor manufacturers initially worked to downplay potential performance problems from the patches, the industry immediately started feeling ripple effects. In a Tuesday update, for example, Microsoft said that consumer devices ...

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Call for council to block Tarry Path - Evening Echo Cork

Fri, 2018-01-12 10:57

Evening Echo Cork

Call for council to block Tarry Path
Evening Echo Cork
That is the message from one local councillor, who said residents have suffered for long enough. The area has been plagued with issues in recent years, with windows in many of the homes in Lagan Grove, which backs on to the Tarry Path, repeatedly ...

TPCast to Support Windows Mixed Reality with 'Universal' Wireless VR Module - Road to VR

Thu, 2018-01-11 21:53

Road to VR

TPCast to Support Windows Mixed Reality with 'Universal' Wireless VR Module
Road to VR
TPCast notes that the self-contained, 'inside-out' tracking technology employed by all Windows Mixed Reality headsets adds extra demands on data transmission, suggesting that a single wireless channel is unable to carry both video and tracking data ...

Google claims its Spectre and Meltdown mitigation results in no performance degradation - TechCrunch

Thu, 2018-01-11 21:42

ZDNet

Google claims its Spectre and Meltdown mitigation results in no performance degradation
TechCrunch
To its credit, the company has shared all of its research and solutions publicly, even going so far as open sourcing the Retpoline solution. Earlier today, Intel announced it discovered some performance hits after implementing its own mitigation ...
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Strata's 'quick fix' repair doesn't have to be perfect: tribunal - Canadian Underwriter

Thu, 2018-01-11 19:16

Canadian Underwriter

Strata's 'quick fix' repair doesn't have to be perfect: tribunal
Canadian Underwriter
Hall had reported condensation, leaks and mould around his windows and door and was offered $742 to re-seal the four windows and patio work. But after seeking advice from contractors, Hall opted to replace the doors and window and the trial judge found ...

Surprise! Excel gets a variation of the Word DDE block settings - Computerworld

Thu, 2018-01-11 14:11

Computerworld

Surprise! Excel gets a variation of the Word DDE block settings
Computerworld
You may recall that Microsoft disabled automatic Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) in Word back in December. I wrote about the problem and its solution in "Office as a malware delivery platform: DDE, Scriptlets, Macro obfuscation." Microsoft stopped ...