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26  Other Software / Announce Your Software/Service/Product / My new freeware domain (or I have gone .org) :) on: February 21, 2015, 09:46:58 AM
My current domain is http://www.milesaheadsoftware.org

It is a paid domain and I have the web hosting paid up for 3 months in advance.  I hope this will tend to stabilize availability of my freeware.  smiley

Unfortunately there are too many small utilities with donate commands and readme files to update them all.  But most users do not use donate commands anyway(including myself, unless I'm really enthusiastic about a particular program) so it would be a lot of effort to not much purpose.  smiley

For generous souls there is a donate button on the page.  It's a simple alphabetic table of zip files.  The note at the top says all that needs to be said as far as licensing etc..

Specific usage info for each utility should be in the Readme.txt included in the zip file or in the About command.  Some may also have an .hjt file for use with TreePad Lite that pops up for an F1 press.

A few include source code but most not.  Autoit3 in particular uses "standard include" files for most everything which makes distributing the entire source impractical.  But some of the ahk utilities have source.

As noted on the page if you get an AV saying there's something bad in one of the programs please try several others.  Many of the ahk utilities use a "keyboard hook" so that the program can tell the difference between keys pressed on the physical keyboard and those sent via software etc.. This enables it to resend the same sequence without confusing itself.

I hope some of them are fun to use.  smiley

27  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Interesting "stuff" on: February 20, 2015, 09:53:01 AM
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28  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Happy New Year! 恭禧發財! 새해 복 많이 받으세요! on: February 20, 2015, 07:53:28 AM
LoveHKFilm always has the lowdown on Lunar New Year releases.

If you happen to hate Wong Jing films this is the review site for you.  smiley

29  Other Software / Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Macrium Reflect 6 News on: February 20, 2015, 07:17:38 AM
They replied there was no way to upgrade to a 4-pack, but they did offer me a special price on three more licenses. Unfortunately that would still make the total price more than double what I could have bought the 4-pack for at the black friday deal if I had gotten that instead (plus upgrading four individual licenses when v7 comes around will cost much more then upgrading a 4-pack).

I guess I was just unlucky buying the wrong thing.

Sorry to hear that.  I have to admit I like the realist developer who sells you a program and says "I expect you to use it on all the machines you own personally.  You are licensed to do so."  Just makes things neater. smiley
30  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: ReRun 2.5 Beta on: February 19, 2015, 01:54:16 PM
ReRun 2.4.4.2 is available for download.  I have updated the first post with the link to the page.  When I can add new features I'll update to 2.5.  But that may be awhile.   smiley
31  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Yay! on: February 19, 2015, 10:41:59 AM
Yay!  It propagated.  Am I allowed to post that?  I don't want people to think I have sesquipedalian proclivities.  Heh heh heh   Thmbsup
32  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 19, 2015, 10:29:38 AM
Chrome on Linux works fine for me





Thank you.  I suspected it was this WiFi.  They may be blocking other dns so that their filters aren't bypassed.  Everyone is so paranoid about copyright this and that.  smiley

Seems like it's slowly coming into shape.  I'll have to find a WiFi that doesn't block ftp uploads.  It's a pain using those grids to upload via the web clicking on each file individually.  Ugh.  smiley
33  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 19, 2015, 09:53:24 AM
I wonder if anyone can do me a favor and just type
milesaheadsoftware.org
in any browser?

It seems the name servers for hawkhost are blocked on this WiFi.  But the really weird thing is even typing in the ip address in the address bar gets me a 404 error.  Pretty weird.
34  Other Software / Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Macrium Reflect 6 News on: February 18, 2015, 03:33:24 PM
I think it is a good idea that they simplified the home licensing, but I feel the extra money I paid for the pro license was wasted.

I see.  Still, they hold the license keys.  Perhaps if you related why you would reconsider if you had the chance they might swap you the upgrade.  After all, you are still going to spend about the same amount of $$$.  It's the same cash flow for them.

Especially if you are a long time license holder they might feel in a generous mood. smiley
35  Other Software / Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Macrium Reflect 6 News on: February 18, 2015, 02:25:40 PM
Looks like it's out:

http://blog.macrium.com/2015/02/its-finally-here/

Update: Looks like I was throwing money out the window buying the v5 Professional edition, which just upgraded to the standard v6 Home edition Sad.

Seems like they have "workstation" where Pro would be.  It's odd.  I would have thought they would upgrade on a tier basis.  Have you tried sending a note?  Right now with the new release they may want good word of mouth.  They might upgrade you if you explain why you feel vexed at the upgrade.  Might be worth a shot.

Edit: looking at the comparison chart the only difference I see from standard to workstation is that standard has support limited to one year.

36  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 18, 2015, 06:08:54 AM
While you're still shopping, look at Digital Ocean. It could fit the bill.

I'm into these guys for 3 months at this point.  I hope it works out.  They sent me an email with temp url etc that gets a 404.  I hope it's not a harbinger of doom.  My first support ticket is already on the way.  smiley

I have to scout around and find a free WiFi that doesn't block ftp for when I upload.  Once the bugs are ironed out maybe I'll do one of those boilerplate template web designers.  I tried one out that actually didn't look too bad for $50.  The main gripe I have is that most of the ones I looked at convert your text to an image.  Paragraphs don't flow.  Kind of defeats the purpose of using a markup language.

We'll see how it goes.  smiley
37  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 18, 2015, 05:48:06 AM
I use tumblr.com with my own domain name and host my downloads on http://my.cl.ly or DropBox

http://vdsfreak.com

Thanks for the info.  smiley
38  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 18, 2015, 05:47:41 AM
Good luck with your decision.

If it falls through at some point, I would recommend ASmallOrange (ASO)
Very good reputation for many years - I've had an account with them for a very long time now. Support levels & uptime both very high.

Thanks.  I'll keep it in mind.
39  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 17, 2015, 09:15:19 AM
Another option is HawkHost, they have a plan that fits the budget and bandwidth, been with them many years and happy. About software downloads, I think they allow it but just in case http://www.hawkhost.com/Legal

I went with HH.  I found a coupon code online that sliced 25% off.  I got the basic account for about $3/month.  3 GB is more than enough.  When I was on Jaguar I think I used less than 1/4 GB for all my files.  smiley

I need to wait for stuff to propagate.  The WiFi here seems to intermittently block ftp upload but I should be able to get the stuff up there eventually.  smiley
40  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 17, 2015, 06:57:08 AM
Thanks for the replies.  I appreciate the recommendations.  smiley
41  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Reliable Web Hosting for $5 or less? on: February 16, 2015, 11:13:53 AM
OK so I bought a domain name.  I had a good reliable Web Hosting on JaguarPC but instead of continuing to discount their prices they seem to be headed upward.  I don't really want to spend $9+/mo just to give away software.  But I want a commercial account to ensure I have control.

Anyone know of Web Hosting for $4 or $5 a month?  I don't need the shopping cart and all the rest.  Just unlimited download bandwidth, an included email account for support, and the ability to post a donate button. I don't see a need for more than 3 pages and I can squeeze it all into a one page list if necessary.  I guess the main idea is I don't want to kill myself with bells, whistles and wallpaper just to give stuff away.  I'll probably use a list generator with short descriptions for each utility.

An outfit known for up time and no shenanigans would be great.  smiley


42  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: RAM contact spray? on: February 14, 2015, 11:52:01 AM
Speaking of using air for cleaning I must have spent a dozen hours online trying to find a mechanical way of doing it.  The perfect solution for me would have been a tiny bellows with a pistol grip so it could be operated with one hand.  Of course as soon as I search on the term "bellows" all I find are stupid decorative bellows like you hang on a fireplace grate.

I ended up getting a cheap plastic bicycle pump type thing about 6" long from China.  It was great for blowing dust off the keyboard.  The main flaw was the two handed operation.

This seems to be an area where nobody wants to produce a mechanical solution since if made well repeat sales are unlikely.  I can see requiring "clean air" if you are blowing into open sockets.  But for just blowing the dust out of the box or off the keys it seems a bit pricey.
43  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Win7 update loop on: February 14, 2015, 11:36:30 AM
I set mine to never check for updates.  I just looked by pressing Winkey Q and typing Updates in settings.  It told me I last checked for updates on 12/10/2013.

One thing I noticed.  Getting off that screen is not very intuitive.  After fumbling around Alt Tab did the trick.  I'm not sure if it's because I have Classic Shell installed.

I tried reading through updates in case I needed any and selecting individual ones to install.  I found myself wasting half a day just on that.  So I turned it off altogether.  I can't be doing that every Tuesday.

44  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: silly humor - post 'em here! [warning some NSFW and adult content] on: February 14, 2015, 07:53:08 AM
In filling out an application, where it says, 'In case of emergency, notify:' I put 'DOCTOR.' [/li][/list]

I actually put "ambulance" on a couple of applications.  They failed to see the humor.  smiley
45  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: silly humor - post 'em here! [warning some NSFW and adult content] on: February 13, 2015, 03:16:33 PM
So, if I didn't give any money to them, what makes you think I'd give any to you?'

Heh heh.  That's a classic punch line.   Thmbsup
46  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Windows 10 Announced on: February 13, 2015, 05:34:55 AM
Also there seems to be hints that Aero may make a comeback.  I get the feeling they would like to see people request it or "vote" for it via feedback.
47  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Polaroid Socialmatic 14MP Wi-Fi Digital Instant Print & Share Camera on: February 12, 2015, 05:43:30 AM
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QFVLL6U/

Fixed that for you. (c:

I read a few reviews. I didn't see anything noteworthy. What am I missing?

What struck me is the "love it or hate it" nature of them.  As noted by one of the reviewers.  Looking at the oicture I was going to joke it makes a perfect postcard until I saw that's what it was.  For hard core tourists it might be cool once enhanced and debugged.

Looks like it might outweigh my Toshiba Laptop though.

48  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: ReRun 2.5 Beta on: February 11, 2015, 02:15:57 PM
Thanks for trying the program out.
Thanks for providing it.  smiley

You are most welcome.  smiley

By the way if you have an idea for a more natural way of using it I would be interested.  I'm torn between the detection being automatic as it is now, since it is supposed to be to recover from accidental closure of a program, and the less resource intensive method of the user hotkeying the program with the focus into what would be in effect, a launch bar.

I took a look at the way Skrommel coded a similar program and I could see the difficulty involved in trying to get the info as the program is closing, say by clicking on the 'x'.  That's undoubtedly why he hid the window and set a timer to kill it if not overridden in 60 seconds.

The hotkey to add to a launchbar would be less resource intensive but would also lose the "accidental recovery" aspect.  Or perhaps it should be 2 modes and the user can select to use one or both.

I'm open to ideas.  What I can do is fairly limited.  But a different perspective is often enlightening.  smiley
49  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Britain gives go-ahead to test driverless cars on roads on: February 11, 2015, 02:03:18 PM
It could also produce some interesting instances of road rage.  Someone cuts off the car.

Hay, can we get a robotic arm to automatically extend a middle finger any time the ABS is tripped for longer than 700ms??

I was thinking more along the lines of Phasers. If I'm in a good mood I just might mess up his tinted glass with a low power volley(equivalent of set to stun.)  But otherwise a destruct power setting may be in order.  This has the benefit the auto will be totally vaporized and I won't have to change lanes to "pass" the dude. Wink
50  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: License, registration, and insurance...or your cell phone on: February 11, 2015, 01:59:41 PM
I think we just might be on to something!

Not only the badge number verified.  Since it's a smart phone a picture of the cop should automatically download if it reports the badge number is genuine for that area/jurisdiction etc..

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